Francisco Cervelli (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Trade Cervelli To Pirates For Lefty Reliever Wilson

The emergence of young catcher John Ryan Murphy helped make Francisco Cervelli expendable, especially with Cervelli due for a big raise in arbitration to a seven-figure salary.

11/13/2014

Clayton Kershaw (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Kershaw, Indians’ Kluber Win Cy Young Awards

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous choice for his third NL Cy Young Award, and Cleveland’s Corey Kluber edged Seattle’s Felix Hernandez to win the AL honor for the first time.

11/12/2014

Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

A Look Back At The 5 Rookies Of The Year In Mets History

In honor of Jacob deGrom being named the National League Rookie of the Year, we take a look at the five Mets who’ve claimed that title throughout the franchise’s history.

11/12/2014

Jose De Paula in 2012 (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Yankees Agree To 1-Year Deal With Left-Hander Jose De Paula

The Santo Domingo native spent seven years with the San Diego Padres organization, never reaching the majors, then was claimed off waivers by the Giants last Nov. 27.

11/12/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jacob DeGrom: Mets ‘Should Be Able To Make It To The Playoffs Next Year’

“I think we should be able to make it to the playoffs next year, and hopefully get to the World Series,” the 26-year-old told reporters on Tuesday.

11/12/2014

A-Rod (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Brian Cashman (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Cashman Says A-Rod Far From A Lock To Start At Third Base

Spring training is more than three months from now, and already the spotlight is on Alex Rodriguez. Third base? First base? Designated hitter? The bench?

11/12/2014

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Coleman: In Signing Cuddyer, Mets Make Solid Move For All The Right Reasons

Michael Cuddyer is a blue-collar, day-to-day grinder who’s an incredibly positive influence in the clubhouse. And then there’s his big bat.

11/12/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets GM Alderson Deserves Praise, At Least For Now

It’s time to ease up on Sandy Alderson. Not forever, mind you. But for the next 15 minutes or so of this offseason, the Mets GM gets a respite from criticism.

11/12/2014

Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle as a member of the Colorado Rockies against the Cincinnati Reds on Aug. 17, 2014 at Coors Field in Denver.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Chance To Play With Wright For Team ‘Eager To Win’ Brought Cuddyer To Mets

Michael Cuddyer frequently hears from longtime pal David Wright in the offseason, often about potential trades in their fantasy football leagues.

11/11/2014

Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Rockies GM Bridich Denies Tulowitzki Talks With Mets

Jeff Bridich refuted a report from Yahoo! Sports, and several media members added their own tweets Monday that said the Rockies and Mets had no such discussions.

11/11/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees GM Cashman: David Robertson ‘In The Driver’s Seat’ As Free Agent

Yankees GM Brian Cashman isn’t sure what kind of deal David Robertson is looking for this winter. He’ll find out soon enough after the closer turned down a $15.3 million qualifying offer.

11/11/2014

Michael Cuddyer during the Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Get ‘Aggressive’ In Bringing Cuddyer’s Big Bat To Queens

Eager to go on a long-overdue playoff run, the Mets realized they owed their pitching staff — and fans — a proven hitter. On Monday, they got one.

11/11/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Why Is It Called The ‘Hot Stove’?

Luckily for us, the all-knowing Eddie Scozzare was on hand to clear things up.

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Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets’ DeGrom Joins Likes Of Doc, Darryl, Tom Terrific, Wins NL Rookie Of The Year

Not bad for a kid who wasn’t talked about much in spring training. The Mets’ Jacob deGrom completed a fairy tale season on Monday by winning the NL Rookie of the Year Award.

11/10/2014

Michael Cuddyer of the Colorado Rockies doubles, knocking in two runs and completing the cycle in the eighth inning of the second game of a split doubleheader at Coors Field on Aug. 17, 2014. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

SURPRISE! Mets Bolster Outfield, Sign Veteran Cuddyer To 2-Year Deal

In what was expected to be a quiet offseason from a spending standpoint, the Mets surprised many on Monday by signing veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer.

11/10/2014