Brian Devine

Brian is a die-hard Mets fan and is a staff writer for Metsmerizedonline and Metsminors.net. Follow him on Twitter @briandevine16

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Market For Denard Span and Gerardo Parra Heating Up

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Market For Denard Span and Gerardo Parra Heating Up

Jon Heyman of CBSSports reports that the Cubs are among the teams interested in free agent outfielder Denard Span. Heyman also mentions that top free agent Jason Heyward is also a target for Chicago. Meanwhile, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation says that Gerardo Parra has multiple three year offers in hand. The Royals, Giants and […]

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Diamondbacks Acquire Shelby Miller From Braves At Steep Price

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Diamondbacks Acquire Shelby Miller From Braves At Steep Price

Last night the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired right handed starter Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves. The Diamondbacks sent Ender Inciarte as well as top prospects Aaron Blair and Dansby Swanson to Atlanta in the deal. Miller posted a solid 3.02 ERA with 171 strikeouts and 73 walks in 205 innings pitched this season. While Miller’s […]

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Josh Edgin Progressing, Could Return Around Opening Day

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Josh Edgin Progressing, Could Return Around Opening Day

According to Assistant General Manager John Ricco, left handed reliever Josh Edgin is making progress from Tommy John surgery and could be ready around opening day. Edgin has not had any setbacks in his recovery, and could be an effective weapon out of the bullpen next season if he returns to full health. “It’ll be about […]

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Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

While the Mets have no intention of trading any of their top pitchers this offseason, one starter they’ll consider dealing is Jon Niese if something interesting were to materialize. Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that they are open to trading the veteran lefty, even though they are not currently shopping him. “We haven’t been […]

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Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

After missing the entire 2015 due to injury, Zack Wheeler is determined to make a major impact next season. Wheeler is continuing to make progress from Tommy John surgery, and he is targeting a June or July comeback according to Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News. Ackert says that he’s throwing from 120 feet […]

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Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, Jose Miguel Fernandez has defected from Cuba in hopes of pursuing a MLB contract. Fernandez was rated as the number three overall Cuban prospect by Badler prior to the season, and he’s expected to be in high demand around the league. While he’s not a huge homerun threat, […]

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Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that three teams are in the mix for free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who is expected to make a decision within the next week or so. On Monday, Efrain Zavarce reported that the Mets were one of five teams interested, but it’s not clear whether they are in […]

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Mets Receiving Trade Inquiries On Juan Lagares, But Unlikely To Deal Him

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Receiving Trade Inquiries On Juan Lagares, But Unlikely To Deal Him

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reports that the Mets are unlikely to deal Juan Lagares even though they have received several trade inquiries on him recently. Lagares, 26, took a major step backwards this year as he hit .259/.289/.358 with a 80 wRC+ in 465 plate appearances. He eventually lost his starting job […]

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What’s Next For Michael Cuddyer?

An article by posted on November 26, 2015 0 Comments
What’s Next For Michael Cuddyer?

The Mets first big move last offseason was acquiring free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer. He signed with New York for two years and $21 million, and he cost the Mets their first round selection in the 2015 draft. While he was coming off an injury-plagued season, the Mets believed that he was exactly the type […]

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Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

An article by posted on November 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

Here’s the latest on some of the Mets’ top free agent targets this offseason. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that the Mets are looking hard at Ben Zobrist.The Mets have been connected to him since the offseason began, but they will have to compete with a lot of teams in order to sign […]

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