Category: New York Mets

Cuomo says New York State will work with professional sports leagues to return

Cuomo says New York State will work with professional sports leagues to return

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo, and noted that he wants to see the Bills and other professional sports teams return. But he admitted that it could be a challenge – depending on the league. Fans would not be included ... MORE
Opening Day delayed at least 2 weeks; Spring Training games cancelled

Opening Day delayed at least 2 weeks; Spring Training games cancelled

Following a call with the 30 Clubs, and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association, Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. today announced that MLB has decided to suspend Spring Training games and to delay the start of the 2020 regular ... MORE
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Major League Baseball releases statement on 2020 season

Major League Baseball releases statement on 2020 season

Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. conducted a conference call with the 30 clubs of Major League Baseball on Monday. Following last night’s newly updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) restricting events of more than 50 people for ... MORE
Beltrán, Mets mutually part ways

Beltrán, Mets mutually part ways

In a stunning turn of events, Carlos Beltrán and the Mets have mutually parted ways less than three months after Beltrán took the club’s managerial job, the team announced on Thursday afternoon. Beltrán did not manage a single game with the Mets, ... MORE
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Mets hire ‘respected’ Rojas as new manager

Mets hire ‘respected’ Rojas as new manager

When the Mets parted ways with Carlos Beltrán last week before he managed a single game, the situation had potential to send their offseason into chaos. With less than a month until Spring Training, the Mets lacked an on-field leader. To patch that hole ... MORE
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Yankees reportedly sign former Mets LHP Luis Avilan

Yankees reportedly sign former Mets LHP Luis Avilan

The Yankees signed former Mets LHP Luis Avilan to a minor-league contract with a major-league Spring Training invite, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Avilan, 30, went 4-0 on the 2019 season with a 5.06 ERA and 30 strikeouts to 14 walks in 45 ... MORE
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Mets agree to deal with infielder Eduardo Nunez

Mets agree to deal with infielder Eduardo Nunez

While much of the attention on the Mets recently has been centered around the team looking into outfield help, they ended up adding some infield depth on Saturday. According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, Eduardo Nunez is joining the Mets as a non-roster invite to ... MORE
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Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes’ ankle injuries resulted from incident with wild boar

Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes’ ankle injuries resulted from incident with wild boar

More details have emerged regarding Yoenis Cespedes‘ ranch incident from this past May that caused him to miss the entire 2019 season. According to the New York Post, Cespedes suffered his injury, which involved multiple ankle fractures, at his Port St. Lucie ranch ... MORE
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Mets avoid arbitration with all nine eligible players

Mets avoid arbitration with all nine eligible players

The Mets reached settlements with all nine of their arbitration-eligible players prior to Friday’s noon ET deadline for both sides to submit projected salary figures for the 2020 season. Noah Syndergaard, Marcus Stroman, Michael Conforto, Edwin Díaz, Steven Matz, Jake Marisnick, Brandon Nimmo, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman all reached one-year deals with New York ... MORE
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Mets’ Carlos Beltran named in MLB report but will not be suspended as part of Astros’ sign-stealing scandal

Mets’ Carlos Beltran named in MLB report but will not be suspended as part of Astros’ sign-stealing scandal

MLB came down hard on the now-fired duo of Astros manager A.J. Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow on Monday, suspending both of them for one season as part of their involvement in Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. Despite being named in MLB’s report, Mets manager Carlos Beltran — who was a player ... MORE
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Mets agree to deal with free agent Rick Porcello

Mets agree to deal with free agent Rick Porcello

The Mets’ acquisition of starting pitcher Michael Wacha did not end their pursuit of starting pitching. The team on Thursday agreed to a one-year contract with Rick Porcello, adding him on a one-year deal worth $10 million, according to a source. The ... MORE
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Mets reach agreement with Yoenis Cespedes to amend his contract for 2020

Mets reach agreement with Yoenis Cespedes to amend his contract for 2020

The Mets have reached an agreement with Yoenis Cespedes to amend his contract and salary for the 2020 season, reports SNY’s Andy Martino, who added that Cespedes is still under contract. He could go from $29.5 million in 2020 to less than $10 million, according to ... MORE
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Dellin Betances signs 1-year deal with Mets

Dellin Betances signs 1-year deal with Mets

The Mets officially announced a one-year deal with free-agent reliever Dellin Betances on Tuesday. Betances’ deal has a player option for 2021. He could trigger a player option for ’22 if he reaches certain thresholds in ’21, though it’s not a guaranteed ... MORE
Free agent Zack Wheeler leaves Mets to join Phillies

Free agent Zack Wheeler leaves Mets to join Phillies

In a nightmare outcome for the Mets, free agent Zack Wheeler has agreed to a five-year deal with the Phillies worth $118 million, SNY’s Andy Martino confirmed. Wheeler’s camp circled back to the Mets before he agreed to sign with the Phillies, but the ... MORE
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Mets trade for CF help, get Marisnick from Astros

Mets trade for CF help, get Marisnick from Astros

Seeking a right-handed defensive complement to Brandon Nimmo in center field, the Mets struck Thursday with a trade for Astros veteran Jake Marisnick. The deal sends prospects Blake Taylor and Kenedy Corona to the Astros. “Jake is an elite defender who is ... MORE
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