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New York Mets Add John Mayberry Jr on One Year Deal
December 11th, 2014 at 3:07 PM
It took a few days, but the New York Mets have a new acquisition from the Winter Meetings. The move isn't a marquee one like a trade for Dillon Gee or adding a shortstop, but will help to solidify the Mets' bench. The Mets have inked outfielder John Mayberry Jr...

New York Mets are Interested in John Mayberry Jr.
December 5th, 2014 at 11:17 AM
The New York Mets shed themselves of one outfielder earlier in the week when they non-tendered Eric Young Jr. They may look to replace EY with another Jr, courtesy of the new wave of free agents that arose after the non-tender deadline on Tuesday. Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Eric Young Jr
November 17th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Michael Cuddyer Signing Shows New York Mets Finally Planning on Playoff Push
November 11th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
The New York Mets signed free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer yesterday to a two year contract. While Cuddyer fits a serious need for the Mets by providing right handed power, the move came as a surprise. The Colorado Rockies had extended a qualifying offer to the 35 year old outfielder,...

New York Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer to Two Year Contract
November 10th, 2014 at 6:41 PM
The Major League Baseball free agency period kicked off a few days ago, and it was hard to figure who would be the first domino to fall. Not many pundits would have pegged Michael Cuddyer as that domino, and even fewer would have had the New York Mets making that...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Kirk Nieuwenhuis
November 5th, 2014 at 7:47 AM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Juan Lagares Wins Gold Glove Award
November 4th, 2014 at 10:11 PM
In an outcome that was expected, but still exciting, New York Mets' center fielder Juan Lagares won his first career Gold Glove Award. Lagares beat out Cincinnati Reds' CF Billy Hamilton and Washington Nationals' CF Denard Span to take home the award for the NL's top defensive center fielder. Lagares...

Surprise Qualifying Offer for Michael Cuddyer Kills New York Mets
November 4th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
One of the prime targets for the New York Mets this winter was going to be Colorado Rockies' outfielder Michael Cuddyer. Cuddyer, 35, was coming off an injury-plagued 2014 campaign, but has a skill set that could have filled some needs for the Mets. Cuddyer's ability to hit for power...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Juan Lagares
October 29th, 2014 at 7:12 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Curtis Granderson
October 26th, 2014 at 3:09 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Juan Lagares Named Finalist for National League Gold Glove Award
October 25th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
Juan Lagares is known throughout baseball for his outstanding defense, and he may get recognized for his sterling glove in baseball's awards season. Lagares was named as a finalist for the National League's Gold Glove Award in center field, and he has a one in three shot to get the...

New York Mets Could Be Interested in Baltimore Orioles’ Outfielder Nick Markakis
October 21st, 2014 at 1:06 PM
The New York Mets will need to add at least one outfielder to their lineup this winter. While much of the media speculation has been around the Mets' need for right handed power in the outfield, the Mets could look in another direction for outfield offense. The Mets have the...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Matt Den Dekker
October 17th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Andrew Brown
October 10th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Bobby Abreu
October 7th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Bobby Abreu Retires from Baseball at 40
September 26th, 2014 at 5:12 PM
While much of baseball has made a big deal of Derek Jeter's final games as a member of the New York Yankees, other players retire with far less fan fare. Some players simply retire in a press room or with a statement to the media. That was the case for...

What Would It Cost New York Mets to Acquire Giancarlo Stanton?
September 10th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
The hottest name on the trade market this winter will likely be Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton, 24, is hitting .291 with 37 homers and 105 RBI's over his first 142 games. Stanton's mammoth power would play well in any park, and given the Marlins' frugal nature pundits around...

What Has Gone Wrong for Curtis Granderson in the Second Half?
September 5th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
At the end of the first half, Curtis Granderson appeared to be turning his season around. Granderson had moved to the leadoff spot for the New York Mets and ignited the Mets' lineup. Granderson finished the first half hitting .237 with 14 home runs and 43 RBI's, putting him on...

Matt Den Dekker Showing Signs of Life in Latest Big League Stint
September 4th, 2014 at 11:26 AM
After the New York Mets cut Chris Young in August, they promoted Matt den Dekker to replace him. den Dekker, who has always been known as a good glove man, has struggled to hit in the Major Leagues in his previous stints with the Mets. den Dekker had really torn...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Conforto Starts Strong for Brooklyn
August 25th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
2014 first round pick Michael Conforto was given high praise after the New York Mets selected him 10th overall in the draft. Conforto was rated as the best college hitter available, with some reporters speculating he could start as high as AA Binghamton in the Mets' minor league system. The...