New York Mets' starting pitcher Jacob deGrom is expected to resume throwing soon, Marc Carig of Newsday reports. deGrom told reporters at Citi Field on Friday that he feels good and should be ready to resume his throwing program soon.
New York Mets' shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera will play for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports. This will be Cabrera's second appearance in the WBC after playing for Venezuela in 2013.
The New York Mets avoided arbitration with catcher Rene Rivera, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports. Rivera will earn 1.75 million dollars in 2017, a slight decrease from the 2.2 million dollars he was projected to earn in arbitration.
The New York Mets announced that pitchers and catchers will report for spring training on February 12th, 2017. Position players will report five days later on the 17th.
Mets 101's Player Review Series continues with a look at New York Mets' starting pitcher Gabriel Ynoa. Ynoa went 1-0 with a 6.38 ERA in 10 appearances (three starts) for the Mets in 2016.
Major League Baseball and it's Players Association agreed to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement last night. The agreement covers the next five years and provides some changes in terms of qualifying offers, revenue sharing, and international free agency among other areas.
The New York Mets may have Zack Wheeler begin next season in the bullpen, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports. Wheeler is expected to rejoin the Mets next season after missing the previous two years rehabbing from Tommy John surgery.
Mets 101's Player Review Series continues with a look at New York Mets' third baseman David Wright. Wright hit .226 with seven home runs and 14 RBI's in 37 games for the Mets in 2016.
The New York Mets have traded starting pitcher Logan Verrett to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations, MetsBlog.com reports. Verrett pitched to a 5.20 ERA in 35 appearances for the Mets in 2016 and was made expendable by the emergence of youngsters Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman.
The New York Mets are receiving more trade interest in Curtis Granderson than Jay Bruce at the moment, Marc Carig of Newsday reports. Both players are entering the final year of their current contracts and could be shopped following the return of Yoenis Cespedes.