Category: ‘Game Previews’

MLB Hot Stove: Arizona Diamondbacks Agree to 2-Year, $12.25 Million Deal with Mets’ Tyler Clippard
February 8th, 2016 at 4:18 PM
It looks as if Tyler Clippard will be taking his talents about 3,000 miles west to a team that emphasized making the pitching staff better this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a 2-year deal with $12.25 million with the now former New York Mets reliever in Clippard, as per...

Neil Walker Named Seventh Best 2nd Baseman in Major Leagues by MLB Network
February 6th, 2016 at 2:17 PM
The New York Mets made a somewhat controversial choice this winter. The team chose to let postseason hero Daniel Murphy walk away in free agency, instead acquiring second baseman Neil Walker from the Pittsburgh Pirates as his replacement. The deal cost the Mets lefty Jonathon Niese, and Murphy eventually signed...

New York Mets Targeting July 1st Return for Zack Wheeler
February 5th, 2016 at 2:51 PM
The New York Mets already possess a dominant quartet of starting pitchers. The group, featuring righties Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, and Jacob deGrom along with lefty Steven Matz can gain another dominant youngster at mid-season. Zack Wheeler, who was slated to be the team's number two starter last year before...

New York Mets Willing to Discuss Long Term Extensions with Young Pitchers
February 4th, 2016 at 12:10 PM
The New York Mets have a valuable commodity: talented young starting pitching. The team's collection of young hurlers are incredibly affordable, giving the Mets a rotation that could be worth almost a billion dollars (if you count Zack Wheeler) on the open market. The Mets' best chance of long term...

New York Mets, Jeurys Familia Avoid Arbitration; Agree to 1-Year, $4.1 Million Deal
February 3rd, 2016 at 8:24 PM
On the New York Mets road to the World Series this past October, Jeurys Familia became such a big part of the team's plan for the present and future and really cemented himself as the closer that the team could lean on for a long time. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday night, the Mets...