12:06 PM EST, Tue January 17, 2017
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago
MLB trade rumors: Mets' Jay Bruce to Giants or Rangers?

MLB trade rumors: Mets' Jay Bruce to Giants or Rangers?

With spring training one month away, the Mets are still stuck with Jay Bruce. Who's interested in the slugger?
SportsNet New York 6 hours ago

Latest on Bruce/OF Market: Blue Jays and Phillies may not be an option

The Mets have been trying to trade Jay Bruce since early December, with the Jays, O's and Rangers reportedly showing the most interest.

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Amazin Avenue 4 hours ago
Mets Morning News: Mets’ trade options for Bruce dwindling

Mets Morning News: Mets’ trade options for Bruce dwindling

Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The number of potential destinations for Jay Bruce appears to be down to two, as the Phillies and Blue Jays may have found alternate options for their outfields. Around the NL East The Phillies signed free-agent Michael Saunders to help shore up their outfield for 2017. The Braves and the Nationals both have prospects on MLB.com’s Pipeline’s All-Defense Team. Marlins Park is currently being transformed to host the “Race of Champions” this upcoming weekend. Around MLB David Ortiz denied rumors...
Amazin Avenue 21 hours ago
Where the Mets’ 2017 payroll stands

Where the Mets’ 2017 payroll stands

With all but one arbitration-eligible player’s salary settled, let’s look at the Mets’ payroll. At the end of last week, the Mets settled on salaries with all but one of their remaining arbitration-eligible players: Wilmer Flores. There weren’t any major surprises among the bunch, but now that the grand majority of the Mets’ projected Opening Day roster is locked in to a specific salary—and there’s only a $400,000 gap in between the figures submitted by the team and Flores—let’s take a look at where things stand for the Mets as a whole. Before diving into the table, which...
CSN Philly 22 hours ago

Source: Phillies have agreement with free-agent OF Michael Saunders

The Phillies are putting the finishing touches on a deal with outfielder Michael Saunders, according to a source.Jon Morosi of MLB.com reported the deal was
Sports Illustrated Jan 16, 2017

Winter Report Card: Atlanta Braves

The Braves spent this off-season finally adding pieces to a young roster, focusing on veteran arms for a rotation in need of help.
Amazin Avenue Jan 16, 2017
Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler: Ivy Leaguers

Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler: Ivy Leaguers

Can you name every Mets player to attend an Ivy League school? As college students head back to school to start their second semester, we wanted to give this week’s Mind Boggler a college-related theme: We’re asking you to name every player in Mets history to attend an Ivy League school. Every Mets player to attend an Ivy League school. To appear on this list, players need to meet two criteria. First, they need to have had at least one plate appearance or faced at least one batter in a Mets uniform. Second, they need to have attended one of the Ivy League universities, namely, Harvard...
Amazin Avenue Jan 16, 2017
Mets Morning News: Mets name their price in Jay Bruce trade talks

Mets Morning News: Mets name their price in Jay Bruce trade talks

Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets are reportedly seeking prospects in return for Jay Bruce. Prospect Amed Rosario spoke highly of the time he spent with Jose Reyes. Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud were involved in one of the many lopsided trades that have occurred in the past five seasons. Around the NL East Talking Chop projects what the Braves’ opening day roster could look like. The Good Phight answered some questions about a few of the Phillies’ prospects. Nationals fans discussed what bobbleheads they would like...
Sacramento Bee Jan 16, 2017

Bob Brookover: Now Phillies have farmhands worth tutoring

If you're looking for a road map as to how the Philadelphia Phillies decayed into such a dreadful state following five straight National League East titles, the team's annual January …
Amazin Avenue Jan 15, 2017
Mets trade rumors: Mets asking for two prospects for Jay Bruce

Mets trade rumors: Mets asking for two prospects for Jay Bruce

The Mets are seeking something in return for the left-handed-hitting outfielder. The Mets are asking for two prospects in a trade for Jay Bruce, according to CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury. The Phillies have had “longstanding interest” in the Mets outfielder, says Salisbury, and the team would like to add a left-handed-hitting outfielder to its roster before the season. Despite the obvious fit, the Phillies are reportedly put off by the Mets’ asking price. Bruce hit .219/.294/.391 with eight home runs and an 81 wRC+ in 50 games with the Mets last year, but it is clear the team would...
philly.com Jan 15, 2017

Brookover: Now Phillies have farmhands worth tutoring

If you're looking for a road map as to how the Phillies decayed into such a dreadful state following five straight National League East titles, the team's annual January seminar for some of its most valued minor-leaguers is a pretty good one.
SportsNet New York Jan 15, 2017

Mets, Yankees to watch LHP Craig Breslow at showcase

The Mets and Yankees are among 12-20 teams that will watch lefty reliever Craig Breslow throw a showcase on Jan. 23, reports Peter Gammons.
SportsNet New York Jan 15, 2017

Latest on Bruce/OF Market: Mets reportedly looking for two prospects

The Mets are looking to acquire two prospects in exchange for Jay Bruce, reports CSNPhilly.com's Jim Salisbury.
Amazin Avenue Jan 15, 2017
Mets Morning News: The Wheeler turns slowly

Mets Morning News: The Wheeler turns slowly

Your Sunday morning dose of Mets and MLB news, notes, and links Meet the Mets The Daily News unveiled its list of the ten most intriguing Mets (and Yankees) headed into the new season. Take a wild guess who topped the list. Joel Sherman of the New York Post says there’s a wide range of possible outcomes for the Mets. One of those unpredictable pieces is Zack Wheeler, and there’s really no way of telling which way his season will go. Around the NL East Federal Baseball talked about the Nationals’ plans for Stephen Strasburg in 2017. Former Philly Shane Victorino is reportedly mulling a...
CSN Philly Jan 14, 2017

Phillies Phodder: Jerad Eickhoff, a new bat, Montgomery and other matters

A few Phillies thoughts between NFL playoff games: Jerad Eickhoff was in town the other day putting smiles on the faces of some special kids at
In which direction will the Mets explode?

In which direction will the Mets explode?

Matt Harvey 12-7, 3.40 ERA, 25 starts. Would you sign up for that, Mets fans? How about a .770 OPS, 12 homers and 85 games played for David Wright? If you could get it in writing today, would you rather see how it plays out and hope for better or agree to a 30-game suspension...

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