Mets News & Notes

Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

Before the 2015 offseason, the qualifying offer system was seen as a gentleman’s agreement. Teams would offer it, and players would agree to decline it and seek a multi-year contract in free agency. However, over time that agreement started to become a big issue for players. Teams began to shy away from signing players who […]

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If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

It’s October, and the Mets aren’t in the playoffs. So since there’s no better news to talk about, it’s time to read about completely hypothetical trade ideas that will probably never happen. There are no reports that the Cubs are actively looking to trade injured young star Kyle Schwarber, and they opted not to do […]

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ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

Prospect Analyst Keith Law didn’t mince any words in his latest ESPN Insider article in which he completely obliterates the Mets for sending Tim Tebow to the Arizona Fall League and making a mockery of it. After getting a first hand look at Tebow while scouting the league, he offers this biting criticism: Tebow the […]

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Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

If you haven’t had an opportunity to read Ken Davidoff’s outstanding piece in the New York Post today, you should click the provided link and read it immediately. As Davidoff explained in the introduction, with their approval, he met with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins in February separately to discuss a myriad of topics regarding where […]

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The Dominance of Addison Reed

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
The Dominance of Addison Reed

Last year on August 30th, Sandy Alderson made a trade to get former closer Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league pitchers Matt Koch and Miller Diaz. The move was met with much of the same criticism as an offseason free agent signing to a minor league deal. Reed got the save for […]

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Terry Collins Will Not Give Up on Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Will Not Give Up on Travis d’Arnaud

New York Mets catcher, Travis d’Arnaud is still looked at in the highest regard by his manager, Terry Collins. In a conversation with Adam Rubin of ESPN, Collins advised that d’Arnaud will be a top priority heading into spring training for the 2017 season. “He is going to be one of our No. 1 projects […]

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Marcos Molina Makes Return from TJS in Arizona Fall League

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Marcos Molina Makes Return from TJS in Arizona Fall League

Marcos Molina, who missed the entire 2016 regular season after Tommy John surgery, made his first appearance of the season by tossing two innings for the Scottsdale Scorpions in their 5-2 loss on Thursday. The 21-year-old was given the starting nod and allowed one run on four hits while striking out two. Molina allowed the […]

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Mets Expect to Ease Starting Rotation into 2017 Season

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Expect to Ease Starting Rotation into 2017 Season

In a conversation with Adam Rubin of ESPN, Terry Collins spoke of the Mets’ starting rotation and his plans for them going into spring training and beyond. It is no secret that 2016 was a year full of injuries for the team’s rotation. Collins is looking to learn from what occurred this year and figure […]

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2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

Two weeks ago it was announced the Mets were returning their entire coaching staff for the 2017 season. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, Terry Collins confirmed it could be the last rodeo for him as he may retire after the 2017 season. When Collins signed his two year contract extension last offseason it […]

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New Qualifying Offer Set at $17.2 Million

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
New Qualifying Offer Set at $17.2 Million

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the qualifying offer this offseason will be set at $17.2 million. That figure is up from the $15.8 million QO last year. Rosenthal also notes that the qualifying offer system is expected to stay through the new CBA with some possible adjustments being made to it. The Mets […]

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