Mets News & Notes

Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

The New York Mets have set a 1 p.m. ET deadline today for the team to come to terms with arbitration eligible players. The Mets have already agreed on terms for one-year deals with Rene Rivera ($1.75MM), Zack Wheeler ($800,000K), Jenrry Mejia ($1.9MM) and Lucas Duda ($7.25MM). Projected salaries for players the Mets still need […]

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Alderson: Mets Not Likely To Add Position Player

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Alderson: Mets Not Likely To Add Position Player

New York Mets General Manager, Sandy Alderson, met with reporters at Citi Field on Thursday to discuss the current state of the team. One of the key items Alderson touched on was the fact that he does not foresee the team adding a position player prior to the start of spring training unless it is […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle With Lucas Duda At $7.25MM

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle With Lucas Duda At $7.25MM

The New York Mets have settled with arbitration eligible first baseman Lucas Duda for $7.25 million for the 2017 according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. The Pace Law School projected that Duda would get $7.315 million.  Lucas Duda was limited to just 47 games in 2016 due to a stress fracture in his lower back. […]

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Mets Sign Lefty Adam Wilk To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Sign Lefty Adam Wilk To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Adam Wilk to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training. Wilk, 29, pitched the entire 2016 season in Triple-A for the Tampa Bay Rays. In 15 starts spanning 87.1 innings, he went 2-8 with a 3.61 ERA and 1.12 WHIP. […]

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Ten Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson Today

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Ten Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson Today

At Citi Field today, New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson met with team beat writers to discuss the state of the team. Here is what Sandy had to say courtesy of Adam Rubin of ESPN: 1. Sandy feels fairly comfortable with the right-handed options for the bullpen as he mentioned Rafael Montero, Seth Lugo, […]

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Mets Named Third Best Rotation In Baseball

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Named Third Best Rotation In Baseball

In conjunction with input from anonymous talent evaluators, Buster Olney in his ESPN Insider piece ranked the top three rotations in all of baseball. The New York Mets rotation ranked third. The overriding reason why the Mets finished behind the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox was the questionable health history for a majority […]

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It Is The Winter Of Mets Content

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
It Is The Winter Of Mets Content

Most people tend to become more mellow as they get older … not me. I think I’m just as cranky as ever. See I live in constant fear that some alternate version of myself will breach the space-time continuum and make an attempt on my life … So I’m tense, all the time, and I’m […]

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Winter Ball Update: Familia Throws Another Scoreless Inning

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Familia Throws Another Scoreless Inning

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia pitched a scoreless inning on Wednesday night in the Gigantes del Cibao’s 4-2 loss in the Dominican Winter League playoffs. Familia allowed a two out triple for the only base runner and struck out one. Familia has now pitched four scoreless outings in a row after a rough debut […]

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Jeff Kent’s Hall of Fame Case

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Jeff Kent’s Hall of Fame Case

Jeff Kent definitely won’t be making the Hall of Fame for anything he did during his five-year stint with the Mets. In fact, he probably won’t make it at all this year. A compilation of all BBWAA ballots made public (great work by Ryan Thibodaux) shows that Kent currently has 13.1 percent of the vote. This is about […]

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A’s Sign Santiago Casilla To Two-Year Contract

An article by posted on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
A’s Sign Santiago Casilla To Two-Year Contract

Another relief pitcher is off the board, and this time it’s Santiago Casilla, who has signed a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland A’s. The deal also comes with $3 million in performance bonuses, reports Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Casilla, 36, has spent his entire 13-year career in the Bay Area for both the […]

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