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Talkin’ Mets: Live Winter Meetings Call-In Show

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Live Winter Meetings Call-In Show

On Thursday December 8th between 9-10pm, I will be doing our first Talkin’ Mets Live Podcast. I will recap the Mets week at the Winter Meetings in National Harbor, MD and hear what is on your mind. The show is unfiltered, unscripted and no comments are unwelcome. Call-in Number is 646-716-8187 You will be able […]

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Lucas Duda Will Not Be Traded

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Lucas Duda Will Not Be Traded

With the Mets apparently having difficulty in moving Jay Bruce during the Winter Meetings, some have been left to speculate whether the Mets would look to trade Lucas Duda and move one of their outfielders like Bruce or Michael Conforto to first base. According to Matt Ehalt of the The Record, the Mets are not […]

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Alderson Laid Groundwork For Future Deals At Winter Meetings

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Alderson Laid Groundwork For Future Deals At Winter Meetings

Before departing the Winter Meetings, Sandy Alderson met with reporters to discuss what has been seen as a relative week of inactivity for the Mets. Alderson assured everyone the Mets have been in discussions with teams to try to make a couple of moves. However, he noted that the team has a crowded outfield that […]

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No Mets Taken In Major League Rule 5 Draft Portion

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No Mets Taken In Major League Rule 5 Draft Portion

  The Major League portion of the Rule 5 has concluded and the New York Mets didn’t have an unprotected player drafted and didn’t select a player. The Mets also passed in the Triple-A portion of the draft. They had two players taken from their minor leagues, lefty reliever Paul Paez was drafted by the […]

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Tim Tebow to Play in Grapefruit League Games

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Tim Tebow to Play in Grapefruit League Games

Tim Tebow’s quest to become a Major League baseball player has not run it’s course quite yet. The New York Mets intend to have Tebow in their Minor League camp come spring training. Mets General Manager, Sandy Alderson discussed Tebow’s next steps during the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. Although Tebow will not be assigned to […]

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Alderson Expects Decreased Payroll By Opening Day

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Expects Decreased Payroll By Opening Day

According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Sandy Alderson “all but acknowledged” that the Opening Day payroll will be lower than it is at this point in the offseason. Currently, the payroll is estimated to be around $150 million. Once the Mets trade Jay Bruce ($13M) or Curtis Granderson ($15M), that payroll will shrink by an amount […]

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Collins: Curtis Granderson is the Mets Center Fielder

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Collins: Curtis Granderson is the Mets Center Fielder

During the Winter Meetings on Tuesday, Mets manager Terry Collins met with the media to discuss the current state of his team. One of the subjects broached was about the outfield and its log-jam of starters. Collins believes if the outfield were to stay the same as it is today, entering spring training, Curtis Granderson […]

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Winter Meetings Day 2: Bruce Still A Tough Sell, Granderson ‘Not Available’

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Day 2: Bruce Still A Tough Sell, Granderson ‘Not Available’

According to Jon Heyman on Twitter, the Mets have deemed outfielder Curtis Granderson “not available.” The Mets have been clear from the beginning regarding their intentions to trade Jay Bruce, and while he is easily a 30-home run guy, teams are far more interested in Granderson. It seems Sandy Alderson has become fed up with […]

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Teams Asking About Robert Gsellman, But Mets Not Interested In Trading Him

An article by posted on December 6, 2016 0 Comments
Teams Asking About Robert Gsellman, But Mets Not Interested In Trading Him

Teams have asked the Mets about right-hander Robert Gsellman, according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, but Sandy Alderson has told them he’s not available. Gsellman, 23, burst onto the scene in 2016 after injuries kept on mounting throughout the year. Initially promoted from Triple A Las Vegas when lefty Steven Matz was placed on the disabled […]

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Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

An article by posted on December 6, 2016 0 Comments
Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

It has been widely reported the Mets have had interest in Orioles reliever Brad Brach in exchange for one of their outfielders.  Apparently, there has been a snag in negotiations with the Orioles because the team wants the Mets to not only trade them either Jay Bruce or Curtis Granderson, but the Orioles also want the […]

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