Tag: offseason

Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

Regardless of whether or not Major League Baseball hands down a suspension to Jeurys Familia stemming from his recent arrest, the Mets need to add another reliever to the bullpen. Seeing how the Indians relied on Bryan Shaw, Andrew Miller, and Cody Allen during the postseason, many believe the Mets should create their own trio this offseason. […]

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Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Kelly Johnson is amenable to re-signing with the Mets this offseason. Johnson first became a Met in a 2015 July trade that brought him and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitchers John Gant and Robert Whalen. Last offseason, the Mets made the decision to go forward with Eric Campbell on the bench. Johnson signed […]

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Let the Hot Stove Season Begin!

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Let the Hot Stove Season Begin!

Last night the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians to win their first World Series since 1908 and start what’s sure to be intense offseason. It was an incredible Game 7 that was hard-fought with plenty of drama and electricity that won’t be soon forgotten. The New York Mets enter the offseason with multiple questions […]

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Mets And Yoenis Cespedes Haven’t Spoken About Contract

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets And Yoenis Cespedes Haven’t Spoken About Contract

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Mets have yet to speak to Yoenis Cespedes or his representatives regarding a contract past the 2016 season. Cespedes, who is expected to opt out of his current contract by Saturday, will be the premier outfield free agent this offseason at the age of 31. In 2016, he made […]

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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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