METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Now the Mets are losing Jacob deGrom Cy Young talk, too

Even the lone remaining bright spot in the Mets rotation appears consumed by the dog days of a lost season. Jacob deGrom battled to keep his team in Sunday’s game until the seventh inning, but then watched Giancarlo Stanton turn his effort into a second straight forgettable start. Stanton smashed his major league-leading 45th home...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

Mets acquire Minor League RHP as PTBNL

The Mets acquired Jacob Rhame from the Dodgers, the team announced on Sunday, as the player to be named later in the trade that sent Curtis Granderson to Los Angeles late Friday night. He will report to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Via Mets.com
2 hours ago

Mets, Marlins lineups for Sunday | Asdrubal Cabrera out

Lineups for the Mets and Marlins on Sunday, Aug. 20 at Citi Field.
Via NJ.com
5 hours ago

Matt Harvey To Start Monday For Binghamton

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will make his third rehab start on Monday for Double-A Binghamton, according to Marc Carig of Newsday on Twitter. Harvey, 28, appeared in two games for Short-A Brooklyn, most recently a three inning stint on Wednesday where he surrendered just one hit and punched out three. The right-hander has been sidelined since mid-June with a stress injury in his pitching...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 hours ago

Now Playing: An Amazin’ Youth Movement

The Mets parted ways with two more veterans on Saturday in their attempts to “retool” for the 2018 season. Over the last month, the Mets have slowly but surely shipped away its core guys to open the door for the youngsters to show what they’ve got the last month plus of the year. For Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith, it’s almost a lock they will be two of the four starting...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 hours ago

The improved pitching of Chris Flexen and Rafael Montero

Coming into Spring Training the Mets hoped that the majority of their starts would be handled by seven pitchers. Sure, a handful of other guys would likely get a start here and a start there, since teams usually use 10 or so starters per year. But those depth starters likely wouldn’t get many chances and they likely wouldn’t be very good. So, it probably says at least as much...
Via Mets360.com
8 hours ago

Plawecki, Montero and Crew Blow Fish Out of Water

Out with the old, in with the new. That’s the Mets mantra going forward as Curtis Granderson and Rene Rivera were the latest veteran casualties to be shipped out of town in less than 24 hours. With a team now almost exclusively comprised of young bloods, the Mets took to the field and snapped their five game skid in support of Rafael Montero on Saturday. “I think my sinker was...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 hours ago

New York Mets: Who can still benefit from 2017?

The New York Mets season is long past its expiration date as we near the end of August. At 19 games back of the Washington Nationals in the NL East and 12 games back of a Wild Card spot, the Mets have nearly completed their fire sale which included the departure of guys like Jay Bruce, Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson and Addison Reed. With just 41 games remaining on the schedule, it...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

What does Mets' Kevin Plawecki need to do to stay in the bigs?

Kevin Plawecki returned to the majors in a big way Saturday night. NEW YORK -- Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki's eyes were glued to an iPad resting on his lap showing Miami Marlins' batting highlights as he sat around the Mets' locker room prior to Saturday's game. He hadn't been recalled from Triple A Las Vegas for more than five hours and was...
Via NJ.com
10 hours ago

Michael Conforto not ready to be Mets’ leader yet and that’s OK

If there is one mistake the Mets could make in what remains of this season, it would be to push Michael Conforto into the leadership breach created by the deconstruction of the roster. For while Conforto has performed more than ably, and in fact wonderfully in filling voids out of his comfort zones in center...
Via New York Post
15 hours ago

Failure pushed Mets prospect to begin his climb to the majors

For the first time in his life, Peter Alonso was failing repeatedly, more steam flowing out of his ears with every at-bat. The first baseman for High-A St. Lucie, the Mets’ 10th-ranked prospect according to MLB.com, had broken his hand just a couple games into the season, sat out six weeks and returned — even...
Via New York Post
15 hours ago

New York Mets continue sale with Granderson, Rivera

The New York Mets have continued their August fire sale. Since the waiver wire deadline passed, nearly all of the remaining one year contracts have been shipped to other teams. The next two veterans to see themselves leaving the Big Apple are Curtis Granderson and Rene Rivera. It was expected that Sandy Alderson would move Granderson, but less likely for Rivera. The heavy lifting...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Montero turning corner by pounding strike zone

Rafael Montero stood in front of his locker dressed in a king-like robe and crown, the reward Mets players designate for the player of the game after wins.
Via Mets.com
17 hours ago

Gut Reaction: Mets 8, Marlins 1 (8/19/17)

The Mets snapped a five-game losing streak with an 8-1 win over the Marlins in Citi Field Saturday night. The Mets exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning, tallying more runs in one frame than they had in 14 of the 17 previous games this month. Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each contributed two-run homers in the inning and the Mets were aided by three Marlins errors in...
Via Mets360.com
19 hours ago

Flores, Plawecki, Smith homer to snap skid

Limited to just one run through the first 14 innings of the series, the Mets woke up in a big way with a seven-run sixth on Saturday night. Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each belted two-run homers in the outburst, as the Mets defeated the Marlins, 8-1, at Citi Field.
Via Mets.com
19 hours ago

Mets, Marlins lineups for Saturday | Brandon Nimmo in

Lineups for the Mets and Marlins on Saturday, Aug. 19 at Citi Field.
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Noah Syndergaard posts Twitter tribute to all his traded teammates

Noah Syndergaard is pouring one out on social media for his fallen comrades.The New York Mets right-hander took to Twitter on Friday to post a tribute to his now-former teammates Curtis Granderson, Lucas Duda, Jay Bruce, and Neil Walker, all of whom were traded away in the last few weeks. Syndergaard also threw in some Napoleon Dynamite GIF action for good measure. Rest assured,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Mets trade Curtis Granderson to Los Angeles Dodgers

Curtis Granderson shares his thoughts about being traded by the New York Mets to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Mets are quietly phasing David Wright out

Something strange happened the other night for the Mets. Travis d’Arnaud made his first career start at third base for the team. Although he rotated often with Asdrubal Cabrera, the fact of the matter is that he started there. By doing this, the team could be subtly sending a message that the position is potentially up for grabs for next season. Are the Mets preparing for a David...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago

Is Juan Lagares included in the New York Mets’ future plans?

Many within the New York Mets organization believed that Juan Lagares would be a key member of the team’s outfield in the years to come following a 2014 season in which he captured an NL Gold Glove and led the Mets with a 5.5 WAR. Less than three years later, Lagares’ lack of production has buried him on the team’s depth chart, and his future with the Mets is in severe doubt...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: We Ask Mets Fans...are you happy with the Mets trade deadline moves?

In the latest edition of We Ask Mets Fans presented by StubHub, New York Mets fans discuss whether they liked the team's deals at the trade deadline or not.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mets GM Sandy Alderson on Robert Gsellman's "I don't care" comment

New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson reacts to pitcher Robert Gsellman's comments saying he doesn't care what Alderson says about him.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aaron Judge hits yet another massive homer

Aaron Judge doesn’t simply hit home runs. He pounds the baseballs into oblivion. Robert Gsellman and the rest of the New York Mets found that out the hard way on Wednesday.Judge hit a towering home run off of Gsellman in the third inning, breaking a 1-1 tie between the Mets and his New York Yankees. We can guess that the people sitting up there weren’t expecting to be fielding...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Tebow makes grandmother's day

New York Mets minor league outfielder and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is a fan-favorite across the country. One fan in particular is Grandma Margaret whose grandson Danny Terp met up with Tebow at a baseball game in Tampa Bay.Danny puts Tebow on camera and asks him to say hi to Miss Margaret. The smile on Danny’s grandmother’s face was priceless after the exchange. This...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow makes elderly woman’s day with personal message

It’s videos like these that have helped make Tim Tebow a beloved figure. Tebow was signing autographs for fans where his St. Lucie Mets play and received a special request. One fan asked Tebow to give a shoutout to an ailing grandmother, and the former football player more than complied: The best part was seeing the grandmother’s reaction. Tim Tebow really does have special powers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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