Tag: free agency

Mets Have Not Approached Their Starting Pitchers About Multi-Year Deals

An article by posted on 06/12/2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Not Approached Their Starting Pitchers About Multi-Year Deals

Assistant general manager spoke to reporters on Friday on a variety of subjects, most of which we’ve covered issue by issue in the last 48 hours here on MMO. However, there were a couple of things Ricco said about our young starting pitching that are worth a closer examination and some discussion. Kristie Ackert of […]

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Heyman: Boras Took Out Insurance Policy On Harvey’s Arm

An article by posted on 19/10/2015 0 Comments
Heyman: Boras Took Out Insurance Policy On Harvey’s  Arm

In the midst of the Matt Harvey innings controversy, agent Scott Boras took out an insurance policy on Harvey’s arm, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. According to Heyman, Boras bought the policy at the end of the regular season, when it was becoming clear that Harvey was going to continue to pitch, possibly all […]

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Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on 07/10/2015 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

RHP Dillon Gee opted out of his contract with the Mets on Wednesday and is now a free agent. Gee, 29, earned the right to opt out because he had more than three years of MLB service and was never recalled to the majors after being outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas during the season. Because […]

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Time For Matt Harvey To Put Up, Or Shut Up

An article by posted on 21/09/2015 0 Comments
Time For Matt Harvey To Put Up, Or Shut Up

Unlike dozens of other Mets fans today, I am not unhappy with the Mets, Terry Collins or Matt Harvey about the way last nights game was handled. Sure it was a miserable game to watch and you never want to give away a nationally televised game to the Yankees. But in reality, it was just […]

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Cespedes Likes Atmosphere, Would Love To Stay With Mets

An article by posted on 04/08/2015 0 Comments
Cespedes Likes Atmosphere, Would Love To Stay With Mets

Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes told reporters on Tuesday that he would love to remain with the Mets. “This is something I can’t control,” Cespedes said through an interpreter Tuesday afternoon. “I don’t know what the front office is thinking about. But with what I see so far, I would love for everything to work out and […]

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Our Baseball Maverick Is Under Fire, Can He Revive Mets Season?

An article by posted on 03/07/2015 0 Comments
Our Baseball Maverick Is Under Fire, Can He Revive Mets Season?

I wanted to address some of what’s been written about Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins and the Panic City Mets. Joel Sherman – While upper management has insisted the dollars are there, executives from other teams say their Mets counterparts tell them that the budget is either tight or non-existent. Is that gamesmanship by the Mets […]

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Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

An article by posted on 03/05/2015 0 Comments
Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

According to a report on ESPN New York, San Francisco Giants executive VP Brian Sabean has quietly been at Citi Field during the Mets-Nationals series. Although the reason for Sabean’s visit is not exactly clear, Adam Rubin speculates that the Giants could be looking to upgrade at third base this summer. The Giants traded two […]

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Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

An article by posted on 02/04/2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

Juan Lagares passed his physical and the New York Mets officially announced that they have agreed to terms on a contract that with run through 2019 with a club option for 2020. “This is a place I want to be,” said Lagares. “The Mets signed me when I was 16. I’m really excited for this […]

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When Should The Mets Call-up Syndergaard?

An article by posted on 17/03/2015 0 Comments
When Should The Mets Call-up Syndergaard?

As Mets fans still grapple with the Zack Wheeler news, the debate begins on how long the Mets should wait to call-up super prospect Noah Syndergaard in light of the open rotation spot (well, open if you don’t consider Dillon Gee a viable candidate). Of course, with the Mets, the decision is never based on […]

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The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

An article by posted on 10/03/2015 0 Comments
The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

The Mets of recent years, while not experiencing a lot of success at the major league level, have slowly and patiently reconstructed a minor league system that is a consensus top 5 ranked organization. The front office has been patient and careful with this talent, perhaps to a fault. The Mets have been in need of […]

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