Saves And Speed Still Can Be Secured By Smart Shopping On The Waiver WireThere's an old adage in fantasy baseball about never wasting high draft picks on closers and stolen-base demons, because you can often find them throughout the season. It's only partially true, and here's why.
Neil Walker Hurts Former Team Again As Mets Beat Pirates, 4-2Neil Walker hit a two-run homer against his former team and the Mets also got long balls from Jay Bruce and Wilmer Flores in beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Saturday night to stop a three-game slide.
Kallet: Mets Studs And Duds For MayMay is in the books. The Mets, at 23-27, are down but far from out.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Gsellman's Rare Feat At The Plate, DeGrom's Dominance In Pittsburgh And MoreAfter dropping two of three to San Diego last week the New York Mets have won three of four against Pittsburgh and Milwaukee.
Walker Homers Twice As Mets Clobber PiratesNeil Walker homered twice in his return to his hometown, Jacob deGrom gave New York's bullpen a needed rest and the Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Walker Joins List Of Walk-Off Heroes Vs. Giants At Citi FieldNeil Walker’s two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night lifted the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Giants. It was the seventh "walk-off" win for the Mets against San Francisco at Citi Field since the ballpark opened in 2009.
Kallet: Failed Talks Between Mets, Walker Not The End Of The WorldIt looks like Neil Walker, who accepted the Mets’ qualifying offer in November and will be eligible for free agency after the season, will be playing on a one-year contract for the foreseeable future.
Mets' Walker Gambled On Himself, Feels Great And Is Poised For Big YearNew York Mets second baseman Neil Walker dealt with back issues for almost five years and said not a day went by when he didn't feel some kind of pain.
Kallet: Neil Walker's Return A Big Deal For 2017 MetsLast week, Neil Walker accepted the Mets’ $17.2 million qualifying offer, deciding to return to New York on a one-year deal instead of testing the open market in free agency.
Neil Walker Accepts Mets' $17.2 Million Qualifying OfferNeil Walker agreed Monday to accept the team's $17.2 million qualifying offer for next season.
Alderson Says Mets 'Extremely Disappointed' Over FamiliaA complaint in municipal court in Fort Lee, New Jersey, dated Oct. 31 alleged the All-Star pitcher caused "bodily injury to another." A hearing is scheduled for Nov. 14.