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Mets Should Take A Pass On Brian McCann

An article by posted on November 12, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Should Take A Pass On Brian McCann

Since the trade deadline last year there have been rumors of the New York Yankees willingness to trade veteran catcher Brian McCann. It makes sense for them with the emergence of Gary Sanchez, who should be their everyday catcher in 2017. David Lennon of Newsday, suggests that the Mets and Yankees could make a good […]

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Mets Want To Bring Back Jerry Blevins

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Want To Bring Back Jerry Blevins

On Twitter, Adam Rubin of ESPN said the Mets want to bring back veteran lefty reliever Jerry Blevins. He goes on to say that the Mets will “slow-play” his market, so as to see what other spending the Mets do in the meantime. Originally signed as a lefty specialist, Blevins, 33, was far more successful against right-handed […]

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Alderson: Addison Reed Will Close If Familia Misses Time

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson: Addison Reed Will Close If Familia Misses Time

Per ESPN’s Adam Rubin on Twitter, the Mets will use Addison Reed as closer if Jeurys Familia misses any time due to his legal issues. The Mets have a need for a late-inning addition, but this pretty much eliminates the possibility of a high-profile closer signing like Aroldis Chapman, Mark Melancon, or Kenley Jansen. Reed, […]

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Bautista or Fowler Could Be Mets Plan B To Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Bautista or Fowler Could Be Mets Plan B To Yoenis Cespedes

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are resolved in seeking common ground with Yoenis Cespedes before the end of the Winter Meetings, which are scheduled for December 4th – 8th. At the moment, it’s believed the Mets would be willing to offer a four year deal in the range of […]

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Atlanta Braves Sign Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Atlanta Braves Sign Bartolo Colon

According to Braves beat writer Mark Bowman of MLB.com, Bartolo Colon has agreed to a one year $12.5 million deal with the Atlanta Braves, joining former Met R.A. Dickey in their starting rotation. Colon leaving the Mets is not a surprise, as it was previously reported  they were expected to let him depart in free […]

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The Phillies are a Possible Match for Jay Bruce

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
The Phillies are a Possible Match for Jay Bruce

The Philadelphia Phillies have been in rebuild mode over the last few seasons and as their young group of players begin to blossom, they are now looking to make some additions to complement their youth. With the Phillies possibly ready to open those purse strings and go after some big names in free agency, it […]

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Teams Interested In Bruce, Conforto, and Granderson

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
Teams Interested In Bruce, Conforto, and Granderson

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, teams have called the Mets to inquire about the availability of Jay Bruce, Michael Conforto, and Curtis Granderson. Carig did not indicate which teams approached the Mets, what the Mets asking price on any of these players would be, or even if the Mets are even interested in moving any of […]

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Granderson Willing to Play Center if Cespedes Returns

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Willing to Play Center if Cespedes Returns

New York Mets outfielder, Curtis Granderson is willing to play center field on a more regular basis if it means the return of the team’s slugger, Yoenis Cespedes. “Wherever Terry (Collins) wants to put me, I’ll be out there, whether it’s left, center or right,” Granderson said. (NYDN) Granderson, always a great teammate has no […]

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Mets Need Catching Coach, Possibly Pursuing Glenn Sherlock

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need Catching Coach, Possibly Pursuing Glenn Sherlock

The Mets are in need of a new catching coach. With the exception of Rene Rivera, Mets backstops, specifically Travis d’Arnaud, really struggled behind the dish in 2016. Terry Collins is at the Winter Meetings, and he was recently spotted with Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Glenn Sherlock, according to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Diamondbacks GM […]

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Michael Conforto To Get Time In Center Field And First Base

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto To Get Time In Center Field And First Base

The New York Mets have an interesting situation named Michael Conforto. While he has shown that he can produce at an elite level for extended periods of time, he has far from proven he can be defined as an elite hitter. Despite his ambiguity, his potential remains, and the Mets want to give him every […]

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