Category: New York Mets

Mets sign free agent reliever Brad Brach

Mets sign free agent reliever Brad Brach

The Mets have agreed to sign reliever Brad Brach, SNY’s Andy Martino confirmed. Brach’s deal will be for one year and $850,000 and also contains a player option for 2021 that is worth $1.25 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. To make ... MORE
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Mets officially announce coaching staff for the 2020 season

Mets officially announce coaching staff for the 2020 season

The Mets have made their coaching staff for the 2020 MLB season official on Sunday night. In a press release, the team announced who will be helping out Carlos Beltran in his first managerial season, including the return of hitting coach Chili Davis and the addition ... MORE
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Pete Alonso, Jacob deGrom named to inaugural All-MLB First Team

Pete Alonso, Jacob deGrom named to inaugural All-MLB First Team

Two Mets were named to the inaugural All-MLB First Team on Tuesday afternoon, with Pete Alonso taking the first baseman slot, and Jacob deGrom grabbing one of the four spots available for starting pitchers. Alonso was named the NL Rookie of the ... MORE
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Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins 2019 NL Cy Young award

Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins 2019 NL Cy Young award

Mets ace Jacob deGrom followed up his historic 2018 with a brilliant 2019, and the result is another Cy Young award. DeGrom received 29 of the 30 first-place votes to dominate his fellow finalists in Max Scherzer and Hyun-Jin Ryu (received one first-place vote) for ... MORE
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MLB expected to interview former Yankees exec Carlos Beltran, others regarding Astros sign-stealing allegations

MLB expected to interview former Yankees exec Carlos Beltran, others regarding Astros sign-stealing allegations

New Mets manager Carlos Beltran was among those who played a “key role in devising the sign-stealing system” the Astros used in 2017, reports Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. According to Rosenthal, Red Sox manager Alex Cora — who was the Astros’ bench coach in ... MORE
Mets’ Pete Alonso finishes seventh in NL MVP voting, Jacob deGrom finishes tenth

Mets’ Pete Alonso finishes seventh in NL MVP voting, Jacob deGrom finishes tenth

Both Pete A and Jacob deGrom took home some major hardware this week, and on Thursday night they followed those up by each finishing in the top 10 of NL MVP voting. Los Angeles’ Cody Bellinger was voted NL MVP on Thursday, securing 19 of the 30 ... MORE
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Free agent Zack Wheeler rejects Mets’ qualifying offer

Free agent Zack Wheeler rejects Mets’ qualifying offer

What has been expected is now official: Zack Wheeler has rejected the qualifying offer from the Mets and will test the free agent market. By having extended the one-year qualifying offer that is worth $17.8 million to Wheeler, the Mets will receive a ... MORE
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Mets reportedly showing interest in free agent catcher Robinson Chirinos

Mets reportedly showing interest in free agent catcher Robinson Chirinos

As the MLB hot stove begins to heat up, it looks as if the Mets could be in the market for another catcher. The team has expressed interest in veteran Robinson Chirinos, according to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post. Wilson Ramos is still ... MORE
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Mets reportedly showing interest in Pirates’ OF Starling Marte

Mets reportedly showing interest in Pirates’ OF Starling Marte

The Mets are looking for an everyday center fielder and have interest in Pirates outfielder Starling Marte, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. With plenty of center field options for general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, Marte might be the best one available, should the Pirates choose to ... MORE
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Mets to name Meulens bench coach (report)

Mets to name Meulens bench coach (report)

The Mets are expected to hire Hensley Meulens to be their bench coach, according to a report from MLB Network insider Jon Heyman on Monday. The team hasn’t confirmed the report. The 52-year-old Meulens was the Giants’ bench coach for the past ... MORE
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Mets narrow managerial search to 2 (source)

Mets narrow managerial search to 2 (source)

The Mets’ managerial search is down to two: Carlos Beltrán and Eduardo Pérez, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand on Friday. That would mean the other finalists, which included Twins bench coach Derek Shelton and Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy, are out ... MORE
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BREAKING: Mets plan to make Carlos Beltrán their next manager

New York Mets make Carlos Beltrán their next manager

For nearly seven years, Carlos Beltrán served as one of the most productive position players and free-agent signings in Mets history. The team now plans to bring him back as an on-field leader for what it hopes is an even longer time ... MORE
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Mets introduce new manager Carlos Beltrán

Mets introduce new manager, Carlos Beltrán

It was a familiar sight at Citi Field on Monday, with Carlos Beltrán slipping back into his Mets No. 15 jersey as the team introduced him as its new manager. “I just can’t wait to rewrite our story being manager of the ... MORE
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Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 NL Rookie of the Year award

Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 NL Rookie of the Year award

What has been a fait accompli since the 2019 MLB season ended is now official: Mets first baseman Pete Alonso is the 2019 National League Rookie of the Year. Alonso beat out finalists Mike Soroka of the Braves and Fernando Tatis Jr. of the Padres ... MORE
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Report: Mets looking at free agent Dellin Betances

Report: Mets looking at free agent Dellin Betances

Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen already said he’s going to take a look at what can be done to improve the team’s bullpen this offseason. Could that start with someone in their own backyard? According to SNY’s Andy Martino, the Mets are looking at ... MORE
Mets fire manager Mickey Callaway after 2 seasons

Mets fire manager Mickey Callaway after 2 seasons

Mickey Callaway was fired by the New York Mets on Thursday after missing the playoffs in both his seasons as manager. The move came four days after New York wrapped up an 86-76 season that marked a nine-win improvement over his 2018 ... MORE
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Buck Showalter Tells WFAN He Wants To Be Considered For Mets Job

Buck Showalter Tells WFAN He Wants To Be Considered For Mets Job

Buck Showalter says he’d like to be considered for the Mets’ managerial opening, although he admits he’s uncomfortable publicly campaigning for it. “Yeah, I’d like to be talked about it, but I’m not going to campaign about it, and I’m real uncomfortable ... MORE
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Jacob deGrom dominates in Mets 8-1 win over Reds

Jacob deGrom dominates in Mets 8-1 win over Reds

Jacob deGrom made his case for a second straight Cy Young Award with seven shutout innings, and Pete Alonso became the first Mets player to hit 50 home runs in a season in an 8-1 win over the Reds at Great American Ball Park ... MORE
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