Ike Davis wraps up a session of crushing baseballs at PSL Hey Jon Niese, nice of you to show up early… Adam Rubin tweeted that the Brandon Lyon deal with the Mets will be officially announced as soon as this afternoon. Anthony DiComo sees the Opening Day Roster like this: He also adds that the acquisition of outfielder Collin Cowgill could be an under-the-radar trade that could significantly impact the offense. Capable of playing any outfield position, […]
Adam Rubin reports that the Mets’ stadium in St. Lucie, formerly known as Digital Domain Park, is reverting back to Tradition Field. Tradition, Florida is again the sponsor, but no details on the naming rights deal yet. The Mets ballpark held the name Tradition Field from 2004-09. During the regular season, the St. Lucie Mets play their home games at Tradition Field.
According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Mets have signed outfielders Corey Patterson and Mike Wilson to Minor League contracts. Patterson, 33, last played in the majors in 2011 where he hit .157 with three RBI in 57 plate appearances with the Cardinals. Last season, he batted .251/.285/.410 in 387 plate appearances for Triple-A Nashville in the Brewers system. Wilson, 29, also hasn’t played in the majors since 2011 when he was with the Mariners and batted […]
Last off season, only a few hours after we learned that Jose Reyes had signed with the Miami Marlins, Sandy Alderson made some noise of his own and traded Angel Pagan to the Giants in exchange for center fielder Andres Torres and reliever Ramon Ramirez. After already signing Andres Torres to a one-year deal, $2 million deal last month, the Giants have just agreed to a one year deal with Ramon Ramirez according to Jon […]
Former Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde is on the verge of signing with the Miami Marlins according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes.com. However, Jon Heyman reports that Valverde is still talking with a number of teams, including the Marlins, and that nothing is imminent. The Mets were reportedly pursuing Valverde as an option to try and replace Frank Francisco as the team’s closer. The Mets front office has deep concerns about Francisco being able to close for them this season. Last night, several sources […]
Updated by Joe D. on 1/31 Here is a breakdown of Shaun Marcum’s deal including the $4 million in incentives which are all tied to him staying healthy. (Courtesy of Adam Rubin, ESPN New York) Shaun Marcum is guaranteed $4 million as part of his major league deal with the Mets. He also can earn as much as $4 million in incentives. Here’s how that potential bonus money breaks down, via the Associated Press: • $250,000 […]
Anthony DiComo reports that ESPN has released its Spring Training broadcast schedule and that the Mets will have two nationally televised games: Tues., March 26 vs. Cardinals, 1 p.m. Thurs., March 28 @ Nationals, 1 p.m. Only 12 days left until pitchers and catchers officially report to Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Mets open their Grapefruit League schedule against the Washington Nationals in Port St. Lucie on February 23 at 12:10 PM. Here is the […]
Adam Rubin pops the question: “Has Alderson Been Effective?” on ESPN New York this morning. The Mets may be headed for their fifth straight losing season in 2013, which would be their third straight under Alderson. And the current GM no longer has what he inherited from Omar Minaya to blame when Alderson quips, “What outfield?” Rubin gives Alderson plenty of credit for his two big trades that landed Zack Wheeler and Travis d’Arnaud for former Mets […]
The results are in and the Mets have announced that Banner Day will be held on Saturday, May 11 prior to the 1:10 PM game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. If you already purchased tickets to the original May 26 date and want to re-schedule, you can contact the Mets at email@example.com. Great job by the Mets for reacting quickly and letting the fans decide. Original Post Banner Day is currently scheduled for Sunday, May 26. However, after […]
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