Mets News & Notes

Where Does T.J. Rivera Fit In With The Mets?

An article by posted on November 19, 2016 0 Comments
Where Does T.J. Rivera Fit In With The Mets?

With the news that second baseman Neil Walker has accepted his $17.2 million dollar qualifying offer, the New York Mets now find themselves with incredible depth in their infield. The player who is most impacted by the return of Walker, is utility infielder T.J. Rivera. Rivera did not disappoint in his time in New York last season, hitting […]

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Familia’s Wife Wants Charges Against Her Husband Dropped

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Familia’s Wife Wants Charges Against Her Husband Dropped

Jeurys Familia‘s wife Bianca Rivas, has asked the authorities that the simple assault charges against her husband be dropped, the prosecutor told Jim Baumbach of Newsday. During Familia’s first court appearance on November 10, the judge stated that the prosecutors can still proceed with the case even if the victim wants to drop the charges. Additionally, MLB […]

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Trevor Plouffe Outrighted, Could He Make Sense For Mets?

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Trevor Plouffe Outrighted, Could He Make Sense For Mets?

The Minnesota Twins have outrighted 1B/3B Trevor Plouffe according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. He is expected to clear waivers and become a free agent today. Plouffe, 30, was due to earn a projected $8.2 million through arbitration which the Twins decided he wasn’t worth with the young Miguel Sano figuring to be […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Dexter Fowler, CF

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Dexter Fowler, CF

Dexter Fowler Position: Center field Bats: Both – Throws: Right Born: March 22, 1986 (Age 30) Dexter Fowler surprised his Chicago Cubs teammates last spring training, showing up to the Mesa, Arizona training facility in street clothes after agreeing to a one-year $8 million deal to stay in Chicago. It was reported through multiple outlets […]

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Yankees Could Show Interest In Cespedes

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Could Show Interest In Cespedes

If the New York Yankees weren’t serious suitors for Yoenis Cespedes this offseason, they may very well be now. Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman has said the recent Brian McCann trade has made the Cespedes pursuit more plausible. It’s possible the talks that have already taken place may intensify with Cashman saying, “I’m sure [the agents and I] will […]

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Mets Minors: Arizona Fall League Season Recap

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Arizona Fall League Season Recap

The Arizona Fall League came to an end yesterday for Mets prospects as the Scottsdale Scorpions tied the Mesa Solar Sox at 6 and failed to make the playoffs. Leading into the AFL season the big story was former NFL player Tim Tebow being a late add to the Scorpions roster as a Mets representative. […]

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Baseball Prospectus Releases Top 10 Mets’ Prospects List

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Releases Top 10 Mets’ Prospects List

It’s that time of the year when we start seeing publications release their top prospects list and the first one this offseason is by Baseball Prospectus. Mets Top 10 Prospects (preseason rankings in parentheses): 1. Amed Rosario, SS (2) 2. Robert Gsellman, RHP (9) 3. Thomas Szapucki, LHP (NA) 4. Dominic Smith, 1B (5) 5. […]

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Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

Jon Heyman recently released his free agent contract predictions on Fan Rag, writing about the top-56 players on the market. This list includes 2016 Mets Yoenis Cespedes, Jerry Blevins, and Fernando Salas. Heyman predicts that Cespedes, the best offensive free agent this offseason, will get a four-year deal worth $110 million. The $27.5 million annual […]

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Mets Unsure If They Will Tender Rene Rivera

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unsure If They Will Tender Rene Rivera

According to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News, the New York Mets are still unsure if they will tender catcher Rene Rivera a contract for the 2017 season. Rivera, 33, is arbitration eligible this offseason and is estimated to make $2.2 million for the 2017 season. One team source that Ackert talked to said they […]

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Could Alex Colome Be A Fit For The Mets Bullpen?

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Could Alex Colome Be A Fit For The Mets Bullpen?

In a new ESPN Insider article, Buster Olney notes that “Rival executives expect the Rays to trade Drew Smyly or Chris Archer, as well as closer Alex Colome, who had 37 saves last season.” Colome, 28 on Opening Day, is coming off an all-star campaign where he pitched to a 2-4 record, with a 1.91 ERA and 37 saves, […]

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