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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’

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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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Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

According to multiple sources including Buster Olney on Twitter, the Mets are one of thirteen teams that have checked in on free agent Brad Ziegler. Ziegler, 37, has been a very effective reliever since his debut in 2008. His funky motion has helped him to a career 2.44 ERA and he has pitched even better of […]

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Mets Fully Intend To Go With Travis d’Arnaud As Starting Catcher

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Fully Intend To Go With Travis d’Arnaud As Starting Catcher

Throughout the offseason, the Mets have steadfastly maintained that they are going to stick with Travis d’Arnaud as their starting catcher for the 2017 season. So far, nothing has or will change that. That includes seeing some surprising names like Welington Castillo being non-tendered by the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The non-tender was surprising as Castillo was […]

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Should Mets Pursue Yangervis Solarte?

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Pursue Yangervis Solarte?

With the news that the Padres are “aggressively shopping” third baseman Yangervis Solarte, many teams have been described as “potential landing spots” for the versatile infielder. Are the Mets one of those teams? Solarte, 29, has made a name for himself as a utility infielder, having played every infield position as well as some left […]

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