Tag: free agent

Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

Ruben Tejada has agreed to a one year major league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals as first reported by Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com. The deal will pay Tejada $1.5 million dollars and includes no other bonuses. The former Met infielder has reported to the Cardinals’ Spring Training complex where he took and passed a […]

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Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Jacob deGrom had his contract renewed, making him the only non-arbitration eligible player with the Mets unable to agree on a  new deal for the 2016 season. Agent Brodie Van Wagenen who represents deGrom, issued the following statement after the Mets’ decision to renew his client’s contract. “We respect the Mets’ […]

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Ruben Tejada Given Extra Service Time, Making Him A Free Agent This Offseason

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Given Extra Service Time, Making Him A Free Agent This Offseason

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the arbitration settlement between Ruben Tejada and the Mets included granting the shortstop one extra day of service time, making him a free agent after this season. Coming into this year, Tejada had four years and 171 days of major league service time, just one day […]

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Jeurys Familia: The One Mets Pitcher Who Should Receive An Extension

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia: The One Mets Pitcher Who Should Receive An Extension

Last year, the Mets were carried by their pitching. It helped them sustain an anemic offense until the Mets got healthy and made some key trades. It helped carry them to the World Series. It’s the promise for the future. That future first comes into question around 2019. That is the year that Matt Harvey becomes a […]

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David Wright Says Mets Are Now A Destination Team For Top Players

An article by posted on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Says Mets Are Now A Destination Team For Top Players

Adam Schein of CBS Sports spoke with Mets third baseman David Wright, who weighed in on the Yoenis Cespedes signing and pointed out that the Mets are now a team that has become attractive to the game’s top players. “Until this Yoenis signing, we didn’t have that big splash, sexy free agent signing. We made […]

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Cespedes Will Be Eligible For Qualifying Offer If He Opts Out

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Will Be Eligible For Qualifying Offer If He Opts Out

I’ve yet to come across one contrarian Met fan or blogger who didn’t absolutely love the three year, $75 million dollar deal that will bring Yoenis Cespedes back to Flushing in 2016. As was reported initially by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Cespedes will have the ability to opt out of the contract after the first year […]

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Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

Latest update, 11 p.m. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is now reporting that the Mets and Yoenis Cespedes are “closing in” on a deal According to Rosenthal, the deal will be in the range of three years and $70 million with an opt-out after year one. 10 p.m. update: According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the infamous […]

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Tigers Sign Justin Upton To Six-Year, $132 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers Sign Justin Upton To Six-Year, $132 Million Deal

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Detroit Tigers and free agent outfielder Justin Upton are in agreement on a six-year, $132 million deal pending a physical. The deal also includes an opt-out clause after the second year, so Upton could potentially hit the free agent market again before his age 30 season. […]

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Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Miami Marlins and second baseman Dee Gordon are in agreement on a five year, $50 million dollar extension, with a $14 million vesting option for a sixth season. Gordon, 28 on Opening Day, was acquired last offseason by the Marlins in a blockbuster trade along […]

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Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

As we go deeper into the offseason, there still remains several star outfielders. Whether a team wants a leadoff man, power hitter, or 5-tool player – they are available. But on December 22nd, the Mets seemingly dropped out of the saturated market when they agreed to terms with new fan favorite, Alejandro De Aza. The […]

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