Mets News & Notes

Juan Lagares Will Not Need Elbow Surgery

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Will Not Need Elbow Surgery

New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares will not require surgery to correct the issue that diminished his throwing capability this past season, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Lagares was examined by team doctors on  Wednesday. Lagares signed a four-year contract worth $23 million and runs through the 2019 season. The includes a $9.5 […]

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Mets Part Ways With Wilfredo Tovar and Anthony Recker

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Mets Part Ways With Wilfredo Tovar and Anthony Recker

Middle infielder Wilfredo Tovar and catcher Anthony Recker cleared waivers and were both outrighted by the New York Mets on Thursday. The move cleared two spots on the 40-man roster. Tovar was hitting .283 in 102 games for Triple-A Las Vegas but he had a concussion early in the season. It’s not clear if he will be […]

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Mets Release Eric Young Jr.

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Mets Release Eric Young Jr.

The New York Mets removed outfielder Eric Young Jr. from the 40-man roster on Friday, making him a free agent. He joins Anthony Recker and Wilfredo Tovar who also became free agents after they were outrighted on Thursday. This puts the Mets 40-man roster at 37. In his second stint with the Mets, Young went […]

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Mets Extend $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer To Daniel Murphy

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Mets Extend $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer To Daniel Murphy

It’s official. The New York Mets have extended a qualifying offer to second baseman Daniel Murphy. He will now have seven days to decline or accept the one year, $15.8 million offer. The Mets will receive a compensation pick between the first and second rounds in next year’s draft if Murphy declines the offer as expected […]

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Vic Black Among Minor Leaguers Electing Free Agency

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Vic Black Among Minor Leaguers Electing Free Agency

Once promising hard throwing reliever Vic Black has seen his days with the New York Mets come to an end as he elected free agency today. Black was a bright spot in the Mets bullpen combining for a 2.83 ERA and 1.298 WHIP in 47.2 innings covering the 2013-2014 season. Black was traded to the Mets on […]

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World Series Loss Provides Extra Motivation For Syndergaard and deGrom

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World Series Loss Provides Extra Motivation For Syndergaard and deGrom

After losing to the Royals in the World Series, Mets’ star pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom are now more determined than ever to win it all. While it was an outstanding season for both pitchers overall, they were extremely disappointed with how it ended and really want to make up for it in 2016. […]

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GM Meetings Preview: Sandy Heads To Florida On Monday

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GM Meetings Preview: Sandy Heads To Florida On Monday

The General Managers Meetings officially begins on Monday, November 9 in Boca Raton, Florida and will last through Thursday, November 12. All 30 MLB general managers will meet and discuss a variety of baseball issues, participate in various workshops and make presentations, and elect the 2015 MLB Executive of the Year. But of course that is […]

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Mets Add Lefty Josh Smoker To 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Lefty Josh Smoker To 40-Man Roster

Today the Mets officially added left-handed former Nationals first round pick Josh Smoker to their 40-man roster putting it right at 40. Smoker started the season with the Savannah Sand Gnats after signing a minor league deal on during the last week of Spring Training. He pitched for the St. Lucie Mets as well and […]

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Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be A Major Issue

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Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be A Major Issue

According to Terry Collins, the Mets will not have any restrictive inning limits on their starters in  2016. However, the Mets will still be careful about their young arms due to the heavy work load they received during the postseason. “We went into the second half of the season with pitching issues that had to […]

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Granderson Had Surgery To Repair Thumb On Tuesday

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Granderson Had Surgery To Repair Thumb On Tuesday

The New York Mets announced that Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson had surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. Granderson underwent the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery and is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for Spring Training. He suffered the injury during Game Three of […]

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