Mets News & Notes

With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

Sandy Alderson has said that David Wright will be the Mets third baseman going into 2017. He hopes Wright will remain healthy and play in four out of every five games, relegating Jose Reyes to a super utility role as opposed to the starting third baseman gig he had late last season. Jose Reyes is […]

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Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

With the news that the Baltimore Orioles have pulled their offer to free agent outfielder Mark Trumbo, the O’s could again turn their attention to Jay Bruce and rekindle talks with the New York Mets. Bruce would give the Orioles a 30-35 home run bat without having to invest big dollars or make a significant […]

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Syndergaard is Happy to Have His Catcher Back

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard is Happy to Have His Catcher Back

New York Mets ace, Noah Syndergaard has had quite the offseason, appearing at multiple team events, solidifying himself as a face of the franchise. In a radio interview for WOR 710 with Pete McCarthy, Syndergaard spoke on the Mets brining back his personal catcher, Rene Rivera. “That’s huge, because he really helped me last year with […]

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Should the Mets Give Blevins Three Years?

An article by posted on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Give Blevins Three Years?

As relievers continue to go off the market, the Mets own free agent, Jerry Blevins remains to be one of the best available. Blevins, 33, is said to be searching for a three-year deal from suitors. Based upon the current deals we have been seeing this offseason, it not too far fetched to believe he […]

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Wright Earned The Opportunity To Decide His Future

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Earned The Opportunity To Decide His Future

Last year at this time, Mets GM Sandy Alderson projected 130 games for third baseman David Wright. Prior to the Winter Meetings, Alderson again said Wright was his third baseman, but failed to put a number on the games he thought he might play. That’s just as well considering Wright played 37 games last year and […]

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Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia is expected to be suspended at least 30 games despite having charges dropped against him according to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News. The simple assault charge against Familia was dropped yesterday in Fort Lee Municipal Court, and the judge ordered that the incident be expunged from his […]

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Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera made his 2016 winter league debut last night for the Leones del Caracas in Venezuela. His debut comes just a day after Sandy Alderson said that Cabrera and Jeurys Familia had yet to receive permission from the Mets to play in winter ball. Cabrera batted sixth and was the […]

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Miami Marlins have signed right-hander reliever Junichi Tazawa to a two-year, $12 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Tazawa, 30, is coming off the possibly worst full season of his career. He had a 4.17 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and allowed nine home runs in only 49.2 innings for the Boston Red Sox. The […]

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Mets Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

The Mets have signed right-handed relievers Ben Rowen and Cory Burns to minor league deals. Rowen gets an invite to big league camp while Burns does not. Rowen, 28, has made 12 total appearances in the major leagues. In those appearances, he has pitched 11.2 innings with a 6.94 ERA, 2.057 WHIP, and a 6.9 […]

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Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

Left-handed reliever Mike Dunn and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a three-year, $19 million deal and an option for a fourth year at $6 million. The Dunn deal has continued a trend this season in which relievers across the board have been getting larger than expected free agent deals. The first domino in the […]

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