Tag: Ken Rosenthal

Steven Matz To Join Mets Rotation, Likely To Start Sunday

An article by posted on June 25, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz To Join Mets Rotation, Likely To Start Sunday

Updated 6:35 PM According to what a team source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets plan to promote left-handed prospect Steven Matz from Triple-A Las Vegas and will use some form of a six-man rotation. Manager Terry Collins declined to confirm the promotion, but the cat’s out of the bag as Matz […]

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Braves Acquire Touki Touissant, Bronson Arroyo for Phil Gosselin

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Acquire Touki Touissant, Bronson Arroyo for Phil Gosselin

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports Atlanta Braves have acquired right-handed pitchers Bronson Arroyo and highly regarded Touki Toussaint from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for infielder Philip Gosselin. The D’Backs were motivated in dumping Arroyo and the approximate guaranteed $11 million  owed to him through 2016. Arroyo is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery and isn’t expected to pitch […]

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Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mets have acquired lefty Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres. In return, the Padres will receive Mets prospect Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later. Torres, 27, went 2-1 with a 3.33 ERA (20 earned runs/54.0 innings) in 70 games with San Diego in 2014. […]

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Mets Recently Balked at Potential Deals for Ben Zobrist and Ian Desmond

An article by posted on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Recently Balked at Potential Deals for Ben Zobrist and Ian Desmond

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets were discussing a three-team blockbuster trade that would have landed them shortstop Ian Desmond from the Nationals while Washington ended up with second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Rays. The three teams were discussing the deal in recent days, but the “conversations […]

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Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Checked In, But No Significant Discussions

An article by posted on November 10, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Checked In, But No Significant Discussions

Earlier this afternoon, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that the Mets were talking to the Rockies about shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. That was confirmed by Mets beat reporter Marc Carig of Newsday: “According to a source, the Mets are indeed doing their due diligence. Have checked with Rockies on shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.” However, Jon Heyman […]

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Latest Buzz: Angels and Royals Not Hot For Colon

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Latest Buzz:  Angels and Royals Not Hot For Colon

The latest on the Bartolo Colon front comes from Andy Martino of the Daily News. Sources tell him that the Angels and Royals both considered trying to trade for the veteran righy, but felt the cost in prospects and salary were too much. Neither team is hot for Colon and overall interest in him seems […]

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Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Stephen Drew

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Stephen Drew

The Red Sox have reached an agreement with Stephen Drew, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets that Drew is getting the pro-rated version of the qualifying offer of $14.1 million on a one-year deal. That comes to roughly $10 million for the rest of the season. MLB Trade Rumors points out that because Drew […]

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Boras Says Stephen Drew Could Sit Out Until June

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Boras Says Stephen Drew Could Sit Out Until June

In the latest chapter of the Stephen Drew Chronicles, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, contends that the free agent shortstop could sit out until after the First Year Player Draft in June. He further adds that fellow free agents Ervin Santana and Kendrys Morales could also sit out as well. Such a move could strike a blow against major league […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Ike Davis, Brewers Sign Mark Reynolds

An article by posted on January 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Ike Davis, Brewers Sign Mark Reynolds

It looks like the Milwaukee Brewers are on the verge of signing first baseman Mark Reynolds according to Ken Rosenthal, thus ending any chance that they would be a landing spot for Ike Davis. The Mets and Ike Davis avoided arbitration earlier today, and agreed to a one-year deal, worth $3.5 million dollars according to Joel Sherman of […]

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Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

It is now official. The Mets have agreed to sign Bartolo Colon to a two-year, $20 million dollar deal. Colon is coming off a solid season in which he went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA and 1.16 WHIP n 30 starts spanning 190 innings for the Athletics. The 40-year old got his two year deal […]

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