Category: Mets free agent signings

Citi Field - Home of the New York Mets (Photo: Trip Advisor)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets free agent signings

Mets: Upgrade needed for backup catcher – Russell Martin fits the bill

The Mets have checked the box for a backup catcher with a name. But an upgrade is needed, and Russell Martin is a perfect fit…

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Mets on the cuspice of ownership change (Photo: marketwatch.com)
Posted in Analysis Brodie Van Wagenen Mets Commentary Mets free agent signings

Mets in transition doing what they can and hoping for the best

Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen did what he believed he could at the Winter Meetings, bringing home two starting pitchers with one hand tied behind…

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Brodie Van Wagenen: Out of control (Photo: Yahoo)
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Mets Van Wagenen: The Gunslinger only brought a cap gun to San Diego

Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen idly stands by as drama unfolds in San Diego and teams barrel ahead of the Mets. And this one doesn’t…

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Mets linked to Rick Porcello (Photo: Boston Globe)
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Mets linked to Rick Porcello: Is that the best you can do, Brodie?

The Mets need a starting pitcher to replace Zack Wheeler. At most, Rick Porcello is a band-aid and a costly one at that…sounds all too…

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Dellin Betances - Signed by the Mets (Photo: pinterest.com)
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Mets, Dellin Betances, and a lesson learned from Adam Wainwright

The Mets need help in their bullpen. Dellin Betances is a perfect fit. But both sides would be wise to take a cue from Adam…

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Hot Stove Citi Field (Photo: pinterest.com)
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Mets: Black Friday sales Brodie Van Wagenen should look at buying

The Mets don’t seem to be in a hurry to beat the Christmas rush of free-agent signings. But here’s a few Black Friday sales hard…

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Rick Porcello - 2020 Free Agent
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Why isn’t Rick Porcello seen as the sleeper for the Mets or Yankees to grab

Rick Porcello is not seen as a household name among free agents in the same vein as Gerrit Cole or Stephen Strasburg. But take another…

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Joe Panik - The Glue The Mets Needed (Photo: SNY)
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Joe Panik Is The Glue The Mets Were Looking For

Joe Panik, by the numbers, is a pedestrian ballplayer. To the Mets, he represents a piece of the puzzle that was sorely needed in their…

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