1. Grading the New York Mets' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    With the 2014 winter meetings having come to an end, the New York Mets did not control the majority of the baseball headlines this week. The Mets, though, did not go into the winter meetings with a big agenda of tasks to complete...

    Shale Briskin Written by Shale Briskin about 9 days ago 4,407 reads 4 comments

  2. Korean Slugging Phenom Might Be Mets' Best Bet at Shortstop

    SAN DIEGO — Unless Derek Jeter reverses the aging process by 15 years, comes out of retirement and relocates to Citi Field, the Mets aren't going to find the perfect shortstop this winter...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 120 reads 0 comments

  3. Mets Sign Lefty Rice to Minor League Deal

    SAN DIEGO -- The Mets have reunited with a popular clubhouse figure, signing left-handed reliever Scott Rice to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. General manager Sandy Alderson confirmed the deal on Thursday...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 66 reads 0 comments

  4. Mets to Sign John Mayberry Jr.

    The Mets have agreed to a major league contract with outfielder John Mayberry Jr., Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports on Twitter. Mayberry gets a $1.45MM deal, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 278 reads 0 comments

  5. Report: Mets Haven't Ruled out Everth Cabrera as Shortstop Option

    New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson recently admitted his opportunities to acquire a shortstop via trade are "increasingly limited" this offseason...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 338 reads 0 comments

  6. Report: Mets Bring Back Rice on MiLB Deal

    The Mets and Scott Rice have a deal in place for the left-hander to return to the club, Newsday's Marc Carig reports...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 64 reads 0 comments

  7. Mets Reached out to Lefty Relievers

    The Mets have had preliminary contact with left-handed reliever Phil Coke and Neal Cotts, but nothing is imminent (Morosi, Dec. 10 & Carig, Dec. 10).....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 11 days ago 73 reads 0 comments

  8. What Lester Signing Means for Mets

    SAN DIEGO — Tuesday night, in a nook of the vast lobby of the Manchester Grand Hyatt, Joe Maddon was suddenly a man in the middle of a maelstrom...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 11 days ago 142 reads 0 comments

  9. Alderson Confident Mets Will Trade a Pitcher

    SAN DIEGO -- Sandy Alderson expressed confidence the Mets ultimately would successfully trade a starting pitcher. Still, the GM said he had not put out word yet to solicit best offers from clubs, further indicating no deal is imminent...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 150 reads 0 comments

  10. Mets Should Consider Trading ROY Jacob deGrom in Winter Blockbuster

    Sometimes a suggestion involving a certain team possibly considering trading a specific player can rightfully be called a little crazy. Sometimes, though, a little crazy is just what's needed to get the job done...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 11 days ago 26,644 reads 128 comments

  11. Mets 'Sitting Tight' at Shortstop for Now

    SAN DIEGO -- Sandy Alderson suggested the Mets are "sitting tight" right now with respect to acquiring a shortstop...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 235 reads 0 comments

  12. Closer Job Parnell's to Lose, but Only When He's Healthy

    SAN DIEGO -- Stressing that the closer's job is "Bobby's to lose" but also noting that Bobby Parnell could actually begin the season on the disabled list, manager Terry Collins painted ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 12 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  13. Collins Knows 2015 Is a Make-or-Break Season

    SAN DIEGO -- Terry Collins understands that the time for bashfulness has passed. Even if the Mets make only incremental upgrades to their roster from now until Spring Training, they expect to win next summer...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 12 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  14. Trading Gee Would Give Mets Flexibility

    SAN DIEGO -- Much of what the Mets do this winter will be colored by money. Though the team plans to compete with the heavyweights of the National League East next summer, it hopes ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 12 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  15. Rumor: Mets and Rangers Talking Pitching, Infielders

    The Mets and Rangers are currently engaged in trade conversations and may strike a deal by the end of the Winter Meetings, according to multiple major league sources.....

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 201 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: Mets Aggressively Shopping Gee

    SAN DIEGO -- The Mets are aggressively shopping Dillon Gee to teams in need of a starting pitcher, a high-ranking source at the winter meetings told ESPNNewYork.com...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 191 reads 0 comments

  17. Unlikely That Mets Deal Daniel Murphy This Offseason

    Unless the Mets acquire an offensive minded shortstop this offseason, the Mets do not intend to shop or trade second baseman Daniel Murphy, according to Adam Rubin.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 13 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  18. Gil Hodges Not Elected to Hall of Fame in Golden Era Voting

    SAN DIEGO — Gil Hodges, the former Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman and Mets manager, was not elected into the Hall of Fame Monday through Golden Era voting...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 13 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  19. Mets Shouldn't Blow Chance to Sign David Robertson

    By signing Andrew Miller on Friday, the Yankees not only drew a hard line in negotiations with their highly regarded closer, but they offered the Mets the perfect opportunity to make an eye-popping move...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 13 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  20. Mets hope to continue busy offseason at Meetings

    For weeks, the Mets have talked of their plan to search for a shortstop upgrade, the most significant piece remaining in what they foresee as a critical offseason...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 13 days ago 98 reads 0 comments

  21. Mets Listening on Gee, Niese and Colon, and One Will Likely Go Soon

    SAN DIEGO -- The Mets , with quite an impressive stockpile of young starting pitchers, are fielding trade inquiries on veteran starter Dillon Gee, Jon Niese and Bartolo Colon, with the expectation one of them will be traded fairly soon...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 14 days ago 290 reads 0 comments

  22. Mets Have Chips to Trade During Winter Meetings, but They'll Be Patient

    One by one this offseason, the best bats on the market have come off the board, snapped up by eager suitors in an era increasingly defined by sagging offense...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 15 days ago 120 reads 0 comments

  23. Mets May Be Interested in John Mayberry, Jr.

    The Mets may have interest in outfielder/first baseman John Mayberry, Jr., who was recently non-tendered by Toronto .....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 16 days ago 200 reads 0 comments

  24. Would Mets' Lucas Duda Be Fine with Platoon at First Base?

    Lucas Duda has welcomed the addition of Michael Cuddyer, even though it could potentially cost him playing time.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 16 days ago 58 reads 0 comments

  25. Mets Prospect Reynolds 'Pretty Close' to Majors After Year of Improvement

    Last month, during an Arizona Fall League game, Matt Reynolds heard a familiar voice calling him as he lingered in a dugout.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 16 days ago 20 reads 0 comments