Tag: New York Mets

Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

According to Mets manager Terry Collins, infielder Wilmer Flores could possibly get some playing time at first base during Spring Training because there’s a good chance he’ll be the primary backup to Lucas Duda this season barring any new additions. “We’re got to give Wilmer a chance to play around the infield a little bit […]

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Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

Today marks the three year anniversary of the trade I’ve come to refer to as The Game Changer for the New York Mets. It was on this day in 2012, that Sandy Alderson dealt the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a package that included […]

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Terry Collins Hopes To Acquire One More Batter

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Hopes To Acquire One More Batter

On Tuesday, Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters he wants to see the Mets add another hitter, preferably a right-handed hitter, to strengthen their lineup next season. “It’d be nice,” Collins said during the team’s annual Kids Holiday Party at Citi Field. “We all know, you’d like to have as many great bats as you […]

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David Wright Plans On Playing Everyday In 2016

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Plans On Playing Everyday In 2016

New York Mets third baseman David Wright used to be one of the most durable players in baseball. He played in 150-plus games in each of his first four seasons and six of his first eight. With his recent injuries, especially his spinal stenosis this past season, those days of playing at least 150 games […]

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Jon Niese Just Couldn’t Resist, Takes Shot At Mets Defense

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese Just Couldn’t Resist, Takes Shot At Mets Defense

Jon Niese didn’t take his trade to the Pittsburgh Pirates too bad. In fact, you could say he sounded like a guy who was relieved to be putting the /New York Mets behind him.’ Never being one to hide his emotions, especially if his defense let him down, Niese told Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh […]

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Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

Wilmer Flores has been diagnosed with a fractured left ankle and has been fitted with a walking boot, assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters on Tuesday. He says Flores should be ready for spring training. As first reported by MMO, Flores suffered the injury when he was struck by a pitch while playing winter […]

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Latest Mets Buzz: Talked To Reps For Ben Zobrist, Gerardo Parra, Asdrubal Cabrera

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Latest Mets Buzz: Talked To Reps For Ben Zobrist, Gerardo Parra, Asdrubal Cabrera

Afternoon Updates 1. The Mets met with the reps for Ben Zobrist this afternoon, but as Assistant GM pointed out on Sunday, they represent other clients the team is interested in including Gerardo Parra and Asdrubal Cabrera. That said, Mets had nothing new to add on the Zobrist front after the meeting. 2. Apparently, Ben […]

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Sandy Alderson Diagnosed With Cancer

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Diagnosed With Cancer

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has been diagnosed with ¬†cancer and is facing 8 to 12 weeks of chemotherapy the team announced on Friday. The Mets would not expand on the type of cancer, but did say it was treatable. Obviously, Sandy will not attend the Winter Meetings as he battles through this. […]

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Ben Zobrist Deal Could Eclipse Four Years, $60 Million

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Ben Zobrist Deal Could Eclipse Four Years, $60 Million

Yahoo Sports‘ Jeff Passan is hearing from clubs involved in the Ben Zobrist pursuit that the high demand now has his price tag sitting at four years and $60 million dollars and that it will likely go even higher than that. As many as 20 teams have engaged Zobrist according to a report by Nick […]

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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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