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Sandy Alderson (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Clark: MLBPA Taking Notice Of Mets’ Mid-Market Franchise Payroll

Calling the New York Mets a “marquee franchise,” new players’ union head Tony Clark is paying attention to the team’s payroll.

03/04/2014

Ruben Tejada at Mets camp in 2013 (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Mets ‘Frustrated’ By Tejada’s Fitness; Keeping Tabs On Drew?

Ruben Tejada could be in the Mets’ doghouse after yet again showing up to spring training out of shape, according to the New York Post.

02/25/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Mets’ Alderson: ‘Unlikely We Sign Another Major Free Agent’

“I said it was unlikely that we would sign another major free agent,” Alderson said. “I think that’s still the case.”

02/13/2014

The Red Sox’s Stephen Drew hits an RBI single against the Rays during Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park on Oct. 4, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Alderson On WFAN: Can Mets Sign Drew? ‘Yes, Under Right Circumstances’

If the price is right, the Mets could have a new shortstop this season. The problem is the price hasn’t been right for some time now. So, at least for the time being, get used to the idea of Ruben Tejada.

02/11/2014

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Francesa: Mets Have Made An Offer To Shortstop Stephen Drew

The Mets have made an offer to free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew, WFAN host Mike Francesa said on the air on Tuesday.

02/04/2014

Stephen Drew (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Considering Free-Agent SS Stephen Drew

If the Yankees sign Drew, he won’t start at shortstop — Jeter certainly isn’t moving positions. The 30-year-old could move over to third base — or even second — though he’s only played shortstop in his eight-year career.

01/24/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

A-Rod Ruling Could Help Bombers Land Tanaka, But Who Plays Third Base?

The Yankees have $22 million extra to spend, which comes at the right time for the Bombers — as they’re targeting Masahiro Tanaka.

01/11/2014

Rakuten Golden Eagles pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Capellini: A-Rod Decision Gives Yankees Financial Flexibility To Add A Lot More

The Yankees have to be thrilled that they won’t have to deal with the distraction that would have come with Alex Rodriguez every waking second of next season. And, oh yeah, they just got an additional $25 million to play with, too.

01/11/2014

Stephen Drew (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Mets GM Sandy Alderson Hesitant To Offer Drew More Than 1 Year

Drew, who is represented by agent Scott Boras, declined Boston’s one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer in November. New York would have to surrender only its third-round pick if it signed Drew.

01/06/2014

Kendrys Morales (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kallet: Mets Should Go After Free Agent Kendrys Morales

I don’t want to hear the argument that the Mets already have three first basemen. Yes — Davis, Duda and Satin are all on the roster. The only problem is that none of them are very good.

12/31/2013

Jose Reyes (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Collier: Looking Back, Mets Should Have Gone 6 Years On Jose Reyes

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.

12/13/2013

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Report: Fresh Off McCann, Yankees Make Beltran Their No. 1 Priority

According to a report, the Yankees have Carlos Beltran tunnel vision right now. With catcher Brian McCann in the fold, the Bombers have put the full-court press on the veteran outfielder.

11/25/2013

Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta bats in the second inning against the Athletics during Game 5 of the ALDS at O.co Coliseum on Oct. 10, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mets Fly Under The Radar, Meet Secretly With Veteran Infielder Peralta

On a day when the mettle of the Mets fan was tested by one discouraging story after another, there was a ray of hope on Wednesday evening.

11/13/2013

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Engaged With Many Free Agents, Have Eyes On Many Others

The warnings of a possible spending free-for-all started coming last week and now the Yankees are fully engaged with the agents for several of the top free agents on the market, WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman reported Wednesday.

11/13/2013

Rafael Furcal (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Reach Out To Free-Agent Shortstop Rafael Furcal

As far as free agents go, Stephen Drew and Jhonny Peralta are the cream of the shortstop crop, but they will be in heavy demand and will likely command top dollar. A cheaper option is 36-year-old Rafael Furcal.

11/05/2013

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