Tag: Travis d’Arnaud

Catching Market Developing Slowly, Could Mets Sneak In?

An article by posted on 13/12/2016 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 09/12/2016 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 05/12/2016 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 04/12/2016 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 04/12/2016 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 03/12/2016 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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Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

An article by posted on 02/12/2016 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 26/11/2016 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 22/11/2016 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 21/11/2016 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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