Mets News & Notes

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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Lagares Likely To Platoon In Center Next Season

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Lagares Likely To Platoon In Center Next Season

Today at the annual GM meetings, Paul DePodesta told reporters that Juan Lagares will not be displaced as center fielder, and instead will probably form half of a platoon next year. “We didn’t have it as much in 2014, when Juan basically played most of the time,” DePodesta said Tuesday at the GM Meetings. “He […]

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Coca-Cola Already In Negotiations To Replace Pepsi Sign at Citi Field

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Coca-Cola Already In Negotiations To Replace Pepsi Sign at Citi Field

There’s an update to this story. The New York Times has confirmed that Coca-Cola is negotiating a deal to become the official soft drink of the New York Mets. Any agreement will include replacing the giant Pepsi Cola sign that towers above Citi Field with Coca-Cola and renaming the Pepsi Porch will also be a […]

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The Daunting Task Of Defending An NL Championship On A Shoestring

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The Daunting Task Of Defending An NL Championship On A Shoestring

The 2016 Mets promise to look a lot different from the 2015 Mets, which is something that makes a lot of fans nervous, particularly as this was a team that made it to the World Series. The Mets currently have 18 players reaching free agency, including Bartolo Colon, Daniel Murphy, Yoenis Cespedes, Bobby Parnell, Tyler […]

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2016 Mets Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Monday, November 30

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2016 Mets Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Monday, November 30

The Mets announced on Tuesday single game tickets will go on sale Monday, November 30 at 10:00 a.m. at Mets.com/Tickets and (718) 507-TIXX. An exclusive presale for Citi cardmembers starts Wednesday, November 25 at 10:00 a.m. at Mets.com/CitiPreSale. Season ticket and partial plans are available now as well at Mets.com/Tickets. The Mets also announced their […]

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Mets Not Expecting Fast Paced Offseason

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Mets Not Expecting Fast Paced Offseason

After striking quickly last offseason to acquire Michael Cuddyer, the Mets do not expect to make a similar type of move out of the gate this year. While the Mets still have several needs to address, assistant general manager John Ricco explains that the current situation is much different than last year’s. “Not where we […]

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