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.
Mets, Rene Rivera Reach Agreement On 1-Year DealThe Mets acquired Rivera last season after he was released by the Rays. He played in 65 games, batting .222 with six home runs.
Palladino: Forget Money Already Spent, Alderson Has More Big Holes To FillIf anyone thinks the moves the Mets have made so far this offseason put them among the two best teams in the NL, they'd be wrong.
Crisis Averted: MLB Players, Owners Reach Tentative Labor DealAfter days of near round-the-clock talks, negotiators reached a verbal agreement about 3 1/2 hours before the expiration of the current pact.
After Signing 4-Year Deal, Cespedes Says He Wants To Retire A MetYoenis Cespedes and the New York Mets have finalized a $110 million, four-year contract.
Ron Darling On WFAN: Mets Should 'Assume That You Get Nothing From Wright'Ron Darling believes the Mets should have extremely low expectations for David Wright in 2017.
Mets Trade Verrett To Orioles, Reportedly Looking To Deal Bruce Or GrandersonThe Mets are reportedly trying to trade away one of their left-handed-hitting outfielders, but which one might be on the move?
Cespedes, Mets Reach Agreement On 4-Year, $110M DealThe deal's $27.5 million average annual value ties former Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for the second-highest among position players, trailing only Miguel Cabrera's $29.2 million with Detroit.
10 Highest Paid New York/New Jersey AthletesYoenis Cespedes' new four-year, $110 million contract makes him the highest paid athlete in local team sports.
Heyman: Mets Show Interest In Trading For J.D. MartinezCespedes, however, remains "by far and away" the Mets' top outfield target.
Lichtenstein: Thanks Anyway -- 2016 Was A Down Sports Year For NYThis is getting ridiculous. I started compiling this annual Thanksgiving list in 2012, some nine and a half months after the Giants defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. No New York area team has won a championship since.
7 Current NY Athletes Who Could Be Bound For Hall Of FameHere’s a look at seven athletes currently playing in the area who are either shoo-ins or at least have a decent case for the highest honors in their sports.

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