Tag: New York Mets

Alderson’s 2011 Draft Paying Dividends

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson’s 2011 Draft Paying Dividends

This past Saturday marked an anniversary of sorts for the New York Mets, as general manager Sandy Alderson was introduced and hired as the 12th general manager in team history on October 29, 2010. Alderson signed a four-year deal at the time, with a club option for 2015, after working with Major League Baseball and […]

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Mets Expected to Tender Duda a Contract

An article by posted on October 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Expected to Tender Duda a Contract

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, the New York Mets will indeed tender arbitration eligible Lucas Duda a contract for the 2017 season. The Mets first baseman is projected to make $6.7 million through arbitration for the upcoming season per MLBTR. Duda played in just 47 games this season because of a stress fracture […]

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Curtis Granderson Winner of 2016 Roberto Clemente Award

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Winner of 2016 Roberto Clemente Award

Congratulations to New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson who was just named the recipient of the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award. “Curtis Granderson is an outstanding ambassador for our game and a positive role model for kids,” Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “His commitment to the many communities that have touched his life […]

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Marlins Could Make a Play For Cespedes

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Could Make a Play For Cespedes

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Miami Marlins may be a suitor for Yoenis Cespedes once he opts out of the remaining two years of his contract with the New York Mets. The Marlins interest should not be all that surprising. Dating back to the days of Livan Hernandez, the Marlins have valued their […]

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Cespedes Will Opt Out, Seek Five Year Deal

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Will Opt Out, Seek Five Year Deal

According Jon Heyman of Todays Knuckleball, Yoenis Cespedes plans on exercising his opt-out clause as expected. He states that the Mets have kept “open dialogue” with Cespedes but doesn’t get the sense they are making a push for a deal prior to the opt-out. Two GMs that Heyman talked to said they could see Cespedes […]

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New York Mets Second Baseman T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
New York Mets Second Baseman T.J. Rivera?

Bronx native T.J. Rivera visited his former high school today. Introduced by Mets GM Sandy Alderson, Rivera addressed the current students of Lehman High School, talking about his long and unlikely journey to the Major Leagues. While this is certainly a great story about the hometown kid making it to the major leagues, something Sandy […]

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Tigers Unlikely to Deal Second Baseman Ian Kinsler

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers Unlikely to Deal Second Baseman Ian Kinsler

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila has made it known that he is looking to cut payroll and shake up his roster this Winter. However, one writer who covers the team believes he has no intentions of moving two of his core players in second baseman Ian Kinsler or right-hander Justin Verlander for that matter.(Detroit Free Press) Beat […]

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Featured Post: Mets Should Follow Trend, Add Dominant Reliever

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Should Follow Trend, Add Dominant Reliever

An offseason ago, the New York Mets had a chance to get involved in the Aroldis Chapman sweepstakes. Despite the Cincinnati Reds trading Chapman away for an underwhelming package and despite the bullpen failing the Mets in the 2015 World Series, Sandy Alderson never seemed to seriously get involved. This offseason, the front office should […]

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What Should the Mets Do At Second Base?

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
What Should the Mets Do At Second Base?

One of the many questions that faces Sandy Alderson this offseason is who will be at second base for the New York Mets come Opening Day? The Mets have a slew of good options they could go with at second. Neil Walker seems to be at the top of the list but is coming off […]

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Jerry Grote: The Man Behind the Mask

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Grote: The Man Behind the Mask

On this date in 1965, the Mets acquired catcher Jerry Grote from the Houston Astros for a player to be named later (Tom Parsons) and cash. Grote would become a mainstay behind the plate for 12 seasons with the Mets, helping to nurture a young pitching staff to great heights and guiding the team to […]

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