Category: ‘Game Previews’

New York Mets Dodge Bullet as Washington Nationals Miss Out on Chris Sale
December 6th, 2016 at 3:20 PM
While the New York Mets have been busy working behind the scenes at the Winter Meetings, their biggest rivals have been working hard to try and make a splash. After taking the division title back from the Mets in 2016, the Washington Nationals have been working on landing a star...

New York Mets Trade Logan Verrett to Baltimore Orioles for Cash Considerations
November 30th, 2016 at 5:47 PM
The New York Mets needed to open a spot on their 40 man roster after re-signing Yoenis Cespedes yesterday, and they did that this afternoon with a deal. The trade saw the Mets sent right hander Logan Verrett to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations, reports. Verrett had a...

New York Mets May Come to Regret Trading for Jay Bruce Instead of Jonathan Lucroy
September 3rd, 2016 at 12:45 PM
When the New York Mets were looking for offense prior to the trade deadline, the two names most commonly linked to them were outfielder Jay Bruce and catcher Jonathan Lucroy. While Lucroy was a strong fit on paper, the Mets didn't want to pay the high price for acquiring him...

New York Mets Land Reliever Fernando Salas from Los Angeles Angels
August 31st, 2016 at 10:46 PM
Just over an hour and a half before the deadline to add players to the 40 man roster and have them be eligible for the playoffs, the New York Mets managed to bolster their bullpen. The Mets have acquired right handed relief pitcher Fernando Salas from the Los Angeles Angels...

New York Mets Re-Acquire Jonathon Niese from Pittsburgh Pirates for Antonio Bastardo
August 1st, 2016 at 4:33 PM
The New York Mets' main move on the day was acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds, but they did sneak a second deal in right before the trade deadline. The move comes as a bit of a surprise as General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters this afternoon that...