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Mets Select Paul Sewald, Designate Ty Kelly

The Mets have announced a roster swap, selecting the contract of righty <b>Paul Sewald</b>. He’ll take the spot of infielder <b>Ty Kelly</b>, who was designated for …

Jay Bruce Tries to Improve Q-Rating in Queens

Jay Bruce is not going to win any popularity contests in New York’s largest borough when the season opens next month.<p>Through no fault of his own, the …

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Mets Notes: Montero, Reed, Walker, Nimmo

On <b>Darryl Strawberry</b>’s 55th birthday, here’s the latest from Citi Field…<p>The Mets “<i>couldn’t give [Rafael Montero] away</i>” this offseason, a club official …

Mets and FOX lead director Bill Webb dies of cancer at age 70

Bill Webb, whose pictures and images brought baseball into homes all over the country for decades as FOX’s lead director and who also directed Mets …

Top 20 Prospects: New York Mets

Below is an analysis of the prospects in the New York Mets farm system. Scouting reports are compiled with information provided by industry sources …

David Wright Diagnosed With Shoulder Impingement

Mets third baseman <b>David Wright</b> will have to halt his throwing program after being diagnosed with a shoulder impingement, as Mike Puma of the New York …

Make Or Break Year: Travis d’Arnaud

<i>MLBTR is rebooting its “make or break year” series, in which we analyze players who enter the season with up-and-down track records but also an</i> …

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New York Mets: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

None of the New York Mets' top prospects are likely to break camp with the big club and land on the Opening Day 25-man roster.<p>Mets fans should still be excited to track them this spring.<p>It's a group that includes a first baseman with emerging power, an outfielder who's sipped his cup of coffee and …

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‘Eye-catching’ prospect Amed Rosario is next big thing for Mets

If he keeps hitting, there's isn't much doubt Amed Rosario will be the Mets' shortstop for years to come.

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Mets GM Sandy Alderson explains why he's so pumped for this team

In case the signing of Yoenis Cespedes didn’t make it clear.

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Report: Extension talks between Mets, Neil Walker are “probably dead”

On Sunday, it was reported that second baseman Neil Walker and the Mets were discussing a potential three-year contract extension worth “north of $40 …

Mets’ Extension Talks With Neil Walker “Probably Dead”

<b>12:10pm:</b> The Mets believe their extension talks with Walker are “<i>probably dead</i>,” Mike Puma of the New York Post tweets.<b>10:21am:</b> Mets GM Sandy …

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The ‘oldest Met’ braces for daily grind of center field

PORT ST. LUCIE — Curtis Granderson is among those curious whether his soon-to-be 36-year-old legs can handle the grind of center field on a regular …

Latest On Mets’ Extension Candidates

<b>9:10pm:</b> While a long-term deal with Walker remains possible, it doesn’t seem likely that the Mets will pursue extensions with any of their young …

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Mets trade Gabriel Ynoa to Orioles for cash

The Mets have traded right-handed pitcher Gabriel Ynoa to the Baltimore Orioles for cash. Ynoa had a 6.38 ERA last year for the Mets over the span of …

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Promise of health the difference for Mets in '17

With no new additions, club hoping starting pitchers can avoid injuries<p><i>With Spring Training fast approaching, MLB.com will take a look at a different</i> …

Mets reinforce an already great bullpen for 2017

They had one of the best bullpens in 2016, and that might continue to be true in 2017.The Mets’ starting rotation was well known as one of the best …

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Report: Mets to sign left-hander Jerry Blevins

Free agent left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins picked up a contract with the Mets on Friday night, per FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman and the New York …

Mets, Tom Gorzelanny Agree To Minor League Deal

The Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with veteran left-hander <b>Tom Gorzelanny</b>, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports (Twitter links). …

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2017 ZiPS Projections – New York Mets

<i>After having typically appeared in the very famous pages of Baseball Think Factory, Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections have been released at FanGraphs</i> …

Mets have seventh-best farm system in MLB

Jan 20 | 3:55PM<p>The Mets have the seventh-best farm system in baseball, and the second-best in the NL East, according to a recent list published by …

Report: Mets, Orioles take 'file and trial' approach with arbitration players

The Baltimore Orioles and New York Mets intend to move forward with a "file and trial" approach with their arbitration-eligible players, according to …

Mets reassessing outfield trade market

General manager Sandy Alderson met with members of the media today, and shed some light on the team’s plans for the rest of the offseason and spring …

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Wally Backman says that Sandy Alderson is blackballing him

Thing is, it would not take a blackballing for Backman to be seen as an undesirable managerial candidate.

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Ron Darling Compares Michael Conforto To Don Mattingly

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Edgardo Alfonzo named manager of Brooklyn Cyclones

Jan 5 | 11:40AM<p>The Mets have named <b>Edgardo Alfonzo</b> manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones, their Short-Season A affiliate, the team announced Thursday.<p><b>Royce</b> …

The Link Between Travis d’Arnaud’s Set-Up and Struggles

In 2015, Travis d’Arnaud was one of the league’s best power hitters. His .218 ISO placed him in the neighborhood of sluggers like Joey Votto and Kris …

The four factors that can get Mets over Jay Bruce trade hump

The Mets hope to learn more this week about the outfield trade market. That would be the outfield trade market they’ve been trying to infiltrate for …

Alderson: No Extension Talks With Starters Until Spring Training

• <b>Mets</b> GM Sandy Alderson tells Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News that he doesn’t envision beginning extension talks with any of the team’s …

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