Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson will address the media at 12 p.m. on Monday, September 30 in the Citi Field Press Conference Room. He is expected to announce a two-year contract extension for Terry Collins to remain the manager of the Mets. The deal is reportedly valued at $1 million per season and includes an option for 2016. The contract is so small, that Joel Sherman of the New York Post concludes that theoretically, Collins […]
Updating this Fan Shot by by Long Suffering Met Fan with this breaking news… Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that Cuban first baseman Jose Dariel Abreu has officially been declared a free agent and is now eligible to sign with any Major League club. MLB Trade Rumors adds that Abreu “promises to become one of the most sought-after right-handed bats” on the free agent market. The San Francisco Giants are considered to be the heavy […]
According to several reports, the Giants and Hunter Pence have reached a deal on a new contract to keep the would-be free agent outfielder in San Francisco. Jon Heyman reported that the deal could be worth $90 million dollars over five years – an average annual value of $18 million per season, topping Andre Ethier‘s five-year, $85 million extension from last year. This deal will likely set the bar for a free agent like Shin-Soo Choo this winter, Heyman says. […]
After missing the entire 2013 season following multiple knee surgeries, soon-to-be free agent Corey Hart told Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, that he’ll take less money to re-sign with the Brewers. I told them I would be very generous to stay here. I wouldn’t sit there and ask for anything outlandish. I’d definitely take a discount to stay here because I think I owe it to them to stay here and be a cheaper player. Nobody […]
In major league baseball, injuries are a common, almost expected part of the game. If you are an everyday player, you generally play between 135 and 150 games a season. If you are a starting pitcher you may appear in as many as 30-35 games. A reliever can pitch theoretically at around 100 games max. When we look at all the members of the Mets that have landed on the DL for either parts of […]
I just finished reading a post on MetsBlog about the Mets and the possibilities of signing soon to be free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Red Sox center fielder has an asking price of more than $100 million dollars. I’ve also seen names like Shin-Soo Choo and Robinson Cano mentioned as potential Mets targets or mostly players whom the fans would like to see the Mets hone in on. My questions […]
The New York Mets announced they have selected the contract of LHP Sean Henn from Triple-A Las Vegas. Henn was 3-5 with a 2.81 ERA (18 ER/57.2 IP) in 52 games with the 51s Henn, 32, was selected in the 26th round by the New York Yankees in the 2000 MLB draft. He’s played in the major leagues in parts of five seasons with four different teams (Yankees, San Diego Padres, Minnesota Twins, and Baltimore […]
There’s an old adage: There is always a right man for the job. Three years ago when the Mets were poised to begin a long rebuild, Terry Collins was that man. By nature he appears patient and supportive. Exactly the type of guy you might want at the helm if you were going to fill the roster with inexperience youngsters trying to find their place in Major League Baseball. So, how has he done? By […]
Mets have officially signed Dominican outfielder Ricardo Cespedes. The Mets had already reached a verbal agreement with Cespedes during the International Free Agent signing period in July. But because he was only 15 years old, the rules of the new CBP prohibited the Mets from legally getting his name on a contract. Today, Cespedes turned 16 and the Mets made it all official. The young and very talented outfielder is reportedly getting an $800 thousand dollar […]
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