3:35 PM EST, Wed January 27, 2021
New York Daily News 1 hour ago
Zack Scott named Mets’ acting general manager after Jared Porter dismissal

Zack Scott named Mets’ acting general manager after Jared Porter dismissal

The Mets, for the second straight year, are hoping their No. 2 choice can rise to the occasion.
New York Post 1 hour ago

Mets fans worried over Steve Cohen’s GameStop involvement

Mets owner Steve Cohen’s attempt to bail out a former business protege’s investment firm has fans worried. Cohen joined forces this week with fellow finance tycoon Ken Griffin to help bail out Melvin Capital, a hedge fund that placed a sizable bet against GameStop’s stock. Melvin took a beating as rookie investors on Reddit helped...

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

The Mets are moving forward with Zack Scott as their acting general manager, the team announced Wednesday, after they fired GM Jared Porter for sending lewd text messages to a female journalist. Scott, 43, joined the club in December as a senior vice president/assistant general manager after spending 17 years with the Red Sox. “Zack...
New York Daily News 2 hours ago

Former Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen becomes COO of Roc Nation Sports

Brodie Van Wagenen might have 99 problems but landing a new gig that directly reports to Jay-Z ain’t one.
Rising Apple 3 hours ago

Mets Rumors: Kris Bryant predicted to be in Queens or Toronto in 2021

Despite the New York Mets having missed out on outfielder George Springer and reliever Brad Hand, it has not stopped the Mets rumors from continuing to spread. The latest Mets rumors surround Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, which doesn’t come as much of a surprise considering the Mets have been involved in talks for […] Mets Rumors: Kris Bryant predicted to be in Queens or Toronto in 2021 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
New York Post 4 hours ago

Ex-Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen becoming COO of Roc Nation Sports

For his next move, Brodie Van Wagenen has reconnected with a very famous old friend. Van Wagenen, whom the Mets dismissed as their general manager on November 6, will become the COO and Head of Strategy and Business Development of Roc Nation Sports, the agency — founded by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter in 2013 — announced...
Rising Apple 5 hours ago

Mets Rumors: Conflicting reports regarding offers to Trevor Bauer

It was a busy Tuesday morning on the hot stove section of Mets Twitter. New York Mets rumors took another interesting turn, with the latest involving the best pitcher on the market, Trevor Bauer. It all began around 10:00 A.M. when USA Today’s Bob Nightengale tweeted a story that the Mets have emerged as the […] Mets Rumors: Conflicting reports regarding offers to Trevor Bauer - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Amazin Avenue 6 hours ago
A Pod of Their Own: Ron Howard V/O: He was not a nice guy

A Pod of Their Own: Ron Howard V/O: He was not a nice guy

This week we talk about Jared Porter, Trevor Bauer, and baseball’s culture of misogyny. Welcome back to A Pod of Their Own, a show by the women of Amazin’ Avenue where we talk all things Mets, social justice issues in baseball, and normalize female voices in the sports podcasting space. This week, we briefly cover the Mets’ trade for Joey Lucchesi before launching into Jared Porter’s harassment of a female reporter and subsequent firing by the Mets. This prompts a greater discussion of baseball’s toxic culture and how the Mets’ interest in Trevor Bauer makes their...
Amazin Avenue 7 hours ago
Mets Morning News for January 27, 2021

Mets Morning News for January 27, 2021

Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Mets’ prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong is one of Baseball America’s 13 breakout prospects to watch in 2021. The Mets have shown interest in outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. reports Mike Puma. Former Met Billy Wagner saw his vote total for the Hall go up 15% from last year, as he received 46.4% of votes this year. Trevor Bauer has received a contract offer from the Mets, but will he take it? Though Bauer has received an offer from the Mets,...
Rising Apple 7 hours ago

NY Mets: Three Jeff McNeil predictions for the 2021 season

When Jeff McNeil burst onto the scene midway through the 2018 season, New York Mets fans soon realized they had found a star at the keystone position. Since then, he’s established himself as one of the team’s most consistent hitters, a versatile fielder, and even earned a fun nickname as the “Flying Squirrel” for his […] NY Mets: Three Jeff McNeil predictions for the 2021 season - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Rising Apple 9 hours ago

Mets: Six things the 1986 team had that the 2021 roster lacks

When comparing New York Mets teams of the past to the present composition of players, it comes with certain caveats. For example, the game today is different than it was back in 1986 when greater importance was placed on wins by a pitcher, launch angle wasn’t in the lexicon, and home runs weren’t as lauded as they […] Mets: Six things the 1986 team had that the 2021 roster lacks - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
New York Post 19 hours ago
Where the Mets really stand with Trevor Bauer

Where the Mets really stand with Trevor Bauer

In their attempt to build a championship-caliber rotation, the Mets await an answer from Trevor Bauer. The Mets’ interest in last year’s National League Cy Young award winner is substantial — Bauer received an offer from the team “weeks ago,” according to an industry source — but will it be enough to secure the right-hander,...
New York Post Jan 26, 2021

Mets in talks with Jackie Bradley Jr. after losing out on George Springer

Jackie Bradley Jr. isn’t George Springer, but he’s available as the best remaining option on the center field free-agent market. The Mets, in search of improved defense at the position, have continued talks in recent days with Bradley’s camp, according to multiple sources, after Springer’s decision last week to accept a six-year offer from the...
Rising Apple Jan 26, 2021

Mets: Chatting with beat writer Deesha Thosar from the Daily News

During the thick of the season, New York Mets fans turn to the team’s various beat writers for game recaps, player profiles, and injury updates. In the off-season, fans look to the beat writers for trade news, free agent rumors, and in the Mets’ case, information on how the sale of the team to a […] Mets: Chatting with beat writer Deesha Thosar from the Daily News - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Amazin Avenue Jan 26, 2021
Three relief pitchers who could help the Mets: Oliver Perez, Yusmeiro Petit, and Collin McHugh

Three relief pitchers who could help the Mets: Oliver Perez, Yusmeiro Petit, and Collin McHugh

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/ Bring them home! With Brad Hand, Kirby Yates, Luke Hendricks, and several of the other higher end relief pitchers off the market, the Mets are still in need of some bullpen help. While there may not be a slam dunk candidate still on the market, there are a number of intriguing choices, many of whom could be had on the cheaper side. None of these guys are surefire hits, but for the price, they should all be seriously considered. Plus, they all have history in Queens, and who doesn’t love a good reunion? Collin McHugh Photo...

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  • 1 Jeff McNeil

    Jeff McNeil

    NY Mets: Three Jeff McNeil predictions for the 2021 season

  • Carlos Carrasco

    Carlos Carrasco

    Amed Rosario, Andres Gimenez surprised by news of trade to Cleveland

  • Trevor May

    Trevor May

    The Mets still need help in the bullpen

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