Since completing his journey from undrafted free agent to big leaguer in 2016, T.J. Rivera has become one of the Mets players most committed to community service.
The Mets added four prospects to their 40-man roster Monday in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft, including one of the relievers they acquired during their midsummer flurry of trades.
The Mets signed left-hander Matt Purke to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training on Friday.
Thirteen-year-old Joshua Flores walked down his street in the Corona neighborhood of Queens, N.Y., on Thursday and found an unfamiliar sight in front of his house. Standing on Flores’ doorstep was Mets infielder Wilmer Flores waiting to greet him.
For years, the Mets have shied away from international bidding wars, wary of spending too much of their restrictive budget on unknown quantities. But Shohei Ohtani presents a different situation. The Mets are at least intrigued by the possibility of acquiring the Japanese superstar this winter, despite acknowledging the unlikelihood that they actually will be […]
There is no quit in David Wright. The Mets’ captain and third baseman has gone through right shoulder surgery, neck surgery and surgery to correct spinal stenosis in his back five weeks ago.
For years, infielder T.J. Rivera worked his way up the Mets’ Minor League ladder in relative anonymity, an undrafted free agent who hit well above .300 at nearly every stop on the farm. In 2016, Rivera finally received his big league chance, batting .333 in 33 games. He followed that up with a .290 average […]
The Mets finalized Mickey Callaway’s inaugural coaching staff on Wednesday, announcing a mix of experienced coaches with ties to Callaway and each other.
Part of the Mets’ rationale for calling up top prospects Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith in August was to give themselves an extended chance to evaluate the youngsters heading into 2018. The Mets wanted to know before Spring Training whether those two would be part of their short-term plans.
As recently as September, general manager Sandy Alderson said the Mets would look to acquire starting pitching help this winter, needing more depth behind Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom. But as the realities of a limited budget have begun to creep in, the Mets are looking at other ways to improve their staff.
It was only a year ago that daily Tim Tebow updates brought the Arizona Fall League to life for Mets fans. Tebow may not be hanging around the Phoenix area this autumn, but don’t let that detract from an even more encouraging development for an oft-criticized farm system: the Mets are crushing the AFL.
Welcome to another Hot Stove season. Sandy Alderson is due to report to the General Managers Meetings next week in Florida, where discussions with teams and agents often begin to gain traction. Until then, here’s an early look at some of the offseason’s pressing questions for the Mets.