Category: ‘Quick Hits’

New York Mets Avoid Salary Arbitration with Travis D’Arnaud
January 13th, 2017 at 12:04 PM
The New York Mets settled another one of their arbitration cases today. FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Mets and catcher Travis d'Arnaud have settled on a one year contract worth $1.875 million. This will be a nice raise for d'Arnaud, who made the league minimum in 2016. d'Arnaud,...

New York Mets Sign Lefty Adam Wilk to Minor League Deal
January 13th, 2017 at 5:35 AM
The New York Mets added another reliever to their organization, but it was not a major league contract. The team signed lefty Adam Wilk to a minor league deal, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Wilk, 29, has appeared in nine career big league games and posted a 6.49 ERA...

New York Mets, Zack Wheeler Avoid Arbitration with One Year Deal
January 12th, 2017 at 5:49 AM
January is often the quietest month on the baseball calendar, with little happening outside of a few free agent signings. One major event that consumes the month is salary arbitration, namely negotiations between teams and arbitration eligible players on their contracts for the new season. The New York Mets have...

Edgardo Alfonzo Named Manager of Brooklyn Cyclones
January 8th, 2017 at 5:38 AM
The New York Mets needed a new manager for the Brooklyn Cyclones this year, and they have chosen to stay within the family to fill it. Edgardo Alfonzo, the Mets' former second baseman in the late 1990's and a fan favorite, has been tapped to manage in Brooklyn this year,...

David Wright Has Started Swinging a Bat in Virginia
January 5th, 2017 at 9:59 AM
After undergoing neck surgery last season, there have been more questions about the health of New York Mets' third baseman David Wright. Wright has already faced questions about his future in baseball after being diagnosed with spinal stenosis during the 2015 season, and the neck surgery surely doesn't help matters....