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New York Mets Sign Lefty Adam Wilk to Minor League Deal
January 13th, 2017 at 5:35 AM
The New York Mets added another reliever to their organization, but it was not a major league contract. The team signed lefty Adam Wilk to a minor league deal, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Wilk, 29, has appeared in nine career big league games and posted a 6.49 ERA...

Slow Market Could Benefit New York Mets’ Quest for Bullpen Help
January 3rd, 2017 at 10:15 AM
The New Year is here, and with spring training just over a month away many players are still looking for their 2017 teams. The Hot Stove has been ice cold this year, with very few players signing big contracts and a ton of serviceable players stuck in limbo in free...

There are Still a Lot of Relief Options on Free Agent Market for New York Mets
December 29th, 2016 at 1:38 PM
A lot has been made about the New York Mets' surprising lack of activity in the free agent market. After retaining Neil Walker and Yoenis Cespedes early in the winter, many figured that the Mets' next priority would be improving their bullpen. Aside from two minor league deals with relievers...

Report: New York Mets are Scouting Jose Arredondo for Bullpen
December 27th, 2016 at 10:13 AM
The New York Mets have resisted the urge to hand out multi-year contracts to relief pitchers so far this winter, instead continuing on their recent trend of looking to sign multiple relievers to one year deals instead. While this strategy may be flawed, Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson has shown...

New York Mets Should Consider Re-Evaluating Bullpen Strategy
December 26th, 2016 at 6:08 PM
The New York Mets' biggest need remains their bullpen, especially given the looming suspension for closer Jeurys Familia. The team could really use another left handed specialist to replace Jerry Blevins, who is a free agent, and another set up arm to help Familia and Addison Reed in the late...