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New York Mets Will Attend Showcase Workout for Craig Breslow
January 17th, 2017 at 11:34 AM
New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson indicated in a press conference last week that one of his top priorities for the rest of the winter remains adding a left handed reliever. Alderson felt confident that the Mets could piece together a bullpen on the right side with some help...

Report: New York Mets Seeking Two Prospects for Jay Bruce
January 16th, 2017 at 9:54 AM
The New York Mets have been trying to trade Jay Bruce for almost the entire winter, but what they have been asking for in return has been a bit of a mystery. Initial reports had the Mets angling to land a young reliever in exchange for Bruce, like Baltimore Orioles'...

Wally Backman Accuses Sandy Alderson of Blackballing Him from MLB Jobs
January 15th, 2017 at 8:45 AM
When Wally Backman resigned after the 2016 season, the company line was that he was looking to pursue big league job opportunities. Those opportunities weren't going to come with the New York Mets, who were reportedly unhappy with how Backman took direction from the front office in the second half...

New York Mets May Bring Jay Bruce to Spring Training
January 14th, 2017 at 12:05 PM
The trade market for outfielder Jay Bruce has played out much slower than New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson has anticipated. Despite trying to trade Bruce for over two months now, the Mets are still stuck with him as the market for sluggers has moved at a glacial pace....

New York Mets Settle Most of Remaining Salary Arbitration Cases
January 13th, 2017 at 7:32 PM
With the deadline to exchange figures in salary arbitration cases coming today, the New York Mets took a harder line than usual. Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson made it clear that they were content to go to arbitration hearings with any player who didn't want to settle their cases prior...