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New York Mets Re-Acquire Eric Young Jr from Atlanta Braves
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:24 PM
The playoff run is well underway for the New York Mets, and General Manager Sandy Alderson is still looking for ways to improve his ballclub. Alderson pulled off a minor trade to augment the roster, and it has brought a familiar face back to Flushing. The Mets re-acquired outfielder Eric...

New York Mets Acquire Reliever Eric O’Flaherty from Oakland A’s
August 5th, 2015 at 10:49 AM
The New York Mets continue to tinker with their roster as they look to build the perfect mix of players to reach the postseason. The latest addition came last night, when the Mets acquired left handed reliever Eric O'Flaherty and cash considerations from the Oakland A's in exchange for a...

New York Mets Land Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit Tigers Prior to Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2015 at 4:18 PM
The New York Mets received a boatload of criticism after nixing a deal for Carlos Gomez Wednesday night. They rectified that in a big way just prior to the trade deadline. The Mets agreed to a deal with the Detroit Tigers to acquire outfielder Yoenis Cespedes in exchange for two...

Report: New York Mets Acquire Carlos Gomez for Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores
July 29th, 2015 at 9:29 PM
The New York Mets have been wheeling and dealing for the better part of a week now. General Manager Sandy Alderson was ridiculed by many who claimed he would never make a big move, and now he has put those critics to rest. The Mets have just completed a deal...

Report: New York Mets Acquire Tyler Clippard in Deal with Oakland A’s
July 27th, 2015 at 6:50 PM
The acquisitions of Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves last Friday showed that the New York Mets are in a win now mode. The Mets, finally becoming buyers at the trade deadline, were rumored to be seeking numerous other upgrades to their club over the weekend. This...

Report: New York Mets Closing in on Deal to Add Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson
July 24th, 2015 at 8:11 PM
When New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters yesterday that he had the resources necessary to add to his roster, he was met with severe skepticism. Since Alderson has been the GM of the Mets, he has spent much of his time at the trade deadline each July...

New York Mets Continue Lefty Overhaul by Trading for Jerry Blevins
March 30th, 2015 at 4:09 PM
The New York Mets made some news earlier today when they traded for lefty Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres. Torres was expected to fill the primary lefty role in the Mets' bullpen that had come available following the loss of Josh Edgin to Tommy John surgery. The Mets...

New York Mets Trade for Lefty Alex Torres from San Diego Padres
March 30th, 2015 at 1:01 PM
After apparently being unsatisfied with the candidates they had in camp, the New York Mets have made a move. The Mets acquired left handed reliever Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports. According to multiple media reports, the Mets will be sending back pitching prospect...

New York Mets Still Have Work to Do After Winter Meetings
December 12th, 2014 at 7:55 PM
The New York Mets' contingent left San Diego yesterday after a partially successful Winter Meeting. Although the Mets didn't complete either of their main goals, they still made a few moves to address areas of need on their roster. We wrap up our week of coverage on the Winter Meetings...

New York Mets Lose Logan Verrett in Rule V Draft on Winter Meetings’ Final Day
December 11th, 2014 at 7:12 PM
The Rule V Draft took place this morning as the Winter Meetings wrapped up. The New York Mets were expecting to lose starting pitcher Logan Verrett after they left him unprotected last month, and they did end up losing him. Verrett was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the major...

Big Deals Define Day Three of Winter Meetings, New York Mets Still Biding Time
December 10th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
The Winter Meetings are really heating up on Day 3. After the Chicago teams stole the headlines yesterday by adding Jon Lester (Cubs) and trading for Jeff Samardzija (White Sox), the rest of the teams seem to be catching up. A pair of the New York Mets' rivals made some...

Lots of Rumors Surround New York Mets with Little Action at Winter Meetings
December 10th, 2014 at 11:37 AM
The Winter Meetings are entering their third day this morning, and there has been a lot of action so far. None of it has involved the New York Mets, although that is not due to a lack of trying. Mets' GM Sandy Alderson has certainly been busy, as the rumor...

Report: New York Mets “Aggressively” Shopping Dillon Gee
December 9th, 2014 at 1:42 PM
The Winter Meetings are in full swing, and the New York Mets are looking to get in on the wheeling and dealing. After a busy first day that saw several big trades completed, including Jeff Samardzjia moving from the Oakland A's to the Chicago White Sox, the Mets are shopping...

New York Mets Could Be Active at Winter Meetings
December 8th, 2014 at 12:42 PM
Baseball's annual Winter Meetings kicked off this morning in San Diego. The Winter Meetings are when baseball's Hot Stove season hits a fever pitch, with rumors of trades flying and a lot of transactions being executed. The event brings together all of baseball's key front office executives in one hotel,...

Report: New York Mets Unlikely to Swing Blockbuster Trade
November 30th, 2014 at 11:21 AM
With baseball's Winter Meetings just over a week away, the rumor mill is in full swing. Very few free agents have found new homes, and the trade talks have started swirling. The New York Mets have been fairly active in the trade rumors, with many reports linking them to various...

Colorado Rockies Won’t Deal Troy Tulowitzki This Winter
November 27th, 2014 at 7:32 PM
After adding Michael Cuddyer this winter, the New York Mets turned their attention towards a potential upgrade at shortstop. The big fish in the pond appeared to be Colorado Rockies' shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Tulowitzki has been linked to the Mets for several years now, but it doesn't appear that Tulowitzki...

Jonathon Niese’s Shoulder Could Hurt His Trade Value
November 21st, 2014 at 1:15 PM
Jonathon Niese has been a popular name in trade rumors surrounding the New York Mets. The Mets are expected to deal one of their veteran starting pitchers (Niese, Dillon Gee, or Bartolo Colon) at some point to clear a log jam in the rotation. Niese is perceived to have tremendous...

New York Mets’ NL East Rivals Make Some Moves
November 17th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
With the offseason in full swing, teams are beginning to make moves to try and improve on their 2014 records. The New York Mets struck early, adding outfielder Michael Cuddyer on a two year deal last week. Now two of the Mets' biggest rivals, the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins,...

New York Mets Listening to Trade Offers for Daniel Murphy
November 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
Entering the offseason, Daniel Murphy was expected to be one of the biggest trade chips for the New York Mets, who are looking to quickly turn themselves into a playoff contender and seek to be rid of the eight million dollars that they owe their starting second baseman. Murphy will...

Report: New York Mets Expected to Be “Aggressive” This Winter
November 9th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
The New York Mets know this is a critical offseason for them. The Mets improved on their record in 2013 by finishing with five more wins in 2014, their first improvement in the Sandy Alderson era. With Matt Harvey set to return and a healthier David Wright coming in 2015,...