- newICYMI: Priority list of free agent shortstops, and interest around MLB
This post was originally published Dec. 19, 2014Matthew Cerrone: Sandy Alderson has repeatedly said that, if he brings in another shortstop, it will likely be a free agent not by trade, despite the persistent Troy Tulowitzki rumors.Based on …
- 8 hours ago20 Dec 14, 7:45pm -
- newMets: On the Air, LIVE Call-In Show, presented by Land Rover
Earlier this week, on SNY’s Mets: On the Air, pres. by Tri-State Land Rover Certified Pre-Owned Retailers, host James Flippin talked with Mets fans about Sandy Alderson’s plans for shortstop, and if he’s done enough to warrant talk of conte…
- 10 hours ago20 Dec 14, 5:45pm -
- newMets fans would trade Syndergaard, but not Wheeler or deGrom, for Tulowitzki
The Rockies and the Mets had been discussing trading SS Troy Tulowitzki in a deal involving RHP Noah Syndergaard, according to multiple reports (MetsBlog, Dec. 19).In a poll to MetsBlog on Friday, nearly 58 percent of …
- 12 hours ago20 Dec 14, 3:45pm -
- newRockies-Mets-Tulowitzki deal is not happening, according to multiple reports
Dec. 20, 6:30 amTroy Tulowitzki will not be traded to the Mets, multiple sources with direct knowledge of the discussions told Colorado reporter Troy Renck (Denver Post, Dec. 20). FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal and multiple New York reporters …
- 16 hours ago20 Dec 14, 11:37am -
- Red Sox sign Craig Breslow, Mets still seeking LH relievers
The Red Sox will sign left-handed reliever Craig Breslow to a one-year, $2 million deal (Bradford, Dec. 19).The Mets met with Breslow at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday, but reports later indicated they were not going to …
- 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 2:28am -
- Rockies and Mets talks about Tulowitzki, Syndergaard is inactive
The Rockies and the Mets have been having been talking for weeks about a deal involving SS Troy Tulowitzki and RHP Noah Syndergaard (Heyman, Dec. 19). However, later in the day, two sources said trade talks between the …
- 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 12:30am -
- Mets will not be signing Korean SS Jeong-ho Kang
The Mets did not put a bid in on Korean SS Jeong-ho Kang (Puma, Dec. 19).Sandy Alderson said on Tuesday that the Mets were unlikely to place a bid on Kang due to concerns about his defense …
- 1 day ago19 Dec 14, 9:54pm -
- Troy Tulowitzki’s contract is a relative bargain
Brian P. Mangan: Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is owed $118 million during next six seasons, which is actually a bargain when compared to prices on the current free-agent market.Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval just signed new contracts in Boston…
- 1 day ago19 Dec 14, 9:15pm -
- newHarper: Mets GM Alderson could learn from Padres GM
It may turn out that Sandy Alderson is taking the right approach to building a winner.
- 13 hours ago20 Dec 14, 3:17pm -
- newMets ‘unlikely’ to pursue Jung-Ho Kang: Sandy Alderson
The Mets are "unlikely," to post a bid on Jung-Ho Kang, Sandy Alderson said Tuesday.
- 13 hours ago20 Dec 14, 3:13pm -
- newMets deal for Tulowitzki 'highly unlikely,' price too high
The Mets and Rockies have had talks for shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but the odds of a deal happening remain extremely remote.
- 24 hours ago20 Dec 14, 4:15am -
- Sandy Alderson curious about Cuba, knows status quo remains
Like almost everyone else in baseball, Sandy Alderson has long been curious about Cuba.
- 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 5:41am -
- Mets player who dresses as Santa seems to have eventful year
Over the last decade, the Met who plays Santa at the team’s Christmas party follows it up with an eventful season.
- 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 4:29am -
- Jenrry Mejia not upset by Mets saying Parnell is the closer
Jenrry Mejia is ready for whatever the Mets ask of him in 2015.
- 4 days ago16 Dec 14, 6:47pm -
- Korean SS Kang posted, Mets continue to mull bid
Jung-Ho Kang was posted at 5 p.m. Monday and teams have until Friday evening to make a bid to the Nexen Heroes.
- 5 days ago16 Dec 14, 4:50am -
- Met brass debates taking swing for Korean SS
With reports that Jung-Ho Kang will be posted for bidding, the Mets are still “undecided” about whether they'll enter the process.
- 7 days ago14 Dec 14, 4:19am -
- newMets Afternoon News: Tulowitzki Tulowitzki TULOWITZKI!
Your Saturday dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsJon Heyman kickstarted the Troy Tulowitzki rumors again, as he reported that the Mets have discussed a trade for the Rockies shortstop for weeks. Ken…
- 11 hours ago20 Dec 14, 5:10pm -
- newMarlins trade Casey McGehee to Giants
The 32-year-old was roughly a league-average hitter in 2014.The Miami Marlins have traded Casey McGehee to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for a couple of right-handed pitching prospects: Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo. McGehee made his major…
- 13 hours ago20 Dec 14, 3:21pm -
- newPadres trade Ryan Hanigan to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks
San Diego must be trying to set a record for most trades in one offseason.The Red Sox and Padres, two of the more active teams in baseball this winter, have made a trade that sends catcher Ryan Hanigan to Boston and third baseman Will Middlebrooks t…
- 13 hours ago20 Dec 14, 2:50pm -
- Mets did not bid on Jung-Ho Kang
Despite rumors that the Mets could be interested Jung-Ho Kang, the team did not bid on the Korean shortstop.Major League Baseball teams had until 5:00 p.m. today to submit bids on Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang, but the Mets have decided not to bid,…
- 1 day ago19 Dec 14, 10:41pm -
- Mets trade Gonzalez Germen to Yankees for cash
The trade comes a week after Germen was designated for assignment to make room for John Mayberry Jr.A week after designating him for assignment, the New York Mets have traded reliever Gonzalez Germen to the New York Yankees for cash, according to ES…
- 1 day ago19 Dec 14, 8:57pm -
- Yankees trade Martin Prado, David Phelps to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones
The trade bolsters the Marlins' already formidable lineup and gives the Yankees a young, talented power pitcher.The New York Yankees have traded Martin Prado and David Phelps to the Miami Marlins in exchange for Garrett Jones and Nathan Eovaldi, ac…
- 1 day ago19 Dec 14, 7:24pm -
- Braves trade Justin Upton to Padres
The Braves have traded outfielder Justin Upton to the Padres for a package of prospects.The Atlanta Braves have traded outfielder Justin Upton to the San Diego Padres for a package of prospects. The 27-year-old has spent the last two years with…
- 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 3:54pm -
- Mets trade rumors: Mets and Rockies discussing Troy Tulowitzki deal with Noah Syndergaard as the centerpiece
A blockbuster trade between the Mets and Rockies centering around Troy Tulowitzki and prized pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard has been discussed quietly for some time now.Quietly, behind the scenes the Mets and Rockies have been talking about a bl…
- 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 2:40pm -
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- 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 -
- Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with Mets
The Yankees acquired right-handed reliever Gonzalez Germen from the Mets on Friday in exchange for cash considerations.
- 1 day ago19 Dec 14, 7:08pm -
- Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo
CBSSports.com reported on Friday that the Rockies and Mets are "quietly discussing" a possible deal involving shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but went on to say talks are "in the early stages with several hurdles to go." Two sources with knowledge of the…
- 1 day ago19 Dec 14, 6:45pm -
- Mets host NYC kids for annual holiday party
The holiday season was in full swing at Citi Field on Tuesday, as the Mets hosted more than 150 schoolchildren for their annual Kids Holiday Party.
- 4 days ago16 Dec 14, 7:44pm -
- Hot Stove likely to remain on simmer until new year
Though it remains likely that the Mets will try to deal a starting pitcher at some point this offseason, general manager Sandy Alderson doesn't anticipate any potential trade taking place until at least January.
- 4 days ago16 Dec 14, 6:21pm -
- Mets sign Mayberry to one-year deal
After agreeing to terms on a one-year, $1.45 million deal with John Mayberry Jr. at the Winter Meetings, the Mets made the transaction official on Monday afternoon.
- 5 days ago15 Dec 14, 10:15pm -
- Inbox: Why would the Mets want to trade Gee?
Why is Dillon Gee the guy the Mets want to trade? Would it make sense for the Mets to go to a six-man rotation? Beat reporter Anthony DiComo answers these questions and more in the Inbox.
- 5 days ago15 Dec 14, 9:42pm -
- Minor Leaguer Seratelli to play in Japan in 2015
Anthony Seratelli, the infielder who attempted to become a 31-year-old rookie for the Mets last season, has signed on to play for the Seibu Lions in Japan. Seratelli announced the signing via Twitter.
- 8 days ago12 Dec 14, 4:43pm -
- Mets leave Winter Meetings with work to do
The first tangible piece of the Mets' Winter Meetings plan fell into place Thursday, as they agreed to terms on a one-year deal with outfielder John Mayberry Jr., acquiring the right-handed bat that they coveted. But the major items that populated th…
- 9 days ago11 Dec 14, 6:49pm -
- Cuddyer for Hire
I don’t love it and I don’t hate it, that sums up my opinion on the signing of Michael Cuddyer to a 2 yr $21.5 mil deal. It does shine light on some of where the Mets are headed this off season. What I don’t love about the deal, it’s no…
- 39 days ago11 Nov 14, 6:38pm -
- Matt Kemp to Mets??????
Welcome to the Matt Kemp to the Mets bandwagon. Step up still some seats available. It’s been awhile since we’ve had some passengers here on Kemp to Mets bus but hey better late than never I always say. Last night Ken Rosenthal Tweeted that th…
- 40 days ago10 Nov 14, 4:18pm -
- Where will the line be drawn when it comes to advertising on NBA?
NBA currently has a television deal with ESPN and Turner worth as much as $930 million. This deal is due for expiration in 2016. This explains why NBA got on a 9 year deal worth $24 billion. This kind of deal will translate to an increase in NBA’s…
- 53 days ago28 Oct 14, 5:49pm -
- Touch Base with the Best Games at CaesarsCasino.com
The 2014 World Series is underway and the Kansas City Royals are taking on the San Francisco Giants for the ultimate honors in baseball. There are plenty of accolades to go around, and Kansas City certainly deserves praise for its monumental efforts…
- 53 days ago28 Oct 14, 5:48pm -
- Why you should bet on the Mets
The Mets are a New York professional baseball team that’s based in the borough of Queens, New York. The Mets were founded in 1962 and have been among the best teams in baseball. The longevity of the team gives you more reasons to bet on them. But a…
- 58 days ago23 Oct 14, 6:06pm -
- 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…
- 65 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…
- 67 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…
- 71 days ago10 Oct 14, 5:02pm -