Tagged: ‘Spring Training’

Mets Sign Kyle Farnsworth to Minor League Deal
February 3rd, 2014 at 8:14 PM
The New York Mets announced Monday that they have signed veteran reliever Kyle Farnsworth to a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training. The Mets represent Farnsworth's eighth MLB team as the 38-year old enters his sixteenth MLB season. The hard-throwing righty has accumulated a 43-63 lifetime record...

New York Mets Pitcher Bobby Parnell Puts It All Together in 2013
June 8th, 2013 at 10:51 AM
When Bobby Parnell made it to the majors, it was clear what the New York Mets had on their hands: a power-pitching reliever who threw the ball in excess of 99 MPH.   His control and secondary pitches were behind in his development, but when you have a guy that throws...

New York Mets Spring Training Questions
March 1st, 2013 at 3:44 PM
Looking for a fresh start after 2012, the New York Mets have taken to Florida for Spring Training, where the club will look to lock down its roster for the upcoming season. With expectations low for the ball club, players are hoping they can exceed the low standard that has...

Meet a “New” York Met: Shortstop Brian Bixler
February 28th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Now that the busy 2013 offseason is over and the New York Mets have started spring training, a number of new players have joined the team. Over the next several weeks, the Mets 101 staff will introduce a "new" Met every day and break down what role they could play...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Fans Getting Stuck with Higher Ticket Prices
November 20th, 2012 at 4:40 PM
A few things are givens in life: death, taxes, and high ticket prices. The New York Mets increased ticket prices when they opened Citi Field in 2009, but those prices have declined along with the team's records over the last four years. The team, which has not posted a winning...

Jon Niese, New York Mets Agree to Five-Year Contract Extension
April 4th, 2012 at 5:59 PM
The New York Mets 2012 season may actually have started out on a positive note, despite the dreary outlook of many fans. Earlier today, starting pitcher Jon Niese and the team agreed to a five-year contract extension worth an estimated $25 million, a deal that is to be finalized once...