The Mets have settled all four of their potential salary arbitration cases, agreeing to one-year contracts with pitchers Mike Pelfrey, Ramon Ramirez and Manny Acosta, and outfielder Andres Torres.
Keeping the 2012 Mets in contention? Now there’s a tall order for New York’s new center fielder.
The Mets responded to the departure of Jose Reyes with a busy Tuesday night in which they traded Angel Pagan and signed a pair of free agents. Rich Coutinho joined Neil Keefe for an epic email discussion to talk about the moves and to try and make sense out of the crazy week for the Mets.
Clearly there is still much work to do, but Sandy Alderson gets rave reviews on a night in which he both reshaped and strengthened the Mets’ bullpen.
Sandy Alderson didn’t tip his hand that he was onto some big moves when he spoke to reporters Tuesday afternoon, but he got quite busy a few hours later acquiring three relievers and a new center fielder.