Mets News & Notes

Mets Won’t Discuss Starting Pitcher Extensions Before Spring

An article by posted on December 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Discuss Starting Pitcher Extensions Before Spring

The New York Mets will not talk extension with any of their starting pitchers before spring training the New York Daily News was told by GM Sandy Alderson. However, Alderson didn’t rule out extension talks during the 2017 season, “I am not going to say we would do or we are not going to do it,” […]

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Braves Sign Ender Inciarte To Five-Year Extension

An article by posted on December 23, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Sign Ender Inciarte To Five-Year Extension

The Atlanta Braves have signed center fielder Ender Inciarte to a five-year contract extension, the team announced in a press conference Friday. Inciarte, 26, will reportedly receive $30.5 million in guaranteed money over the life of the deal with an option for a sixth year. Inciarte was acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks before the 2016 […]

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Forget McCutchen, Mets Can Ill Afford To Deal Pitching Depth

An article by posted on December 23, 2016 0 Comments
Forget McCutchen, Mets Can Ill Afford To Deal Pitching Depth

When it comes to trades involving the Mets – whether made or speculated – entails a great deal of reading between the lines. So it goes with this ember in the Hot Stove boiler involving Andrew McCutchen with the Pirates. Sure, I can throw a lot of crap against the wall like I’ve read on other sites […]

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Indians Sign Edwin Encarnacion To Three-Year, $65 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Indians Sign Edwin Encarnacion To Three-Year, $65 Million Deal

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Twitter, the Cleveland Indians have struck a deal with free agent stud Edwin Encarnacion on a three-year deal with an option. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports also tweets that the deal is worth a guaranteed $65 million with a $5 million option buyout. Encarnacion, 34 on Opening Day, […]

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Update On Free Agent Reliever Market

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Update On Free Agent Reliever Market

The New York Mets remain in need of bullpen help with their only additions so far being righties Ben Rowen and Cory Burns on minor league deals. Closer Jeurys Familia could still be suspended by Major League Baseball despite the charges against him being dropped. The Mets also have two holes in their bullpen with […]

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Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

New York Mets second baseman Neil Walker has been cleared by team doctors to begin baseball activities and has begun normal preparation for spring training according to his dad Tom Walker who was a guest on MLB Network Radio. Tom, former Major Leaguer, was on the show talking about the MLB Goodwill Tour to Puerto […]

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Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia joined the Gigantes del Cibao yesterday in the Dominican Republic as he prepares to pitch in the round robin playoffs. Familia threw live batting practice which you can watch here. The Dominican Winter League regular season ends tonight and Gigantes have already clinched a playoff spot. Familia last pitched […]

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Is it Time for the Mets to Go After David Robertson?

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Is it Time for the Mets to Go After David Robertson?

With all of the current talk being of the New York Mets looking at making a trade for a center fielder, the team’s most glaring need continues to go unfulfilled. Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News was asked in her “Mets Mailbag” about the chance of General Manager, Sandy Alderson, making a legitimate run at […]

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Congrats To Baseball America Cover Boy Amed Rosario

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Congrats To Baseball America Cover Boy Amed Rosario

New York Mets shortstop of the future, Amed Rosario, is next month’s cover boy on Baseball America, senior editor Matt Eddy announced on Twitter this afternoon. It’s a gorgeous cover if I should say so myself on what we hope will be a future star for the Mets for years to come. At the recently […]

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ESPN Announces First Half Sunday Night Baseball: Three Mets Games

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN Announces First Half Sunday Night Baseball: Three Mets Games

ESPN has announced their Sunday Night Baseball schedule for the first half of 2017; three will feature the Mets. April 9: vs. Miami Marlins April 23: vs. Washington Nationals May 28: @ Pittsburgh Pirates These games will start at 8 PM as per usual. The April games are not difficult schedule wise, however following the […]

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