Tag: offseason

The Ghosts Of Cold Stoves Past

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
The Ghosts Of Cold Stoves Past

Did Sandy Alderson’s pre-2015 signing of John Mayberry Jr. excite you? What about when the Mets signed Chris Young before the 2014 season or Alejandro De Aza before the 2016 season? I don’t know about you, but I’ll never forget the 2012/13 offseason when the Mets signed Shaun Marcum and Brandon Lyon and traded for […]

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Wright Receives AFL Award, Ready for Normal Offseason

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Receives AFL Award, Ready for Normal Offseason

Mets third baseman David Wright was honored last night by the Arizona Fall League as one of the top 25 all-time players. Wright played for the Peoria Saguaros in 2003 alongside fellow Mets prospects Mike Jacobs, Justin Huber, Matt Watson, Matt Peterson, Tyler Yates and Royce Ring. The AFL is celebrating it’s silver season by naming the […]

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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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Mets Say No Urgency In Signing Cespedes, We Beg To Differ

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Say No Urgency In Signing Cespedes, We Beg To Differ

The Mets are willing to wait on the Yoenis Cespedes market according to Buster Olney of ESPN Insider . One source told Buster that “there is no urgency” in coming to terms with Cespedes once he opts out of his current deal with the Mets. Cespedes hit .280/.354/.530 with 25 doubles, 31 home runs and 86 […]

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Mets Bringing Back Reyes, Buying Out Niese

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bringing Back Reyes, Buying Out Niese

The Mets have picked up the Major League minimum option for 2017 on infielder Jose Reyes according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Heyman also reports that the Mets will pay Jon Niese a $500,000 buyout instead of picking up his $10 million option for 2017. Reyes signed a deal to return to the Mets […]

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Expect Few Changes Offensively for the Mets in 2017

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
Expect Few Changes Offensively for the Mets in 2017

One of the questions I am asked most often is what I think the Mets will do this offseason, and quite frankly I don’t really see the Mets doing too much. Perhaps the most significant decision facing the Mets is trying to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes – and I’m hearing the front office will be focusing […]

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Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

Before the 2015 offseason, the qualifying offer system was seen as a gentleman’s agreement. Teams would offer it, and players would agree to decline it and seek a multi-year contract in free agency. However, over time that agreement started to become a big issue for players. Teams began to shy away from signing players who […]

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2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

Two weeks ago it was announced the Mets were returning their entire coaching staff for the 2017 season. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, Terry Collins confirmed it could be the last rodeo for him as he may retire after the 2017 season. When Collins signed his two year contract extension last offseason it […]

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Jay Bruce Offers the Mets Trade Options

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Offers the Mets Trade Options

With the offseason underway early for the New York Mets, decisions loom for the team as they look to get healthy and back into the postseason for the third year in a row, something the club has never done in their 55-year history. One such decision is whether or not to pick up Jay Bruce’s […]

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10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

When Matt Ehalt of The Record asked Yoenis Cespedes about his opt-out clause and if he intended to honor all three years of his deal with the Mets, Cespedes flatly said, “Yes.”  However, Bob Klapisch, also of The Record, cautions the Mets to prepare for the worst as each dramatic home run only increases the odds that Cespedes will […]

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