The Mets are following the lead of their captain. Not just in regard to how he acts on and off the field, but how he conducts himself in the barbershop.
Curtis Granderson hit two home runs and Zack Wheeler pitched three scoreless innings as the New York Mets beat the Houston Astros 6-2 Tuesday.
The Mets have had to do more with less since Sandy Alderson took over as general manager in October 2010. And now COO Jeff Wilpon is ready to see results.
It’s going to be an intriguing season for the Mets, one filled expected maturation of young players and production from some key veteran signings, but where the Amazins end up in the NL East is anyone’s guess.
Free-agent right-hander Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets finalized a two-year, $20 million deal.
Looking at the current market and the cost it takes to acquire available shortstops via free agency or trade — it may have been best for Sandy Alderson and the Mets to retain Reyes.
Let’s face it. Outside of Matt Harvey and Daniel Murphy, the kids haven’t done much for the cause. The Mets might as well try it the Yankee way.
The Mets’ quiet offseason has gotten considerably louder.
The former Yankees outfielder quickly endeared himself to Mets fans during his introductory press conference Tuesday with the money quote “true New Yorkers” root for the Amazin’s.
“A lot of the people I’ve met in New York have always said that true New Yorkers are Mets fans,” Granderson said. “So I’m excited to get a chance to see them all out there.”
Inking Grandy sends the right message, and it puts the baseball world on notice that this franchise isn’t just going to rest on its laurels and continue to be a complete and utter joke.
According WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets have reportedly agreed a four-year, $60 million contract with free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson.
The Yankees have reportedly re-signed starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal worth $16 million.
According to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, the Mets and Curtis Granderson are talking terms on a long-term deal.
The Mets did not offer contracts to pitchers Jeremy Hefner and Scott Atchison, infielders Omar Quintanilla and Justin Turner, and utility man Jordany Valdespin, making the five free agents.