Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Former Met Johan Santana Eyeing Mid-Season Comeback
April 14th, 2016 at 12:03 PM
Former New York Mets' pitcher Johan Santana is eyeing a mid-season comeback attempt, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports. Santana, who turned 37 this March, has not played in the major league since 2012 after undergoing a second surgery to repair a torn capsule in his left shoulder. This is not...

New York Mets Sign Rene Rivera to Minor League Deal
April 5th, 2016 at 6:30 PM
The New York Mets have signed catcher Rene Rivera to a minor league contract, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Rivera, 32, hit .178 with five home runs and 26 RBI's in 298 at bats for the Tampa Bay Rays last season. The Rays relied on Rivera as their backup...

Ruben Tejada Will Now Become a Free Agent After This Season
February 25th, 2016 at 11:23 AM
Ruben Tejada had his contract amended during his recent salary arbitration settlement with the New York Mets. Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reports that the Mets granted Tejada an additional day of service time during the contract negotiations, which will make a significant difference. Tejada was originally slated...

Sizing up the Competition, Part 2: Looking at the 2016 Miami Marlins
February 20th, 2016 at 7:43 PM
The New York Mets will look to defend their National League East title this season. In order to do that, they will have to take care of business against teams in their own division. In this four part series, Mets 101 will look at the changes each of the Mets'...

MLB Hot Stove: Cleveland Indians Sign New York Mets’ Juan Uribe to 1-Year Deal
February 19th, 2016 at 2:50 PM
It had seemed like Juan Uribe had been negotiating for a while with the Cleveland Indians and for a while, they seemed like the only team in on him. On Friday, with players slowly starting to report for spring training, Uribe found a home for the 2016 season. ***PHOTO1*** The 36-year-old and...