Category: ‘Catchers’

New York Mets Avoid Salary Arbitration with Travis D’Arnaud
January 13th, 2017 at 12:04 PM
The New York Mets settled another one of their arbitration cases today. FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Mets and catcher Travis d'Arnaud have settled on a one year contract worth $1.875 million. This will be a nice raise for d'Arnaud, who made the league minimum in 2016. d'Arnaud,...

Report: New York Mets Aren’t Interested in Matt Wieters
January 6th, 2017 at 6:33 AM
The New York Mets are pretty well rounded offensively headed into 2017, but the argument can be made that the lineup could benefit from an upgrade behind the plate. Catcher Travis d'Arnaud had a rough year in 2016, batting .247 with only four homers and 15 RBI's in 75 games...

New York Mets Avoid Arbitration with Rene Rivera
December 2nd, 2016 at 2:59 PM
The deadline to tender arbitration eligible players new contracts is midnight tonight, and the New York Mets are largely expected to tender contracts to all of their eligible players. One player whose fate was not very clear was backup catcher Rene Rivera, who was projected to earn 2.2 million dollars...

Report: New York Mets May Non-Tender Rene Rivera
November 27th, 2016 at 2:35 PM
Rene Rivera was a huge benefit for the New York Mets last season. After Travis d'Arnaud went down with a shoulder injury in April, Rivera came up from the minor leagues and found a niche as Noah Syndergaard's personal catcher. Rivera eventually went on to catch for a lot of...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Rene Rivera
November 20th, 2016 at 7:17 PM
Now that the 2016 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 B (Jerry Blevins) to Y (Gabriel Ynoa) as...