Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Kelly Johnson Could Return to Atlanta Braves Again
January 10th, 2017 at 5:32 PM
For the past two seasons, the New York Mets have acquired infielder Kelly Johnson in mid-season trades with the Atlanta Braves. Johnson has been a valuable contributor off the bench for the Mets, hitting .260 with 14 homers and 37 RBI's in 131 games over that span. The Mets chose...

Report: New York Mets Aren’t Interested in Matt Wieters
January 6th, 2017 at 6:33 AM
The New York Mets are pretty well rounded offensively headed into 2017, but the argument can be made that the lineup could benefit from an upgrade behind the plate. Catcher Travis d'Arnaud had a rough year in 2016, batting .247 with only four homers and 15 RBI's in 75 games...

Slow Market Could Benefit New York Mets’ Quest for Bullpen Help
January 3rd, 2017 at 10:15 AM
The New Year is here, and with spring training just over a month away many players are still looking for their 2017 teams. The Hot Stove has been ice cold this year, with very few players signing big contracts and a ton of serviceable players stuck in limbo in free...

There are Still a Lot of Relief Options on Free Agent Market for New York Mets
December 29th, 2016 at 1:38 PM
A lot has been made about the New York Mets' surprising lack of activity in the free agent market. After retaining Neil Walker and Yoenis Cespedes early in the winter, many figured that the Mets' next priority would be improving their bullpen. Aside from two minor league deals with relievers...

Report: New York Mets are Scouting Jose Arredondo for Bullpen
December 27th, 2016 at 10:13 AM
The New York Mets have resisted the urge to hand out multi-year contracts to relief pitchers so far this winter, instead continuing on their recent trend of looking to sign multiple relievers to one year deals instead. While this strategy may be flawed, Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson has shown...