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The Latest on Daniel Murphy and His Mets Future
November 28th, 2014 at 9:13 PM
Daniel Murphy has been one of the names most frequently brought up over the past months in New York Mets trade rumors, but recent comments from GM Sandy Alderson indicate that their second baseman will be in orange and blue come opening day. ***PHOTO1*** Entering his final offseason of arbitration eligibility, Murphy...

Mets Sign Outfielder Alex Castellanos to Minor League Deal
November 11th, 2014 at 10:46 PM
The New York Mets announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent outfielder Alex Castellanos to a minor league contract. The deal also includes an invite to spring training as the 28-year old looks to get back to the majors for the first time since 2013. ***PHOTO1*** In 24 career big league...

Ex-Mets GM Omar Minaya Could Land in New York Yankees’ Front Office
October 15th, 2014 at 7:57 AM
The New York Yankees are discussing whether or not to add former New York Mets' General Manager Omar MInaya to their front office, Erik Boland of Newsday reports. Minaya previously served as the Mets' General Manager from 2005 until 2010, when he was fired for putting the Mets in a...

New York Mets Will Move Fences in at Citi Field After World Series
October 14th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The New York Mets had hinted earlier in the offseason that they were toying with moving the fences in at Citi FIeld. The Mets confirmed those plans today, according to Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News. The Mets plan to begin construction on moving the walls in shortly...

Sandy Alderson’s Free Agent Valuations Could Impact Offseason Strategy
October 5th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets are a couple of players away from being a real contender for the playoffs. The Mets have some clear needs, particularly at shortstop and left field. While there are a couple of potential solutions on the free agent market, one thing to keep an eye on...

New York Mets Will Pick 15th in 2015 MLB Draft
October 1st, 2014 at 7:31 PM
The New York Mets have valued their draft picks under General Manager Sandy Alderson. The Mets once refused to sign free agent outfielder Michael Bourn to a deal for fear of losing their first round pick. That pick turned into first baseman Dominic Smith, who looks as if he could...

Report: New York Mets Payroll Could Be Around 100 Million Dollars in 2015
September 29th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
Much of the speculation surrounding the New York Mets' offseason activities always centers on their payroll. The Mets have reduced payroll in each of the four years that GM Sandy Alderson has run the ship, with payroll bottoming out at around 85 million dollars this season. Earlier speculation, guided by...

New York Mets Planning on Adjusting Citi Field Dimensions Again
September 27th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
The New York Mets never seem to be happy with how their home field plays offensively. The Mets opened Citi Field in 2009 to concerns that the park was too big, damaging David Wright's offensive production. The Mets at the time indicated they wouldn't change the dimensions, but caved after...

ICYMI: Mets Extend Sandy Alderson’s Contract, Bring Back Terry Collins for 2015
September 24th, 2014 at 12:34 AM
The New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon announced Tuesday afternoon that they have not only picked up the 2015 option on general manager Sandy Alderson's contract, but extended it through the 2017 season. Alderson also announced that manager Terry Collins will also return for the 2015 season, although no further...

New York Mets Could Significantly Change 40 Man Roster This Winter
September 19th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
The New York Mets' 40 man roster is in an interesting place right now. The 40 man roster is completely full, but will lose two men for sure once Bobby Abreu and Daisuke Matsuzaka hit free agency. That is offset, however, by the Mets having to move Matt Harvey and...

Bud Selig Supports New York Mets Ownership During Farewell Tour
September 17th, 2014 at 12:29 PM
Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig visited Citi Field yesterday as part of his farewell tour. Selig took in last night's game, which saw the New York Mets defeat the Miami Marlins 9-1. Prior to the contest, Selig spoke to reporters about the state of the Mets. Selig, who...

New York Mets Will Announce Status of Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins at End of Year
September 16th, 2014 at 1:47 PM
The New York Mets have little to play for the rest of this season, but they will have a lot of questions to answer this offseason. The first two to be addressed will be the fates of the men in charge of guiding the franchise. General Manager Sandy Alderson's four...

Sandy Alderson Drops Hints About New York Mets’ Offseason Plans
September 9th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Getting any information out of New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson is an accomplishment. Alderson has developed a reputation among Mets fans for trying to speak around the truth and overselling how much money the team has to spend. It was a bit surprising for Alderson to reveal some...

New York Mets Likely to Keep Triple-A Affiliate in Las Vegas for Two More Years
August 25th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
The New York Mets weren't very happy when they initially had to move their Triple-A Affiliate from Buffalo to Las Vegas two years ago. In spite of persistent rumors the Mets wanted to leave Las Vegas at the earliest opportunity, it appears the Mets and the Las Vegas 51's will...

New York Mets Have Yet to Place Bartolo Colon on Trade Waivers
August 22nd, 2014 at 8:05 AM
When the New York Mets held on to Bartolo Colon after the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31st, many assumed he simply would be moved in August. An August trade requires a player to pass through waivers before he can be moved, and Colon appeared likely to pass through given...

Report: Terry Collins Likely to Return as New York Mets’ Manager in 2015
August 14th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
New York Mets' manager Terry Collins appears to have saved his job once again. After the dismissal of hitting coach Dan Warthen in May, many baseball pundits and fans figured Collins could follow him out the door if the team's play did not improve. The Mets didn't improve right away,...

Sandy Alderson Likely to Sign Extension with New York Mets
August 8th, 2014 at 7:52 AM
New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson's contract is up after this season, a fact that has drawn little attention from the media to this point. Alderson has an option for 2015, but earlier this season there was speculation Alderson may simply walk away after this season is over. That no longer...

Jobs are not in Jeopardy Yet Despite New York Mets’ Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 12:28 PM
The New York Mets' front office raised expectations during spring training. General Manager Sandy Alderson stated his belief that the Mets could win 90 games with the talent they added in the offseason. The Mets are no where near a 90 win pace now, carrying a 37-48 record into their...

Subpar June Leaves New York Mets Close to Having Worst Record in Baseball
July 1st, 2014 at 10:11 AM
When we took a look at how the New York Mets fared in May, we noted that the Mets would be facing a lot of contending teams and would need to play very well to play .500 baseball in June. The Mets, aside from one stretch in the middle of...

New York Mets Put Themselves in a Tight Spot Thanks to Poor Roster Management
June 28th, 2014 at 8:56 AM
The New York Mets were extremely short handed in the infield last night thanks to an injury to David Wright. Wright missed last night's game with the Pittsburgh Pirates to undergo an MRI in New York on his left shoulder, which he injured sliding into second base Thursday night. The...