Mets News & Notes

Cespedes Will Be Eligible For Qualifying Offer If He Opts Out

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Will Be Eligible For Qualifying Offer If He Opts Out

I’ve yet to come across one contrarian Met fan or blogger who didn’t absolutely love the three year, $75 million dollar deal that will bring Yoenis Cespedes back to Flushing in 2016. As was reported initially by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Cespedes will have the ability to opt out of the contract after the first year […]

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Dominic Smith Named Third Best First Base Prospect

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Named Third Best First Base Prospect

Last night before all the craziness and joy of the Mets bringing back Yoenis Cespedes, MLB Pipeline announced their Top 10 first base prospects. Mets prospect Dominic Smith came in at #3 after the Astros A.J. Reed (former Mets draft pick) and the Pirates Josh Bell. Smith is coming off a great season in which he was the Florida State League Most Valuable […]

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Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

Yoenis Cespedes is coming back to Flushing after the Mets stunned everyone and agreed to a three year, $75 million dollar deal with a first year opt-out clause on Friday night. The right-handed slugger hit .291/.328/.542 with 35 homers, 42 doubles and 105 RBI last season, including a .287/.337/.604 slash line with 17 homers, 14 […]

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Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Agree To Three-Year, $75 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Agree To Three-Year, $75 Million Deal

Mets Reach Deal With Yoenis Cespedes! Yoenis Cespedes and the New York Mets have agreed to a three-year deal worth $75 million dollars, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a provision that Cespedes will be able to opt-out after one year (in which he will make $27.5 M). The deal also includes a full […]

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Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

Latest update, 11 p.m. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is now reporting that the Mets and Yoenis Cespedes are “closing in” on a deal According to Rosenthal, the deal will be in the range of three years and $70 million with an opt-out after year one. 10 p.m. update: According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the infamous […]

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David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

Is the momentum building? In an interview with the NY Daily News’ Kristie Ackert, David Wright now says he would like to see Yoenis Cespedes return to Queens for the 2016 season. I will put my name behind the statement that Yo was a good teammate on the field and a great teammate off the field,” […]

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Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

As was reported on Wednesday night, the New York Mets agreed to terms with LHP Antonio Bastardo on a two year deal worth $12 million dollars. It was not the signing that many Mets fans had hoped for last night, but a solid one nonetheless. Bastardo is a lefty but, not limited to being just […]

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Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

This is part three of our series recognizing the Mets minor leaguers that had the best statistical years during the 2015 season. These players were chosen on the numbers and not their prospect value. The eight position players chosen as the starters on this 25-man all-star team were Patrick Mazeika, Dominic Smith, Dilson Herrera, Gavin Cecchini, Eudor Garcia, Wuilmer Becerra, Kevin Kaczmarski, and Travis […]

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Nationals Offer To Yoenis Cespedes Over $100 Million

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Offer To Yoenis Cespedes Over $100 Million

The Washington Nationals have made an offer to free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, who first reported they were very interested in the former Met after they lost out on signing Justin Upton. Sources tell Jon Heyman that the Nats are offering a five year deal north of $100 million […]

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Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

According to Marc Topkin of Tampa Bay Times the Tampa Bay Rays have an agreement in place on a one-year deal with Steve Pearce, pending a physical. He says that Pearce will DH some while playing the first base and a little outfield against left-handed pitching. Pearce struggled with the bat last year, hitting only […]

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