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MLB Trade Rumors: Mets, Rockies Discussing Potential Troy Tulowitzki Trade
December 19th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
The Colorado Rockies have been talking about trading All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki ever since the start of the offseason. The New York Yankees seemed like they made the most sense because of the retirement of Derek Jeter, but they instead traded for Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorius. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, it's the...

New York Mets Still Considering Stephen Drew and Everth Cabrera
December 18th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
If New York Mets' fans want to see someone other than Wilmer Flores or Ruben Tejada at shortstop on Opening Day, their options are dwindling. Sandy Alderson indicated earlier in the week that the Mets aren't planning on pursuing Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang due to concerns about his ability to...

Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang Will Be Posted Monday
December 14th, 2014 at 4:33 PM
The shortstop market has been drying up rather quickly. A lot of shortstops either changed hands at the Winter Meetings or were pulled from the trade market by their respective clubs. With options dwindling, the New York Mets and other shortstop needy teams have their eyes towards South Korea, where...

Mike Piazza Optimistic About Hall of Fame Chances
December 13th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
Former New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza has faced a long road to induction into Cooperstown. Despite being considered by some as the greatest offensive catcher of all time, Piazza has failed to gain entry to the Hall of Fame in his first two years of eligibility. After being included...

New York Mets Add John Mayberry Jr on One Year Deal
December 11th, 2014 at 3:07 PM
It took a few days, but the New York Mets have a new acquisition from the Winter Meetings. The move isn't a marquee one like a trade for Dillon Gee or adding a shortstop, but will help to solidify the Mets' bench. The Mets have inked outfielder John Mayberry Jr...

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...

Is Everth Cabrera a Shortstop Option for the New York Mets?
December 6th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
The New York Mets have focused their attention on acquiring a shortstop this winter. While the trade market has been a slow burn, another interesting option just hit the free agent market. The San Diego Padres non-tendered shortstop Everth Cabrera, who was an All Star as recently as 2013. While...

New York Mets are Interested in John Mayberry Jr.
December 5th, 2014 at 11:17 AM
The New York Mets shed themselves of one outfielder earlier in the week when they non-tendered Eric Young Jr. They may look to replace EY with another Jr, courtesy of the new wave of free agents that arose after the non-tender deadline on Tuesday. Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting...

Matt Harvey Aiming to Face Hitters on February 1st
December 4th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
Matt Harvey is set to return next season from Tommy John surgery, but the big story surrounding his return is hs new innings limit. There has been a ton of speculation that the Mets will want to limit Harvey's innings to protect him from re-injury. A lot of options had...

Sandy Alderson Fine with Matt Harvey’s Celebrity Status as Long as Performance is Strong
December 2nd, 2014 at 1:44 PM
Matt Harvey's potential return has plenty of New York Mets fans excited for 2015. Harvey became an overnight sensation for the Mets, winning people over with his swagger and strong results. The city became swept by Harvey fever, and the media attention on Harvey swelled to massive proportions. Sports Illustrated...

Daisuke Matsuzaka Set to Return to Japan
November 29th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
The New York Mets entered the offseason with only one major league free agent: pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka. Matsuzaka was a member of the Mets for the past two seasons, splitting time between the rotation and the bullpen. While Dice-K did his job without complaint, he hinted that he would like...

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...

New York Mets Looking to Add Pieces to Bullpen
November 26th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The New York Mets are planning on adding to their bullpen as the next piece of their offseason makeover. The bullpen was a strength for the Mets in 2014, ranking in the top 10 in ERA after ranking towards the bottom in the past few years. The Mets, however, aren't...

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 Looking for Second Lefty in Bullpen
November 20th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
One of the more under-reported stories of the 2014 season was the improvement of the New York Mets' bullpen. The unit, which was one of baseball's worst for years, made a dramatic turnaround and ranked inside the top ten in ERA as a group. While a lot of that success...

Sandy Alderson Wants Matt Harvey to Be Available in September for Mets
November 18th, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Matt Harvey will be back with the New York Mets next season. The big question the Mets have to figure out, though, is how to deal with his innings limits. Reports last week indicated that the Mets were discussing options on how to protect Harvey from re-injury by imposing an...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Eric Young Jr
November 17th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: David Wright
November 16th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Zack Wheeler
November 15th, 2014 at 5:22 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Matt Harvey’s Innings Limits Could Pose Problem for 2015 Mets
November 15th, 2014 at 3:07 PM
The New York Mets and their fans are thrilled to see Matt Harvey return next season. Harvey, who was the Mets' ace in 2013 before undergoing Tommy John surgery, will resume his post at the top of the Mets' staff as they look to reach the playoffs for the first...