Tag: David Wright

Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on 24/12/2016 0 Comments
Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

For the second consecutive season in 2016, the New York Mets traded for Kelly Johnson when they were in need of a super utility type player. As Johnson remains on the open market, it is worth wondering if the team yet again may have a need for the versatile player. Jonson has always seemed to […]

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Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

An article by posted on 05/12/2016 0 Comments
Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters during the Winter Meetings on Monday that team captain David Wright will be the main third baseman, despite the infield depth and Wright coming off another injury-plagued season. Wright is on track to start baseball activities later this month. “I think that we’re very hopeful he’s gonna be able […]

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First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on 23/11/2016 0 Comments
First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

Right after the season was over, the Mets did the smart thing, picking up Jose Reyes‘ option for the 2017 season. Reyes is a player that gives the Mets depth, and he provides insurance for some key positions. Should David Wright go down again, we saw that Reyes can handle playing third base very well. […]

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Mets 2017 Roster Taking Shape, Payroll Currently At $124 Million

An article by posted on 16/11/2016 0 Comments
Mets 2017 Roster Taking Shape, Payroll Currently At $124 Million

Here we are almost four weeks before the Winter Meetings and we’re already getting a good sense of what the New York Mets will look like in 2017. After seeing Neil Walker accept his one-year, $17.2 million qualifying offer on Monday, it appears the Mets infield is pretty much locked in with Lucas Duda at […]

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Jose Reyes has Flourished with Second Chance

An article by posted on 04/10/2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes has Flourished with Second Chance

The New York Mets took a chance on their former player, when seemingly he would be more trouble than help. It has paid off for both parties. Jose Reyes seemingly was done, washed up as some would say. The Colorado Rockies no longer wanted a former star shortstop, possibly more having to do with the […]

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David Wright Expected to Join Team on Wednesday

An article by posted on 02/10/2016 0 Comments
David Wright Expected to Join Team on Wednesday

Anthony Rieber of Newsday caught up with Jose Reyes who misses his old buddy David Wright and wished he could have been part of the excitement and celebration after the Mets clinched the top Wild Card on Saturday, and secured home field advantage. “He has to be here,” Reyes told Newsday. “He’s the captain of […]

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Jose Reyes Offers Value This Year… And Next

An article by posted on 24/08/2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Offers Value This Year… And Next

When the Mets decided to bring shortstop Jose Reyes back into the fray, after he elected free agency and departed after the 2011 season, walking away the as batting champ, many were split on how much the 33-year-old had left in him. After all, Reyes had been routinely injured after he signed his six-year, $106 […]

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Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

An article by posted on 13/08/2016 0 Comments
Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

With the 2016 season entering the home stretch, the New York Mets are still in contention for a playoff spot. Not because of anything the offense is doing, but as Ken Davidoff of the New York Post put it, the rest of the NL is playing down to their level. Much has been made about […]

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Peter Alonso Breaks Finger, But Wait ‘Til Next Year

An article by posted on 12/08/2016 0 Comments
Peter Alonso Breaks Finger, But Wait ‘Til Next Year

Brooklyn Cyclones’ slugging first baseman Peter Alonso will miss the remainder of the 2016 season due to a broken right pinky finger. Alonso suffered the injury in Tuesday night’s home game, where in the third inning he was trying to avoid a tag at second base, and jammed his pinky while sliding into second safely […]

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Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

An article by posted on 26/07/2016 0 Comments
Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

When Mike Piazza was inducted into the Hall of Fame yesterday, he became the 14th ex-Met to gain enshrinement into Cooperstown– and only the second player to go in orange and blue. The Mets have seen an alumnus inducted in each of the last three seasons; first with Tom Glavine in 2014 and then with […]

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