Five Mets prospects have been ranked on The Athletic’s new Top 100 list ahead of 2023 MLB season.
Posted: January 30, 2023, 2:45 pm
Where does Pete Alonso rank amongst MLB 1st basemen? To put it simply, this is one of the very best offensive first basemen in the league. Since his MLB debut in 2019, he ranks in the top four in most major statistical categories for batters that have played at least 75% of their games at the position.
Posted: January 30, 2023, 2:28 pm
Justin Verlander’s 2022 AL Cy Young acceptance speech at Saturday’s New York Baseball Writers’ Association of America awards dinner started with a nice touch and look to the nine-time All-Star RHP’s Mets future.
Posted: January 30, 2023, 1:14 pm
The Mets have added some organizational depth at first base, reportedly signing first baseman Dariel Gomez to a minor league deal.
Posted: January 29, 2023, 9:58 pm
The Mets are running an ad for the Super Bowl on Fox 5 New York. The Mets are relying on David Peterson and Tylor Megill to be key rotation depth this season. If we have five starters make every single start all year they will be in the bullpen at some point, but that rarely ever happens.
Posted: January 29, 2023, 5:46 pm
The new rules will almost certainly be a league-wide storyline as spring training opens and games begin, but the problem with implementing them this spring is that several players will be away from their teams for an extended period of time at the World Baseball Classic, and the old rules will be in place for the event. Keeping the old rules in place for the WBC — the same rules that were in place for the last one in 2017 — is fair to all of the countries competing, even if it does make it diffi…
Posted: January 29, 2023, 5:16 pm
On Saturday night, Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling were honored with the Willie, Mickey and the Duke Award presented annually by the New York Baseball Writers Association.
Posted: January 29, 2023, 2:17 pm
Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo answer a listeners question about Francisco Lindor’s contract on the latest episode of The Mets Pod, and discuss how the deal looks today compared to deals signed by other players since.
Posted: January 28, 2023, 6:13 pm
The Mets will not need to go to arbitration with Jeff McNeil after he was the only eligible player to exchange figures with the team. Instead, McNeil will be sticking around for at least four more years. According to multiple reports, the two sides have agreed on a four-year contract extension worth $50 million, with a fifth-year option included.
Posted: January 27, 2023, 10:33 pm
With spring training just over two weeks away, Mets pitching coach Jeremy Hefner says after visiting Kodai Senga in Seattle the transition to MLB will be hard, but “he is going to be able to handle it well.”
Posted: January 27, 2023, 3:48 pm
George Bissell discusses the Red Sox acquiring Adalberto Mondesi from the Royals and more in Friday’s Offseason Lowdown. (Lindsey Wasson-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: January 27, 2023, 5:00 am
While Francisco Alvarez’s bat could be game-changing, the Mets have wanted him to refine his defense behind the plate before being ready to rely on him as a catcher in the majors.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 6:01 pm
Mets outfielder Starling Marte had core muscle surgery in November and his status for the start of spring training has yet to be determined, according to SNY’s Andy Martino.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 2:10 pm
When Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno announced that he would not be selling the team, the initial reaction in the industry was “shock.” What did it mean for the Mets or Yankees?
Posted: January 26, 2023, 1:40 pm
On Mets Hot Stove, Tomás Nido gives his impressions of Max Scherzer’s work ethic, Edwin Diaz’s extraordinary 2022 season and what it felt like on the field when Narcos played. Nido also touches on what he’s learned about Justin Verlander and his expectations for Francisco Alvarez.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 12:25 am
The Mets signed veteran outfielder Tommy Pham to a one-year contract for $6 million, adding to their busy offseason.
Posted: January 25, 2023, 5:24 pm
The latest Mets free agent and trade buzz and rumors.
Posted: January 25, 2023, 5:19 pm