Mets News & Notes

Trading Curtis Granderson?

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
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…

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
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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Alderson On Trading Pitching: “Everyone’s Looking For Something For Nothing”

An article by posted on December 7, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson On Trading Pitching: “Everyone’s Looking For Something For Nothing”

Speaking to reporters at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson described his inability to trade one of his pitchers as follows: “Everybody’s looking for something for nothing.” As most of you already know, the Mets are actively trying to deal at least one of their bottom three starting pitchers; Bartolo […]

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Checking In With Mets Playing Winter Ball

An article by posted on December 6, 2014 0 Comments
Checking In With Mets Playing Winter Ball

Winter Ball Update How the Mets in winter ball have fared over the last week. Wilmer Flores had a nice week going 7-21 with a Homer, 4 RBI and 3 stolen bases. He played SS in all five games and batted cleanup in four of them. Gonzalez Germen got into two games and pitched 2 scoreless […]

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Sources: Everth Cabrera Not A Consideration For Mets

An article by posted on December 6, 2014 0 Comments
Sources: Everth Cabrera Not A Consideration For Mets

While Everth Cabrera is very much available, and while the Mets are still reportedly looking for an upgrade at shortstop, team sources told ESPN New York that he is not a consideration. On Friday, Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported that several teams have legitimate concerns about Cabrera’s “checkered” past including the Mets. Cabrera became a […]

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Red Sox Have No Interest In Trading Xander Bogaerts

An article by posted on December 5, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox Have No Interest In Trading Xander Bogaerts

According to a report in the New York Post, the Mets were waiting to see if the Red Sox would dangle shortstop prospect Xander Bogaerts and were monitoring the situation closely. “It’s not like we’re knocking down their door to see if Bogaerts is available,” the source said. “But we’ll wait and see how things shake […]

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Yankees Acquire Didi Gregorius In Three-Team Deal With D-Backs, Tigers

An article by posted on December 5, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Acquire Didi Gregorius In Three-Team Deal With D-Backs, Tigers

The Yankees, Diamondbacks and Tigers have completed a three-team trade that will send Didi Gregorius to the Yankees, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. LHP Robbie Ray will be heading to the Diamondbacks from the Tigers, while Detroit nets RHP Shane Greene from the Yanks. The Yankees will get five years of team  control […]

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Mets Hire Chris Zaber As New VP of Ticket Sales

An article by posted on December 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Hire Chris Zaber As New VP of Ticket Sales

The Mets have hired Chris Zaber as the new vice president of ticket sales. Zaber has held positions with the Denver Nuggets, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Panthers, and most recently the Pittsburgh Pirates The position was previously filled by Leigh Castergine, who was fired and then filed a lawsuit in Federal Court against the Mets in […]

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White Sox Shopping For Top Right-Handed Starter

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
White Sox Shopping For Top Right-Handed Starter

The White Sox may be open to trying to keep All-Star Max Scherzer in the AL Central, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. as they look to add a “top” right-handed starter. “The White Sox are in the market for a veteran right-handed starter, and with some payroll flexibility remaining after two key moves, they […]

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The Leadoff Problem Persists For The Mets

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
The Leadoff Problem Persists For The Mets

The next Lenny Dykstra? Not quite… Question: What do Andres Torres, Collin Cowgill and Eric Young Jr. all have in common? Answer: Aside from all three having been released by the Mets, they each opened the season as the Mets official leadoff hitter in the last three years. It’s going on four years since Jose […]

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