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New York Mets, Zack Wheeler Avoid Arbitration with One Year Deal
January 12th, 2017 at 5:49 AM
January is often the quietest month on the baseball calendar, with little happening outside of a few free agent signings. One major event that consumes the month is salary arbitration, namely negotiations between teams and arbitration eligible players on their contracts for the new season. The New York Mets have...

New York Mets Invite Dominic Smith, 12 Other Minor Leaguers to Spring Training
January 11th, 2017 at 2:33 PM
Spring training is around the corner, and the New York Mets should be reporting to Port St. Lucie to get ready for the 2017 season in the coming weeks. The entire 40 man roster will be working out at the major league side of camp, but the Mets always bring...

Kelly Johnson Could Return to Atlanta Braves Again
January 10th, 2017 at 5:32 PM
For the past two seasons, the New York Mets have acquired infielder Kelly Johnson in mid-season trades with the Atlanta Braves. Johnson has been a valuable contributor off the bench for the Mets, hitting .260 with 14 homers and 37 RBI's in 131 games over that span. The Mets chose...

Ron Darling Expects Big Things for New York Mets’ Rotation in 2017
January 9th, 2017 at 12:46 PM
Just over a year ago, the New York Mets' starting rotation was the talk of baseball. The Mets had just advanced all the way to the World Series on the strength of their four young starters (Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz, and Noah Syndergaard) with a fifth (Zack Wheeler)...

Edgardo Alfonzo Named Manager of Brooklyn Cyclones
January 8th, 2017 at 5:38 AM
The New York Mets needed a new manager for the Brooklyn Cyclones this year, and they have chosen to stay within the family to fill it. Edgardo Alfonzo, the Mets' former second baseman in the late 1990's and a fan favorite, has been tapped to manage in Brooklyn this year,...