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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...

Jenrry Mejia is Arbitration Eligible After Being Declared a “Super Two” by MLB
November 14th, 2014 at 2:59 PM
Jenrry Mejia had a breakout season as the New York Mets' closer in 2014. Thanks to his existing service time, Mejia will now be better compensated for his strong year. Mejia was one of 26 players granted arbitration eligibility as a "Super Two" player, Austin Laymance of MLB.com is reporting....

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Wilfredo Tovar
November 14th, 2014 at 2:34 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)...

New York Mets Will Scout Cuban Shortstop Yoan Moncada
November 14th, 2014 at 5:48 AM
The New York Mets sent a contingent to scout Cuban shortstop Yoan Moncada, Ben Badler of Baseball America is reporting. Moncada, 19, is the latest Cuban defector to audition for a job with a major league team. Badler's report describes Moncada, who is 6 feet tall and weighs 200 pounds,...

New York Mets Could Be Interested in David Robertson
November 13th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The New York Mets have already forfeited one draft pick to sign a free agent when they inked Michael Cuddyer. It doesn't seem like there are many players out there who could entice them to give up a second pick, but one interesting possibility has arisen. MetsBlog.com is reporting that,...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Carlos Torres
November 13th, 2014 at 1:01 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)...

Report: Jonathon Niese and Terry Collins Fought in Dugout During Final Start
November 13th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
There have been reports surfacing for weeks now that the New York Mets could consider moving starting pitcher Jonathon Niese in a trade. Niese is a young lefty with a team friendly contract, so he could command a lot in a deal. With that said, there could be other factors...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Ruben Tejada
November 12th, 2014 at 11:19 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)...

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...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Taylor Teagarden
November 11th, 2014 at 12:49 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)...

Michael Cuddyer Signing Shows New York Mets Finally Planning on Playoff Push
November 11th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
The New York Mets signed free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer yesterday to a two year contract. While Cuddyer fits a serious need for the Mets by providing right handed power, the move came as a surprise. The Colorado Rockies had extended a qualifying offer to the 35 year old outfielder,...

Jacob DeGrom Wins National League Rookie of the Year Award
November 10th, 2014 at 7:15 PM
In what the Mets dubbed the #dayofdegrom, Jacob deGrom took home some new hardware for his mantle. deGrom was named the National League's Rookie of the Year, making him the first Met to win the award since Dwight Gooden in 1984. The voting wasn't even close, as deGrom received first...