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Amazin Avenue Jan 15, 2019
Where the Mets’ payroll stands after the Jed Lowrie signing and arbitration settlements

Where the Mets’ payroll stands after the Jed Lowrie signing and arbitration settlements

The payroll is back above $150 million when factoring in the latest salary figures. With pitchers and catchers set to report to spring training in a little under one month, the New York Mets boast a projected Opening Day payroll that is roughly in line with where it was the past two seasons. Following Friday’s arbitration deadline, there is additional clarity on that number after the team settled on one-year contracts with Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler, Steven Matz, and Michael Conforto while signing Jed Lowrie earlier in the week to a two-year deal. All told, the Mets’...
Amazin Avenue Jan 13, 2019
Mets avoid arbitration with Zack Wheeler, Steven Matz, and Michael Conforto

Mets avoid arbitration with Zack Wheeler, Steven Matz, and Michael Conforto

The Mets were able to settle on a contract with their remaining arbitration-eligible players The New York Mets were able to reach agreements on one-year deals with Zack Wheeler, Steven Matz, and Michael Conforto prior to the Friday deadline, meaning they successfully avoided arbitration with all six of their eligible players. Earlier in the day, the club settled with both Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom. Wheeler will earn $5.975 million in 2019—a sizable bump from the $1.9 million he made in 2018. It is a well-deserved increase for Wheeler, who put together his best season in the majors...
Amazin Avenue Jan 12, 2019
Mets Morning News for January 12, 2019

Mets Morning News for January 12, 2019

Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets spent the day deftly avoiding arbitration with their eligible players. Jacob deGrom got a record $10 million pay increase for the year. Noah Syndergaard also did well, and will earn more than double what he did last season. Fangraphs tried to get their head around how Jed Lowrie fits into the Mets’ crowded infield. Chili Davis has a very different approach to hitting than recent Mets hitting coaches. Around the National League East The Braves have hired Dana Brown to oversee their...
Amazin Avenue Jan 11, 2019
Mets avoid arbitration with Noah Syndergaard, settle at $6 million

Mets avoid arbitration with Noah Syndergaard, settle at $6 million

Syndergaard finished last season with a 3.03 ERA and a 2.80 FIP in 25 starts. The New York Mets and Noah Syndergaard avoided arbitration on Friday, settling on a $6 million salary for 2019. Syndergaard, who earned $2.975 million in 2018, has two more years of arbitration ahead of him until he is eligible for free agency after the 2021 season. In his fourth big league season, Syndergaard finished with a 3.03 ERA, a 2.80 FIP, a 1.21 WHIP, and a 9.04 K/9 in 25 starts, which resulted in a 4.2 fWAR. He missed some time in the middle of the year with a finger injury and then after contracting...
New York Post Jan 9, 2019

Noah Syndergaard obsessed with Genie Bouchard’s Instagram

The Mets pitcher has done plenty of double tapping this offseason.
New York Post Jan 9, 2019

Pitching coach has new motto, high expectations for Mets’ staff

Mets pitching coach Dave Eiland will keep pushing hard his second year on the job. You can be sure of that. Jacob deGrom’s stirring Cy Young season and 1.70 ERA, the overall improvement of the staff, especially the second half by Zack Wheeler (9-1, 1.68 ERA), Noah Syndergaard’s strong September (4-1, 1.73) and Steven Matz...
Over the Monster Jan 7, 2019
MLB Roundup 1/7: Mets make two small trades

MLB Roundup 1/7: Mets make two small trades

It was a pretty boring weekend in baseball Mets make a pair of small trades The Mets have been one of the focal points of this offseason in baseball, largely because they pulled off one of the biggest trades when they acquired Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz in a blockbuster with the Mariners. The Mets are coming off a disappointing year, but with two of the best pitchers in baseball in Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard, the pieces are there for them to take a jump forward in 2019 as long as they invest the proper resources into their club. There’s still a question of whether or not...
Call to the Pen Jan 6, 2019

New York Mets add rotation depth with Hector Santiago

The New York Mets have added more depth to their starting rotation, having signed Hector Santiag to a minor league deal. In theory, the New York Mets should not have any trouble with their starting rotation. Having a duo like Noah Syndergaard and reigning Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom atop the rotation, and pitchers like […] New York Mets add rotation depth with Hector Santiago - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 28, 2018

Good Thing the New York Mets Kept Noah Syndergaard

Did the New York Mets let Noah “Thor” Syndergaard protect NYC? Late Thursday, a mysterious blue light had social media buzzing with possibilities. The New York Mets should be very glad that they have decided to hold onto their hard-throwing righty, Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard isn’t only a great Major League pitcher, he also sports a fun […] Good Thing the New York Mets Kept Noah Syndergaard - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SNY TV Dec 19, 2018

Noah Syndergaard to Mets after they announce Game of Thrones Night: 'Can't trade me now'

Noah Syndergaard took to Instagram after the Mets announced this season's Syndergaard Game of Thrones bobblehead.
SNY TV Dec 19, 2018

Noah Syndergaard is getting new bobblehead on Mets' Game of Thrones Night

Noah Syndergaard is getting another Mets bobblehead night, but this one will be Thor-less.
SNY TV Dec 17, 2018

Why Noah Syndergaard trade talks will have an impact on Yankees and Mets for years to come

A Noah Syndergaard trade involving the Mets and Yankees got closer than anyone would have thought possible, and that very fact brings major, positive ramifications for years to come.
Pinstripe Alley Dec 17, 2018
Making the case for the Yankees to trade Miguel Andujar

Making the case for the Yankees to trade Miguel Andujar

Submit your answer in the FanPost section for the chance to see your story featured on the front page. The Winter Meetings wrapped up last week and they weren’t all that exciting for the Yankees. The most interesting thing that happened was the rumor that leaked that the Bombers were discussing a three-team trade with the Marlins and Mets. J.T. Realmuto and Noah Syndergaard were said to be involved, but it never became clear which Yankees might be part of the deal. That brings us to this week’s FanPost Friday prompt: Should the Yankees keep or trade Miguel Andujar? There’s...
SNY TV Dec 17, 2018

Mets said no to one-for-one trade of Noah Syndergaard for J.T. Realmuto

With Wilson Ramos on board, the Mets are now out on a potential trade for J.T. Realmuto.
New York Post Dec 16, 2018

The real winners of Mets landing Wilson Ramos: Mets fans

It’s OK, Mets fans. You can exhale. For the time being, you can even iron your No. 34 jerseys if you so desire. For the time being, it would appear Noah Syndergaard isn’t heading anywhere. The Mets have a new catcher, and all it took was writing a check to get that done. Wasn’t that...

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