Nationals Discussing Deal For Chris Sale, Other Teams Still In The Mix

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Nationals Discussing Deal For Chris Sale, Other Teams Still In The Mix

Update, 10:26 p.m. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, other teams are still in the mix for Sale and that no deal is expected tonight. He also reports that the Nationals are refusing to give up Trea Turner in any deal for Sale. Original Post, 10 p.m. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, […]

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Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

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Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters during the Winter Meetings on Monday that team captain David Wright will be the main third baseman, despite the infield depth and Wright coming off another injury-plagued season. Wright is on track to start baseball activities later this month. “I think that we’re very hopeful he’s gonna be able […]

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Mets Eyeing Orioles Reliever Brad Brach In Outfielder Trade

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Mets Eyeing Orioles Reliever Brad Brach In Outfielder Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mets and Orioles are talking about a trade. Both Rosenthal and Buster Olney (here) tweeted that the Mets are interested in reliever Brad Brach. Brach, 30, has been very strong out of the bullpen for the Orioles. Since 2014, he has gone 22-8 with a 2.61 ERA. In […]

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Mets To Test Reyes In The Outfield During Spring Training

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Mets To Test Reyes In The Outfield During Spring Training

Sandy Alderson met with reporters today at the Winter Meetings and told them that he plans to test Jose Reyes in the outfield during 2017 Spring Training. Per Adam Rubin of ESPN, Sandy said the Mets plan on doing the same with their minor leaguers so they are more flexible when they reach the bigs. Reyes […]

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Curtis Granderson And Matt Harvey Elected To Serve Highest Positions In MLBPA

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Curtis Granderson And Matt Harvey Elected To Serve Highest Positions In MLBPA

After all that talk about the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, it was time for the Major League Baseball Players’ Association to elect new leadership. Per Adam Rubin of ESPN, Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson and journeyman pitcher Carlos Villanueva were elected as Association Player Representatives, the highest elected position in the Union membership. They will serve […]

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Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

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Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

According to multiple sources including Buster Olney on Twitter, the Mets are one of thirteen teams that have checked in on free agent Brad Ziegler. Ziegler, 37, has been a very effective reliever since his debut in 2008. His funky motion has helped him to a career 2.44 ERA and he has pitched even better of […]

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Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

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Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

Prior to the 2015 season, many believed the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets made likely trade partners because the Cubs had young hitting with a need for pitching, and the Mets had young pitching with a need for hitters. A deal between the two teams never materialized. However, that didn’t prevent either team […]

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Giants Agree On Deal With Mark Melancon

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Giants Agree On Deal With Mark Melancon

The San Francisco Giants and closer Mark Melancon have agreed to a deal pending a physical, reports Buster Olney of ESPN.com. No financial details of yet, but believed to be a four year deal in the $60-65 million range. Melancon is coming off one of the best seasons of his seven-year career. He appeared in […]

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Mets Fully Intend To Go With Travis d’Arnaud As Starting Catcher

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Mets Fully Intend To Go With Travis d’Arnaud As Starting Catcher

Throughout the offseason, the Mets have steadfastly maintained that they are going to stick with Travis d’Arnaud as their starting catcher for the 2017 season. So far, nothing has or will change that. That includes seeing some surprising names like Welington Castillo being non-tendered by the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The non-tender was surprising as Castillo was […]

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Should Mets Pursue Yangervis Solarte?

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Should Mets Pursue Yangervis Solarte?

With the news that the Padres are “aggressively shopping” third baseman Yangervis Solarte, many teams have been described as “potential landing spots” for the versatile infielder. Are the Mets one of those teams? Solarte, 29, has made a name for himself as a utility infielder, having played every infield position as well as some left […]

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