6:44 PM EST, Thu December 18, 2014
MetsBlog 39 mins ago

Mets unlikely to go after Kang in advance of Friday’s deadline

Update – December 18: The agent for Korean SS Jeong-ho Kang says that Kang is seeking a deal worth at least $5 million annually for two to four years (Korea Herald, Dec. 18). Sandy Alderson said on Tuesday …
MetsBlog 8 hours ago

Seven things we learned about Jeong-ho Kang from KBO expert Ryan Sadowski

It is unlikely the Mets place a bid on Korean SS Jeong-ho Kang, due to concerns about his transition to MLB, Sandy Alderson told reporters Tuesday. Teams have until Friday evening to make a bid for exclusive negotiation rights …

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New York Daily News 2 hours ago
Sandy Alderson curious about Cuba, knows status quo remains

Sandy Alderson curious about Cuba, knows status quo remains

Like almost everyone else in baseball, Sandy Alderson has long been curious about Cuba.
Newark Star-Ledger 5 hours ago

Noah Syndergaard heads list of top Mets prospects; Who else?

Nothing brings more hope in baseball than prospects. Unvarnished by major league statistics -- failure or success -- prospects always elicit intrigue and the hope that something better is near.
Newark Star-Ledger 7 hours ago

U.S. opens diplomatic relations with Cuba but benefits for MLB may not be near

Wednesday, a sliver of light emerged that could one day bring reform to the system. President Barack Obama announced that the United States would normalize foreign relations with Cuba, lighten travel restrictions to Cuba and open an embassy there.
New York Post 20 hours ago
48 last minute gifts for everyone on your list!

48 last minute gifts for everyone on your list!

Still searching for presents for the hard to please? We’ve got gifts in all price ranges picked out for everyone left on your list — best of all, almost all...
Relievers give kids bikes

Relievers give kids bikes

Jenrry Mejia and Jeurys Familia helped out Santa again Wednesday
Newsday Dec 17, 2014

Stephen Drew, Everth Cabrera still on Mets' radar

The Mets most likely will begin the season with Wilmer Flores at shortstop, general manager Sandy Alderson said this week. But if the Mets do find an alternative, it likely will come from a pool of candidates that has seemingly thinned out by the day.

David Wright begins to get into swing

David Wright #5 3BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM134 HR8 RBI63 R54 OBP.324 AVG.269 NEW YORK -- More than his three months after his shutdown following a Sept. 8 game, David Wright has resumed swinging a bat. Wright told ESPNNewYork.com he has "started to swing a little and the volume should increase soon." Wright, who turns 32 on Saturday, now expects to visit new Mets hitting coach Kevin Long in Phoenix in January. The captain finished last season inactive because of "weak" and "stretched-out" ligaments that failed to hold his non-throwing shoulder in place.

Baseball America lists Mets top 10

Baseball America has released its top 10 prospects in the Mets system, and it’s full of names you likely already known. Noah Syndergaard tops the list once again, while lefty Steven Matz has moved up to the No. 2 spot. …
Newark Star-Ledger Dec 17, 2014

What would normalization of relations between U.S. and Cuba mean for MLB?

The AP calls it "the most significant shift in U.S. policy" towards Cuba in decades. Marco Rubio, a Florida senator, says that United States was even on the brink of opening an embassy in the Cuban capital of Havana within months.

Syndergaard again tops prospect list

Elsa/Noah Syndergaard is rated the Mets' top prospect by Baseball America.NEW YORK -- Baseball America released its top Mets prospects list on Wednesday, and there's no surprise atop the class. Here's the magazine's full top 10: 1. Noah Syndergaard, rhp 2. Steve Matz, lhp 3. Brandon Nimmo, of 4. Dilson Herrera, 2b/ss 5. Kevin Plawecki, c 6. Amed Rosario, ss 7. Michael Conforto, of 8. Rafael Montero, rhp 9. Marcos Molina, rhp 10. G ...

Top 10: Mets best defensive plays (Part 2)

Nick Laham/Endy Chavez's catch has no match in Mets history.This is the sixth in a series of blog posts ranking the bests in New York Mets history. Though we covered the best defensive players in Mets history, we never got around to ranking the best plays. That's what Tuesday and Wednesay are for. If you want to see the rest of the top 10 series (topics: home runs, pitching performances, defensive players, fastest Mets, singles) and trades click here.

Globe columnist: 'No' on Hall for Piazza

NEW YORK -- Grantland's Jonah Keri is compiling Hall of Fame ballots made public by voters, including mine. So far he's tallied 17 voters' ballots. And Mike Piazza appears on all but one. The lone dissenter: Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy. Shaughnessy writes in the Globe: Adam RubinMike Piazza is faring well in early returns for the Hall of Fame. Objection to the Roids Boys is gradually eroding. As years pass and new voters replace older voters, it is likely there will be increased leniency.
Newark Star-Ledger Dec 17, 2014
MLB hot stove: Why did the Mets sign John Mayberry Jr.?

MLB hot stove: Why did the Mets sign John Mayberry Jr.?

No team hit fewer home runs against lefties last season (22) and only the Padres had a lower OPS (.633), so the Mets certainly do need help in that area.

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  • Matt Harvey

    Matt Harvey

    Report: Mets may not pitch Harvey vs. Nats on Opening Day

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    Wilmer Flores

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    Lucas Duda

    ICYMI: Lucas Duda is a good bet to repeat his strong 2014

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