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  • newIn case you missed it on MetsBlog…
    The Mets may have interest in pending free agent OF Nick Markakis >> Read more at MetsBlog There has been additional talk that OF Yoenis Cespedes could be made available via trade >> Read more at MetsBlog Matthew Cerrone believes that trade rumors wi…
    - 2 hours ago21 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • newMonday’s Arizona Fall League recap…
    Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo had another nice night Monday in Arizona, reaching base twice on a single and a walk. He also drove in his fifth run. The 21-year-old has at least one hit in seven of his eight AFL games, with a .333 batting av…
    - 8 hours ago21 Oct 14, 4:24am -
  • newTrade rumors are going to dominate the Hot Stove
    Matthew Cerrone: The Cubs, D-Backs, Red Sox and Reds match up best for a trade with the Mets, according to researcher and writer Mark Simon (ESPN, Oct. 16). For instance, Simon explains, the Cubs have have shortstops Starlin Castro, Javier Baez and…
    - 15 hours ago20 Oct 14, 8:45pm -
  • newYankees will not name Dave Magadan hitting coach
    The Mets and Yankees have contacted Dave Magadan about their vacancy at hitting coach, he told the New York Post.1 Magadan was scheduled to meet with Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Wednesday in New York to discuss the job that opened when former hit…
    - 16 hours ago20 Oct 14, 8:19pm -
  • newMets and Yankees will play in Spring Training this year
    The Yankees will visit Port St. Lucie and play the Mets on March 22 during Spring Training next season (NYYFans, Oct. 20). The Mets will travel to Tampa to face the Yankees on March 25. The Yankees released their spring-training schedule on Monday.…
    - 17 hours ago20 Oct 14, 6:41pm -
  • newNYT: Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals in Yankees
    Can the Mets and Yankees prospects co-exist as friends during the Arizona Fall League, asks report Tim Rohan. Every year, each MLB team sends seven prospects and a handful of coaches to the AFL for six weeks. This year, Mets and Yankees prospects…
    - 18 hours ago20 Oct 14, 6:25pm -
  • newIs Amed Rosario the Mets best prospect?
    In a recent review of the Mets, Marlins and Nationals farm systems for FanGraphs.com, Marc Hulet described 18-year-old Mets Single-A SS Amed Rosario as the organization’s “Lottery Ticket.” Rosario, who will turn 19 next month, was signed out…
    - 20 hours ago20 Oct 14, 4:20pm -
  • newJacob deGrom named Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year
    The Sporting News has named Jacob de Grom their National League Rookie of the Year (Oct. 20). The award is voted on by the players in the league. “I’m very honored to receive this prestigious award,” deGrom said to the Sporting News. “My tea…
    - 20 hours ago20 Oct 14, 3:45pm -

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  • newJacob deGrom named Rookie of the Year by Sporting News
    deGrom was voted top rookie by fellow National League players.The official MLB hardware has not been handed out yet, but the quest of Jacob deGrom to be named National League Rookie of the Year was boosted today by the Sporting News. The organizatio…
    - 18 hours ago20 Oct 14, 5:31pm -
  • newMets Morning News: Just one more day until the World Series begins
    Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsThe Mets are reportedly seeking a contract extension with J.P. Ricciardi. The special assistant gets a lot of credit for improving the team's…
    - 23 hours ago20 Oct 14, 12:39pm -
  • Mets seeking contract extension for J.P. Ricciardi
    One month after locking up GM Sandy Alderson for the next three years, J.P. Ricciardi appears to be next in line to receive a contract extension to keep him in Queens.Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Mets are working towards an exte…
    - 2 days ago19 Oct 14, 8:27pm -
  • WATCH: Endy Chavez goes to the apex of his leap and catches it in the webbing of his glove
    Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS ultimately ended in disappointment but on this date in 2006, Endy Chavez provided plenty of excitement when he robbed Scott Rolen of a home run and doubled Jim Edmonds off at first base.
    - 2 days ago19 Oct 14, 8:09pm -
  • 2014 Mets Season Review: Ruben Tejada
    It was an uninspiring 2014 for the shortstop in what may have been his final season in Queens. Going into the 2014 season, the Mets had no clear solution at shortstop. Ruben Tejada and Wilmer Flores were considered the two primary options. After a t…
    - 2 days ago19 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
  • Mets Morning News: Arizona Fall League friendships, draft strategy, and waiting for the World Series
    Your Sunday morning dose of Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsTim Rohan writes about the friendships formed in the Arizona Fall League, where Mets and Yankees prospects are playing for the same team this fall and g…
    - 2 days ago19 Oct 14, 1:11pm -
  • Mets Afternoon News: Baseball withdrawal is setting in
    Your Saturday dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsDown in the Mets instructional league, their strong trio of shortstop prospects are turning heads.Speaking of shortstops, Toby Hyde took a look at t…
    - 3 days ago18 Oct 14, 4:08pm -
  • Astros hire former Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens
    The Mets parted ways with Hudgens during the 2014 season.The Houston Astros have hired Dave Hudgens as their new hitting coach. Hudgens, of course, held that job with the Mets from the start of the 2011 season—Sandy Alderson's first year as genera…
    - 4 days ago17 Oct 14, 11:06pm -

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Mets Trade Rumors

  • Quick Hits: Abreu, Thornton, Hicks
    The Mets have announced that they will promote former star outfielder Bobby Abreu from Triple-A Las Vegas tomorrow. Abreu is 40 and hasn't played in the big leagues since 2012, which he spent with the Angels and Dodgers. But he made a good impression…
    - 21 Apr 14, 1:43am -
  • Quick Hits: Hardy, Gonzalez, Hanrahan, Davis, Harang
    The Orioles are in Boston for a wraparound series with the Red Sox culminating tomorrow on Patriots' Day. Mike Seal, the agent for J.J. Hardy is in Boston this weekend, but the Orioles shortstop says it's not for extension talks. "He's here because h…
    - 20 Apr 14, 10:00pm -
  • Quick Hits: Prospects, Pirates, Brewers
    Service time is often among the most important factors when determining when to promote a top prospect, a new analysis by Baseball Prospectus suggests (via FOX Sports). For followers of teams such as the Astros, who recently netted themselves an extr…
    - 20 Apr 14, 2:38am -
  • NL East Notes: Mets, Braves
    Mets manager Terry Collins says he expects Lucas Duda to settle in and produce now that the Ike Davis trade has opened up the club's full-time first base job, MLB.com's Spencer Fordin reports. Duda, however, says he doesn't feel much has changed. "If…
    - 20 Apr 14, 12:45am -
  • Lannan Accepts Mets' Outright Assignment
    SATURDAY: Lannan has accepted the assignment, ESPN's Adam Rubin tweets. WEDNESDAY: The Mets have outrighted left-hander John Lannan to Triple-A Las Vegas and purchased the contract of right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka, tweets MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. L…
    - 19 Apr 14, 11:00pm -
  • NL Notes: Braves, Mets, Cubs, Willis
    The Braves don't get as much attention as the Cardinals, Athletics or Rays for being well-run teams, but perhaps they should, the New York Post's Joel Sherman suggests. The Braves' relative lack of postseason success may be one factor, says Sherman,…
    - 19 Apr 14, 9:21pm -
  • NL Notes: Polanco, Bradley, Abreu
    Toolsy Pirates outfield prospect Gregory Polanco ought to be the next top prospect to win a promotion, MLB.com's Jim Callis writes. MLB.com ranked Polanco the No. 13 prospect in baseball heading into the season, and he's done nothing to diminish his…
    - 19 Apr 14, 6:25pm -
  • Pirates Acquire Ike Davis From Mets
    SATURDAY: The PTBNL in the deal is likely to be a 2013 draft pick, Heyman tweets. He also notes that that player, and not Thornton, is the "key piece." 2013 picks will not be eligible to be traded until the summer. FRIDAY 6:22pm: The PTBNL is "fairly…
    - 19 Apr 14, 2:25pm -

Mets.com

  • newMets' Mazzilli motors around basepaths at AFL
    L.J. Mazzilli, a second baseman in the Mets organization, tripled and scored two runs Monday night in Scottsdale's 7-3 victory over Glendale at the Arizona Fall League.
    - 6 hours ago21 Oct 14, 5:48am -
  • newSporting News gives deGrom top rookie honors
    Mets standout Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Rookie of the Year by Sporting News magazine, with the hope of adding the BBWAA's award to his mantel in the coming weeks.
    - 19 hours ago20 Oct 14, 5:10pm -
  • Mets' strong crop of shortstop prospects on display at instructs
    While shortstop has been an unsettled spot in the Mets' lineup in recent years, the club is amassing remarkable depth at the position in the Minor Leagues.
    - 4 days ago17 Oct 14, 5:40pm -
  • Work begins on right-center-field fence at Citi Field
    Construction is underway to move portions of Citi Field's outfield fence closer to home plate for the second time in three years. The Mets on Wednesday released pictures of their initial stages of fence reconstruction, revealing a modified wall in ri…
    - 6 days ago15 Oct 14, 10:04pm -
  • Defensive-minded den Dekker an able fourth outfielder
    Matt den Dekker's offensive contribution will be important to him and the Mets going forward, but his outstanding Gold Glove Award-caliber defense and above-average speed can be the most useful tools on a roster balanced with outfielders who hit for…
    - 6 days ago15 Oct 14, 1:20pm -
  • Mets prospect Reynolds breaks AFL tie with HR in extras
    Matt Reynolds, the Mets' No. 20 prospect, finished the game 3-for-5 with a double and two runs to go with his homer. After starting the Arizona Fall League 0-for-7, the 23-year old shortstop said he has started to feel better.
    - 9 days ago12 Oct 14, 12:18am -
  • Stars of tomorrow ready to shine as '14 AFL season begins
    Over its 23-year history, the Arizona Fall League has developed a reputation as a finishing school for baseball's top prospects. This year, once again, many of the game's best young players will gather in the desert, hoping to prove themselves in the…
    - 14 days ago7 Oct 14, 5:16am -
  • Ten finalists named for Frick broadcasting award
    The 2015 Ford C. Frick Award finalists are Richie Ashburn, Billy Berroa, Rene Cardenas, Dizzy Dean, Dick Enberg, Ernie Johnson Sr., Ralph Kiner, Ned Martin, Joe Nuxhall and Jack Quinlan. The award is presented annually "for excellence in baseball bro…
    - 18 days ago3 Oct 14, 7:35pm -

Kranepool

  • There’s A Right Way And A Wrong Way To Run A Bullpen
      So we are all set for the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals to meet in the 2014 World Series.  As a Mets fan this post season gets tougher and tougher to watch as we see ball parks full of fans (notice no empty seats at either AT&T…
    - 4 days ago17 Oct 14, 3:11pm -
  • Citi Field Still Under Construction
    There was nothing with the fences at this place   What do Citi Field and the Belt Parkway have in common? They are both constantly under construction.  Is there a ball park in the country that has gone under so many renovations in such a short ti…
    - 7 days ago14 Oct 14, 5:05pm -
  • Can Man United Win the 2014/15 Title?
    Now there’s an interesting question to pose? Is it at all humanly possible for them to drag themselves back into the title race? You might say they are almost mid table, but that would be unfair. They currently sit within the top 10, but with stiff…
    - 11 days ago10 Oct 14, 5:02pm -
  • Post Season Thoughts
    I would take Puig on the Mets in a HEARTBEAT!!!!  Some rants and raves on the MLB post season: This has not been a great post season for managers unless your name is Showalter or Bochy. Matt Williams managed his Nationals like a neophyte. Ned Yost h…
    - 12 days ago9 Oct 14, 1:14pm -
  • Happy Anniversary Bobby Thompson and The Shot Heard ‘Round The World
      Back in 1951, my family lived in a 4 story walk up tenement in Sunset Park Brooklyn. My dad was the lone NY Giants fan in the building; hell I think he was the only Giants fan in Sunset Park.  When the Dodgers won an NL Pennant, the neighbors wou…
    - 18 days ago3 Oct 14, 1:55pm -
  • Yeah Baby Smallball !!!!!!!
      That’s the Say Hey Kid getting ready to address Giants fans in NYC as the club brought the 2012 World Series trophy to the city where it all began   I guess all the 40 and under baseball fans are still getting over the shock of Ned Yost and his…
    - 19 days ago2 Oct 14, 1:58pm -
  • Rants and Raves
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    - 25 days ago26 Sep 14, 2:14pm -
  • Kevin Burkhardt , We Will Miss You
      When was the last time you went to a baseball game but really weren’t there for the baseball game? Last night was a first for me. Last night my sole purpose to go to Citi Field was to say thank you to Kevin Burkhardt and wish him all the best of…
    - 33 days ago18 Sep 14, 1:49pm -