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Mets Would Like to Add Two Lefty Relievers

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Would Like to Add Two Lefty Relievers

The New York Mets biggest need left this offseason is improving the bullpen and according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, they intend to add at least two left-handed relievers. One of those lefties could be simply re-signing Jerry Blevins who pitched for the Mets the past two seasons. Blevins had a 2.49 ERA, […]

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A Blockbuster Trade That Could Help the Mets

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
A Blockbuster Trade That Could Help the Mets

It is officially trade season, the Winter Meetings begin this Sunday, December 4 and with a new collective bargaining agreement in hand, business is about to pick up on the hot stove. Now that Yoenis Cespedes is back in a Metropolitans uniform, General Manager, Sandy Alderson will begin to shape his roster and ready his […]

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Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

Today is the deadline to tender a contract to arbitration eligible players, of which the Mets have ten: Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Lucas Duda, Rene Rivera, Addison Reed, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Travis d’Arnaud, and Wilmer Flores. Most of those players make the decision to retain them a no-brainer, however two might be in […]

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Pirates Could Make Lefty Closer Tony Watson Available

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pirates Could Make Lefty Closer Tony Watson Available

The Pittsburgh Pirates are shopping the face of their franchise in Andrew McCutchen and could also be looking to trade more pieces including their lefty closer Tony Watson according to Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Watson, 31, had a 3.06 ERA, 1.064 WHIP, and 15 saves last year for the Pirates in 70 appearances. In […]

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Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, the Baltimore Orioles have shown an interest in acquiring Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets, but they have not shown much interest in Jay Bruce. Both Mets outfielders are on expiring deals, and both players are best suited to playing right field. Mark Trumbo was the Orioles primary […]

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Sandy Alderson Reiterates Stance on Catcher

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Reiterates Stance on Catcher

Amidst the signing that kept Yoenis Cespedes in Queens for four more years and the trade that sent Logan Verrett to Baltimore, General Manager, Sandy Alderson reiterated the team’s stance on their catching circumstance. The Mets GM advised that the team will not be pursuing an “external upgrade at catcher” as per Matt Ehalt of […]

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Should Lagares And Conforto Be Untouchable?

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Should Lagares And Conforto Be Untouchable?

Per Anthony DiComo on Twitter, teams have inquired about outfielders Juan Lagares and Michael Conforto. However, DiComo reports that the Mets have made the two untouchable. The Mets are actively shopping right fielder Jay Bruce. They are also listening to offers for Curtis Granderson, however they would prefer not to trade him. Lagares, known for […]

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Lenny Dykstra: Terry Collins Is A Loser

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Lenny Dykstra: Terry Collins Is A Loser

1986 Mets World Series champion Lenny Dykstra was on CBS’s Jake Brown Show and had some choice words to say about current Mets manager Terry Collins: “As long as Terry Collins is there, they’ll lose. I can’t take him. He’s a joke. At our 30-year reunion he’s shaking everyone’s hand… I said you’re lucky you got good […]

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MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, MLB Owners and the MLB Players Association have agreed on a new collective-bargaining agreement that will run for five years. This is great news as they were able to avoid any work stoppage, lockout or disruption of the Winter Meetings. We’ll have all the details once the new CBA […]

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Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

The Mets have traded RHP Logan Verrett, 26, to the Baltimore Orioles for $50,000 in cash. This move is to free up a roster spot for Yoenis Cespedes. In 2016, Verrett went 3-8 with a 5.20 ERA. He appeared in 35 games (12 starts), striking out 66 batters in 91.2 innings. Verrett has been briefly […]

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