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New York Mets who could become breakout stars in 2019

Which New York Mets player will have a breakout campaign in 2019? In what was, unfortunately, a very disappointing 2018 season, there were a few bright spots on the New York Mets last year in the form of players such as Brandon Nimmo and Zack Wheeler having career years and helping to make the fan […] New York Mets who could become breakout stars in 2019 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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 13, 2019
Mets Morning News for January 13, 2019

Mets Morning News for January 13, 2019

Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Anthony DiComo answered fan questions yesterday for MLB.com. He does not foresee the Mets making a run at Bryce Harper, but does foresee Zack Wheeler being a potential breakout candidate in 2019. He also discusses the role of Jeff McNeil going forward and more. Jacob deGrom’s record-setting raise is an “interim step” toward an extension, which the Mets continue to say is a priority. Devan Fink praised the Mets for ignoring positional fit when it came to the Jed Lowrie signing over at Beyond the...
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...

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