Tag: Travis d’Arnaud

Arbitration Profile: Lucas Duda, 1B

An article by posted on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Arbitration Profile: Lucas Duda, 1B

With the deadline for teams and arbitration eligible players to exchange salary figures fast approaching on January 13, I wanted to take a closer look at some of the key players among the nine Mets who have filed for the 2017 season. Arbitration eligible pitchers include Jacob deGrom, Josh Edgin, Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey, Addison […]

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Top Five Mets Concerns For 2017

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Top Five Mets Concerns For 2017

Yesterday we looked at five reasons to be excited about the 2017 Mets. However, there are certainly some things to be worried about with the current Mets roster, so we must also look at five reasons to be concerned about 2017. 1. 30 Starts Or Bust It is true that the Mets have five starters […]

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Mets Not Interested In Wieters, Hopeful With d’Arnaud

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Not Interested In Wieters, Hopeful With d’Arnaud

The New York Mets are going to pass on free agent catcher Matt Wieters, a source told John Harper of the New York Daily News. The Mets source told Harper, “We’re not spending our money on a catcher”. Earlier this offseason, the Mets hired former long time Arizona Diamondbacks coach Glenn Sherlock to become their […]

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Don’t Count The Mets Out On Matt Wieters

An article by posted on January 1, 2017 0 Comments
Don’t Count The Mets Out On Matt Wieters

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the New York Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks could still be possible landing spots for free agent catcher Matt Wieters and he says neither team should be counted out. The market for Wieters has been relatively quiet given the fact that he entered the offseason as arguably the […]

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Catching Market Developing Slowly, Could Mets Sneak In?

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
Catching Market Developing Slowly, Could Mets Sneak In?

Since Jason Castro was signed by the Twins to a 3 year, $24.5 million contract, practically nothing has happened in terms of catchers this offseason. The only other big catching news was literally the opposite of a signing, when the Diamondbacks non-tendered Welington Castillo. Castillo joined Matt Wieters as the two best free agent catchers on […]

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What’s Next For The New York Mets?

An article by posted on December 9, 2016 0 Comments
What’s Next For The New York Mets?

At least as far as Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets are concerned, the Winter Meetings ended without so much as a whimper. Yes, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But fret not my friends,  because unlike the Colorado Rockies, the Washington Nationals, the New York Yankees, and a few other […]

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Mets Fully Intend To Go With Travis d’Arnaud As Starting Catcher

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Fully Intend To Go With Travis d’Arnaud As Starting Catcher

Throughout the offseason, the Mets have steadfastly maintained that they are going to stick with Travis d’Arnaud as their starting catcher for the 2017 season. So far, nothing has or will change that. That includes seeing some surprising names like Welington Castillo being non-tendered by the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The non-tender was surprising as Castillo was […]

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Alderson: Unlikely They Trade Two Outfielders, Against Two Year Deals For Relievers

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson: Unlikely They Trade Two Outfielders, Against Two Year Deals For Relievers

Here is what Sandy Alderson had to say tonight at the Winter Meetings. Sandy Alderson reiterated that the Mets would not pursue a higher-end bullpen option such as Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen or Mark Melancon. “I don’t think we’re looking at that top end.” He also explained why giving out a two-year deal to a […]

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Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

When the New York Mets entered the offseason after a disappointing Wild Card Game loss to the San Francisco Giants, fans and media alike pondered what type of moves and money the Mets’ front office would make and spend this winter. After all, the team has held a stigma of being “cheap” over the last […]

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Still Work Left To Be Done in Mets Offseason

An article by posted on December 3, 2016 0 Comments
Still Work Left To Be Done in Mets Offseason

Last offseason, the Mets re-signing Yoenis Cespedes put the final touches on the team everyone hoped would compete for a World Series. This year, the re-signing of Cespedes is really just a start for a team that still needs to make a number of moves this offseason. Here is a look at the moves the […]

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