Mets News & Notes

Asdrubal Cabrera Willing To Play Third Base If Needed

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Willing To Play Third Base If Needed

Recently acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera participated on a conference call on Friday afternoon with the Mets beat and media. He weighed in on a number of topics which I’ve summarized below. There was no hiding of his excitement of being with the Mets and Cabrera was genuinely thrilled. “They are a very good team. It’s […]

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Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

There’s no concrete breaking news on the Mets these days, but more than a few things are racing through my mind: Proving they have a sense of humor, the Mets included a $50,000 bonus in Bartolo Colon‘s contract if he wins the Silver Slugger Award for the best hitter at his position. It would be […]

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David Wright: The Captain Turns 33

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright: The Captain Turns 33

Happy Birthday to Mets third baseman David Wright, who turned 33 today. It’s amazing how time catches up to everyone. Seems like only yesterday we were all in awe watching Wright hitting those bombs off Paul Lo Duca in the Home Run Derby… All those great expectations we had for him and the team… A […]

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Big Sexy is Back and He’s Moving On Up

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Big Sexy is Back and He’s Moving On Up

With Bartolo Colon coming back for a third season with the Mets, Big Sexy will continue his climb up Major League Baseball’s record books as a Met.  He’s also making a climb up all-time lists with the Mets as well. All-Time MLB Rankings: Wins – 76th with 218 Losses – 146th with 154 Career Starts […]

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Tyler Clippard Wants Two-Year Deal, Mets Won’t Go More Than One

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard Wants Two-Year Deal, Mets Won’t Go More Than One

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that free agent reliever Tyler Clippard is seeking a two-year deal. That could be a deal-breaker for the Mets who are not likely to go beyond a one-year deal for their former setup man. Previous Report – 12/18 The New York Mets have not ruled out re-signing reliever […]

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Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Nationals are now “moving on” from Brandon Phillips and will pursue other options, including Howie Kendrick and former Met Daniel Murphy to a lower degree. Phillips reportedly wanted an extension as part of a condition to him accepting the trade to Washington, according to Jon […]

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Lagares Extends Hitting Streak, Montero Throws Bullpen

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Extends Hitting Streak, Montero Throws Bullpen

Wuilmer Becerra had his hitting streak snapped at seven games last night but extended his RBI streak to five games after going 0 for 3 with a sacrifice fly. He did get moved up to the seventh spot in the lineup for the game after hitting out of the eighth and ninth hole most of the […]

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Mets To Attend Denard Span Workout After New Year

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Attend Denard Span Workout After New Year

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post has confirmed that the New York Mets are among the teams that will be on hand for the special workout Denard Span has planned  in Tampa after the New Year. The free agent center fielder says he fully recovered from his hip surgery and his agent Scott Boras […]

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Noah Syndergaard Hoping Mets Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Hoping Mets Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

During a Citibank sponsored event, Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard spread some holiday cheer serving coffee and giving away Mets hats from a food truck near Union Square. He spoke about the team’s offseason moves and expressed his hope that the Mets find a way to re-sign outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who remains a free agent. “Of course […]

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Mets Announce Bartolo Colon Deal, DFA Johnny Monell

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce Bartolo Colon Deal, DFA Johnny Monell

8:00 PM The Mets made their one-year deal with Colon official on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated Johnny Monell for assignment. “I’ve had a great experience in New York,” Colon said in a statement Friday. “The fans are great, being part of the postseason was great. I’ll do anything Terry wants […]

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