Tag: Mets bullpen

Collins Weighs In On Mets’ First Spring Training Win

An article by posted on February 24, 2017 0 Comments
Collins Weighs In On Mets’ First Spring Training Win

The New York Mets opened up the 2017 Spring Training season with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox behind solo home runs by Michael Conforto and Gavin Cecchini as well as solid pitching from by Seth Lugo, Marcos Molina and Rafael Montero. What we learned from Terry Collins after the game – Michael […]

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Mets Internal Bullpen Options

An article by posted on January 25, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Internal Bullpen Options

With Baseball America‘s Adam Rubin reporting the Mets are considering using low A starter P.J. Conlon out of the bullpen, the Mets are giving the impression that they may not sign any relief pitchers this offseason. This would coincide with earlier reports the Mets may not have the budget to acquire another player unless the […]

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What The Current Relief Market Looks Like

An article by posted on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
What The Current Relief Market Looks Like

The New York Mets have yet to dive into the free agent reliever market outside of a few minor league signings, yet still have holes in their bullpen. Jerry Blevins is still a free agent and leaves the Mets without a true LOOGY because Josh Smoker struggles vs lefties and Terry Collins has yet to […]

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Orioles Get Lefty Hitting Outfielder Seth Smith From Mariners

An article by posted on January 6, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Get Lefty Hitting Outfielder Seth Smith From Mariners

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired left-handed hitting outfielder Seth Smith from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed starter Yovani Gallardo. Smith, 34, fills the Orioles need for a lefty bat that can play both corner outfield spots. Smith hit .249/.342/.415 with 15 doubles, 16 home runs and 63 runs batted in over 438 plate […]

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Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

With the news that the Baltimore Orioles have pulled their offer to free agent outfielder Mark Trumbo, the O’s could again turn their attention to Jay Bruce and rekindle talks with the New York Mets. Bruce would give the Orioles a 30-35 home run bat without having to invest big dollars or make a significant […]

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Blue Jays, Rangers Have Little Interest in Bruce

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Blue Jays, Rangers Have Little Interest in Bruce

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays have minimal interest in trading for New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce.  The Mets continue to struggle finding a taker for the left-handed hitting Bruce and his $13 million contract for the 2017 season. Original Report – Dec 7 […]

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Mets Eyeing Orioles Reliever Brad Brach In Outfielder Trade

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Eyeing Orioles Reliever Brad Brach In Outfielder Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mets and Orioles are talking about a trade. Both Rosenthal and Buster Olney (here) tweeted that the Mets are interested in reliever Brad Brach. Brach, 30, has been very strong out of the bullpen for the Orioles. Since 2014, he has gone 22-8 with a 2.61 ERA. In […]

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Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mariners are on the verge of acquiring free agent left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski. Rzepczynski, 31, has developed a decent reputation as a lefty specialist over the years. In 2016 with the Athletics and Nationals, he went 1-0 with a 2.64 ERA, striking out 46 batters in 47.2 innings. […]

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Jay Bruce’s Days Are Numbered, Where Will He End Up?

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce’s Days Are Numbered, Where Will He End Up?

The Mets have re-signed Yoenis Cespedes, so all can rejoice. All, that is, with the exception of right fielder Jay Bruce. The return of Cespedes has all but guaranteed that Bruce will be on the move in the near future, so lets’ talk about what the Mets can expect to get for him and where […]

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Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

Jon Heyman recently released his free agent contract predictions on Fan Rag, writing about the top-56 players on the market. This list includes 2016 Mets Yoenis Cespedes, Jerry Blevins, and Fernando Salas. Heyman predicts that Cespedes, the best offensive free agent this offseason, will get a four-year deal worth $110 million. The $27.5 million annual […]

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