11:19 AM EST, Thu January 29, 2015
MetsBlog 19 mins ago

White Sox DFA power-hitting OF Dayan Viciedo

White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo has been designated for assignment (MLBTR, Jan. 29). The White Sox have 10 days to either trade him, outright release him or have him accept a minor-league assignment. In the event a team …
Mets 360 2 hours ago

Will John Mayberry Jr. signing hurt Eric Campbell, too?

Barring any Spring Training trade (ha!) or injury, the Mets’ 2015 Opening Day roster is pretty much set. There’s the usual battles for roster spots 23-25 but hopefully those are among players who have already seen time in the majors…Read more →Related Posts:Mets need to find more playing time...

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Newark Star-Ledger 41 mins ago
Which 6 Mets prospects made ESPN's top 100 list?

Which 6 Mets prospects made ESPN's top 100 list?

The Mets do well here too. While you should read the whole list to get an understanding of the sport's state of prospects, here's a quick look at who Law ranked, where and a snippet of what he said.
Newark Star-Ledger 3 hours ago

What new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says about the Mets' low payroll

Bud Selig retired as commissioner earlier this month and has been replaced by Rob Manfred. In a wide-ranging interview with Fox Sports, Manfred offered his opinion on the Mets' low payroll and what he thinks of a team in the biggest market in the country sitting in such a position.
Newark Star-Ledger 3 hours ago

Why the Mets can be wild card contenders in 2015

PECOTA, a well-respected projection system developed by Nate Silver and run by Baseball Prospectus, released its 2015 forecast and it has the Mets on the cusp of reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2006.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 12 hours ago

BP: Mets projected to go 82-80, finish 2nd

NEW YORK -- The Mets are projected to finish 82-80 in 2015, good enough for second place in the NL East and only a game behind the San Diego Padres for the second wild card, according to Baseball Prospectus. The projected division order of finish: Washington Nationals 91-71 Mets 82-80 Miami Marlins 81-81 Atlanta Braves 74-88 Philadelphia Phillies 69-93 The Mets have endured six straight losing seasons -- tied with the Houston Astros for the longest active streak in the majors.

MLB commish: Mets’ Wilpon a top businessman, forget the Ponzi

This gives a whole new dimension to the expression “Yeah, but…” Mets owner Fred Wilpon recently was named as chairman of Major League Baseball’s finance committee — a decision that raised...
Newark Star-Ledger Jan 26, 2015
POLL: Should Major League Baseball ban defensive shifts?

POLL: Should Major League Baseball ban defensive shifts?

Is it time for baseball to ban defensive shifts?

Wilmer tunes out detractors, preps for 2015

Wilmer Flores #4 SSNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM78 HR6 RBI29 R28 OBP.286 AVG.251 NEW YORK -- Even as Sandy Alderson cracks jokes about the lack of an upgrade at shortstop, projected starter Wilmer Flores said he tries to tune out outside criticism of his abilities. "You hear people talking all the time: 'Is this guy going to be a shortstop? Can he play shortstop? Can he not?'" Flores told Newsday. "You know what? I can't listen to that.

New commish defends Fred's finance chair

NEW YORK -- Incoming commissioner Rob Manfred defended the decision to appoint Mets owner Fred Wilpon as the chairman of MLB's finance committee. “I understand the whole Madoff thing,” Manfred told The New York Times, “but before and since, Fred Wilpon was an extraordinarily successful businessman. The committee -- the finance and compensation committee -- really deals with two issues, principally: executive compensation, which he’s more than capable of dealing with, and a central office budget.
New York Post Jan 24, 2015

Mets’ hole at shortstop just a punchline for Sandy Alderson

There is no one who seems to enjoy poking fun at the Mets’ deficiencies than Sandy Alderson, and the general manager didn’t disappoint on Saturday. On hand to call Hall...
New York Daily News Jan 24, 2015
Alderson, Frates highlight BWAA dinner

Alderson, Frates highlight BWAA dinner

Sandy Alderson, the Mets' GM and resident quipmeister, delivered the line of the night.
Newark Star-Ledger Jan 24, 2015

Mike Francesa to rabid FrancesaCon 2 crowd: 'Nobody cares about' Michael Kay

Francesa addressed a very excited crowd at Irving Plaza with some of his patented zingers.

Alderson pokes fun at lack of SS addition

NEW YORK -- Sandy Alderson, who appears poised to go with Wilmer Flores as the Mets' Opening Day shortstop, was able to make light of his lack of an offseason acquisition to play the position on Saturday night. On hand at the annual Baseball Writers' Association of America New York Chapter dinner at the New York Hilton, Alderson was presenting an award to Cal Ripken Jr. when he reportedly quipped: "Mets fans have been waiting all winter for me to introduce a shortstop.

deGrom collects NL Rookie of Year award

NEW YORK -- Jacob deGrom received his NL Rookie of the Year hardware during the annual Baseball Writers' Association of America New York chapter dinner on Saturday night in Manhattan. DeGrom became the fifth Rookie of the Year in franchise history back in November. He appeared first on 26 ballots and second on the other four. NL Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom of @Mets pic.twitter.com/RP33mrdFS4— MLB Public Relations (@MLB_PR) January 25, ...
Newsday Jan 24, 2015

Wilmer Flores is working hard to prove he can play shortstop

Wilmer Flores granted himself only a two-week reprieve.

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    Bobby Parnell

    Parnell to throw bullpen in Feb., hopes to be 100% for “playoffs.”

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