Tag: 2012

Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle With Lucas Duda At $7.25MM

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle With Lucas Duda At $7.25MM

The New York Mets have settled with arbitration eligible first baseman Lucas Duda for $7.25 million for the 2017 according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. The Pace Law School projected that Duda would get $7.315 million.  Lucas Duda was limited to just 47 games in 2016 due to a stress fracture in his lower back. […]

Continue Reading »

Pirates Continue Shopping Lefty Reliever Tony Watson

An article by posted on January 9, 2017 0 Comments
Pirates Continue Shopping Lefty Reliever Tony Watson

Per Fansided, according to an industry source, the Pirates “want to deal one of their lefties bad.” One of their lefties is Tony Watson, a very effective reliever. The source does mention the Mets as one of the possibilities, along with the Yankees, Rangers, Angels, Blue Jays, and Nationals. Watson, 31, is one of the most […]

Continue Reading »

Nationals Acquire White Sox Outfielder Adam Eaton

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire White Sox Outfielder Adam Eaton

Per Jon Heyman on Twitter, the Nationals have acquired the services of Adam Eaton. The White Sox will get Lucas Giolito and minor leaguers Dane Dunning and Reynaldo Lopez according to Dan Hayes. This deal sends the Nationals’ #1, #3 and #6 prospects to Chicago. Original Post — 4:45 The Washington Nationals are close to […]

Continue Reading »

NL East News: Marlins Sign Edinson Volquez For 2 Years, $22M

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Marlins Sign Edinson Volquez For 2 Years, $22M

According to multiple sources, the Miami Marlins have signed veteran starter Edinson Volquez to a two year deal worth $22 million, pending a physical. Volquez, 33, is coming off a down year during which he went 10-11 with a 5.37 ERA for the Royals. His 113 runs allowed were the most in the American League. Mets […]

Continue Reading »

NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

According to Buster Olney on Twitter, the Chicago White Sox are in rebuilding mode. They have many players that teams would find attractive, including Jose Abreu, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, and Melky Cabrera. Clearly, though, their most valuable piece is left-handed starting pitcher Chris Sale. Unfortunately, according to Jon Heyman on Twitter, the Atlanta Braves are […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Announce Two-Year Extension With Las Vegas 51s

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Announce Two-Year Extension With Las Vegas 51s

The Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League and the New York Mets announced today a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract (PDC), maintaining the two teams’ affiliation through the 2018 season. The 51s and Mets originally signed the PDC on September 17, 2012 and then renewed on August 28, 2014. Las Vegas is […]

Continue Reading »

Steven Matz Heading to DL with Shoulder Tightness

An article by posted on August 22, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Heading to DL with Shoulder Tightness

According to beat reporters Matt Ehalt and Adam Rubin, the New York Mets will place left-hander Steven Matz on the disabled list with “shoulder tightness.” Matz was diagnosed with a mild strain and rotator cuff inflammation during an examination with team doctors on Monday in New York and the team says an MRI revealed no structural […]

Continue Reading »

Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

We continue our widely-beloved “Know Your Stats” series with a “gateway stat:” Weighted Runs Above Average. wRAA is essentially wOBA converted into runs, but understanding wRAA is crucial to understanding Wins Above Replacement and Weighted Runs Created Plus, which we’ll be talking about this afternoon. One of the biggest issues with rate statistics like wOBA […]

Continue Reading »

Out Of Left Field Matt Reynolds Rises To The Occasion

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Out Of Left Field Matt Reynolds Rises To The Occasion

I love a good underdog story and on Wednesday afternoon, utility infielder Matt Reynolds rose to the occasion and hit the home run that proved to be the game winner in the Mets’ 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field. It was his first major league home run. “That was probably one […]

Continue Reading »

MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

Major League Baseball will conduct day one of the 2016 First Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 9 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event will air live on MLB Network and will be streamed on MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. ET. The New York Mets will have two picks (19, 31) […]

Continue Reading »