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Toronto Blue Jays Claim Ty Kelly Off Waivers from New York Mets
April 11th, 2017 at 1:37 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed infielder Ty Kelly off waivers from the New York Mets, MetsBlog.com reports. Kelly, who had only one at bat for the Mets this season, was designated for assignment last week when the Mets promoted Paul Sewald into the big league bullpen. The Mets had...

Report: New York Mets Showing Interest in Infielder Brett Lawrie
March 6th, 2017 at 9:08 AM
The New York Mets have a lot of infield depth, but that depth took a hit with the latest setback for third baseman David Wright. Wright is out indefinitely with an impingement in his right shoulder, which has prevented him from throwing until the pain is resolved. The Mets can...

Is There a Role for Kelly Johnson on the 2017 Mets?
February 10th, 2017 at 6:11 PM
The 2017 New York Mets' roster looks awfully similar to the 2016 edition, with Bartolo Colon as the only notable departure. There is one member of the 2016 Mets that doesn't have a home yet, and that man is infielder Kelly Johnson. Johnson, who has been acquired by the Mets...

Report: Wilmer Flores Wins Arbitration Case with New York Mets
February 4th, 2017 at 2:06 PM
Infielder Wilmer Flores became the first member of the New York Mets to go to salary arbitration since 2008. The case was for a relatively small amount of money, with Flores asking for a $2.2 million salary in 2017 while the Mets countered with a $1.8 million offer. Despite the...

Kelly Johnson Could Return to Atlanta Braves Again
January 10th, 2017 at 5:32 PM
For the past two seasons, the New York Mets have acquired infielder Kelly Johnson in mid-season trades with the Atlanta Braves. Johnson has been a valuable contributor off the bench for the Mets, hitting .260 with 14 homers and 37 RBI's in 131 games over that span. The Mets chose...