According to Mike Puma of The New York Post, Trevor Bauer, who is weighing his options for his next contract with spring training three weeks away, would choose to play for the Mets if the offers he receives are comparable.
Steven Matz is coming off a brutal year for the New York Mets as he finished with a 9.68 ERA in 30.2 innings. Matz is left out of a starting rotation that depended on him to be the number two starter behind Jacob deGrom.
On Monday, SNY confirmed continued discussions between the New York Mets and free-agent right-hander Trevor Bauer, noting the Mets “continue to be engaged” on the 30-year-old but that “an agreement is not close” due to the involvement of other interested ballclubs.
While there's nothing close to an agreement between the two sides and other teams are involved, the New York Mets "continue to be engaged" on free agent starter Trevor Bauer , according to Andy Martino of SNY...
We are still just a few short weeks from spring training. It has been an eventful offseason for the Queens ball club. The Mets have a new owner (with same last name as me), who has injected a shot of enthusiasm into the fan base.
We take a look at three free agents who could offer an upgrade to the Mets’ bullpen. Now that Brad Hand, who had been linked to the Mets in free agency, has signed with the division rival Nationals, we figure it’s a good time to take another look at some of the relief pitching options on the free agent market.
Following the conclusion of a shortened and frustrating 2020 regular season, the New York Mets had a number of holes to fill. One area of the roster that’s gotten some necessary attention is the starting rotation.
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.