Category: ‘Mets 101 Features’

ESPN Insider Ranks New York Mets’ Farm System as Seventh Best in Baseball
January 20th, 2017 at 11:49 AM
The New York Mets have gotten to the playoffs in back to back seasons thanks to the strength of their farm system. General Manager Sandy Alderson made rebuilding the Mets' farm system a top priority when he arrived in Queens, and it resulted in an enviable collection of young pitching,...

MLB Executives Rank Yoenis Cespedes as Baseball’s Top Left Fielder
January 19th, 2017 at 2:42 PM
With a lot of quiet time around Major League Baseball this month, many use January as an opportunity to evaluate teams to see who has put together the best talent. ESPN's Buster Olney has been busy polling baseball executives about some of the top players at each position, and the...

Trade Market for Jay Bruce Continues to Shrink for New York Mets
January 18th, 2017 at 11:28 AM
The New York Mets' efforts to move outfielder Jay Bruce via trade have gotten more difficult over the past few days. Many expected the Mets to wait for some key free agents, such as Jose Bautista and Mark Trumbo, to find new homes in order to make it easier to...

New York Mets Will Attend Showcase Workout for Craig Breslow
January 17th, 2017 at 11:34 AM
New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson indicated in a press conference last week that one of his top priorities for the rest of the winter remains adding a left handed reliever. Alderson felt confident that the Mets could piece together a bullpen on the right side with some help...

Report: New York Mets Seeking Two Prospects for Jay Bruce
January 16th, 2017 at 9:54 AM
The New York Mets have been trying to trade Jay Bruce for almost the entire winter, but what they have been asking for in return has been a bit of a mystery. Initial reports had the Mets angling to land a young reliever in exchange for Bruce, like Baltimore Orioles'...