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Braves Tell Mets They Want Matt Harvey or Jacob deGom in Andrelton Simmons Deal

An article by posted on November 12, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Tell Mets They Want Matt Harvey or Jacob deGom in Andrelton Simmons Deal

Update:  Mets inquired on Andrelton Simmons this morning and were told that it would take Matt Harvey or Jacob deGrom. (Joel Sherman) That’s code for, “We’re not trading him to you or anyone else in the division.” * * * * * * According to Jonah Keri of ESPN,  the Atlanta Braves are discussing a trade […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Had A Huge Strike Zone Problem

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Yoenis Cespedes Had A Huge Strike Zone Problem

If you were watching the Mets play in the postseason and you thought Yoenis Cespedes was swinging at everything: you were right. And it might cost him tens of millions of dollars in free agency. Cespedes was an anchor in the postseason for the Mets this year. Aside from his costly error in Game 1 of […]

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Scott Boras: Tensions Ease With Mets, Intensify With Marlins

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Scott Boras: Tensions Ease With Mets, Intensify With Marlins

After creating a media firestorm about Matt Harvey‘s innings limits during the season, Scott Boras has a much different take on the situation now. Boras says that he approves of how the Mets handled their right handed ace after all, and he thinks it’s what allowed him to pitch so well in the postseason. “The […]

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Jacob deGrom wins 2015 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award

An article by posted on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom wins 2015 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award

Mets All Star Jacob deGrom has been named the 2015 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year at pitcher. The award is separate from the Rawlings Gold Gloves, for which deGrom was not even nominated. Zack Greinke won the NL award for pitchers. Regardless, Wilson has recognized deGrom for his outstanding defensive play. The former Stetson […]

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Mets Interested In RHP Joakim Soria

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Mets Interested In RHP Joakim Soria

The Mets are showing interest in free agent reliever Joakim Soria, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Soria, 31, was one of the most dominant closers in the American League when he was with the Kansas City Royals. From 2007 to 2011 he saved 160 games and posted a 2.40 ERA and 1.043 WHIP […]

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Bartolo Colon Prefers To Start, May Not Return To Mets

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Bartolo Colon Prefers To Start, May Not Return To Mets

On Tuesday, Assistant GM John Ricco spoke with reporters and said that while Bartolo Colon would like to return to the Mets, he will first look for an opportunity to start before considering a role as a reliever. “From what I understand, he is interested in coming back,” Ricco explained. “But he’s going to go […]

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Now Is Not The Time To Be Dealing A Young Starter

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Now Is Not The Time To Be Dealing A Young Starter

According to John Harper of the NY Daily News, the Mets should try to maximize Matt Harvey’s value soon before he becomes a free agent. Harper believes that the Mets right-hander will be difficult to sign because he is a Scott Boras agent and has clashed with the organization on several occasions. However, Harper spoke […]

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Top Free Agent Reliever Darren O’Day Already Has Offers In Hand

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Top Free Agent Reliever Darren O’Day Already Has Offers In Hand

The market for free-agent right-hander Darren O’Day is moving quickly, reports Buster Olney of ESPN, and he already has offers in hand. Olney says the Tigers, Red Sox and Giants are three clubs to have significant interest in O’Day, but he’s not aware if they are among the teams to have extended a formal offer. […]

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Mets Still Considering Whether To Keep Jenrry Mejia

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Mets Still Considering Whether To Keep Jenrry Mejia

Even though Mets 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 have not completely ruled out bringing him back next season. The Mets are currently scouting and monitoring Mejia while he’s pitching in […]

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MLB Updates Mets Top Prospects, DePodesta High On SS Luis Carpio

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MLB Updates Mets Top Prospects, DePodesta High On SS Luis Carpio

MLB Pipeline has updated their Mets Top 30 Prospects list for the offseason. Here is how they ranked the ten best prospects in the system. The Mets have seen a many of their top prospects advance to the big-league team this past season with over a dozen major league debuts including Noah Syndergaard, Kevin Plawecki, […]

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