Tag: offseason

Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

Asdrubal Cabrera, 31, has been playing Winter Ball in Venezuela. So far, he has gone 0-11 with one walk while playing second base and DH. He also plans to play for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in a few months. Sandy Alderson was initially hesitant about him playing this winter, citing his strained patellar […]

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Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

With the news that the Baltimore Orioles have pulled their offer to free agent outfielder Mark Trumbo, the O’s could again turn their attention to Jay Bruce and rekindle talks with the New York Mets. Bruce would give the Orioles a 30-35 home run bat without having to invest big dollars or make a significant […]

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Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia is expected to be suspended at least 30 games despite having charges dropped against him according to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News. The simple assault charge against Familia was dropped yesterday in Fort Lee Municipal Court, and the judge ordered that the incident be expunged from his […]

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Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto has not and will not play any winter ball this offseason. Despite Terry Collins‘ (and probably most people’s) recommendation for him to play winter ball and get as many reps as possible, Conforto’s representatives are not allowing it because it poses a ‘financial risk,’ according to Adam Rubin on Twitter. Juan […]

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NL East Report: Nationals Are Pursuing McCutchen, Sale, Melancon

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals Are Pursuing McCutchen, Sale, Melancon

There is a lot of chatter about the Mets going into the Winter Meetings, but if you zoom out a bit, there has been more chatter about the National League East than any other division. The Mets are on track to be healthy going into 2017, and if they are, they will be in a […]

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Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

When the New York Mets entered the offseason after a disappointing Wild Card Game loss to the San Francisco Giants, fans and media alike pondered what type of moves and money the Mets’ front office would make and spend this winter. After all, the team has held a stigma of being “cheap” over the last […]

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Still Work Left To Be Done in Mets Offseason

An article by posted on December 3, 2016 0 Comments
Still Work Left To Be Done in Mets Offseason

Last offseason, the Mets re-signing Yoenis Cespedes put the final touches on the team everyone hoped would compete for a World Series. This year, the re-signing of Cespedes is really just a start for a team that still needs to make a number of moves this offseason. Here is a look at the moves the […]

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Mets Would Like to Add Two Lefty Relievers

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Would Like to Add Two Lefty Relievers

The New York Mets biggest need left this offseason is improving the bullpen and according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, they intend to add at least two left-handed relievers. One of those lefties could be simply re-signing Jerry Blevins who pitched for the Mets the past two seasons. Blevins had a 2.49 ERA, […]

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MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, MLB Owners and the MLB Players Association have agreed on a new collective-bargaining agreement that will run for five years. This is great news as they were able to avoid any work stoppage, lockout or disruption of the Winter Meetings. We’ll have all the details once the new CBA […]

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Jay Bruce’s Days Are Numbered, Where Will He End Up?

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce’s Days Are Numbered, Where Will He End Up?

The Mets have re-signed Yoenis Cespedes, so all can rejoice. All, that is, with the exception of right fielder Jay Bruce. The return of Cespedes has all but guaranteed that Bruce will be on the move in the near future, so lets’ talk about what the Mets can expect to get for him and where […]

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