Category: Editorial

The Carlos Gomez non-trade timeline

The Carlos Gomez non-trade timeline

After weeks of speculation that the Mets could acquire Milwaukee Brewers CF Carlos Gomez, the team appeared to do just that. During Wednesday’s Mets-Padres game, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported that the Mets and Brewers completed a deal that would send Gomez to the Mets in return for RHP Zack Wheeler and …

+ Read More

With Tigers looking to sell, will Mets be in on Cespedes?

With Tigers looking to sell, will Mets be in on Cespedes?

The Detroit Tigers, at 49-52, appear ready to sell off key pieces of their team before Friday’s 4:00 p.m. ET trade deadline, according to reports. Tigers tell teams they will listen to offers on David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, Joakim Soria & other FAs before Fri. deadline. (via @jaysonst) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 29, 2015 The …

+ Read More

If Alderson, Mets are done dealing, is it enough?

If Alderson, Mets are done dealing, is it enough?

ESPN’s Buster Olney earlier today said he believes the Mets may have already made their biggest upgrades in advance of the July 31 trade deadline, according to his sources. Sources: Mets will keep looking for possible matches, but it may well be that the heavy lifting — w/Uribe, Johnson, Clippard — is over. — Buster …

+ Read More

Exploring a potential Carlos Gomez trade

Exploring a potential Carlos Gomez trade

ESPN’s Jim Bowden earlier today proposed the Mets and Milwaukee Brewers make a trade that would send CF Carlos Gomez and RHP Neal Cotts to the Mets in return for CF Juan Lagares, RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Marcos Molina and OF Brandon Nimmo. The trade would give the Mets a much needed boost in center …

+ Read More

Could Ben Zobrist still be a fit for the Mets?

Could Ben Zobrist still be a fit for the Mets?

When the Mets acquired utility man Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, it appeared the club would next look to improve its outfield. And while the Mets are looking to do just that, the team may look to the Oakland Athletics as utility man Ben Zobrist, the two-time All-Star, is still in …

+ Read More

Mets promote Conforto, DL Cuddyer. What now?

Mets promote Conforto, DL Cuddyer. What now?

The Mets today purchased the contract of outfielder Michael Conforto from Double-A Binghamton, and placed Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list. Conforto, the Mets’ first-round selection in the 2014 MLB amateur draft, is hitting .297/.372/.482 in 91 games between High-A Port St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton this season, but has hit .312/.396/.503 since his …

+ Read More

Alderson: Mets can take on major contract

Alderson: Mets can take on major contract

Mets GM Sandy Alderson today at Citi Field told reporters that his club can potentially take on a “major contract” prior to the July 31 trade deadline. Sandy Alderson: “We have the ability to take on money.” Says Mets can take on a major contract. “Now none of you will believe me.” #mets — Mike …

+ Read More

Mets’ series loss pushes trade urgency to the forefront

Mets’ series loss pushes trade urgency to the forefront

With the July 31 trade deadline eight days away, the clock is about to strike midnight for Sandy Alderson to make a trade to supplement the Mets’ offense. The Mets’ loss against the Washington Nationals this afternoon leaves Alderson’s club trailing the Nationals by three games in the National League East. Despite an MLB second-to-worst …

+ Read More

Montero among players bracing for what comes next

Montero among players bracing for what comes next

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AT MID-SEASON: BRACING FOR WHAT COMES NEXT By SEAN M. WHEELER, MD Now that the All-Star game is over, every major league teams is preparing for the race to the pennant. Mathematically, each time has a chance; they hope for the string of wins that catapults them into October. Fans are in …

+ Read More