Category: ‘Mets 101 Features’

New York Mets Should Be Busy at Winter Meetings
December 4th, 2016 at 6:55 PM
Baseball's Winter Meetings are set to kick off tomorrow in Washington, and the New York Mets figure to be busy. The Meetings, which are officially a summit where baseball executives meet to talk about business and entertain people looking to get into the industry, are often the center piece of...

Jacob DeGrom Expects to Begin Throwing Soon
December 3rd, 2016 at 6:10 PM
The New York Mets are banking on a return to health from their starting rotation next season. Four of the Mets' five projected starters ended 2016 on the shelf, including Jacob deGrom. deGrom's injury was a bit more mysterious than the others since he was cruising through the season until...

Asdrubal Cabrera Will Play for Venezuela in World Baseball Classic
December 3rd, 2016 at 7:03 AM
The World Baseball Classic is coming up this spring, giving Major League Baseball players a chance to represent their countries on the international stage. The tournament will be held during spring training, requiring players who participate to leave their teams for a few weeks. The New York Mets will be...

New York Mets Avoid Arbitration with Rene Rivera
December 2nd, 2016 at 2:59 PM
The deadline to tender arbitration eligible players new contracts is midnight tonight, and the New York Mets are largely expected to tender contracts to all of their eligible players. One player whose fate was not very clear was backup catcher Rene Rivera, who was projected to earn 2.2 million dollars...

New York Mets Pitchers and Catchers Will Report to Spring Training on February 12th
December 2nd, 2016 at 8:56 AM
The Hot Stove is heating up with the Winter Meetings set to begin next week, but before we know it a new season will be set to begin. The New York Mets will have high hopes for 2017 after re-signing Yoenis Cespedes, and with a few more tweaks and some...