Top Minor League Free Agents: Right-Handed Relievers

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Top Minor League Free Agents: Right-Handed Relievers

The New York Mets were the only team in Major League baseball that hadn’t signed a player to a minor league deal thus far this offseason until they inked right-handed relievers Ben Rowen and Cory Burns last week. They have lost six players to minor league free agency (Eric Campbell, Andrew Barbosa, Johnny Monell, Domingo Tapia, Roger Bernadina and Derrik Gibson), had two taken in the […]

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Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to engage the New York Mets on acquiring one of Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce, reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. No word on who in particular the Mets may be asking for in return, but it’s no secret they are hoping to flip one of their outfielders for a […]

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Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the New York Mets have been semi-engaged in the trade market for a new center fielder. Rosenthal specifically mentions Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen as someone they’ve kept tabs on, but haven’t yet had any momentum in these discussions. Other names mentioned in the article include both Kansas […]

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Pirates Agree On Two-Year Deal With Reliever Daniel Hudson

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Pirates Agree On Two-Year Deal With Reliever Daniel Hudson

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a two-year, $11 million dollar contract with free agent right-hander Daniel Hudson, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. Hudson, 30, is coming off a disastrous season posting a 5.22 ERA and a 1.442 WHIP in 70 appearances for the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was a far cry from 2015, […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

Asdrubal Cabrera, 31, has been playing Winter Ball in Venezuela. So far, he has gone 0-11 with one walk while playing second base and DH. He also plans to play for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in a few months. Sandy Alderson was initially hesitant about him playing this winter, citing his strained patellar […]

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Don’t Sleep On Hansel Robles

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Don’t Sleep On Hansel Robles

With many of the big relievers off the market, Jerry Blevins is left in a great position. At 33 years old, the lefty might just get the three year deal he’s been asking for. It remains to be seen, however, if the Mets will be the team that gives it to him as Sandy Alderson […]

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With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

Sandy Alderson has said that David Wright will be the Mets third baseman going into 2017. He hopes Wright will remain healthy and play in four out of every five games, relegating Jose Reyes to a super utility role as opposed to the starting third baseman gig he had late last season. Jose Reyes is […]

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Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

With the news that the Baltimore Orioles have pulled their offer to free agent outfielder Mark Trumbo, the O’s could again turn their attention to Jay Bruce and rekindle talks with the New York Mets. Bruce would give the Orioles a 30-35 home run bat without having to invest big dollars or make a significant […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Our 90 Minute Holiday Call-In Show Starts At 7:00 PM

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Our 90 Minute Holiday Call-In Show Starts At 7:00 PM

The response to my Winter Meetings call-in show was tremendous so we decided to wrap up 2016 with another live show. On Sunday December 18th, I will be taking your calls from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Ninety-minutes of Mets Baseball to keep you warm through the holidays. I will open the lines at 7:15 […]

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Dwight Gooden’s Epic 1985 Season (Part 1)

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Dwight Gooden’s Epic 1985 Season (Part 1)

A review of the single highest WAR pitching seasons of all time on Baseball Reference shows that Dwight Gooden had 12.1 WAR in 1985, the fourth highest single pitching season ever. That season was the highest WAR season for any pitcher post World War II. For those who prefer traditional statistics, in that magical season, […]

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