Monday’s starter, Bartolo Colon, might be the most attractive trade bait. But Sandy Alderson suggested the veteran may be an even more valuable asset in the offseason.
If there was a team in New York that could afford to take a risk, and probably should at least send out a feeler to the Rockies, it is the Mets.
As it turns out, there’s not much of a market for 41-year-old scale-tipping hurlers. The Mets haven’t gotten “even a nibble” on veteran Bartolo Colon, according to the Post.
Whatever that run leading into the All-Star break was, it has to continue if the Mets are to try to add a significant piece or two this season. So was the missive handed down by general manager Sandy Alderson on Friday.
This is not a question you could ask in the last 20 years without getting laughed out of the room, but as we enter the second half of a sterile baseball season in New York City, it’s fair to ask now. Who has a better future: the Mets or Yankees?
There’s no reason to wait anymore. We’ve waited long enough. Make your move, Sandy, and let’s see what this club can do.
The players like Murphy. The fans like Murphy. We’ll see in the next couple of weeks how much the rest of the league likes him.
What will they do at the trade deadline? That’s the question that will follow the Yankees and Mets around once the All-Star break ends.
According to a report, not only will the Mets entertain offers for veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they will look to upgrade at both shortstop and left field.
It wasn’t exactly State of the Mets, but G.M. Sandy Alderson – after a 1-6 road trip and watching his team lose 7 of 8 games – met the media prior to Friday night’s start of a 10-game homestand.
The Mets entered their series finale in Atlanta on Wednesday 37-47 and general manager Sandy Alderson said a course of action would be charted out over the next 10 days to two weeks.
It’s late-June, and I have stopped watching games. I’m done. It’s just too infuriating, too maddening, too depressing, too boring.
Injured center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to return to the Mets on Thursday when New York takes on the Pirates. So who gets sent down — or sent packing?
Here are the Mets, playing more like Single-A than MLB, performing before empty seats at Citi Field, just five games off the lead. One good streak, and the season could look totally different.
“The notion that this team is all of a sudden, next year, going to be locked and loaded to win is becoming more comical day by day,” Carton said.