Tag: Travis d’Arnaud

Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

Today is the deadline to tender a contract to arbitration eligible players, of which the Mets have ten: Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Lucas Duda, Rene Rivera, Addison Reed, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Travis d’Arnaud, and Wilmer Flores. Most of those players make the decision to retain them a no-brainer, however two might be in […]

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Could Stephen Vogt Be the Catcher the Mets Need?

An article by posted on November 26, 2016 0 Comments
Could Stephen Vogt Be the Catcher the Mets Need?

(Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports) Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports joined the the A’s Insider podcast to discuss the Oakland Athletics and what players they may look to possibly deal this offseason. One name came up that may be of interest to the New York Mets, in Stephen Vogt. Yes, General Manager of the Metropolitans, Sandy Alderson […]

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MLB News: Twins Sign Catcher Jason Castro

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
MLB News: Twins Sign Catcher Jason Castro

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Minnesota Twins have signed former Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro. The deal is worth 3 years, $24.5 million per Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports.  Castro, 29, hit .210/.307/.377 with 16 doubles, 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 113 games for the Astros in 2016. On the […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Jason Castro, C

An article by posted on November 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Jason Castro, C

Jason Castro Position: Catcher Bats: Left – Throws: Right Born: June 18, 1987 (Age 29) If this were the 2013 offseason, Jason Castro would be lining up the offers in free agency, after the then 26-year-old made his first All Star team and posted a line of .276/.350/.485, with 18 home runs (6th among catchers), […]

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Travis d’Arnaud to be Given Every Chance to Succeed

An article by posted on November 21, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud to be Given Every Chance to Succeed

According to a report from the NY Daily News, incumbent catcher Travis d’Arnaud will be given every opportunity to succeed in his role as starting catcher in 2017. Originally it was believed that the Mets may look to upgrade at the position this offseason, especially after flirting with acquiring Jonathan Lucroy at last season’s trading […]

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Mets Unsure If They Will Tender Rene Rivera

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unsure If They Will Tender Rene Rivera

According to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News, the New York Mets are still unsure if they will tender catcher Rene Rivera a contract for the 2017 season. Rivera, 33, is arbitration eligible this offseason and is estimated to make $2.2 million for the 2017 season. One team source that Ackert talked to said they […]

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Mets 2017 Roster Taking Shape, Payroll Currently At $124 Million

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2017 Roster Taking Shape, Payroll Currently At $124 Million

Here we are almost four weeks before the Winter Meetings and we’re already getting a good sense of what the New York Mets will look like in 2017. After seeing Neil Walker accept his one-year, $17.2 million qualifying offer on Monday, it appears the Mets infield is pretty much locked in with Lucas Duda at […]

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Mets Need Catching Coach, Possibly Pursuing Glenn Sherlock

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need Catching Coach, Possibly Pursuing Glenn Sherlock

The Mets are in need of a new catching coach. With the exception of Rene Rivera, Mets backstops, specifically Travis d’Arnaud, really struggled behind the dish in 2016. Terry Collins is at the Winter Meetings, and he was recently spotted with Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Glenn Sherlock, according to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Diamondbacks GM […]

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Alderson: Mets Staying In House At Catcher

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson: Mets Staying In House At Catcher

Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters at length during the GM meetings Monday. One discussion topic was the Mets catching situation. Alderson said that he is expecting to stay in-house behind the dish, citing a hope that Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki will put up better numbers. After Wilson Ramos tore his ACL, the 2016-2017 free agent […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

Matt Wieters, C Position: Catcher/First base Bats: Switch – Throws: Right Born: May 21, 1986 (Age 30) Qualified Offer: No When Matt Wieters was drafted fifth overall in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft, there were high expectations and hopes riding on the shoulders of the sizable junior out of Georgia Tech. Listed at six-foot-four […]

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