Report: Mets GM Sandy Alderson Hesitant To Offer Drew More Than 1 YearDrew, 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.
Sweeny: Pitching-Hungry Mets Meet With Bartolo Colon's Agent The 40-year-old had an excellent campaign for the A's in 2013. The free-agent pitcher went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA in 190 1/3 innings over 30 starts. He struck out 117 and issued 29 walks.
Mets Non-Tender Valdespin, Hefner, Atchison, Quintanilla And TurnerThe Mets did not offer contracts to pitchers Jeremy Hefner and Scott Atchison, infielders Omar Quintanilla and Justin Turner, and utility man Jordany Valdespin, making the five free agents.
Alderson Clarifies '5-Dollar Bill' Comments, Explains Mets' Offseason Plans"I'm staring at my board right now," Alderson said. "In the outfield category, I've got seven guys on my board who are free agents -- varying degrees of quality. In the trade category just as an example, I've got four, five -- nine. Those are guys we talked about internally. They range from A+ to C+."
Terry Collins Wants Mets To Land Middle-Of-Lineup Bat
Rays, Rockies Among Teams Checking In With Mets On Ike DavisIt seems there's a market for Mets first baseman Ike Davis after all, according to WFAN and baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Report: Mets Are Shopping Ike Davis; Club Prefers Lucas Duda According to the New York Daily News, the Amazin's and the Brewers have discussed a trade that would send the first baseman to Milwaukee. But the talks never got too serious, and a deal isn't expected to happen.
Mets Not Expecting Ike Davis To Return This SeasonDavis left Saturday's game at Washington with the injury. He grimaced and grabbed at his side after hitting a sacrifice fly. He bent over near home plate and didn't even try to run to first base.
Palladino: Should Mets Trade Or Keep Ike Davis?To Ike or not to Ike? That is the question. Is it better to say farewell to Ike Davis or suffer the slings and arrows of another potential ice-cold start from a player from whom so much was expected?
Schwei: Scott Rice's Amazing Durability And More Mets NotesScott Rice begins the week having appeared in 72 games, the most in the major leagues. Rice is the 7th left-handed pitcher in Mets' history to appear in 70 or more games in a season.
Wheeler Effective In 11-3 Win Over Nats Zack Wheeler pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the New York Mets piled up a season-high 17 hits in routing the Washington Nationals 11-3 on Saturday night.
Davis' Homer Makes A Winner Out Of Gee As Mets Top NationalsIke Davis hit a two-run homer, Daniel Murphy scored from second on a groundball, and Dillon Gee allowed two runs over 7 2-3 innings Friday night in the New York Mets' 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals.
Mets Recall Duda From Triple-A, Will Be Backup To Ike DavisCollins says Duda will primarily be a backup to first baseman Ike Davis and can serve as the designated hitter.
Cabrera, Tigers Blast Mets 6-1
Palladino: If Front Office Doesn't Mess It Up, Mets Will Win WS Before YanksIt’s all about windows. The Yanks’ is closing, and not just because of the Alex Rodriguez mess. The windows around Citi Field are wide open.