Category: ‘Game Reviews’

Trade Market for Jay Bruce Continues to Shrink for New York Mets
January 18th, 2017 at 11:28 AM
The New York Mets' efforts to move outfielder Jay Bruce via trade have gotten more difficult over the past few days. Many expected the Mets to wait for some key free agents, such as Jose Bautista and Mark Trumbo, to find new homes in order to make it easier to...

New York Mets Will Attend Showcase Workout for Craig Breslow
January 17th, 2017 at 11:34 AM
New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson indicated in a press conference last week that one of his top priorities for the rest of the winter remains adding a left handed reliever. Alderson felt confident that the Mets could piece together a bullpen on the right side with some help...

Report: New York Mets Seeking Two Prospects for Jay Bruce
January 16th, 2017 at 9:54 AM
The New York Mets have been trying to trade Jay Bruce for almost the entire winter, but what they have been asking for in return has been a bit of a mystery. Initial reports had the Mets angling to land a young reliever in exchange for Bruce, like Baltimore Orioles'...

New York Mets May Bring Jay Bruce to Spring Training
January 14th, 2017 at 12:05 PM
The trade market for outfielder Jay Bruce has played out much slower than New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson has anticipated. Despite trying to trade Bruce for over two months now, the Mets are still stuck with him as the market for sluggers has moved at a glacial pace....

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,...