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12/17/18 MLB.com FastCast: Machado tours South Side

Manny Machado's free-agency tour starts with the White Sox, plus the Astros near a deal with Michael Brantley and the Mets sign Wilson Ramos About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the U


How Winter Meetings impacted MLB market, affects Mets

The Mets still need to a catcher and whether they do it by trade or free agency, it is going to cost them.

Jeurys Familia returns to the Mets

In honor of his signing with the team in free agency, here's a look at Jeurys Familia's best moments from his first stint in Queens About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United Sta

Here's why the New York Mets should target Yasmani Grandal

The New York Mets need a power hitting catcher and Yasmani Grandal would be a good fit via free agency instead of trading for J.T. Realmuto.

Amazin Avenue

Let’s find the Mets more relief pitchers, Part 2

We continue going down the list of free agent relievers who could help the Mets’ bullpen. Picking up where we left off in the first part of our annual attempt to find the best fits for the Mets’ bullpen in free agency—which included 2018 strikeout percentage leaders Craig Kimbrel, Adam Ottavino, and old frenemy Oliver Perez—here’s the next bunch of relievers who are on the market and posted high strikeout rates this year. As a reminder, we’re running down the free agent leaderboards at FanGraphs by strikeout percentage for pitchers who threw at least 20 innings in relief this...

Amazin Avenue

Mets interested in J.T. Realmuto

The Mets have inquired on the Marlins’ superstar catcher. The Mets have talked to the Marlins about a trade for J.T. Realmuto, per Ken Rosenthal. It’s another potentially bold move for the Mets this offseason, as rookie GM Brodie Van Waganenen continues to be active in both free agency and the trade market ahead of the Winter Meetings. Realmuto will understandably command a hefty return, and the Marlins are asking for at least one controllable major league asset as a centerpiece. Amed Rosario, Michael Conforto, and Brandon Nimmo all fit that bill, but rumors differ on who exactly the...

Red Reporter

Do the Mariners have anything left for the Reds?

Mike Leake? Dee Gordon? Bueller? Anyone? In case you have been living under a baseball for the last week, the Seattle Mariners are in the midst of a remarkable dismantling just months after posting an 89 win season. They waved goodbye to slugger Nelson Cruz and regular left fielder Denard Span as each reached free agency, and immediately backed that up by trading catcher Mike Zunino, top-flight reliever Alex Colome, and resident ace James Paxton, too. Then, GM Jerry Dipoto turned up the heat, trading star closer Edwin Diaz and superstar Robinson Cano to the New York Mets in a blockbuster...

New York Post

Bryce Harper rumors lurking as Mets eye Noah Syndergaard move

The Mets need multiple bullpen arms, a catcher and at least another bat for the lineup, and are operating on parallel tracks in attempting to fill those needs. On one side is the trade option, with Noah Syndergaard as the team’s biggest asset. The other side is free agency, a fall-back option if new general...

Call to the Pen

New York Mets Rumors: Could Bryce Harper be an Option for the Mets?

The New York Mets have not ruled out the possibility of pursuing Bryce Harper in free agency. Could the star pop up in Mets rumors? Could the New York Mets be in on Bryce Harper? According to Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports, the Amazins’ haven’t ruled out the possibility of acquiring the star outfielder. Mets […] New York Mets Rumors: Could Bryce Harper be an Option for the Mets? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

New York Post

Matt Harvey’s free-agency market starts to take shape

Matt Harvey’s first foray into free agency won’t be the nine-figure bidding war once expected long ago, but there will be a market for the right-hander. FanCred reported on Wednesday that the A’s and Reds, who Harvey pitched for last season, are among the teams interested in Harvey. The 29-year-old was traded from the Mets...


If Mets trade Noah Syndergaard, it won't necessarily be for prospects: Report

Syndergaard, 26, is projected to earn $5.9 million via arbitration for 2019, and is eligible for arbitration again in 2020 and 2021 before being eligible for free agency.