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Michael Cuddyer Finally Heating up for New York Mets
May 29th, 2015 at 2:35 PM
When the New York Mets signed outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two year deal this winter, many were hoping he would provide a missing right handed power presence in the middle of the batting order. That hasn't happened just yet, as Cuddyer has struggled a bit to adjust to his...

Minor League Mondays: Knee Injury Slows Brandon Nimmo’s Season
May 18th, 2015 at 8:47 AM
While several of Sandy Alderson's draftees have made their major league debuts this season, his first draft pick still hasn't gotten there. To be fair, Brandon Nimmo has needed a long developmental period. Nimmo never played high school baseball, so it has taken him a while, but he finally broke...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Conforto is Demolishing Single-A Pitching
April 27th, 2015 at 12:29 PM
The New York Mets are finally starting to see some of their young hitters catch up to the talented pitchers in their farm system. Catcher Kevin Plawecki made his major league debut this past week in place of the injured Travis d'Arnaud. The most talented hitter the Mets have, however,...

New York Mets, Juan Lagares Close to Four Year Extension
April 1st, 2015 at 10:44 AM
The New York Mets had been rumored to be discussing a long term deal with Lucas Duda earlier in the week. The team instead is closing in on a long term deal with another key young player that has come seemingly out of nowhere. The Mets and outfielder Juan Lagares...

New York Mets Continue Lefty Overhaul by Trading for Jerry Blevins
March 30th, 2015 at 4:09 PM
The New York Mets made some news earlier today when they traded for lefty Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres. Torres was expected to fill the primary lefty role in the Mets' bullpen that had come available following the loss of Josh Edgin to Tommy John surgery. The Mets...

New York Mets Planning on Using Michael Cuddyer in Left Field
March 2nd, 2015 at 11:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets added Michael Cuddyer back in November as their big ticket item for the winter. Cuddyer has played right field for nearly his entire career, leading many to speculate he would bump Curtis Granderson over to left field. That speculation has proven to be moot, as...

Atlanta Braves Add Former Met Eric Young Jr on Minor League Deal
February 13th, 2015 at 5:54 PM
After a few months on the free agent market, former New York Mets' outfielder Eric Young Jr has found a new home. Mets fans might also get a chance to see Young a bit more often than they'd like, since his new home is with an NL East rival. The...

New York Mets Could Start Brandon Nimmo at Triple-A Las Vegas
December 23rd, 2014 at 4:15 PM
The New York Mets have yet to see a prospect drafted by Sandy Alderson reach the major leagues. Despite having an impressive collection of talent, Alderson's Mets have slowly stocked the lower levels in the early years of his tenure. That started to pay dividends at the end of the...

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...