Category: New York Mets

Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Mets season will be delayed by at least one month

Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Mets season will be delayed by at least one month

The Rochester Red Wings and Syracuse Mets return to play must wait a little bit longer. Major League baseball informed its Triple-A clubs that the start of the season will be pushed back at least a month. ESPN’s Jeff Passan first broke ... MORE
Pete Alonso won’t put ‘much merit’ in 60-game 2020, says 2021 will be ‘a year of resiliency’

Pete Alonso won’t put ‘much merit’ in 60-game 2020, says 2021 will be ‘a year of resiliency’

After crushing a rookie-record 53 homers in 2019 while slugging .583, Pete Alonso’s 2020 season was a relatively down one. During the shortened 60-game season, Alonso slashed .231/.326/.490 with 16 homers in 57 games — a roughly 40 home run pace over ... MORE
Mets’ Dominic Smith ready to be everyday left fielder: ‘I’m getting comfortable out there’

Mets’ Dominic Smith ready to be everyday left fielder: ‘I’m getting comfortable out there’

Dominic Smith is coming off a career-best year, slashing .316/.377/.616, and there’s no doubt that he’ll be a big part of the Mets’ lineup in 2021. The only question is: Where? A natural first baseman, Smith is likely penciled in as the ... MORE
Michael Conforto says Mets haven’t opened extension talks: ‘I can’t lie and say I haven’t thought about it’

Michael Conforto says Mets haven’t opened extension talks: ‘I can’t lie and say I haven’t thought about it’

Francisco Lindor said on Monday that the Mets hadn’t yet discussed a potential extension with him. On Tuesday, Michael Conforto said the same about his own situation. “We haven’t started that conversation,” Conforto told reporters via Zoom. “I think for now it’s ... MORE
Mets agree to deal with RHP Taijuan Walker

Mets agree to deal with RHP Taijuan Walker

For everything the Mets had accomplished this offseason — swinging a blockbuster trade, signing free agent after free agent, churning over roughly half their roster — the team entered Spring Training feeling incomplete. There were still moves to be made, depth to ... MORE
Marcus Stroman explains why he took qualifying offer, says Mets’ rotation is ‘unbelievable’

Marcus Stroman explains why he took qualifying offer, says Mets’ rotation is ‘unbelievable’

Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman spoke to reporters on Thursday at spring training for the first time since returning on the one-year qualifying offer for $18.9 million. Stroman opted out of the 2020 season shortly after it began due to COVID-19 concerns. The ... MORE
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Tim Tebow announces retirement from baseball

Tim Tebow announces retirement from baseball

The New York Mets today announced that outfielder Tim Tebow is retiring from professional baseball. “It has been a pleasure to have Tim in our organization as he’s been a consummate professional during his four years with the Mets,” said Team President ... MORE
Mets’ Corey Oswalt clears waivers and is outrighted to Triple-A; Brad Brach released

Mets’ Corey Oswalt clears waivers and is outrighted to Triple-A; Brad Brach released

The Mets announced on Tuesday that RHP Corey Oswalt has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A. In addition, the team has released RHP Brad Brach. Oswalt will be invited to spring training, after he was designated for assignment six days ago to make room ... MORE
Mets agree to 1-year deal with CF Kevin Pillar

Mets agree to 1-year deal with CF Kevin Pillar

The Mets and centerfielder Kevin Pillar are in agreement on a deal pending a physical, per Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. The Mets have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with outfielder Kevin Pillar, source confirms. — Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) February 16, 2021 ... MORE
Former Mets LHP Justin Wilson agrees to deal with Yankees

Former Mets LHP Justin Wilson agrees to deal with Yankees

The Yankees have agreed to a deal with left-handed reliever Justin Wilson, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. New York has not confirmed the move, which would be pending a physical and was first reported by WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. Yankees deal with ... MORE
Yankees sign former Mets catcher Robinson Chirinos to Minor-League deal

Yankees sign former Mets catcher Robinson Chirinos to Minor-League deal

The Yankees have reached an agreement with catcher Robinson Chirinos on a Minor-League deal that includes a Spring Training invitation, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. New York has not announced the deal. C Robinson Chirinos has agreed to a Minor League ... MORE
Mets sign LHP Mike Montgomery, RHP Tommy Hunter to Minor-League contracts

Mets sign LHP Mike Montgomery, RHP Tommy Hunter to Minor-League contracts

The Mets continued adding to their pitching depth on Sunday, signing veterans Mike Montgomery and Tommy Hunter to Minor League contracts. Both received invitations to big league Spring Training, bringing the Mets’ total number of invites to 70. We have signed LHP ... MORE
James Paxton reportedly heading back to Mariners after stint with Yankees

James Paxton reportedly heading back to Mariners after stint with Yankees

James Paxton is going back to the Seattle Mariners after two years with the Yankees, one very good one and the other destroyed by more injury woes. Big Maple spent his first six big-league seasons with the Seattle Mariners from 2013-18, and ... MORE
Free-agent LHP Justin Wilson in ‘serious talks’ with Yankees

Free-agent LHP Justin Wilson in ‘serious talks’ with Yankees

The Yankees are in “serious talks” with reliever Justin Wilson, FanSided’s Robert Murray reports. Sources: Justin Wilson in serious talks with the New York Yankees. — Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) February 14, 2021 New York already has solid back-end lefty relievers like Aroldis Chapman and Zack ... MORE
Mets’ RHP Seth Lugo to undergo surgery to remove ‘loose body’ in right elbow

Mets’ RHP Seth Lugo to undergo surgery to remove ‘loose body’ in right elbow

The Mets’ rebuilt bullpen took a significant hit on Saturday, when the team announced that Seth Lugo will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his right elbow. The Mets intend to shut Lugo down from throwing for six weeks, which ... MORE