Tag: New York Mets

MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

Matt Wieters, C Position: Catcher/First base Bats: Switch – Throws: Right Born: May 21, 1986 (Age 30) Qualified Offer: No When Matt Wieters was drafted fifth overall in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft, there were high expectations and hopes riding on the shoulders of the sizable junior out of Georgia Tech. Listed at six-foot-four […]

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Greg Holland Looked Healthy In Showcase, Mets Were In Attendance

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
Greg Holland Looked Healthy In Showcase, Mets Were In Attendance

Roughly 60 scouts representing approximately 18 teams came to watch watch Greg Holland throw about 35 pitches at his showcase on Monday, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. One scouts said he was hitting 89-90 mph with his fastball and that more importantly, the former Royals closer looked healthy. “He had good extension, […]

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Mets Extend Qualifying Offers to Cespedes and Walker

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Extend Qualifying Offers to Cespedes and Walker

The New York Mets have made it official and extended qualifying offers worth $17.2 million dollars to both Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker. The Mets will receive a compensatory draft pick for each player in next year’s MLB Draft if they end up signing with a new team. Each player has until November 14 to […]

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Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

With the World Series now over the Major League offseason begins with 139 players becoming free agents including seven from the Mets. Right-handed starter Bartolo Colon, second baseman Neil Walker, outfielder Alejandro De Aza, first baseman James Loney, lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, right-handed reliever Fernando Salas, and utility guy Kelly Johnson have all officially become […]

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Mets Exercise Jay Bruce’s 2017 Option

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Exercise Jay Bruce’s 2017 Option

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the New York Mets have informed Jay Bruce they will exercise his $13 million option for the 2017 season. Bruce came to the Mets on August 1st from in a trade that sent infielder Dilson Herrera and left-handed pitcher Max Wotell to the Cincinnati Reds. The left-handed hitting outfielder […]

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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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