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Five Most Intriguing Mets This Year

As there is every spring, the Mets have a myriad of questions to be addressed. To me, I’ve come up with a list of the five most intriguing questions facing the team this year These are all individuals, which means it doesn’t pertain to a specific area, such as the bullpen or bench. The following individuals will most capture my attention: CESPEDES: Big contract; big expextations...
Via New York Mets Report
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeurys Familia calls new Mets reliever Antonio Bastardo a 'special' person

The two relievers share a close bond NEW YORK -- When the Mets signed left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo to a two-year, $12 million deal this offseason, Jeurys Familia gained both a reliable setup man and a familiar friend.  The two relievers forged a close bond after pitching together in the Dominican Winter League a few years ago...
Via NJ.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Mets' Jeurys Familia views rocky World Series as a 'positive' experience

Familia was presented with a Thurman Munson Award on Tuesday night NEW YORK -- For nearly all of last season, Jeurys Familia was the most reliable piece of the Mets bullpen. Despite being thrust into the closer role for the first time in his career, Familia evolved into a dominant late-inning force, converting 43 saves while posting a 1.85...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The One Mets Pitcher Who Should Receive an Extension

Last year, the Mets were carried by their pitching. It helped them sustain an anemic offense until the Mets got healthy and made some key trades. It helped carry them to the World Series. It’s the promise for the future. That future first comes into question around 2019. That is the year that Matt Harvey becomes a free agent. Zack Wheeler could become a free agent the same...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sorry, Nationals: Washington Post tabs Mets as National League East favorites

Here's the view from Washington, D.C. Watch video With less than a week to go until spring training, the Washington Post's Barry Svrluga previewed the National League East and predicted the order in which each team within the division will finish in 2016. Svrluga has the Mets once again edging out the Washington Nationals for...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 Fantasy Baseball: New York Mets Team Preview

2015 Season in Review No one picked the New York Mets to be the National League representatives in the 2015 World Series when the season began. But after sweeping a pair of series against the division-favorite Nationals in early August and September and then clinching the NL East about two weeks later, they had to like their chances in the playoffs with that dominant starting rotation...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What Will Familia Do For An Encore This Season

With Antonio Bastardo already in camp, the New York Mets bullpen will start to take form. There’s a battle for the last spot, depending on whether Sean Gilmartin, Rafael Montero or Logan Verrett can fill the sixth starter role. Bastardo believes he’ll be the answer in the 8th inning, although Addison Reed will likely have something to say about that. There’s also some concern...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeurys Familia and New York Mets agree to $4.1 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK — The Mets settled their last salary arbitration case, agreeing to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with closer Jeurys Familia.The deal Wednesday was $50,000 above the midpoint between the $4.8 million Familia wanted and the $3.3 million the Mets offered when the sides exchanged proposed arbitration salaries last month.Under the contract negotiated by agents Sam and Seth...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets, Jeurys Familia avoid arbitration, report says

Familia is getting a big raise Watch video The Mets and closer Jeurys Familia have agreed on a one-year, $4.1 million deal, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman.  Familia, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time, reportedly filed at $4.8 million, while the Mets countered at $3.3 million. Both sides ultimately came to...
Via NJ.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Familia and Mets agree to $4.1 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK (AP) The Mets settled their last salary arbitration case, agreeing to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with closer Jeurys Familia. The deal Wednesday was $50,000 above the midpoint between the $4.8 million Familia wanted and the $3.3 million the Mets offered when the sides exchanged proposed arbitration salaries last month. Under the contract negotiated by agents Sam...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets, Familia settle, avoid arbitration

The Mets avoided arbitration with closer Jeurys Familia on Wednesday, agreeing upon a one-year,  $4.1 Million dollar deal, per reports. Familia, 26, emerged as a star in 2015, taking over the closer’s role and notching 43 saves and a league-high 65 games finished. Familia had an ERA of 1.85 and a WHIP of 1.00, striking out 86 and walking 19 in 78 innings. He was dominant during...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Bullpen Still Needs Work

With pitchers-and-catchers two weeks away, the Mets still have work to do with their bullpen. Signing left-hander Antonio Bastardo to a two-year deal. As it is now, the Mets’ bullpen is constructed with closer Jeurys Familia, set-up man Addison Reed, lefties Bastardo, Jerry Blevins and Sean Gilmartin, and right-handers Erik Goeddel, Carlos Torres, Logan Verrett and Hansel Robles...
Via New York Mets Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Neil Walker, Mets agree to $10.55 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK (AP) Second baseman Neil Walker has agreed to a $10.55 million, one-year contract with the New York Mets. The agreement, announced Friday, avoided a salary arbitration hearing. Walker batted .269 with 16 homers and 71 RBIs last season for his hometown Pittsburgh Pirates and earned $8 million after losing in arbitration. He was acquired by New York last month for left...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Avoid Arbitration With Neil Walker, Agree On $10.55 Million Contract

The New York Mets announced they have agreed on a one-year contract with Neil Walker to avoid arbitration. The deal is worth $10.55 million. Walker made $8 million with the Pirates last season and was requesting $11.8 million. The Mets were countering at $9.4 million. That leaves only closer Jeurys Familia who has yet to settle with the Mets. Familia, who tied the franchise record...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets, Neil Walker agree to 1-year deal, avoiding arbitration

The two sides reportedly settled at $10.55 million The Mets announced Friday that they've agreed to a one-year contract with second baseman Neil Walker, avoiding arbitration. The two sides settled at $10.55 million, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman. Where does Mets payroll rank in MLB? The Mets acquired Walker from the Pittsburgh Pirates...
Via NJ.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Cespedes Has Physical, Robles’ Appeal, Familia and Walker Headed For Hearings

Yoenis Cespedes had his physical exam on Tuesday and was examined by team doctors. The team will take a day to review the results and could schedule a press conference to announce their deal with Cespedes before the end of this week – and perhaps as soon as tomorrow. Cespedes, 30, agreed to a three-year, $75 million dollar deal last Friday. The Cuban slugger helped propel the...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Fan Shot: How Great It Feels To Be A Mets Fan

An MMO Fan Shot by Austin Smith At the beginning of the offseason, we were PRAYING to have a payroll around $120 million or at least enough to upgrade the roster as needed and give us a lineup that would compete with the Nationals and complement our rotation. Wrong. With the moves we have made, and Yoenis Cespedes of course falling into our laps because of his strong desire to...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets May Not Be Done Adding To The Bullpen

If you thought the Mets’ offseason was essentially done after the recent additions of LHP Antonio Bastardo and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, not so fast. During the BBWAA Dinner in Manhattan on Saturday night, a team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets may not be finished adding to the bullpen. After signing Bastardo to a two year deal worth $12 million dollars...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cespedes signing completes the puzzle for Mets

Oct 30, 2015; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets center fielder Yoenis Cespedes drives in a run with a sacrifice fly against the Kansas City Royals in the 6th inning in game three of the World Series at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports The New York Mets made the World Series last fall for the first time since 2000, even though the result was still the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets May Not Be Finished Adding To The Bullpen

If you thought the Mets’ offseason was essentially done after the recent additions of LHP Antonio Bastardo and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, not so fast. During the BBWAA Dinner in Manhattan on Saturday night, a team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets may not be finished adding to the bullpen. After signing Bastardo to a two year deal worth $12 million dollars...
Via Mets Merized Online
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Revamped Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

As was reported on Wednesday night, the New York Mets agreed to terms with LHP Antonio Bastardo on a two year deal worth $12 million dollars. It was not the signing that many Mets fans had hoped for last night, but a solid one nonetheless. Bastardo is a lefty but, not limited to being just a lefty specialist, as he excels against hitters from both sides of the plate. both lefties...
Via Mets Merized Online
19 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Mets and LHP Bastardo agree to $12M, 2-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the deal says free agent reliever Antonio Bastardo and the NL champion New York Mets have agreed to terms on a $12 million, two-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the deal is pending a physical and no announcement had been made. Bastardo was 4-1 with a 2.98 ERA and one save in 66 games last season...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Obnoxious? Must Be Those New York Values

“I don’t know if you know this, but Mets fans are really, really obnoxious,” Todd Ricketts told a Cubs Convention audience at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. The Cubs board member said he and his wife had enjoyed his team’s trip across the country for the playoffs, saying they had relished Pittsburgh, where Chicago won the wild-card game, and appreciated the “hospitable...
Via Metstradamus
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Mets Should Make Cespedes An Aggressive One-Year Offer

An MMO Fan Shot by Robert Walsh Just wanted to get your thoughts as to what you think about the prospects and value of a strong 1-year pillow contract offer to Yoenis Cespedes. A strong $24-$26 million, one-year deal may be enough for him at the going rate. It doesn’t sound as if he is going to get that 6-year/$150 million he’s looking for and next year’s free agent class...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Projects 84 Win Season For Mets

FanGraphs posted their preseason projections for the 2016 season on Tuesday, and surprisingly they have the New York Mets projected for an 84-78 record. The Chicago Cubs tops the National League with 95 wins, followed by the Dodgers with 90, Nationals with 88, and the Giants with 86. The Mets are tied with the Cardinals and Pirates with 84. I was curious as to what led to such...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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