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, [...]
The 33rd Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner was held on February 5 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Pictured left to right are: YES Network’s Michael Kay, Munson Award honorees Ike Davis of the Mets and David Phelps of the Yankees, Grand Hyatt’s Jerry Lewin, Yankees CC Sabathia, Thurman’s widow Diana Munson, Jia Lewin, Olympic gold-medalist Aly Raisman, Giants Chris Canty, and former Knick Greg Anthony. Former Yankee and Met star hurler [...]
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 [...]
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 7:00 PM Mets definitely serious about Brandon Lyon, but one major league source says the reliever is still talking to a few clubs. No deal done yet, writes Andy Martino of thre Daily News. But Mets are quite confident that deal with Lyon will get done. Original Post 4:00 PM The Mets and free agent righty Brandon Lyon are close to a deal, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports via twitter. Adam Rubin reported Friday that [...]
The Mets announced they have signed free-agent RHP LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. If Hawkins makes the team, he will earn a base salary of $1 million with chance to earn more in incentives. The 40-year old Hawkins spent last year with the Los Angeles Angels where he went 2-3 with a 3.49 ERA. In 42 innings pitched he posted a 4.9 strikeout rate and 2.8 walk rate. Hawkins has missed chunks [...]
I hadn’t given it much thought until it became clear that the interest in free agent center fielder Michael Bourn was more than just passing. I don’t really think that Bourn’s price will drop into a range the Mets are comfortable with, and if it does, that would probably invite more teams to take a shot at him. There’s also the little matter of the draft pick. I’m torn between whether I think the league [...]
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets and Daniel Murphy have avoided arbitration and agreed on a one-year deal for $2.925 million dollars. Murphy, 27, had been seeking $3.4 million while the Mets countered with a $2.55 million offer. In his first full season as the Mets second baseman, Murphy batted .291/.332/.403 with six home runs and 65 RBI in 156 games last season. The team also avoided arbitration with Ike Davis and Bobby [...]
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