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No Mets Taken In Major League Rule 5 Draft Portion

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
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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Winter Meetings Day 1: Bruce Has Been A Tough Sell, Things Are Heating Up

An article by posted on December 6, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Day 1: Bruce Has Been A Tough Sell, Things Are Heating Up

Here is a complete wrap-up of Day 1 at the Baseball Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Maryland. What We’re Hearing As I reported on Sunday afternoon, Sandy Alderson confirmed that he was in talks with the Baltimore Orioles and that it was a continuation of a discussion that began before they left for the Winter […]

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Mets To Test Reyes In The Outfield During Spring Training

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Test Reyes In The Outfield During Spring Training

Sandy Alderson met with reporters today at the Winter Meetings and told them that he plans to test Jose Reyes in the outfield during 2017 Spring Training. Per Adam Rubin of ESPN, Sandy said the Mets plan on doing the same with their minor leaguers so they are more flexible when they reach the bigs. Reyes […]

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Curtis Granderson And Matt Harvey Elected To Serve Highest Positions In MLBPA

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson And Matt Harvey Elected To Serve Highest Positions In MLBPA

After all that talk about the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, it was time for the Major League Baseball Players’ Association to elect new leadership. Per Adam Rubin of ESPN, Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson and journeyman pitcher Carlos Villanueva were elected as Association Player Representatives, the highest elected position in the Union membership. They will serve […]

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