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Mets Morning News for February 18, 2019

Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets signed Adeiny Hechavarria to a minor league deal with an invite to major league spring training. Ken Davidoff tried his best to determine the factors that brought us to the current stand-still in free agency. For the first time in 17 months, T.J. Rivera is healthy and ready to take the field for the Mets. As a recipient of one of the biggest and longest contracts in MLB history, Robinson Cano gave his take on the lack of money spent on players the past two winters. Jacob deGrom took the...

Lookout Landing

LL’s Top 50 Mariners Prospects 2019: #5 - Justin Dunn

The Seattle Mariners added two top-100 prospects in the Canó-Díaz trade. One of them, RHP Justin Dunn, is fresh off a year flourishing for the Mets’ Double-A squad For better or worse, the 2018-19 Seattle Mariners’ offseason will go down as a seminal time in the franchise’s history. The season of change shipped several stalwarts to new homes, ranging from former Mariner draft picks to superstars acquired in past free agency periods or shrewd trades. That beloved group of players landed Seattle in the dreaded zone between the playoffs and a top-10 draft slot. Understandably, the...

New York Post

Jacob deGrom has earned the right to put a little heat on Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE — Good for Jacob deGrom. Good for the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner, throwing a little kerosene into the fire created by the Mets’ dawdling. I don’t believe for a second that deGrom would take himself out of a game in an effort to preserve himself for a free agency...

Rising Apple

New York Mets: Best free agent signings made since the year 2000

Since the year 2000, these are the best players the New York Mets have added to the organization via free agency. The New York Mets are more known to make trades than signing free agents. We all know how the Mets have fared with some of their past free agency moves but they have made […] New York Mets: Best free agent signings made since the year 2000 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Amazin Avenue

What’s left for the Mets in the starting pitcher free agency market

If the Mets want to bring in a starting pitcher as rotation insurance, there are still some options in free agency. As the Mets continue through an active offseason that has nevertheless left their starting rotation untouched since the 2018 season came to an end, there are still eighteen starting pitchers available on the market, according to the list of free agents over at MLB Trade Rumors. And when it comes to depth behind those five pitchers, the team could use some help. Like last offseason, this one has seen the free agent market play out at an incredibly slow pace. And there have been...


Mets could still use pitching depth, and plenty of quality free agents remain

The Mets could make another depth move or two in free agency before spring training opens, including more pitching.        

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

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.