Tag: New York Mets

Listen: Metstradmus talks World Series hopes, MLB Wild Card chase

Listen: Metstradmus talks World Series hopes, MLB Wild Card chase

Metstradamus Blog’s John Coppinger joined Around Citi’s “Baseball Chronicles” to discuss the New York Mets’ recent surge into first place, a World Series premonition, Wild Card hunts, and, of course, his burger of the month (which may be a melt). [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218942175″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]  

Exploring a Yoenis Cespedes extension

Exploring a Yoenis Cespedes extension

Yoenis Cespedes has been everything the Mets hoped for during his first three games with the team. The 29-year-old outfielder connected for three doubles and drove in four runs during Monday night’s rout of the Miami Marlins, and yet his presence on a resurgent Mets team feels like a mirage due to his contractual status. …

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Reports: Mets acquire Yoenis Cespedes

Reports: Mets acquire Yoenis Cespedes

The Mets acquired OF Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers on Friday for minor league pitcher RHP Michael Fulmer and RHP Luis Cessa, according to MLB Network’s Ken Rosenthal. Cespedes has batted .289/.321/.500 with 17 home runs and 28 doubles this season. He will become a free agent following the season. Fulmer, 22, was the …

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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 …

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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 …

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What is happening with Lucas Duda’s production?

What is happening with Lucas Duda’s production?

Mets first baseman Lucas Duda’s season has been enigmatic. An electric start appeared to prove his breakout 2014 was no fluke, but with Travis d’Arnaud and David Wright both on the disabled list, his production quickly fell. So what should one make of Duda’s season and recent power surge? Duda has produced a .771 on-base …

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Clippard on Nats: “They’re beatable”

Clippard on Nats: “They’re beatable”

Mets RHP Tyler Clippard told media at Citi Field today he believes the Washington Nationals are beatable. Tyler Clippard on #Nats: “They’re beatable.” #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) July 28, 2015 Clippard, 30, was traded by the Nationals to the Oakland Athletics during the offseason, and served as the A’s closer. The southpaw recorded 17 …

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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 …

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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 …

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