4:47 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
MetsBlog 46 mins ago

Dice-K has big offer in Japan

Free agent Daisuke Matsuzaka reportedly has a multi-year offer from a Japanese team, according to Mike Vorkunov of NJ Advanced Media. Matsuzaka, 34. posted a 3.89 ERA and 1.344 WHIP over 83 1/3 innings for the Mets last year. …
MetsBlog 2 hours ago

Oakland claims Andrew Brown from Mets

The Oakland Athletics claimed Andrew Brown off waivers from the Mets, the team announced. Brown played 19 games for the Mets in 2014, hitting .182 with a .245 on base percentage, with two home runs and seven RBI. Brown signed …

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Newark Star-Ledger 3 mins ago

Mets move Matt Harvey, Bobby Parnell off 60-day DL, clear space on 40-man roster

That leaves the Mets at 34 players on their 40-man roster, which means they have six open spots.
Newark Star-Ledger 24 mins ago

Mets' Lucas Duda heading to Japan as part of MLB All-Star team

The Astros' Jose Altuve, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau will also be on the team. As will Albert Pujols, Yasiel Puig and Robinson Cano.
Newark Star-Ledger 37 mins ago

Mets' Andrew Brown, Juan Centeno claimed off waivers as 40-man roster spots open

The Athletics claimed Andrew Brown off waivers today. Brown had spent the past two seasons with the Mets before the club put him on waivers. Brown, 30, hit nine home runs in 87 games over the last two seasons with...

Duda officially on Japan trip

Lucas Duda #21 1BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda officially will be participating in the major league All-Star tour of Japan, which includes games Nov. 11-20. The event includes games in Koshien, Osaka, Tokyo, Sapporo and Okinawa.

Brown, Centeno out as Mets trim 40

NEW YORK -- Outfielder Andrew Brown and catcher Juan Centeno have been lost by the Centeno Brown Mets after they were placed on waivers for the purpose of removing them from the 40-man roster. Brown was claimed by the Oakland Athletics. Centeno was claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers. The Mets need to begin clearing room because the 40-man roster had been full entering the offseason and prospects need to be protected from the Rule 5 draft.
Newsday 4 hours ago

'El Duque' featured in ESPN 30 for 30 film 'Brothers in Exile'

Orlando Hernandez turned 49 (!) several weeks back, but he is only seven years removed from pitching - mostly effectively - for the Mets in 2007, his last major league stop.

Alderson weighs in on Mets' top prospects

NEW YORK -- GM Sandy Alderson offered his thoughts on most of the Mets' top upper-level prospects during an interview Friday morning on WIOX 91.3 in the Castskills. Here's what Alderson said: Steven Matz, left-hander Matz "He had a very good season in 2013, and exceeded that in 2014, both at St. Lucie and at Binghamton. His numbers were very similar at both places, which is very positive given the fact that he had moved up a level. I would say Steven is probably one of the top handful of left-handed pitching prospects in the game right now.

Season review: Juan Lagares

2014 season: 116 games; .281/.321/.382; 4 HR; 47 RBI Evaluation: All the questions coming into the year regarding Juan Lagares centered around whether he could produce enough offensively. He’ had shown in 2013 that he was  Gold Glove caliber defender, …
Newark Star-Ledger 23 hours ago

MLB hot stove: 5 free agents Mets should consider

Will winter be a time of action for the Mets? Here are five free agents they should consider, though each comes with his own questions and possible inhibitions.

Lagares gets Fielding Bible Award

Juan Lagares #12 CFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM116 HR4 RBI47 R46 OBP.321 AVG.281 NEW YORK -- Juan Lagares has been named the top defensive center fielder in the majors for the 2014 season by The Fielding Bible Awards. “In 2013, Juan Lagares started only 88 games in center field, yet he saved 26 runs there defensively for the Mets," said John Dewan, owner of Baseball Info Solutions. "He finished second in the 2013 Fielding Bible Award voting.

Winter shopping list: Free agents

NEW YORK -- Here is a list of the 121 major league free agents, as provided by the Players' Association. An additional 32 may become eligible once their team and/or player options or other provisions are resolved. Teams may begin bidding on free agents on Tuesday at 12:01 a.m. 1. Emilio Bonifacio ATL 2. Ryan Doumit ATL 3. Gavin Floyd ATL 4. Aaron Harang ATL 5. Gerald Laird ATL 6. Ervin Santana ATL 7. Alexi Casilla BAL 8. Nelson Cruz BAL 9. Kelly Johnson BAL 10.

Hodges on vet committee's Hall ballot

NEW YORK -- Former Mets manager Gil Hodges, who led the team to the '69 title, again appears on the veterans committee's Hall of Fame ballot and will have a chance at election. Here is the announcement from the Hall of Fame: Nine former major league players and one former executive comprise the 10-name Golden Era ballot to be reviewed and voted upon Dec. 8 at the Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today.

Salary projection: Jenrry Mejia

Brad Penner/USA TODAY SportsFill-in closer Jenrry Mejia is projected to earn $2.5 million in 2015. Pace Law School in White Plains won the sixth-annual Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition in 2013 in New Orleans. This week, Dan Masi (Pace ’14) and Jesse Kantor (Pace ’15) offer their salary projections for the Mets’ arbitration-eligible players, including detailed analyses for Lucas Duda, Dillon Gee, Jenrry Mejia and Daniel Murphy.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 30, 2014

Odds to win the 2015 World Series are out, and guess who's the biggest long shot

It's only been a few hours since but it's already time to look to 2015. Who are the favorites to win it all next season? It is a National League West team but not San Francisco.

Mets Player News

  • 1 Juan Lagares

    Juan Lagares

    MLB.com: Mets receive eight GIBBY Award nominations

  • 1 Lucas Duda

    Lucas Duda

    Lucas Duda will travel to Japan for All-Star Series

  • 1 Bobby Parnell

    Bobby Parnell

    Mets move Matt Harvey, Bobby Parnell off 60-day DL, clear space on 40-man roster

  • 1 Dillon Gee

    Dillon Gee

    Dillon Gee appears to be the Mets’ odd man out

  • David Wright

    David Wright

    David Wright is making progress with his shoulder