Mets News & Notes

Mets Checked In With 1B/OF Ryan Raburn

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Checked In With 1B/OF Ryan Raburn

According to Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record, the Mets have checked in on free agent outfielder Ryan Raburn. I wrote about Raburn last week as a potential option for the Mets as a bench player who could give Terry Collins some valuable flexibility as a player who can play both corner outfield spots as well […]

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Nationals Have Set Their Sights On Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Have Set Their Sights On Daniel Murphy

According to William Ladson of MLB.com, the Washington Nationals have expressed interest in signing free-agent second baseman Daniel Murphy. The Nationals have their fingers in a lot of pots since missing out Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward, both of whom spurned higher offers from the Nats. They have been connected to free agents and former Mets […]

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Dick Scott Named Bench Coach For Terry Collins

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Dick Scott Named Bench Coach For Terry Collins

The New York Mets have named former MLB shortstop Dick Scott as Terry Collins’ new bench coach, the team announced this afternoon. Scott, 53, was the team’s Director of Player Development under Sandy Alderson since 2013, after initially replacing Terry Collins as the Minor League Field Coordinator when he became Mets manager. He is very highly […]

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David Wright Plans On Playing Everyday In 2016

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Plans On Playing Everyday In 2016

New York Mets third baseman David Wright used to be one of the most durable players in baseball. He played in 150-plus games in each of his first four seasons and six of his first eight. With his recent injuries, especially his spinal stenosis this past season, those days of playing at least 150 games […]

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Nationals Are Discussing Brandon Phillips Trade

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are Discussing Brandon Phillips Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Nationals and Reds are discussing a deal for second baseman Brandon Phillips. Phillips has a no trade clause in his contract, but he could waive it to join Washington if a trade were to go through. He is owed $13 million dollars in 2016 and $14 million […]

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Granderson Excited About Offseason Acquisitions, Says Thumb Is Fine

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Excited About Offseason Acquisitions, Says Thumb Is Fine

After a fantastic season in 2015, Curtis Granderson is already excited about next year.  Granderson knows there will be a lot of pressure on the team to perform, but says that he’s prepared for the challenge. “The target will definitely be on our back,” Granderson said. “Case in point, you look at what Washington has […]

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Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

According to Matt Yallof of MLB Network on Twitter, the Mets and relief pitcher Jerry Blevins have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million, with $1 million in performance bonuses. Blevins, 32, was acquired by the Mets prior to Opening Day from the Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker, and appeared in […]

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Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

New addition Neil Walker was at Citi Field this afternoon, where the New York Mets held their annual Kids Holiday Party. He will wear uniform No. 20 for the Mets this season to honor his father, former big leaguer Tom Walker. The number was retired in Pittsburgh for hall of famer Pie Traynor. Walker, 29, is […]

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Twins Sign Wilfredo Tovar To Minor League Deal

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Twins Sign Wilfredo Tovar To Minor League Deal

The Minnesota Twins have signed former Met infielder Wilfredo Tovar to a minor league deal according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Tovar, 24, was outrighted by the Mets last November to make room on the 40-man roster. He was signed out of Venezuela in 2007 at the age of 16 and spent eight years in […]

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

Latest Reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York brings up right-handed reliever Matt Albers as a potential target the Mets will look at as they seek to upgrade their bullpen. The Mets have shown serious interest in Albers in the past, and are expected to do so again this offseason. Albers, 32, went 2-0 with a 1.21 […]

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