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Report: Mets, Tigers Discussed Michael Conforto for J.D. Martinez Swap Early in the Winter
February 24th, 2017 at 8:45 AM
When Yoenis Cespedes initially opted out of his contract with the New York Mets, the team began to look for contingency plans in case Cespedes left town. The Mets were loaded with left handed power bats but few power options on the right side other than Cespedes, so they needed...

New York Mets Sign RHP Wilfredo Boscan to Minor League Contract
February 23rd, 2017 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets added to their bullpen depth today when they signed right handed reliever Wilfredo Boscan to a minor league contract. Boscan, 27, was previously a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization. The Pirates promoted Boscan to the major leagues for the first time last season, where he...

Neil Walker Contract Extension is an Interesting Thought for New York Mets
February 20th, 2017 at 7:13 PM
One of the early storylines for the New York Mets this spring has been contract extension talks with second baseman Neil Walker. Walker, who accepted a qualifying offer worth 17.2 million dollars over the winter, has been open to signing with the Mets for the long term. The two sides...

Former Pitcher Tom House Claims Noah Syndergaard is at Increased Injury Risk This Season
February 18th, 2017 at 3:12 PM
The most dependable player in the New York Mets' rotation last season was starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard was the only one of the Mets' young guns to stay healthy for the entire season, going 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA while emerging as the staff's ace. After tossing 183.2 innings...

David Wright is New York Mets’ Biggest Mystery Entering 2017
February 17th, 2017 at 5:50 PM
The New York Mets have the look of a loaded team entering the 2017 season, and as a result are a good bet to make a push for their third consecutive playoff berth. The starting rotation, which was plagued by injuries a year ago, looks fully healthy now and should...