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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,...

Report: New York Mets Interested in Trade for Chicago White Sox’ SS Alexei Ramirez
November 8th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
The New York Mets are expected to be very active this winter as they look to upgrade their offense. While most pundits expect the Mets to trade for a power hitting outfielder, shortstop is also high on their list of needs. The trade market for shortstops isn't as deep as...

Colorado Rockies’ Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez Could Be Trade Target for New York Mets
November 6th, 2014 at 5:49 PM
The New York Mets may look to trade for a corner outfielder, given their lukewarn interest in the free agent class. Some names that have already been tied to the Mets this winter include Boston Red Sox' outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and Kansas City Royals' outfielder Alex Gordon. Another name can...

New York Mets Should Explore Trade for Kansas City Royals’ Outfielder Alex Gordon
November 5th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
The news that Michael Cuddyer received a qualifying offer yesterday has changed the landscape of the offseason for the New York Mets. Most pundits and fans had banked on the Mets signing Cuddyer to address their need in left field, but the qualifying offer has killed the Mets' interest in...

Boston Red Sox Could Match up with New York Mets on Yoenis Cespedes Trade
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The Boston Red Sox are expected to be very active in the trade market this winter, with a lot of young players in play and a desire to make a big splash and improve on a last place season. The Red Sox may end up finding a good match with...

Jonathon Niese Could Be Most Valuable Trade Chip for New York Mets
October 3rd, 2014 at 1:36 PM
While the New York Mets aren't expected to be very active in free agency once again, they are expected to be heavily involved in trade discussions. The Mets, under GM Sandy Alderson, have stockpiled a lot of starting pitching depth and could use some of it to acquire a bat...

What Would It Cost New York Mets to Acquire Giancarlo Stanton?
September 10th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
The hottest name on the trade market this winter will likely be Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton, 24, is hitting .291 with 37 homers and 105 RBI's over his first 142 games. Stanton's mammoth power would play well in any park, and given the Marlins' frugal nature pundits around...

Bartolo Colon Clears Waivers, Several Teams Could Be Interested in Trade
August 26th, 2014 at 4:43 PM
As expected, Bartolo Colon cleared revocable trade waivers yesterday afternoon. The trade market for Colon is now expected to heat up over the next few days as the Mets look to get a good return for Colon's services. Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports that the Los...

New York Mets Place Bartolo Colon on Revocable Trade Waivers
August 24th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
A few days ago, we discussed the potential reasons why the New York Mets had not placed starting pitcher Bartolo Colon on trade waivers. That discussion is now rendered moot. The Mets placed Colon on revocable trade waivers yesterday afternoon, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports. Colon, who is scheduled...