Tag: offseason

Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson was on hand at the New York Athletic Club for Thursday’s Hall of Fame press conference for Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. After the event, spoke to reporters and fielded some questions about the state of the Mets. First and foremost, I was happy to learn that Sandy was […]

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Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

An article by posted on December 30, 2015 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

Earlier this offseason there was a chance that the Mets could have lost outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra in the Rule 5 draft but thankfully teams decided to take a pass on the opportunity. Becerra extended his hitting streak last night to seven games with a 4 for 4 night. He knocked in his 11th run, […]

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Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

Mark Simon of ESPN New York has been very busy lately examining where each Mets player ranks position by position in the major leagues. He’s already analyzed and ranked David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Lucas Duda, and most recently the Mets’ center field platoon of Alejandro De Aza and Juan Lagares. This is really good out of […]

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Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post, asks if the Mets lack of aggressiveness is just a series of good baseball decisions by the front office or evidence that they are still feeling the fallout of the Madoff debacle and simply don’t have the dough? Don’t you just hate it when the media concocts these false […]

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Noah Syndergaard Hoping Mets Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Hoping Mets Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

During a Citibank sponsored event, Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard spread some holiday cheer serving coffee and giving away Mets hats from a food truck near Union Square. He spoke about the team’s offseason moves and expressed his hope that the Mets find a way to re-sign outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who remains a free agent. “Of course […]

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

Latest Reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York brings up right-handed reliever Matt Albers as a potential target the Mets will look at as they seek to upgrade their bullpen. The Mets have shown serious interest in Albers in the past, and are expected to do so again this offseason. Albers, 32, went 2-0 with a 1.21 […]

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Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

With the Mets looking to add more versatility to their infield, they acquired Neil Walker from Pittsburgh and signed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera as a free agent, both of whom are switch-hitters. They provide the Mets with much needed depth and flexibility, and give Terry Collins a lot of creative options to consider. “That’s what we […]

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Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

December 6, 8:00 PM Assistant GM spoke to reporters at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday and said that there’s little chance that Yoenis Cespedes would be returning to the Mets. “It’s unlikely right now that he ends up a Met,” Ricco said. “I still think he’s looking at a deal that would […]

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Oakland Signs Reliever Ryan Madson To 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Oakland Signs Reliever Ryan Madson To 3-Year Deal

The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms with free agent reliever Ryan Madson on a three-year deal worth $22 million dollars reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. Madson, 35, came back with a solid season after missing three years with various injuries including Tommy John surgery. The Kansas City Royals rolled the dice on him last […]

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Diamondbacks Sign Zack Greinke For Six Years, $206 Million

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Diamondbacks Sign Zack Greinke For Six Years, $206 Million

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Diamondbacks and ace Zack Greinke have agreed to a six-year deal, pending a physical. Greinke will receive $206 million (with deferrals) over the life of the contract, according to Rosenthal, putting the average annual value at an MLB-record  $34.3 million. Greinke, 32, was one of the most sought after […]

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