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Wally Backman Named Manager in Dominican Winter League
November 23rd, 2014 at 12:13 PM
Popular former Met Wally Backman has a job with the New York Mets' organization as the manager of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51's. Many Mets fans have clamored for him to be the major league skipper, but that isn't an option at the moment with Terry Collins back for a...

David Wright and Travis D’Arnaud Will Visit Hitting Coach Kevin Long This Winter
November 22nd, 2014 at 1:32 PM
New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long is highly respected throughout baseball and is expected to help the Mets improve their overall approach at the plate this season. Long's work will start in the winter, as several Mets players are expected to visit him in the offseason to get a...

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...

New York Mets Have Until Thursday to Add Prospects to 40 Man Roster
November 19th, 2014 at 5:59 PM
The deadline to add prospects to the 40 man roster is Thursday, an important day for Major League Baseball franchises. By putting prospects on the 40 man roster, they can be protected from the Rule V draft, which will be held in December. The Rule V draft is a draft...

New York Mets Announce New Dimensions for Citi Field
November 18th, 2014 at 5:57 PM
The New York Mets announced early in the fall that they were planning to modify the dimensions of Citi Field. The dimensional changes were designed to make the park a little more hitter friendly, but still keep Citi as a pitcher's park. Work began shortly after the season ended, and...

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...

Minor League Mondays Affiliate Review: Scottsdale Scorpions
November 17th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
Now that the 2014 season is over, Mets 101's Minor League Mondays will take a look back at each of the New York Mets' minor league affiliates and review their seasons. Over the course of the next several weeks, we will review how each club performed this season, spotlight some...

New York Mets’ NL East Rivals Make Some Moves
November 17th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
With the offseason in full swing, teams are beginning to make moves to try and improve on their 2014 records. The New York Mets struck early, adding outfielder Michael Cuddyer on a two year deal last week. Now two of the Mets' biggest rivals, the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins,...

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...

Shortstop Figures to Be Next Area of Interest for New York Mets
November 12th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The New York Mets entered the offseason with big needs at shortstop and in left field. Left field has been addressed just days into the free agency period as the Mets added Michael Cuddyer on a two year deal. The Mets will now look to upgrade at shortstop as they...