Mets News & Notes

A.J. Pollock: Viable Backup Option to Cespedes?

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
A.J. Pollock: Viable Backup Option to Cespedes?

New Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Mike Hazen could be looking to shed more payroll after trading shortstop Jean Segura to the Seattle Mariners. Segura had a career year in 2016 in his only season with the D-Backs, but he is arbitration eligible and is projected to make $7.3 million by MLBTR. That’s quite a jump […]

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Mets Give Us Many Reasons To Be Thankful

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Give Us Many Reasons To Be Thankful

As Mets fans, we have had a lot to be thankful for over the years. First and foremost, we have a team we care about deeply. They give us a release from our daily trials and pressures. If you’re a shut-in, they give you entertainment and a sense of belonging to a greater entity. They […]

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Teufel Remains With Mets As Minor League Infield Instructor

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
Teufel Remains With Mets As Minor League Infield Instructor

Tim Teufel has decided to stay in the New York Mets organization as the roving Minor League infield instructor and team ambassador according to Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal. Teufel was replaced as the Mets third base coach two weeks ago by former Arizona Diamondbacks long-time coach Glenn Sherlock. Original Report – Nov […]

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Latest On Cespedes: Yankees Are Out, Mets Still Favorites To Sign Him

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Latest On Cespedes: Yankees Are Out, Mets Still Favorites To Sign Him

As I had heard and reported several times over the past seven days, the New York Yankees have no intention of signing Yoenis Cespedes, sources recently told Christian Red of the Daily News. One person I spoke to with knowledge of the situation, told me last Thursday that the Yankees had an “obligatory check-in” with the […]

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First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

Right after the season was over, the Mets did the smart thing, picking up Jose Reyes‘ option for the 2017 season. Reyes is a player that gives the Mets depth, and he provides insurance for some key positions. Should David Wright go down again, we saw that Reyes can handle playing third base very well. […]

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Juan Lagares Shines in Winter League Season Debut

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Shines in Winter League Season Debut

New York Mets outfielder Juan Lagares made his Dominican Winter League season debut for the Aguilas Cibaenas on Tuesday night. Lagares batted sixth and played the entire game in center field. He went 2 for 3 with a sacrifice fly, both hits were line drive singles. His first hit came off lefty Frank Garces and […]

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Is MLB Heading Towards a Lockout?

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Is MLB Heading Towards a Lockout?

According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Major League Baseball and it’s Players Union ae currently at an impasse when it comes to coming to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement. Rosenthal states that the owners will consider voting to lock out the players if the two sides cannot come to […]

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Noah Syndergaard Will Not Pitch In World Baseball Classic

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Will Not Pitch In World Baseball Classic

According to multiple sources, Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard will not be pitching for Team USA in this year’s World Baseball Classic. Thor, 24, had a phenomenal season for the Mets in 2016, making his first All Star Team while going 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA. In 183.2 innings he struck out 218 batters and walked […]

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Frank Viola Will Remain As Las Vegas 51s Pitching Coach

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Frank Viola Will Remain As Las Vegas 51s Pitching Coach

Former Mets pitcher and current Las Vegas 51s pitching coach Frank Viola was a finalist for the Orioles pitching coach position. Fortunately for the Mets, the Orioles went in another direction. According to the Baltimore Sun, the Orioles have hired former Mets reliever and recently fired Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell to take over for the recently retired Dave […]

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Gary Cohen Signs Multi-Year Contract With SNY

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Gary Cohen Signs Multi-Year Contract With SNY

Gary Cohen has signed a multi-year contract with SNY and will remain the Mets play-by-play man for years to come. Cohen, 58, has been the play-by-play man since SNY came into existence, and is nominated for the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award in 2017. The Mets broadcast team is one of the best […]

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