Kallet: Failed Talks Between Mets, Walker Not The End Of The WorldIt looks like Neil Walker, who accepted the Mets’ qualifying offer in November and will be eligible for free agency after the season, will be playing on a one-year contract for the foreseeable future.
Kallet: Reported MLB Extra Innings Rule Change Proposal Is RidiculousMajor League Baseball wants to make the game shorter and more exciting. OK, great idea. But there is a rule change proposal out there that is a failure on just about every level.
Kallet: Wheeler Out To Change His Role As Mets' Forgotten ManThere was a time when Zack Wheeler was regarded as the potential ace of the Mets. Now, his story is being rewritten.
Kallet: Cespedes Sets Great Example With Early Arrival In FloridaMets pitchers and catchers don’t report to spring training until Feb. 13. Position players don’t need to be there until until five days later. But that didn’t stop Yoenis Cespedes from going to Port St. Lucie on Thursday.
Kallet: Projecting Mets' Talented-Yet-Question-Filled 2017 RosterAside from perhaps adding a much-needed middle reliever, the Mets’ roster appears to be all but complete.
Kallet: Let's Break The Silence With 15 Predictions For The 2017 MetsHow good will the Mets be? It's impossible to say for sure. But it's never too early to look into the old crystal ball.
Kallet: Comparing Mets, Nationals Heading Into 2017These two teams are expected to battle it out for the division title all season long. The Mets and Nationals have far more talent than the Marlins, Braves and Phillies, so the NL East figures to be a two-team race.
Kallet: 15 Reasons To Get Pumped Up About The 2017 MetsHopefully this warms you up a bit, or at the very least gives you something pleasant to think about.
Kallet: Reyes Could Prove To Be A Key Catalyst As Mets Pursue A ChampionshipWhen the Mets signed Jose Reyes to a minor league deal back in late June, the team was doing all it could to keep its season alive.
Kallet: Mets' Alderson Should Be All Over Encarnacion Or TrumboAs I’ve written many times over the past month, this offseason has been a successful one for the Mets. They retained their two big fish. Everything from this point forward is gravy.
Kallet: Mets Didn't Homer At Winter Meetings, But A Splash Wasn't RequiredDon't look at the Mets' inactivity at the Winter Meetings as a failure. They laid the groundwork for more moves, but on their own timetable.
Kallet: Cespedes Deal Represents Significant Step Forward By MetsIn late October, I wrote that I understood why Mets general manager Sandy Alderson might be wary of breaking the bank for Yoenis Cespedes. Predictably, I was ridiculed to no end by loyal Cespedes fans.