Mets News & Notes

Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that three teams are in the mix for free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who is expected to make a decision within the next week or so. On Monday, Efrain Zavarce reported that the Mets were one of five teams interested, but it’s not clear whether they are in […]

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Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

It certainly appears as though the Mets do not plan to do anything significant if they fail to land free agent infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, who is expected to sign with a team by the end of next week’s Winter Meetings. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets don’t appear inclined to offer Zobrist […]

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Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

According to a report by Jesse Rogers of ESPN, in the event the Chicago Cubs sign Ben Zobrist, team sources say they will almost certainly end up trading 2B/SS Starlin Castro. A three-time All Star, Castro had a very pedestrian season in 2015, batting .265 with a .296 on-base and .671 OPS. However, the 25-year old Castro […]

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Mets Receiving Trade Inquiries On Juan Lagares, But Unlikely To Deal Him

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Receiving Trade Inquiries On Juan Lagares, But Unlikely To Deal Him

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reports that the Mets are unlikely to deal Juan Lagares even though they have received several trade inquiries on him recently. Lagares, 26, took a major step backwards this year as he hit .259/.289/.358 with a 80 wRC+ in 465 plate appearances. He eventually lost his starting job […]

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Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Baseball America is set to name New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson as Major League Baseball’s executive of the year. Nothing yet on the BA site, but Rubin has close to ties to them so it should be officially announced shortly. ** Scratch that lest sentence, here […]

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Mets Plan To Tender and Keep Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Plan To Tender and Keep  Jenrry Mejia

Even though reliever Jenrry Mejia was suspended twice for performance enhancing drugs last season – including a current 162 game suspension that’ll continue into the 2016 season – the New York Mets plan to keep the arbitration-eligible Mejia and will not non-tender him at Wednesday’s deadline, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Mejia, […]

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ICYMI: Juan Lagares Plates Winning Run In Winter Ball Debut

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Juan Lagares Plates Winning Run In Winter Ball Debut

  On Friday night, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares made his winter ball debut with the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican League and what a game he had. He batted third in the lineup while playing the entire game in center field. He is returning to Aguilas for the fifth winter league season, he hit .342/.379/.412 […]

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Mets Players Receive Record $300K World Series Share

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Players Receive Record $300K World Series Share

Major League Baseball announced the 2015 Postseason Shares on Monday in a press release. A full Postseason Share for the 2015 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals was worth $370,069.03, while a full share for the National League Champion New York Mets totaled $300,757.78. The average share value for the Mets was a record high […]

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A’s Could Deal Infielders Brett Lawrie or Danny Valencia

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
A’s Could Deal Infielders Brett Lawrie or Danny Valencia

Trying to recapture some of their lost luster from 2014, the Oakland A’s reacquired infielder Jed Lowrie from the Houston Astros on Wednesday for minor-league reliever Brendan McCurry. Lowrie’s return all but ensures that the A’s will move either second baseman Brett Lawrie or third baseman Danny Valencia says Bay Area reporter Susan Slusser of […]

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Featured Article: Does Cuban Righthander Yaisel Sierra Make Sense For Mets?

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Does Cuban Righthander Yaisel Sierra Make Sense For Mets?

One International free agent who is garnering some attention this offseason is Cuban right-hander Yaisel Sierra. He is considered the top unrestricted free agent from Cuba this offseason according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, who also adds that Sierra is not subject to the July 2 international signing guidelines and limits. Sierra, 24, consistently clocks in at 94-97 mph […]

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