Tag: Sandy Alderson

Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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Mets First Draft Pick Will Be 53rd Overall

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets First Draft Pick Will Be 53rd Overall

The order for the MLB draft is now set with James Shields signing with the San Diego Padres. Since the Mets forfeited their first round pick to sign free agent Michael Cuddyer, they will not make a selection until number 53 during the second round according to Baseball America. This is the first draft during […]

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Matt Harvey’s Return Has Teammates Buzzing With Excitement

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Return Has Teammates Buzzing With Excitement

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post tells us there’s a lot of optimism building at the Mets Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie. Many of the players already in camp are excited at the prospect of having Matt Harvey back for the 2015 season. “They are banging the Harvey drum — and not […]

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James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports the Padres have agreed to sign free agent right-hander James Shields to a four-year deal that includes a club option for a fifth season, according to major-league sources. The deal, which is expected to be in the $72-76 million range according to sources, is pending a physical and is […]

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Yoan Moncada Cleared To Sign With Any MLB Team

An article by posted on January 31, 2015 0 Comments
Yoan Moncada Cleared To Sign With Any MLB Team

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the agent for Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, received the necessary notification from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Friday night stating that his player is now an unblocked national. In other words, this now clears the way for Moncada to sign with any MLB team […]

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New Commish Dodges Question About Wilpons and Mets Payroll

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
New Commish Dodges Question About Wilpons and Mets Payroll

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports conducted a comprehensive interview with new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred spanning a variety of topics and sensitive issues including a question about Mets owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon. Rosenthal: Another issue — and I know this one is sensitive. The Mets play in one of the biggest markets in the […]

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Wright Believes In His Team, Supports GM’s Decision Not To Trade Young Arm

An article by posted on January 24, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Believes In His Team, Supports GM’s Decision Not To Trade Young Arm

Speaking to Newsday reporter Marc Carig at his fundraiser to benefit a children’s hospital in his hometown Friday night, Mets third baseman David Wright said he supports Sandy Alderson’s decision not to trade a young arm like Steven Matz, Rafael Montero or Noah Syndergaard to bring in a player that can fill or upgrade a […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Ruben Tejada

An article by posted on January 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Ruben Tejada

The New York Mets and Ruben Tejada have settled on a $1.88 million contract for the 2015 season and will avoid arbitration, according to ESPN reporter Adam Rubin. After the Mets tendered Tejada last month, manager Terry Collins was quick to say that Tejada could very well be the Mets’ starting shortstop and that Wilmer […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Dillon Gee, Who Could Be Dealt Soon

An article by posted on January 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Dillon Gee, Who Could Be Dealt Soon

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Dillon Gee and the Mets have avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year deal worth $5.3 million. Sandy Alderson has indicated it is likely the Mets will trade a starting pitcher before spring training and the likelihood is that Gee will be dealt. Gee has indicated he […]

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Have The Mets Done Enough To Secure A Playoff Spot?

An article by posted on January 9, 2015 0 Comments
Have The Mets Done Enough To Secure A Playoff Spot?

With Spring Training only six weeks away, Sandy Alderson spoke with Anthony DiComo of MLB.com and addressed the still ongoing shortstop situation. “We have obviously not added anyone,” Alderson told DiComo. “To this point, we just haven’t found anything attractive. That’s true with respect to free agents. It’s true with respect to trade possibilities. Given […]

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