Tag: Adam Rubin

Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

The New York Mets have set a 1 p.m. ET deadline today for the team to come to terms with arbitration eligible players. The Mets have already agreed on terms for one-year deals with Rene Rivera ($1.75MM), Zack Wheeler ($800,000K), Jenrry Mejia ($1.9MM) and Lucas Duda ($7.25MM). Projected salaries for players the Mets still need […]

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Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto has not and will not play any winter ball this offseason. Despite Terry Collins‘ (and probably most people’s) recommendation for him to play winter ball and get as many reps as possible, Conforto’s representatives are not allowing it because it poses a ‘financial risk,’ according to Adam Rubin on Twitter. Juan […]

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Jacob deGrom Will Have Elbow Surgery This Week

An article by posted on September 20, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Will Have Elbow Surgery This Week

Mets RHP Jacob deGrom has opted for season-ending surgery to repair the ulnar nerve in his right elbow. He will have the procedure this week, Terry Collins told reporters before Tuesday’s game with the Braves. DeGrom, 28, was initially slated to pitch last Sunday, but after throwing a bullpen session Friday, he felt the recurring […]

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Gsellman Has Labrum Tear In Non-Pitching Shoulder

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Gsellman Has Labrum Tear In Non-Pitching Shoulder

Robert Gsellman has at least some degree of labrum tear in his non-pitching shoulder, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Team doctors will wait until after the season to determine whether Gsellman will require surgery. Gsellman has not been swinging the bat at all in Las Vegas or with the Mets, which has made […]

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that RHP Logan Verrett will likely be recalled by the Mets to replace RHP Rafael Montero who was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas after last night’s game. The Mets added Montero to the 25-man roster for Monday’s start in place of Jacob deGrom and tossed five scoreless […]

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Mets Reshuffle Roster, Place Cabrera and Ruggiano on DL

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Reshuffle Roster, Place Cabrera and Ruggiano on DL

The Mets added outfielder Jay Bruce and LHP Jonathon Niese to the 25-Man roster. The club also recalled infielder Ty Kelly and LHP Josh Edgin from Triple-A Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League. New York also optioned outfielder Brandon Nimmo and RHP Seth Lugo to Las Vegas and placed infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and outfielder […]

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Houston Astros Sign Yulieski Gurriel

An article by posted on July 15, 2016 0 Comments
Houston Astros Sign Yulieski Gurriel

Update: According to Rolando Napoles and later confirmed by Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com the Astros have signed Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel to a five year deal worth $47.5 million. Original Report Yulieski Gurriel, the latest cuban defector who had been on the Mets radar is not believed to be on his way to New York anytime soon. […]

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Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

The New York Mets completed one of their best April’s in team history, going 15-7 for a .682 winning percentage. As Adam Rubin noted, the Mets twice had more wins in April in 2006 (16-8) and 2002 (16-10) but those were in more games played. A number of factors led to such an impressive month, […]

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Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

An article by posted on April 6, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

Last season, Noah Syndergaard basically dominated with a fastball/sinker, curveball, and a changeup. He tinkered with a slider, but he only threw it 3.15% of the time. After a full offseason to work on the pitch, Syndergaard announced in a big way that the pitch will be a big part of his repertoire this season. GIF: Did we […]

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Mets Release Ruben Tejada After He Goes Unclaimed

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Release Ruben Tejada After He Goes Unclaimed

The Mets announced that Ruben Tejada has been released after the infielder went unclaimed on waivers. Tejada, 26, was due to make $3 million dollars this season after the Mets offered him arbitration, but the team will only pay him $500,000 because they released him 15 days prior to Opening Day. Tejada is now free […]

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