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Amazin Avenue Dec 17, 2018
Where the Mets’ payroll stands after signing Jeurys Familia and Wilson Ramos

Where the Mets’ payroll stands after signing Jeurys Familia and Wilson Ramos

The Mets still have some room to improve their bullpen and their outfield, but Brodie Van Wagenen may need to get creative In his first big move as New York Mets general manager, Brodie Van Wagenen was able to improve the team while simultaneously saving money in the short-term. The trade for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz brought the team’s 2019 payroll to just under $130 million when accounting for arbitration estimates and cost-controlled players. Since the trade, Van Wagenen has turned to the free agent market to improve his new club, signing relief pitcher—and former Mets...
SNY TV Dec 17, 2018

Jeurys Familia preferred to set up for Mets over closing for another team

The 29-year-old Familia, who signed a three-year deal worth $30 million, will be the setup man for new Mets closer Edwin Diaz.
Rising Apple Dec 17, 2018

Mets shift away from bullpen search, now focusing on bats

After adding two pieces to the bullpen for 2019, the New York Mets are now shifting their focus to other areas. They have their catcher. What’s next? The first splash the New York Mets made this winter was the blockbuster trade for Robinson Cano which also brought in 2018 MLB saves leader Edwin Diaz. They […] Mets shift away from bullpen search, now focusing on bats - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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