Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Rene Rivera Starting to Earn More Playing Time than Travis D’Arnaud
September 16th, 2016 at 7:04 AM
For much of the season, Travis d'Arnaud has been the starting catcher for the New York Mets. The Mets' backup is Rene Rivera, and he had been deployed primarily as a personal catcher for Noah Syndergaard to help the tall righty deal with base stealers. Rivera has always been well...

Minor League Mondays: Tomas Nido Wins Florida State League Batting Title
September 5th, 2016 at 7:13 PM
One of the most important positions to develop depth at for a Major League Baseball team is catcher. Finding capable backstops who can man the position is a difficult enough task, so any catcher who can hit is worth his weight in gold. The New York Mets have a potentially...

New York Mets’ Target Jonathan Lucroy Vetoes Trade to Cleveland Indians
July 31st, 2016 at 11:34 AM
Late last night it appeared that the New York Mets were going to miss out on a chance to land All Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy. The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to trade Lucroy to the Cleveland Indians for a four player package headlined by catching prospect Francisco Mejia. The deal was...

Mets 101 Deadline Rumor Roundup: New York Mets Make Three Player Offer for Jonathan Lucroy
July 30th, 2016 at 2:36 PM
The New York Mets are very busy trying to improve their team prior to the trade deadline. Relief pitching and offense appear to be the team's primary focus, with the offense drawing all the attention at the moment. The most buzzed about move for the Mets is a potential trade...

New York Mets Should Make Strong Push to Acquire Brewers’ Catcher Jonathan Lucroy
July 26th, 2016 at 8:28 AM
The news that broke late Sunday night about the New York Mets remaining in the mix for Milwaukee Brewers' catcher Jonathan Lucroy was certainly surprising. The Mets had previously been exploring offensive upgrades, but the buzz coming from around the team in recent days was that their main focus was...