Category: Syracuse Mets

Syracuse Mets announce 2021 schedule

Syracuse Mets announce 2021 schedule

The Syracuse Mets announced their 2021 schedule on Thursday. Syracuse is slated to play 142 games in a unique format for the 2021 season. The Mets will only play the other five teams in their division with Opening Day scheduled for Tuesday, ... MORE
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 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
Mets acquire OF prospect Khalil Lee as part of three-team trade with Royals, Red Sox

Mets acquire OF prospect Khalil Lee as part of three-team trade with Royals, Red Sox

For the second time this offseason, the Mets inserted themselves as the third party in a three-team trade. The Mets on Wednesday acquired prospect Khalil Lee from the Royals as part of a larger trade that sent Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi ... MORE
Players reject MLB’s proposal, full 162-game season set to start on time

Players reject MLB’s proposal, full 162-game season set to start on time

The MLBPA released a statement Monday night that the players are renewing their commitment to playing a full season and have rejected the proposal they received from MLB. The Major League Baseball Players Association today released the following statement on Players’ commitment to ... MORE
MLB proposes delayed 154-game season that includes universal DH

MLB proposes delayed 154-game season that includes universal DH

MLB has reportedly sent the player’s union a proposal on Friday to push the season back and make it a 154-game season, according to multiple reports. However, the union is expected to reject the proposal, per USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale. A counterproposal could come, ... MORE
Mets sign infielder Brandon Drury to Minor-League deal

Mets sign infielder Brandon Drury to Minor-League deal

The Mets have signed infielder Brandon Drury to a Minor-League deal, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. The 28-year-old debuted with the D-backs in 2015 and has since played for the Yankees and most recently, the Blue Jays. The club has not ... MORE
Chad Kreuter still pegged as Syracuse Mets manager for 2021

Chad Kreuter still pegged as Syracuse Mets manager for 2021

Although it comes a season later than originally expected, it looks like Chad Kreuter will make his debut as new Syracuse Mets manager in 2021. Kreuter was scheduled to begin his tenure with the team in 2020, but the coronavirus wiped out ... MORE
Mets sign left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins to minor-league deal

Mets sign left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins to minor-league deal

A prominent member of the last bullpen that Sandy Alderson constructed is on his way back to Flushing. Left-handed specialist Jerry Blevins, a staple of the Mets’ relief corps from 2015-18, has signed a Minor League deal to return to the team, ... MORE
Mets confirm minor league lineup: Syracuse, Binghamton, Brooklyn, St. Lucie

Mets confirm minor league lineup: Syracuse, Binghamton, Brooklyn, St. Lucie

The New York Mets officially announced their 2021 affiliates on Wednesday, and the organization flow chart is exactly what was expected. The Mets confirmed that Syracuse (Triple-A), the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (Double-A) , Brooklyn Cyclones (High A) and the St. Lucie Mets ... MORE
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Baseball still in his heart, Tim Tebow preps for ’21

Tim Tebow plans to play baseball in 2021

Even now, Tim Tebow is unwilling to put an expiration date on his big league pursuit. At an age when many players begin to consider retirement, Tebow is preparing to embark upon a fourth Minor League season. The first three have not ... MORE
Mets finalize sale of team to Steve Cohen

Mets finalize sale of team to Steve Cohen

The Mets’ ownership change became official on Friday, as Steve Cohen closed his record $2.4 billion deal to purchase the team from Sterling Equities. First: @StevenACohen2. https://t.co/OueRftO65l — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 6, 2020 Cohen intends to hold a virtual press conference ... MORE
New York Mets sign 11 minor league free agents who could help in Syracuse

Mets sign 11 minor league free agents who could help in Syracuse

The New York Mets have begun stocking a potential 2021 roster in Syracuse by inking 11 minor league free agents. They are: RHP Oscar De La Cruz, 25, is 31-22 with a 3.45 ERA with 426 strikeouts in 103 minor league games, ... MORE
New sod is down at Syracuse Mets’ NBT Bank Stadium (time lapse video)

New sod is down at Syracuse Mets’ NBT Bank Stadium (time lapse video)

The Syracuse Mets have their own new field of dreams, one that was a dozen years in the making. Installation of the Mets’ new grass field at NBT Bank Stadium has been completed. It consists of 100,000 square feet of Kentucky Bluegrass ... MORE