Tag: 2014

Could LHP Prospect David Roseboom Make The Big League Team?

An article by posted on January 28, 2017 0 Comments
Could LHP Prospect David Roseboom Make The Big League Team?

A relatively unknown Mets prospect has a chance to make the leap from Double-A Binghamton to the Major League team out of spring training. David Roseboom, a 24 year-old lefty, is a sinker/slider pitcher who also has a changeup that allows him to get right-handed batters out. While Roseboom primarily sits in the high 80s to […]

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Mets Interested In Sergio Romo and Joe Smith

An article by posted on January 26, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Interested In Sergio Romo and Joe Smith

The New York Mets are considering right-handed relievers Sergio Romo and Joe Smith as well as bringing back lefty Jerry Blevins according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The Mets have been quiet in the bullpen market up this point as GM Sandy Alderson has repeatedly said he is unlikely to go past a one-year deal […]

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A’s Sign Santiago Casilla To Two-Year Contract

An article by posted on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
A’s Sign Santiago Casilla To Two-Year Contract

Another relief pitcher is off the board, and this time it’s Santiago Casilla, who has signed a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland A’s. The deal also comes with $3 million in performance bonuses, reports Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Casilla, 36, has spent his entire 13-year career in the Bay Area for both the […]

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Zack Wheeler, Mets Avoid Arbitration With One-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler, Mets Avoid Arbitration With One-Year Deal

The Mets and pitcher Zack Wheeler have settled on a one-year deal avoiding arbitration that will pay the righty $800,000, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Wheeler has not pitched for the Mets since 2014, but is a significant part of the club’s plans going into 2017. In two seasons with the Mets, Wheeler has […]

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Zack Wheeler Open To Pitching Out Of Bullpen

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Open To Pitching Out Of Bullpen

Helping out at the Mets annual coat drive today, reporters caught up with Mets RHP Zack Wheeler. He was asked about pitching in the bullpen, and he told MLB.com‘s Joe Trezza, “I’ve started my whole life, so obviously I’d like to do that. But I know they’re looking out for me.” One of the reasons […]

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Pedro Lopez to Become the New Las Vegas 51s’ Manager

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Pedro Lopez to Become the New Las Vegas 51s’ Manager

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Pedro Lopez will replace Wally Backman as the manager of the Las Vegas 51s for the 2017 season. Frank Viola will stay as the 51s’ pitching coach and Jack Voigt will remain as the hitting coach for the 51s. Lopez, 47, was the Binghamton Mets manager for the past […]

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Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

Today is the deadline to tender a contract to arbitration eligible players, of which the Mets have ten: Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Lucas Duda, Rene Rivera, Addison Reed, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Travis d’Arnaud, and Wilmer Flores. Most of those players make the decision to retain them a no-brainer, however two might be in […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to his […]

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Greg Holland To Put On Showcase, Mets Should Attend

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Greg Holland To Put On Showcase, Mets Should Attend

Former Royals closer Greg Holland, 30, is getting ready to make his return from Tommy John Surgery. Holland hasn’t thrown a pitch since 2015, but when he did throw pitches, most of them were pretty darn good. In 2013 and 2014, Holland was easily one of the most dominant closers in the game, saving 93 […]

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Mets Top Yankees in Viewer Ratings

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Top Yankees in Viewer Ratings

As reported by Neil Best of Newsday, the Mets had higher ratings than the Yankees for the first time in the 11 year history of SNY. The Mets averaged a 2.73 rating with 263,500 viewers per game. The Yankees averaged a 2.23 rating and 217,765 viewers per game. This marks a 4% increase in ratings […]

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