Tag: New York Mets

Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

New York Mets second baseman Neil Walker has been cleared by team doctors to begin baseball activities and has begun normal preparation for spring training according to his dad Tom Walker who was a guest on MLB Network Radio. Tom, former Major Leaguer, was on the show talking about the MLB Goodwill Tour to Puerto […]

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Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to engage the New York Mets on acquiring one of Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce, reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. No word on who in particular the Mets may be asking for in return, but it’s no secret they are hoping to flip one of their outfielders for a […]

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Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the New York Mets have been semi-engaged in the trade market for a new center fielder. Rosenthal specifically mentions Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen as someone they’ve kept tabs on, but haven’t yet had any momentum in these discussions. Other names mentioned in the article include both Kansas […]

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Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera made his 2016 winter league debut last night for the Leones del Caracas in Venezuela. His debut comes just a day after Sandy Alderson said that Cabrera and Jeurys Familia had yet to receive permission from the Mets to play in winter ball. Cabrera batted sixth and was the […]

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NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

While the New York Mets have been primarily dormant since re-signing star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and getting second baseman Neil Walker back when he accepted the qualifying offer, there has been plenty of movement and chatter among the other NL East teams. The Mets biggest need remains a reliever that has closing experience and that […]

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MLB Raises More Than $235,000 For Shannon Forde Field

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Raises More Than $235,000 For Shannon Forde Field

According to an AP report, Major League Baseball and its affiliates raised more than $235,000 to fund Shannon Forde Field in Little Ferry, New Jersey, in memory of the late and beloved New York Mets media relations director. All 30 teams participated in last week’s online auction of memorabilia and meetings with current and former […]

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Juan Lagares Diagnosed With Mild Shoulder Sprain

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Diagnosed With Mild Shoulder Sprain

New York Mets doctors evaluated outfielder Juan Lagares today, two days after he hurt his arm making a diving catch in the Dominican Winter League. The Mets staff has diagnosed Lagares with a mild shoulder strain in his right arm. Lagares was hitting .170/.184/.255 in 14 games this winter for the Aguilas Cibaenas. Previous Report […]

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Ruben Tejada Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

According to Jerry Crasnick on Twitter, former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada has signed a Minor League deal with the New York Yankees. He has also been invited to big league spring training camp. After helping get the New York Mets to the 2015 NLDS until his leg was broken by Chase Utley, Tejada spent 2016 […]

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Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

An article by posted on December 11, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

Jeurys Familia has received permission from the New York Mets to pitch in the Dominican Winter League for the Gigantes del Cibao. Familia last pitched in the Dominican League back in 2013 when he made six appearances for Gigantes. The Gigantes del Cibao are currently in first place with the regular season ending on December […]

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Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

An article by posted on December 10, 2016 0 Comments
Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

While Sandy Alderson and the front office continue to scour the market for bullpen help via free agency and through trades, the Mets feel confident in their closer heading into 2017. No, not Jeurys Familia, who will likely be suspended to begin the 2017 season due to his arrest for his role in a domestic […]

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