Mets.com has reported the Mets will sign outfielder Jason Bay to a four-year $66 million deal, one year shy of the deal Bay aimed for. There is no news yet on how this will affect the Mets’ desire for Matt Holliday. No matter what, though, the Mets have finally made… Read More →
The Mets will welcome Elmer Dessens back to the fold as they signed him to a minor league contract today. He’ll be eligible to compete in Spring Training. They also inked a deal with right-handed pitcher Clint Everts to a Major League contract. His numbers in the minors are quite… Read More →
The Mets today announced the signing of right-handed reliever Ryota Igarashi to a two-year deal to replace departed setup man JJ Putz. More details are as follow: Igarashi, 30, was 47-29 with 54 saves and a 3.25 ERA in 507 games for the Yakult Swallows of the Japanese Central League… Read More →
A day after former Mets catcher Brian Schneider signed with the Phillies, the Mets picked up former Phils catcher Chris Coste. Coste spent the second half of this past season with the Houston Astros. Coste certainly is not a No. 1 catcher with his paltry offensive numbers, but he could… Read More →
Following in the vein of former Mets signing with rival teams, Billy Wagner has signed with the Atlanta Braves. He told ESPN that he’s a “lifelong Braves fan,” which might be news to both the Mets and the Phillies. Read Newsday’s story about Wagner’s $7 million one-year deal.
The Mets’ former starting catcher has signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. What do you think of his going to the Mets’ primary rivals? Below’s the story: The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA—Free-agent catcher Brian Schneider and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed Tuesday to a $2.75 million, two-year contract. Schneider, who spent the last… Read More →