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Mets 101 2014 Season Preview Roundtable
March 30th, 2014 at 4:54 PM
With the 2014 regular season set to kick off tomorrow afternoon, the New York Mets are facing an interesting year. 2014 was eyed by the Mets as a year to move back towards contention after three years of rebuilding under general manager Sandy Alderson's watch. The Mets certainly made a few...

New York Mets Name Jenrry Mejia Fifth Starter
March 29th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
In what can only be described as a comeback, Jenrry Mejia has earned himself a spot on the New York Mets' Opening Day roster. In spite of yielding ground to Daisuke Matsuzaka early in camp, Mejia will be the team's fifth starter. That news was reported by Mets GM Sandy Alderson...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Starting to Take Shape
March 19th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
One hallmark of Sandy Alderson's tenure as New York Mets general manager has been to avoid overspending for bullpen help. After a couple of big signings for the unit blew up in his face in 2012, Alderson cut back his spending last season and produced one of the more efficient...

Sandy Alderson Predicts New York Mets Can Win 90 Games
February 27th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
For the first three years of his tenure, General Manager Sandy Alderson has been careful about managing expectations for the New York Mets. Even though Alderson refused to give up on any of the past three seasons, he also didn't go so far as to make any wild guarantees of playoff...

Report: New York Mets’ GM Sandy Alderson Wants to Remain with Team for 2-3 More Years
February 18th, 2014 at 8:48 PM
Since taking over as the New York Mets' General Manager after the 2010 season, Sandy Alderson was given the unenviable task of trying to rebuild the Mets into contenders. While the last three years haven't been easy to watch for Mets fans, Alderson has done a good job getting the team's finances...

Mets 101 Spring Training News and Notes
February 11th, 2014 at 9:48 PM
Throughout Spring Training, Mets 101 will keep an eye on developments coming out of Port St. Lucie, leading up to and through their Grapefruit League opener on February 28 against Washington. We'll keep you posted periodically on player performance, roster moves and injury updates as the Mets prepare for the...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Best Bargains #3 – Marlon Byrd
January 27th, 2014 at 8:56 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in 2014 as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown on Tuesdays with the number...

New York Mets Settle Arbitration Cases with Six Players
January 18th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
As Sandy Alderson wraps up his fourth offseason as general manager of the New York Mets, the matter of arbitration eligible players has come up. Every year, each club has to exchange salary figures with players eligible for salary arbitration. The Mets ended up with seven players eligible for arbitration...

New York Mets Figure to Be Busy at Winter Meetings
December 9th, 2013 at 4:02 PM
Baseball's Winter Meetings kicked off today at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin hotels in Orlando, Florida and there figures to be a flurry of activity. After some big dominoes fell in both free agency and the trade market last week. baseball executives will look to shape the rest of...

Report: Daniel Murphy on Trading Block at Winter Meetings
December 8th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
It looks as if Ike Davis and Lucas Duda may not be the only players on the trade block for the New York Mets. General Manager Sandy Alderson held a press conference at the Winter Meetings in Orlando this evening, and made some comments implying that Eric Young Jr, displaced...

Curtis Granderson Signing a Good Start for New York Mets
December 6th, 2013 at 6:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** After days of negotiations and speculation, New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson made a big splash. The Mets agreed to terms with outfielder Curtis Granderson on a four year deal worth 60 million dollars, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports on Twitter. The deal was sealed when Alderson guaranteed...

Mets Sign Outfielder Curtis Granderson to Four-Year, $60M Deal
December 6th, 2013 at 1:03 PM
The New York Mets and GM Sandy Alderson made their first big splash of the 2013 offseason Friday afternoon, coming to terms with free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson on a four-year, $60M contract. ***PHOTO1*** The 32-year old spent the last four seasons with the Yankees, batting .245 with 115 homers and 307...

Reports: New York Mets Negotiating with Outfielder Curtis Granderson
December 4th, 2013 at 4:39 PM
The hot stove season has taken on a life of its own in the last 24 hours. Multiple trades have been made and the New York Yankees made a huge splash by signing one of the top free agents, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, to a seven year contract worth 153 million...

Report: Sandy Alderson Met with Curtis Granderson on Sunday
December 3rd, 2013 at 1:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the New York Mets added outfielder Chris Young, many were skeptical that the Mets would pursue a top tier free agent. Recent reports of the team's low budget and skyrocketing prices fed that reality. That has not stopped GM Sandy Alderson from looking to improve his roster. While...

Report: New York Mets Meet with Jay-Z About Robinson Cano
November 19th, 2013 at 11:59 AM
Given the tendency of New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson for financial restraint, it appears as if the Mets will be conservative in the free agent market again this winter. The Mets, however, have been known to pull a rabbit or two out of their hat in the past,...

New York Mets Risk Alienating Fans with Cheapness in Free Agent Pool
November 18th, 2013 at 4:47 PM
The winter has barely started, and the New York Mets are already pushing their fans' buttons. The fans have been anticipating the free agent class of 2013 for a couple of years, as the Mets have implied that this would be the year they would start spending serious money. Mets...

Mets 101 Roundtable: 2014 Offseason Predictions
November 15th, 2013 at 10:30 PM
Now that the GM Meetings have concluded in Orlando, the real offseason work will begin for the New York Mets. With the team freeing up a boatload of cash in expiring contracts this winter, General Manager Sandy Alderson has his work cut out for him to improve his ballclub. With...

David Wright Helping to Recruit Players to New York Mets
November 10th, 2013 at 10:18 PM
When the New York Mets named David Wright their captain this season, they expected several things. The Mets expected Wright to produce on the field, which he did again with another All Star season. The Mets also expected Wright to contribute off the field, which he did by representing the...

Jeff Wilpon: Only Four Players Locks for 2014
October 30th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Many pundits and scribes have attempted to figure out the core players for the New York Mets. The list has varied over the course of the 2013 season, but the core (at least for 2014) has finally been identified by a key organization official. Jeff Wilpon, son of owner Fred...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Lucas Duda
October 21st, 2013 at 8:23 AM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young...