Mets News & Notes

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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Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

According to Mets manager Terry Collins, infielder Wilmer Flores could possibly get some playing time at first base during Spring Training because there’s a good chance he’ll be the primary backup to Lucas Duda this season barring any new additions. “We’re got to give Wilmer a chance to play around the infield a little bit […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers, Bovada, cast the Mets with 14/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the Royals for fourth on the list behind the Giants, Cubs, and Red Sox. Remember, these odds can and will change at the drop of a hat in the event of a […]

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Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

Today marks the three year anniversary of the trade I’ve come to refer to as The Game Changer for the New York Mets. It was on this day in 2012, that Sandy Alderson dealt the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a package that included […]

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Wuilmer Becerra On Fire In Venezuelan League

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra On Fire In Venezuelan League

Mets outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra has finally started getting regular playing time for the Tigres de Aragua and it has paid off tremendously. Last night Wuilmer had his second straight three-hit game going 3 for 5 with a double, two RBI, and three runs scored. During his six-game hitting streak the 21-year old has gone 10 for […]

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Terry Collins Hopes To Acquire One More Batter

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Hopes To Acquire One More Batter

On Tuesday, Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters he wants to see the Mets add another hitter, preferably a right-handed hitter, to strengthen their lineup next season. “It’d be nice,” Collins said during the team’s annual Kids Holiday Party at Citi Field. “We all know, you’d like to have as many great bats as you […]

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Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

According to multiple sources I talked to on Tuesday, RHP Rafael Montero will make his Dominican Winter League debut on Thursday pitching for the Leones del Escogido in the Parallel League. The Parallel League is like the minor league feeder system for the younger players to get some experience. If all goes well Montero could pitch […]

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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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