Francisco Alvarez is the prized catching prospect for the New York Mets, and MLB has noticed the 19-year old. Alvarez is ranked fourth among the top 2021 catching prospects and the lone teenager in the top-10.
On Sunday, the New York Mets surpsingly lost out on Brad Hand to the Washington Nationals on a one-year, $10.5 million deal. Hand joined the Nationals because he will serve as their closer, an opportunity he would not have received with the Mets.
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Updated 5:43 PM EST: According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network, the Washington Nationals “have emerged as a potential player” for left-hander Brad Hand, noting that financial constraints could pose an issue.
According to MLB Network’s Mark Feinsand, free-agent reliever Brad Hand‘s decision could be en route. Per Feinsand, “teams have been told that Hand wants to make a decision soon, perhaps by the end of the weekend”.
With the offseason nearing completion, the New York Mets have just a few more weeks to finish improving their roster, which should include acquiring a reliable defender who can be positioned on the right side of the infield.
One thing that Jeff McNeil has been known for ever since he came up to the Mets was his versatility. Once described as “strictly a second baseman,” McNeil has provided value at second, third, and in both outfield corners.
The Mets, rumored to be one of a handful of teams seriously in the mix for him, lost the George Springer sweepstakes when the slugging center fielder struck a deal with the Toronto Blue Jays earlier this week.
The Mets are now in search of a general manager after firing Jared Porter for inappropriate conduct. The Mets have had 14 official GMs in their history (along with five interim GMs, three of whom simultaneously in 2018 and of the five, two at one point held the GM title).
The always controversial Trevor Bauer is still looming on the free-agent market as his options continue to dwindle. After the New York Mets opted against signing George Springer, it opened the door to ponder Bauer’s future in New York.
The New York Mets have become "more focused" on signing National League Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer since losing out on center fielder George Springer to the Toronto Blue Jays , according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic...
Davey Johnson, who managed the New York Mets to their second world championship in 1986, is in a hospital fighting COVID-19. Ken Davidoff of the New York Post tweeted that he had reached out to Johnson for a reaction to Hank Aaron‘s passing today, and received the news in a response from Johnson.
The New York Mets are bringing in another former Cleveland Indian, but this time in their baseball operations. Kevin Howard is joining the Mets as their new farm director after spending six seasons in the Indians organization.
The New York Mets missed out on their top center field target in George Springer but are still in a great spot. They avoided a risky long-term deal and gave themselves flexibility with the future of their young stars for 2022 and beyond.
Jared Porter’s Wikipedia page already received some fitting updates after a report published on Monday night detailed the sexually harassing text messages the baseball executive sent to a female reporter.