Mets News & Notes

Mets Avoid Arbitration With Tejada, Agree To $1.1 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Tejada, Agree To $1.1 Million Deal

The Mets avoided arbitration with shortstop Ruben Tejada and signed him to a reported one-year deal for $1.1 million according to Jorge Castillo of the Star Ledger. That leaves six more players, and odds are the Mets will reach an agreement with all of them. Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, Dillon Gee, Daniel Murphy,Bobby Parnell and Eric Young Jr.. all filed for salary arbitration. Tejada, 24, […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: 2013 Sterling Award Winner, RHP Rob Whalen

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MMO Exclusive Interview: 2013 Sterling Award Winner, RHP Rob Whalen

Were talking to Mets pitching prospect Robert Whalen today. Rob was kind enough to take some time to answer a few questions for me. The soon to be 20 year old righty was selected by the New York Mets in the 12th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Haines City (Fla.) High […]

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Drew Willing To Play Other Positions To Widen His Market

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Drew Willing To Play Other Positions To Widen His Market

Agent Scott Boras is not giving up on finding a deal for Stephen Drew and denies that his market is virtually non-existent. According to Peter Gammons, last winter, the Yankees wanted to sign Stephen Drew, but were told he would only play shortstop. So he ended up with Boston. But this week Scott Boras dropped […]

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Featured Post: Current Mets Minor League System Compared To 2009

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Featured Post: Current Mets Minor League System Compared To 2009

The Mets minor league system is now among the deepest in the majors. The Pirates have more “blue chip” types at the top for now, which makes a difference for most analysts. The Mets on the other hand, only have two “blue chips” in Noah Syndergaard & Travis d’Arnaud with Rafael Montero not having reached that […]

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Dice-K Still Remains In The Mix For The Mets

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Dice-K Still Remains In The Mix For The Mets

While there was no truth to last evening’s report that the Mets had reached an agreement with Daisuke Matsuzaka on a minor league deal – a report that was refuted by the Mets – Andy Martino of the Daily News writes that the Japanese righty still remains in the mix for the Amazins. “The Mets […]

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Possibility That Mets Acquire A Shortstop Via Trade Has Evaporated

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Possibility That Mets Acquire A Shortstop Via Trade Has Evaporated

JetsMets13 asks… I really love your site! Can you answer me a question? When the offseason started Sandy Alderson said that we would probably acquire significant players mostly through trades rather than the free agent market. But then he signed Bartolo Colon and Curtis Granderson. Does that mean we shouldn’t expect any trades? Joe D. […]

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Syndergaard Ranked No. 3 Among RHP Prospects

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Syndergaard Ranked No. 3 Among RHP Prospects

MLB.com is rolling out their 2014 Prospect Watch and can you guess who ranked No. 3 among righthanded pitchers? Noah Syndergaard, RHP Scouting Grades: Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 60 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 60 | Overall: 65 After being dealt to the Mets in the R.A. Dickey deal in December 2012, Noah Syndergaard made a […]

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Seven Mets Players File For Arbitration

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Seven Mets Players File For Arbitration

The Major League Baseball Players announced that  Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis, Bobby Parnell, Dillon Gee, Eric Young Jr., Lucas Duda and Ruben Tejada all filed for salary arbitration today. The Mets can still settle with one or more of these players before their hearing, but once it goes to arbitration, an arbitrator will choose only one of the two figures exchanged by the […]

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2014 Spring Training Schedule

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2014 Spring Training Schedule

The New York Mets will open the 2014 Spring Training season at 1:10 p.m. Feb. 28 against the Washington Nationals. The Mets will play the Miami Marlins, the Houston Astros, the Atlanta Braves, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins for a total of 14 home games. The Mets will also […]

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No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

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No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

The Mets are not scheduled to appear on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball for the first few months of the season according to a press release issued by the network. There’s always the chance that the Mets will have games broadcasted on the fly during the second half of the season, which we’ve seen a lot […]

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