Mets News & Notes

Mets Could Still Bring Back Tyler Clippard

An article by posted on January 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Could Still Bring Back Tyler Clippard

On Sunday, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that the Mets may still bring back free agent RHP Tyler Clippard, who remains one of the top relievers that is still on the market. It’s no secret that the Mets have maintained a strong desire to re-sign Clippard. Right from the very start of the offseason, […]

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Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B David Thompson

An article by posted on January 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B David Thompson

Next in our breakout candidates is a relatively new face, 3rd Baseman David Thompson. Our first prospect in the series was fellow third baseman Jhoan Urena. Profile: Before Thompson was a 4th rounder for the Mets, he was an offensive star in the Miami area. As a Westminster Christian Alumni, (Same high school as Alex Rodriguez), he […]

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Four Mets Prospects Make MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

An article by posted on January 30, 2016 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Make MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Prospect season is coming fast and furious. MLB Pipeline released their annual top 100 prospect list Friday night on MLB Network, where minor league experts Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo announced that LHP Steven Matz (No. 15), 1B Dominic Smith (No. 51), SS Amed Rosario (No. 79) and SS Gavin Cecchini (No. 87) were the four Mets on the list. Dodgers SS Corey Seager, […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Neil Walker, Agree On $10.55 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Neil Walker, Agree On $10.55 Million Contract

The New York Mets announced they have agreed on a one-year contract with Neil Walker to avoid arbitration. The deal is worth $10.55 million. Walker made $8 million with the Pirates last season and was requesting $11.8 million. The Mets were countering at $9.4 million. That leaves only closer Jeurys Familia who has yet to settle with […]

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David Wright Says Mets Are Now A Destination Team For Top Players

An article by posted on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Says Mets Are Now A Destination Team For Top Players

Adam Schein of CBS Sports spoke with Mets third baseman David Wright, who weighed in on the Yoenis Cespedes signing and pointed out that the Mets are now a team that has become attractive to the game’s top players. “Until this Yoenis signing, we didn’t have that big splash, sexy free agent signing. We made […]

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Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Mets payroll – which he calculates to be $134 million – currently ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. That puts them ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals. It´s nice that ownership finally appears willing and able to sport a competitive payroll. Assuming the […]

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Matz, Smith, Rosario Make Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Matz, Smith, Rosario Make Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101

Baseball Prospectus released their annual list of the Top 101 Prospects in baseball on Thursday. Three Mets made the list, namely LHP Steven Matz (9), 1B Dominic Smith (86), and SS Amed Rosario (96). The list is headlined by Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, who had three hits including a double in 16 at bats against the Mets in the 2015 NLDS. Here’s […]

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Terry Collins Reveals His First-Choice Mets Lineup

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Reveals His First-Choice Mets Lineup

With Spring Training just two weeks away, Mets manager Terry Collins revealed his “first-choice” lineup that he will most likely use during the 2016 season. (New York Post) Curtis Granderson David Wright Yoenis Cespedes Lucas Duda Neil Walker Michael Conforto Travis d’Arnaud Asdrubal Cabrera “We’ve got some real pros and some real versatility,” said Collins. […]

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It’s World Series Or Bust For The Amazins

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
It’s World Series Or Bust For The Amazins

In an exclusive interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, manager Terry Collins explained what his message to the players will be when they begin arriving to Port St. Lucie for the start of Spring Training. “I told the players that last day, ‘You knew what it took to get here, now what are […]

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No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

I remember watching the Munsters when I was a kid and even then I didn’t understand the whole Marilyn Munster thing. In what world was she more attractive than Lily? I mean I understand Lily is undead and all, but come on. Sometimes I’d see Al Lewis (sad that he passed) sweeping the sidewalk on […]

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