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JOHN MAYBERRY RUMORS

Alderson Explains Why He Targeted Mayberry Jr.

At the Mets holiday party on Tuesday, general manager Sandy Alderson explained why he targeted John Mayberry Jr. for the team. With the quotes courtesy of ESPN’s Adam Rubin, here’s what he said. “We weren’t very good against left-handed pitching last year,” Alderson said. “I think we had one of the lowest OPS numbers in the National League, if not the entire game....
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Would Rather Have Germen Over Mayberry

The Mets made the signing of right-handed hitter John Mayberry Jr., official today and to make room on the 40-man roster they designated for assignment reliever Gonzalez Germen. Personally, as the San Francisco Giants proved three times over the past five years, bullpen depth is critical for a team’s success, so I would rather have had them keep Germen. To me, a 27-year-old hard...
Via New York Mets Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets finalize one-year, $1.45M deal with OF Mayberry Jr.

  Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. and the New York Mets have finalized a $1.45 million, one-year contract. The deal was agreed to last week at the winter meetings and announced Monday. Mayberry figures to provide a right-handed bat with power to New York's bench. Mayberry had seven homers and 23 RBI in 146 at-bats this year for Philadelphia and Toronto, which acquired him Aug. 31....
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Announce John Mayberry Signing, DFA Germen

As was widely expected, to make room on the 40-man roster for outfielder John Mayberry Jr. the Mets have designated right-hander Gonzalez Germen for assignment. Germen spent parts of two seasons in the Mets’ bullpen, posting a combined 4.31 ERA with 64 strikeouts in 65 innings. December 12 Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirms that the Mets have signed free agent outfielder John...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayberry finalizes $1.45M deal with Mets

NEW YORK (AP) Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. and the New York Mets have finalized a $1.45 million, one-year contract. The deal was agreed to last week at the winter meetings and announced Monday. Mayberry figures to provide a right-handed bat with power to New York's bench. Mayberry had seven homers and 23 RBIs in 146 at-bats this year for Philadelphia and Toronto, which acquired...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets officially sign John Mayberry Jr.

The New York Mets announced that they have officially signed free agent outfielder John Mayberry Jr. to a one-year contract, worth $1.45 million. To make room for Mayberry, the Mets have designated Gonzalez Germen for assignment. Mayberry hit .212 with 7 home runs and 23 RBI in 2014 (hitting .243 with 5 homers against left-handed pitching). Mayberry will serve as a right-handed bat...
Via NYMetsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayberry should add punch in 2015

With it becoming more and more evident every day that Wilmer Flores is likely to be the 2015 Opening Day shortstop, the Mets used the Winter Meetings to fill a few gaps in their roster – a second lefty out of the bullpen (Rule 5 draftee Sean Gilmartin and Scott Rice re-signing on a minor league deal) and a righty-hitting outfield bat (John Mayberry Jr). While none of the moves...
Via Mets360.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets To Sign John Mayberry Jr.

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirms that the Mets have signed John Mayberry Jr. as first reported by Jon Heyman.   December 10 A team insider told ESPN New York that free agent outfielder “is on the board in the Mets’ suite” at the winter meetings.  (Wait, so the Mets splurged for a board inside their suite?) Mayberry had been identified as a potential target for the Mets...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Have John Mayberry Jr. On Their Radar

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, the Mets have free agent outfielder/first baseman John Mayberry, Jr. on their radar. Mayberry, 31, was non-tendered by the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, and his right-handed bat is exactly what the Mets are looking for this offseason. Mayberry was acquired from Philadelphia on Aug. 31 and hit .208 with one homer and two RBIs in 15 games with the...
Via Mets Merized Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies must trade John Mayberry before tomorrow's Rule 5 Draft

John Mayberry must not be on the Phillies 40-man roster this time tomorrow. Mayberry must be traded tonight. Why the urgency? The Phillies were given a gift last week when they earned an extra Rule 5 draft selection from the Cubs through a grievance. It gives the Phillies the 4th and 7th picks in tomorrow's Rule 5 draft. Problem is, they have two selections in the draft and...
Via PhilsBaseball
December 11, 2013  |  1 Comment
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