Tag: National League

Manfred: DH Not Coming To The National League

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Manfred: DH Not Coming To The National League

In an interview with Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said the National League will not adopt the designated hitter. “The most likely result on the designated hitter for the foreseeable future is the status quo,” Manfred said. “I think the vast majority of clubs in the National League want to stay where […]

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Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

Yoenis Cespedes is coming back to Flushing after the Mets stunned everyone and agreed to a three year, $75 million dollar deal with a first year opt-out clause on Friday night. The right-handed slugger hit .291/.328/.542 with 35 homers, 42 doubles and 105 RBI last season, including a .287/.337/.604 slash line with 17 homers, 14 […]

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David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

Is the momentum building? In an interview with the NY Daily News’ Kristie Ackert, David Wright now says he would like to see Yoenis Cespedes return to Queens for the 2016 season. I will put my name behind the statement that Yo was a good teammate on the field and a great teammate off the field,” […]

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Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Denard Span

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Denard Span

According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the San Francisco Giants have agreed on a three-year deal with free agent outfielder Denard Span. The deal is worth $31 million guaranteed, includes $5 million in incentives, and is pending a physical. Span had an injury plagued 2015, playing in only 61 games for the Nationals. However, he was […]

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Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Baseball America is set to name New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson as Major League Baseball’s executive of the year. Nothing yet on the BA site, but Rubin has close to ties to them so it should be officially announced shortly. ** Scratch that lest sentence, here […]

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Alderson Praises Fans For Their Passion, Proud Of Homegrown Stars

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Praises Fans For Their Passion, Proud Of Homegrown Stars

With the Mets headed to the World Series, Sandy Alderson couldn’t be more grateful for the team’s passionate fan base. They supported the team through many difficult seasons, and they have been waiting for years to finally see a winner. “New York has been patient with us, and loyal,” he said after the game. “Our […]

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Mets Now Expected To Extend Murphy $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Now Expected To Extend Murphy $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer

The last 24-48 hours has been fraught with leaks reportedly from various Mets executives and insiders that there was no chance second baseman Daniel Murphy will be a Met next season. Today, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, is saying quite the opposite of what he reported only yesterday, the New York Mets are planning to extend a […]

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Familia Extends Postseason Saves Record With Perfect Ninth

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Extends Postseason Saves Record With Perfect Ninth

Jeurys Familia was flawless yet again as he saved his fourth straight postseason game for the Mets last night, leaving them just one win away from their first World Series since 2000. Familia came in and retired all three batters he faced in the 9th inning, and he now has the opportunity to close out […]

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Conforto Will Be Everyday Player in 2016

An article by posted on October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Will Be Everyday Player in 2016

In his pre-game press conference this afternoon, Terry Collins expressed his support for Michael Conforto, saying the young outfielder will be an everyday player starting next year. Although Collins has hesitated to use Conforto against left-handed pitching in big games this year, he does believe he can hit left-handed pitching, saying, “I think he can […]

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Jeurys Familia Ties Franchise Record With 43 Saves

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Ties Franchise Record With 43 Saves

Jeurys Familia notched his 43rd save of the season on Sunday, matching Armando Benitez (who saved 43 in 2001} for the most saves in a single season in franchise history. It’s been a remarkable season for Familia, who was unexpectedly thrust into the closer role after Jenrry Mejia was suspended for PED use in early […]

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