Palladino: Mets Need To Use Cuddyer Money On An Impact PlayerThe Mets did a fine job last week at the Winter Meetings. Better than fine, actually. Now they have to finish it. They have to get that big bopper in the middle of the lineup.
Upton Homers As Padres Come Back To Beat Mets 8-7 In Rain Delayed MatineeJustin Upton hit a three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres stunned the New York Mets.
Heyman: Active Mets Are Still Going After A Big BatAccording to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are still targeting Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce.
Heyman: Justin Upton, Carlos Gomez Are On Mets' RadarAccording to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, left fielder Justin Upton and center fielder Carlos Gomez are on the Mets' radar.
Mets Lose Fourth Straight, Fall To Braves After Suspended Game ResumesThe Mets lost their fourth in a row after resuming Friday's suspended game.
Niese Implodes In Atlanta, Surrenders Seven Earned Runs In Loss To BravesJon Niese gave up seven earned runs in four innings pitched as the Braves blasted the Mets on Sunday.
Diamondbacks' Adam Eaton Has Everything Needed In Leadoff HitterAdam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
Fireballers Harvey, Wheeler Reportedly The Only Untouchables On MetsRight-handed starter Matt Harvey -- who was brilliant for the Mets in his rookie season -- and top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler are untouchables, a club source said in a report.
Coleman: Might The Mets Target Slugger Jonny Gomes If Scott Hairston Departs?After a down year in 2011 -- which was split between Cincinnati and Washington -- Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A's.
Coutinho: Breaking Down The Top 5 Offseason Priorities For Sandy AldersonSandy Alderson needs to act swiftly in order to restore confidence in the eyes of the team's fan base. With that in mind, here is what I think are the top five offseason issues he needs to address prior to the 2013 season.
Travis Snider Still Looking For Breakout Season With Blue Jays A first-round pick by the Blue Jays in 2006, Travis Snider came up through the ranks with big expectations. His minor league career was no disappointment but his Major League play certainly has been.
Hartnett: Hybrid System Needed To Determine MLB’s Best FieldersInstead of arguing whether the Gold Glove Award is still relevant or if the Fielding Bible Award should be accepted the standard, how about combining the best aspects of both awards?