Mets News & Notes

Mets Interested In Japanese SS Takashi Toritani

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Interested In Japanese SS Takashi Toritani

Mets manager Terry Collins said today that the Mets are interested in Japanese SS Takashi Toritani. Toritani, 33, has played the past 11 seasons for the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball. In that time, he has hit at a .285/.372/.412 clip, and has appeared in 1,444 consecutive games, and thus being known as “The […]

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Shortstop Update: Alexei Ramirez, Starlin Castro, Xander Bogaerts Off The Market

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Shortstop Update: Alexei Ramirez, Starlin Castro, Xander Bogaerts Off The Market

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times confirms what many already suspected that the White Sox are not trading shortstop Alexei Ramirez. White Sox GM Rick Hahn was never very motivated in trading Ramirez unless a team was willing to overpay.  “It’s certainly not something we’re pursuing on our end.” Yesterday, the Cubs informed the […]

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Time For Terry Collins To Put Up Or Shutup

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Time For Terry Collins To Put Up Or Shutup

So here we are enjoying a somewhat interesting, compelling, and exciting Winter Meetings… We’re all having fun reading and deciphering what seems to be a non-stop stream of Mets news, rumors, and quotes. Then along comes Terry Collins, who decides he’s flying to San Diego to hold a press conference about nothing, who completely douses […]

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Collins Says Flores Doesn’t Have Shortstop Job Yet, Expects Big Season From Tejada

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Collins Says Flores Doesn’t Have Shortstop Job Yet, Expects Big Season From Tejada

Talking to reporters at the Winter Meetings in San Diego on Monday, manager Terry Collins said that Ruben Tejada will be a candidate for the starting shortstop job if the team doesn’t get a new one and it’s just a choice between him and Wilmer Flores. “As I sit here today, I’m not going to […]

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Latest On Mets and Rangers, Syndergaard, Profar

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Latest On Mets and Rangers, Syndergaard, Profar

Though nothing seems imminent for now, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation has reported that the New York Mets and Texas Rangers are engaged in trade discussions and could possibly come to terms on something before the end of the Winter Meetings on Thursday. Cotillo also noted that while no specific players are being discussed at […]

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Winter Meetings: Top Mets Headlines For Day One

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Winter Meetings: Top Mets Headlines For Day One

With day one of the Winter Meetings already in the books, here is a recap of yesterday’s Mets headlines: Mets and Rangers are Discussing Possible Trade Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reported that the Mets and Rangers are in trade discussions and could have something done before the end of the Winter Meetings. While there […]

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Giants Checked In On Daniel Murphy, But Mets Inclined To Keep Him

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Giants Checked In On Daniel Murphy, But Mets Inclined To Keep Him

December 8 Unless the Mets acquire an offensive minded shortstop this offseason, the Mets do not intend to shop or trade second baseman Daniel Murphy, according to Adam Rubin. Considering that the Mets will have to deal at least one of their top three young pitchers to acquire a shortstop of that caliber, it’s very […]

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Alderson: We Are Not Looking To Trade Bartolo Colon

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Alderson: We Are Not Looking To Trade Bartolo Colon

Disputing an earlier report that the Mets would take on some salary if it would facilitate a Bartolo Colon trade, GM Sandy Alderson said the team is not anxious to deal the veteran starter. Alderson said the Mets are not considering eating part of Colon’s salary to facilitate a deal. “We like Bartolo and we […]

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Trading Curtis Granderson?

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Trading Curtis Granderson?

Here’s something different… Andy Martino of the Daily News suggests that the Mets should explore the possibility of trading outfielder Curtis Granderson so that they could free up some payroll and go after a bigger bat like Matt Kemp or Justin Upton. “Try to move Granderson, clearing payroll and an outfield spot for a Kemp […]

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Winter Meetings Day 1: And Away We Go…

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Winter Meetings Day 1: And Away We Go…

Today marks the start of the 2014 MLB Winter Meetings in San Diego, California. The Mets have already made their big move early in the offseason when they signed Michael Cuddyer to a two year, $21 million contract, but there’s still plenty of work that lies ahead. According to Sandy Alderson, there may not be […]

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