Mets News & Notes

Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

The New York Mets officially extended a qualifying offer to Neil Walker on Monday. If accepted, the Mets would be on the hook for $17.2MM for Walker’s services in 2017. Walker is coming off back surgery that ended his season prematurely in 2016, though when healthy he was quite the contributor to this team’s offense. […]

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Syndergaard Snubbed As Cy Young Finalist

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Syndergaard Snubbed As Cy Young Finalist

The BBWAA announced their finalists for each end-of-the-year award including the National League Cy Young. The three finalist are Chicago Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks, Cubs lefty Jon Lester and Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer. Missing from that list is New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard. The 24-year old righty finished his first full Major League […]

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Mets Have Inquired About Jose Bautista

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have Inquired About Jose Bautista

According to James Wagner on Twitter, the Mets have inquired about third baseman/outfielder Jose Bautista. With Yoenis Cespedes possibly making his exit from New York, the Mets will be looking to replace his big right-handed bat this offseason. Bautista, 36, certainly wields a big bat. He had a down year in 2016, playing in only […]

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Jeurys Familia Court Date Postponed (Again) Until Nov 14th

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Jeurys Familia Court Date Postponed (Again) Until Nov 14th

According to Adam Rubin on ESPN, Jeurys Familia’s court date was again pushed back, this time to Monday November 14th. Last Report – Nov 2 Per Adam Rubin of ESPN, Mets closer Jeurys Familia, who was arrested for alleged domestic violence, had his court date pushed back at the request of his attorneys. The first […]

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Sandy Alderson Weighs In On Cespedes, Walker, Wright, Familia

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Sandy Alderson Weighs In On Cespedes, Walker, Wright, Familia

At the GM Meetings in Scottsdale, Arizona tonight, New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson discussed a variety of topics with the media on how the team will proceed this offseason as they seek to revamp the roster for the 2017 season. The Mets are still interested in bringing back Yoenis Cespedes and spoke with his […]

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Alderson: Mets Unlikely To Pursue Top Tier Bullpen Arm

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Alderson: Mets Unlikely To Pursue Top Tier Bullpen Arm

According to Mets GM Sandy Alderson, the team is unlikely to pursue a higher-tier bullpen arm, reports Mike Puma on Twitter. However, Alderson acknowledged that the team needs bullpen help, but mentioned in-house options such as Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo, Marc Carig tweets. With Jeurys Familia‘s arrest for domestic violence, the Mets closer could […]

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Mets Extend Qualifying Offers to Cespedes and Walker

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Mets Extend Qualifying Offers to Cespedes and Walker

The New York Mets have made it official and extended qualifying offers worth $17.2 million dollars to both Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker. The Mets will receive a compensatory draft pick for each player in next year’s MLB Draft if they end up signing with a new team. Each player has until November 14 to […]

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Gary Cohen Finalist For Ford C. Frick Award

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Gary Cohen Finalist For Ford C. Frick Award

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Mets announcer Gary Cohen is one of the finalists for the Ford C. Frick award. The award is for excellence in baseball broadcasting. No doubt Cohen got nominated for his excellent calling of Bartolo Colon‘s home run in San Diego. The other finalists are Jacques Doucet, Ken Harrelson, Pat […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Edwin Encarnacion, 1B

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Edwin Encarnacion, 1B

Edwin Encarnacion Position: First Base Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: January 7, 1983 (Age 33) The Mets have a few needs going into this offseason, but one in particular is a right-handed power bat to put right in the middle of the lineup. Veteran Edwin Encarnacion is certainly a right-handed power bat, but is […]

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Mets Announce 2017 Promotional Dates & Pricing Tiers

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Mets Announce 2017 Promotional Dates & Pricing Tiers

The New York Mets today announced that single game tickets will go on sale Friday, November 18 at 10:00 am. The Mets Promotional Dates and Giveaway dates have also been announced for the 2017 Season.  The upcoming season will feature the return of the popular weekend promotions of Free Shirt Fridays, Super Saturdays and Family Sundays […]

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