Tagged: ‘New York’

Who Should Be the Mets’ Leadoff Hitter When Jose Reyes Doesn’t Play?
February 22nd, 2017 at 7:57 PM
The New York Mets have a deep team entering 2017, and it is so deep that they don't even have a regular position for their primary leadoff hitter. Infielder Jose Reyes, who rejoined the team last season after a nearly five year hiatus, rejuvenated the Mets' lineup by assuming the...

Report: MLB Approves Dugout Signal to Eliminate Intentional Walks
February 21st, 2017 at 9:20 PM
Over the past few years, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has been working on ways to improve the pace of play in the game of baseball. The changes have been largely minor tweaks, such as requiring batters to keep a foot in the batters box at all times, but...

Neil Walker Contract Extension is an Interesting Thought for New York Mets
February 20th, 2017 at 7:13 PM
One of the early storylines for the New York Mets this spring has been contract extension talks with second baseman Neil Walker. Walker, who accepted a qualifying offer worth 17.2 million dollars over the winter, has been open to signing with the Mets for the long term. The two sides...

Sandy Alderson Says New York Mets are “All in” for 2017
February 19th, 2017 at 2:47 PM
After years of drawing criticism for fielding low payrolls, the New York Mets have opened up their checkbooks over the past two years. The big splurges involved retaining Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker for a combined 127.1 million dollars, but the Mets also deserve credit for re-signing both Jerry Blevins...

Former Pitcher Tom House Claims Noah Syndergaard is at Increased Injury Risk This Season
February 18th, 2017 at 3:12 PM
The most dependable player in the New York Mets' rotation last season was starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard was the only one of the Mets' young guns to stay healthy for the entire season, going 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA while emerging as the staff's ace. After tossing 183.2 innings...