Mets News & Notes

Mets Would Like to Add Two Lefty Relievers

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Would Like to Add Two Lefty Relievers

The New York Mets biggest need left this offseason is improving the bullpen and according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, they intend to add at least two left-handed relievers. One of those lefties could be simply re-signing Jerry Blevins who pitched for the Mets the past two seasons. Blevins had a 2.49 ERA, […]

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A Blockbuster Trade That Could Help the Mets

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
A Blockbuster Trade That Could Help the Mets

It is officially trade season, the Winter Meetings begin this Sunday, December 4 and with a new collective bargaining agreement in hand, business is about to pick up on the hot stove. Now that Yoenis Cespedes is back in a Metropolitans uniform, General Manager, Sandy Alderson will begin to shape his roster and ready his […]

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Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

Today is the deadline to tender a contract to arbitration eligible players, of which the Mets have ten: Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Lucas Duda, Rene Rivera, Addison Reed, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Travis d’Arnaud, and Wilmer Flores. Most of those players make the decision to retain them a no-brainer, however two might be in […]

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Heyman: Fowler’s Camp Seeking $18 Million Annually

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Heyman: Fowler’s Camp Seeking $18 Million Annually

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Twitter, Dexter Fowler‘s representatives believe the outfielder can land an $18 million annual, multi-year deal. Heyman names the St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants and Toronto Blue Jays as potential suitors of Fowler’s talents. Fowler, 31 on Opening Day, appeared in his first all-star game in 2016, […]

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Pirates Could Make Lefty Closer Tony Watson Available

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pirates Could Make Lefty Closer Tony Watson Available

The Pittsburgh Pirates are shopping the face of their franchise in Andrew McCutchen and could also be looking to trade more pieces including their lefty closer Tony Watson according to Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Watson, 31, had a 3.06 ERA, 1.064 WHIP, and 15 saves last year for the Pirates in 70 appearances. In […]

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Pitchers and Catchers Report on February 12

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pitchers and Catchers Report on February 12

The New York Mets have announced that pitchers and catchers will report on February 12 of next year. Position players will report on February 17 with the first workout scheduled for the 19th. Original Report – Nov 15 The New York Mets today announced that the club will open its 2017 Spring Training Grapefruit League […]

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Nationals, Pirates Deep in Talks for McCutchen

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals, Pirates Deep in Talks for McCutchen

It has been widely reported that the Pittsburgh Pirates are shopping star outfielder Andrew McCutchen after having the worst season of his eight year career. According to Stephen Nesbitt of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the likelihood of a trade is increasing with the winters meetings right around the corner. Stephen also says that the Pirates have had discussions with the Washington Nationals, […]

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Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mariners are on the verge of acquiring free agent left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski. Rzepczynski, 31, has developed a decent reputation as a lefty specialist over the years. In 2016 with the Athletics and Nationals, he went 1-0 with a 2.64 ERA, striking out 46 batters in 47.2 innings. […]

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Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, the Baltimore Orioles have shown an interest in acquiring Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets, but they have not shown much interest in Jay Bruce. Both Mets outfielders are on expiring deals, and both players are best suited to playing right field. Mark Trumbo was the Orioles primary […]

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New CBA Notes: All-Star Game Will No Longer Determine Home Field

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
New CBA Notes: All-Star Game Will No Longer Determine Home Field

The new collective bargaining agreement was finally agreed to last night by Major League Baseball and the MLB Player Association as first reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The new pact is for five years and is great news with the beginning of the Winter Meetings coming on December 5. One of the new changes […]

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