Mets News & Notes

Mets Discussed Trading Michael Conforto For J.D. Martinez

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Discussed Trading Michael Conforto For J.D. Martinez

In a recent column by Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, he reports that the New York Mets seriously discussed a deal with the Detroit Tigers that would’ve swapped young outfielder Michael Conforto for veteran outfielder J.D. Martinez. It was, of course, before the Mets re-signed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four year, $110 million […]

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Five Notes From Thursday: Wright Could DH This Weekend

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Five Notes From Thursday: Wright Could DH This Weekend

1. David Wright could DH this weekend, hopefully Saturday but could be Sunday with both games being at home. Wright also threw again on Thursday, again in secret though with no beat writers allowed.  2. Collins expects the lineup on Saturday for the first home game of Grapefruit League action to be mostly regulars except […]

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Rafael Montero Looks Great Early in Camp, Can It Continue?

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Looks Great Early in Camp, Can It Continue?

When the New York Mets re-signed relievers Fernando Salas and Jerry Blevins one of the questions became what will they do to create the two needed spots on the 40-man roster. One of the most talked about options was designating right-handed pitcher Rafael Montero for assignment. Instead, the Mets designated utility guy Ty Kelly for […]

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Mets Spring Training Home Renamed First Data Field

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training Home Renamed First Data Field

The New York Mets spring training facility and the home to their Class-A affiliate the St. Lucie Mets has changed it’s name to First Data Field. The complex formerly known as Tradition Field, also serves as the home for the GCL Mets of the Gulf Coast League. A new 10-year deal with First Data was […]

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Mets Sign RHP Wilfredo Boscan To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Wilfredo Boscan To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets announced they’ve signed right-handed pitcher Wilfredo Boscan to a minor league deal. He will report to minor league spring training camp. Boscan, 26, made his Major League debut last season with the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 6.46 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in 15.1 innings. Boscan made one start and five relief […]

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Mets Morning Report: Zack Wheeler Takes Another Big Step Forward

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Morning Report: Zack Wheeler Takes Another Big Step Forward

Good Morning everyone. New York Mets pitcher, Zack Wheeler took another big step forward on Wednesday as he threw a second bullpen session without any issues. Wheeler tossed roughly 30 pitches on the day without any discomfort and is currently being eyed to pitch in his first spring training game on March 8th. Manager, Terry […]

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Tom Gorzelanny Is Looking For A Championship Ring

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
Tom Gorzelanny Is Looking For A Championship Ring

When the New York Mets signed left-handed pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to a minor league deal and invited him to big league camp, it created hardly a ripple and was widely overshadowed by the bigger signings of that day, those of Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas. The decision to sign Gorzelanny could pay some dividends for the Mets and […]

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Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said that Zack Wheeler‘s bullpen today was the best he’s seen since his surgery. Wheeler threw 30 pitches at about 85-90% effort and incorporated curveballs. Collins also mentioned that Wheeler could pitch in a Spring Training game on March 8th, after a day off. The rest of the […]

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David Wright To DH In Games Until Mid-March

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
David Wright To DH In Games Until Mid-March

Terry Collins spoke to reporters yesterday and mentioned that David Wright will likely DH in spring training games until mid-March. “He’s not going to play a lot of third base,” Collins said. “He is going to get a ton of ground balls, as much as we can get him, but he probably won’t play a […]

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Mets Favorites to Sign Two Dominican Amateurs

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Favorites to Sign Two Dominican Amateurs

According to a report by Baseball America’s Ben Badler, the Mets are the team most likely to sign two young amateurs from the Dominican Republic. Ronny Mauricio, 15, and Adrian Hernandez, 16, have both been linked to the team, and will likely command signing bonuses of at least $1,000,000 this summer, Badler says. Both players will […]

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