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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...

New York Mets Have Yet to Place Bartolo Colon on Trade Waivers
August 22nd, 2014 at 8:05 AM
When the New York Mets held on to Bartolo Colon after the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31st, many assumed he simply would be moved in August. An August trade requires a player to pass through waivers before he can be moved, and Colon appeared likely to pass through given...

New York Mets Stand Pat on Very Active Deadline Day
July 31st, 2014 at 4:13 PM
The Major League Baseball trade deadline day is usually not as active as people want it to be. 2014 was a dramatic exception, as blockbuster deals went down across the league left and right. The New York Mets did not take part in any of those deals, choosing to stand...

New York Mets Should Have Interesting Decisions to Make at Trade Deadline
July 17th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The trade deadline is officially two weeks away, and the New York Mets will have some interesting choices to make. For the first several years of Sandy Alderson's tenure as General Manager, the Mets have been sellers at the deadline. After adding Zack Wheeler at the deadline in 2011 and...

Report: New York Mets are Getting Calls on Bartolo Colon
July 14th, 2014 at 2:58 PM
The New York Mets are in a tricky position at the All Star Break. While many would have pegged the Mets as sellers just 10 days ago, an 8-2 stretch to end the first half has given the team a new lease on life. The Mets have a pulse right...

Chicago Cubs, New York Mets Could Discuss Starlin Castro Deal in Offseason
July 8th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
The Chicago Cubs made big waves last week when they dealt two starting pitchers, including ace Jeff Samardzija, to the Oakland A's in exchange for a package of prospects headlined by shortstop Addison Russell. This created a glut at shortstop for the Cubs, who have 24 year old All Star...

Minor League Mondays: New York Mets Add Lefty Blake Taylor to Complete Ike Davis Trade
June 16th, 2014 at 9:57 AM
After the New York Mets dealt Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates back in April, the return seemed somewhat underwhelming. The Mets initially received minor league reliever Zack Thornton, who has been pitching with Triple-A Las Vegas but could end up profiling as a AAAA player. The Mets also announced...

Bartolo Colon Could Become Trade Candidate at Deadline
May 31st, 2014 at 11:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** On the heels of his spectacular performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, New York Mets' starter Bartolo Colon looks like he could be ready to heat up this summer. Colon is 4-5 with an unsightly 4.73 ERA, although that ERA has been inflated due to a couple of subpar outings...

Bartolo Colon Strong as New York Mets Win 4-1
April 24th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
New York-Throughout this series, both the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals have struggled offensively. Entering the final game of their series Thursday afternoon, the two teams scored five runs a piece over the first three games of the series. The Mets were able to find some late offense,...