Tag: Mets bullpen

Mets Met With Rangers About Bullpen

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Met With Rangers About Bullpen

According to MLB.com Texas Rangers beat writer TR Sullivan on Twitter, the Mets and Rangers met today to discuss possible trades. The Mets are still trying to trade Jay Bruce who the Rangers seem to be interested in. The Rangers have four relievers that would be phenomenal additions to the Mets bullpen, two lefties and […]

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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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Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

Regardless of whether or not Major League Baseball hands down a suspension to Jeurys Familia stemming from his recent arrest, the Mets need to add another reliever to the bullpen. Seeing how the Indians relied on Bryan Shaw, Andrew Miller, and Cody Allen during the postseason, many believe the Mets should create their own trio this offseason. […]

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Here’s Hoping Collins is Watching the Series and Taking Notes

An article by posted on November 1, 2016 0 Comments
Here’s Hoping Collins is Watching the Series and Taking Notes

One thing we know about sports is everybody is a copycat, and here’s hoping Mets manager Terry Collins is taking notes. Something Indians manager Terry Francona has known for a long time – and putting to use this postseason – and what Collins seems to ignore is a game’s critical moment doesn’t always occur in the ninth inning. Sometimes, it […]

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What Role Should Josh Smoker Have in 2017?

An article by posted on October 26, 2016 0 Comments
What Role Should Josh Smoker Have in 2017?

Last November, the Mets added lefty reliever Josh Smoker to the 40-man roster less than a year after signing him to a minor league deal. The former Washington Nationals first round pick hadn’t thrown a pitch above A-ball and was coming off a season in the Frontier League when the Mets scooped him up. In 2015, […]

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Should Mets Re-Sign Jerry Blevins?

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Re-Sign Jerry Blevins?

One of the resounding themes from the 2016 season has been how incredible it was the Mets made it back to the postseason despite Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and Steven Matz needing season ending surgeries. However, that didn’t mean the Mets didn’t have good pitching that led them back to the postseason. In addition to […]

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Jeurys Familia Is Still Great

An article by posted on October 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Is Still Great

One thing that is strange about narratives is that they don’t stay static. Rather, narratives are dynamic and are often change wildly with a strong recency bias. Last year, the narrative was the Mets blew Game 4 of the World Series because Terry Collins didn’t go to his closer to start the eighth inning. Instead, Collins […]

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