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New York Mets to Add Kyle Farnsworth and Wilmer Flores Wednesday
April 1st, 2014 at 1:50 PM
The New York Mets announced that they will be adding a pair of players to their roster on Wednesday. The Mets will promote Kyle Farnsworth from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace Bobby Parnell on the roster. Farnsworth will likely become the Mets' primary set up man as Jose Valverde assumes...

New York Mets Add Bobby Abreu on Minor League Deal
April 1st, 2014 at 10:28 AM
The New York Mets caught lightning in a bottle last season when they added Marlon Byrd on a minor league deal. Byrd, who is now with the Philadelphia Phillies, made the team out of camp and had a career year while essentially becoming the Mets' cleanup hitter. The Mets are...

New York Mets Name Jenrry Mejia Fifth Starter
March 29th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
In what can only be described as a comeback, Jenrry Mejia has earned himself a spot on the New York Mets' Opening Day roster. In spite of yielding ground to Daisuke Matsuzaka early in camp, Mejia will be the team's fifth starter. That news was reported by Mets GM Sandy Alderson...

Vic Black Will Start Season in Minors
March 26th, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Vic Black's rough spring has come back to haunt him. Black entered the spring as the favorite to land the setup job behind closer Bobby Parnell, but he got roughed up to the tune of a 5.79 ERA. Black allowed 13 hits and 10 walks in 9.1 innings. In what...

Wilmer Flores Re-Assigned to Minor League Camp
March 24th, 2014 at 12:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The shortstop battle appears to be over for the New York Mets. The dark horse at the position, Wilmer Flores, was one of four players sent to minor league camp today, MetsBlog.com reports. Flores had hit .238 in 42 at bats during the course of the spring, and he will...

New York Mets Re-Assign Eight to Minor League Camp
March 18th, 2014 at 2:59 PM
With the season less than two weeks away from kicking off, the New York Mets have begun the process of trimming their roster. The Mets will have to cut their roster to 25 players before the season opener on March 31, and the process usually begins when prospects get re-assigned...

New York Mets to Give Wilmer Flores a Shot at Shortstop Soon
March 7th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets have been holding an open competition at shortstop throughout spring training. While Ruben Tejada has been viewed as the favorite to win the job due to the lack of competition, he hasn't blown away Mets' officials. The Mets continue to be linked to external candidates like Stephen...

Terry Collins: Daisuke Matsuzaka and John Lannan Front Runners for Final Rotation Spot
March 2nd, 2014 at 7:05 PM
One of the more intriguing spring training camp battles has been the battle for the fifth starter's spot. The New York Mets have at least five pitchers competing for that spot in camp, and each of them has their own merits towards winning the job. Manager Terry Collins made his...

Mets 101 Camp Battle Series: Fifth Starter
February 26th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
This week at Mets 101, we are going to give you a look at some of the most important positional battles at training camp this season. While the New York Mets did upgrade their team by adding key free agents like Curtis Granderson and Bartolo Colon, they didn't find a true answer...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top New York Mets Prospects #1-Noah Syndergaard
February 17th, 2014 at 12:39 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New YorkMets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number one over the course...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top New York Mets Prospects #2 – Rafael Montero
February 16th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top New York Mets Prospects #3-Dominic Smith
February 14th, 2014 at 12:34 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number one over the course...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top New York Mets Prospects #5-Wilmer Flores
February 12th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number one over the course...

New York Mets Sign Reliever Jose Valverde to Minor League Deal
February 12th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The New York Mets are still looking for the perfect mix of veteran arms to compete for jobs in spring training. After signing Kyle Farnsworth to a minor league deal last week, the Mets added veteran reliever Jose Valverde on a minor league contract, MetsBlog.com reports. Valverde will be invited...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven: Top Mets Prospects #6 – Amed Rosario
February 10th, 2014 at 8:56 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven: Top Mets Prospects #7-OF Brandon Nimmo
February 9th, 2014 at 9:52 AM
Mets 101's Seven in Series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number one...

Noah Syndergaard Likely to Have Tight Innings Cap This Season
January 22nd, 2014 at 1:17 PM
The big surprise of the R.A. Dickey trade for the New York Mets has been the development of starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard, who was considered to be a secondary prospect in the deal which also netted Travis d'Arnaud, really caught fire for the Mets this season. After quickly moving...

New York Mets Sign John Lannan to Minor League Deal
January 18th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
The New York Mets have been looking for rotation depth throughout the winter. With two holes in the rotation after injuries to Matt Harvey and Jeremy Hefner knocked them out for the entire 2013 season, the Mets had to look to free agency to upgrade. The Mets made a big...

New York Mets Re-Sign Jeremy Hefner
December 10th, 2013 at 7:13 PM
Less than a week after releasing Jeremy Hefner, the New York Mets have brought him back. The Mets and Hefner agreed to a new minor league contract today, Anthony DiComo reports on Twitter. Hefner, who will miss the entirety of 2014 rehabbing Tommy John surgery, was very unhappy about his...

New York Mets Non-Tender Three Players
December 2nd, 2013 at 7:22 PM
With tonight's non-tender deadline fast approaching, the New York Mets took the opportunity to trim some fat off their roster. The Mets non-tendered two players who were eligible for arbitration, reliever Scott Atchison and shortstop Omar Quintanilla, in order to clear some space for new player acquisitions. In a slight...