Tag: Major League

Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

With the World Series now over the Major League offseason begins with 139 players becoming free agents including seven from the Mets. Right-handed starter Bartolo Colon, second baseman Neil Walker, outfielder Alejandro De Aza, first baseman James Loney, lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, right-handed reliever Fernando Salas, and utility guy Kelly Johnson have all officially become […]

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Mets Bringing Back Reyes, Buying Out Niese

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bringing Back Reyes, Buying Out Niese

The Mets have picked up the Major League minimum option for 2017 on infielder Jose Reyes according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Heyman also reports that the Mets will pay Jon Niese a $500,000 buyout instead of picking up his $10 million option for 2017. Reyes signed a deal to return to the Mets […]

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Book Review: Game 7, 1986 by Ron Darling

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Book Review: Game 7, 1986 by Ron Darling

Ron Darling takes a detailed stroll down memory lane for a night most Met Fans see as one of the greatest evenings in the history of the organization.  Darling, however, looks back on it differently.  Recall the events with the former Major League pitcher and current SNY analyst as he remembers not only this evening, […]

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Dilson Herrera Helps Colombia Beat Spain In WBC Qualifier

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Helps Colombia Beat Spain In WBC Qualifier

In game one of the World Baseball Classic qualifier taking place at Rod Carew Stadium in Panama, Team Colombia took down Team Spain by a 9-2 score. Mets second baseman of the future Dilson Herrera is looked at like a veteran for Colombia because of his Major League playing experience and they are considered the favorite to win the […]

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Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

The New York Mets announced their first round of cuts this morning, trimming their Spring Training roster as Opening Day gets closer. From the 40 man roster RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Akeel Morris and LHP Dario Alvarez were all optioned to minor league camp. All three will likely start the season at Triple-A Las Vegas. RHP Chasen Bradford, C Raywilly Gomez and […]

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Steven Matz Ranked Third Best LHP Prospect

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Ranked Third Best LHP Prospect

Steven Matz has been named the third best left-handed pitching prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline in their Top 10 list. He is behind the DodgersJulio Urias (#1) and the Rays Blake Snell (#2). Matz is just 14.1 innings away from losing his prospect status. Matz made his Major League debut on June 28th in rousing fashion against the Reds pitching […]

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Mets Invite Gavin Cecchini, Dominic Smith To Big League Camp

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Invite Gavin Cecchini, Dominic Smith To Big League Camp

The Mets have announced that they have invited first round picks Dominic Smith and Gavin Cecchini to Major League camp for Spring Training. They also invited pitchers Paul Sewald, Chasen Bradford, and Zack Thornton. For position players they invited T.J. Rivera, Johnny Monell, Xorge Carrillo, and Travis Taijeron. Smith had a breakout year for the […]

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Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

The Chicago Cubs non-tendered LHP Jack Leathersich on Wednesday, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. Leathersich was not even arbitration-eligible, but the Cubs decided to non-tender him anyway, ending his time in the organization after just two weeks. It could be the Cubs had some concerns about his elbow surgery once they claimed him and […]

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Citi Can’t Hold ‘Em All

An article by posted on May 31, 2015 0 Comments
Citi Can’t Hold ‘Em All

When I spoke with hall of fame broadcaster for the Miami Marlins, Dave Van Horne, he commented, “Some of the more exceptional hitters like the Marlins own Giancarlo Stanton can make any park look small.” Mr. Van Horne was referencing his team’s home of Marlins Park, which, by MLB’s standards, is as pitcher friendly as […]

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Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

According to a report by Adam Rubin, when the Mets placed Cesar Puello on waivers, which he cleared and was eventually demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, technically none of it ever happened. Apparently, Puello told the team he was injured and general manager Sandy Alderson had to rescind the demotion after an MRI on Monday […]

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