The Mets have re-signed starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner, reports Anthony DiComo. The deal is for a minor-league contract and will allow the Mets to retain control of Hefner at a reduced salary while he rehabs from Tommy John surgery. Hefner will likely miss a good portion if not all of 2014. Great move though, nice to see Hefner back… Original Post Jeremy Hefner being non-tendered doesn’t sit too well with me. It has nothing to do with […]
One rival GM who we spoke to this morning, would not deny or confirm this morning’s report by Jim Duquette of Sirius Radio that the Mets asked the Baltimore Orioles for top prospect Dylan Bundy in exchange for Daniel Murphy. However he did say,”If that’s true, there’s no chance they trade Murphy…Murphy is a nice little player, but I can’t see any team willing to part with a young live arm like that for his […]
MMO Senior Editor, John Delcos, just spoke with a team executive from the Milwaukee Brewers who said that the “Mets were asking for more than they were willing to give up for Ike Davis.” “It makes more sense for us to re-sign Corey Hart and we won’t have to lose any assets to get him.” Talks for Davis with the Brewers have discontinued for now. We’ll have more for you throughout the day. Original Post […]
Updated 12/9 The Mets had a meeting today with the agent for veteran free-agent righthander Bartolo Colon according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. But thankfully, they were scared off by his contracts demands. We are hearing that there might be a two-year deal floating from at least one team, and we think it’s the Mariners. Also, not as much to say by Sandy today compared to yesterday, but he did say it’s unlikely he’d give a multi-year offer to […]
Sandy Alderson clarified his comments during his briefing tonight when he told reporters that he is now working with an $85 million payroll figure. What he meant to say was that payroll would not be lower than $85 million which was $2 million less than his original $87 million base. I wish he would stop talking about this already and just improve the team. Last season, the Mets payroll was $88.9 million which ranked in the […]
Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena had his showcase this weekend in the Dominican Republic and Jonathan Mayo of MiLB.com spoke to one scout who was on hand and told him this: “He’s what you’ve been reading. He’s a very good defensive player. His glove is very close to the big leagues. The bat, you kind of think he’s one of those guys who’ll bat down in the order.” “He’ll be a quality defensive shortstop in the majors, but […]
The Mets have agreed to sign free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year deal according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the deal is worth $60 million dollars or a $15 million annual average. Andy Martino of the Daily News added that the deal is a straight 4-year deal, per source. No option of any sort for 5th, vesting, team or otherwise. The Mets will lose their second round pick, but […]
METS HAVE MADE A THREE-YEAR OFFER TO GRANDERSON According to WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are believed to have offered free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson a three-year deal. Heyman also reports that Granderson is looking for a five-year deal and that the 32-year-old outfielder is seeking $17 million per year. It’s interesting watching how this is evolving. About an hour ago I actually posted on Twitter than if I were Granderson’s agent, […]
Adam Rubin now reports that the Mets are not super high on Arroyo, and a meeting may never take place, according to a team official. On Saturday, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told MMO that Arroyo would be willing to meet with the Mets, but that “no such date or plans for a meeting had ever been set with the Mets” despite earlier reports to the contrary. “There’s no truth to it.” After […]
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