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MLB Awards: Corey Seager, Michael Fulmer Named Rookies Of The Year

MLB Awards: Corey Seager, Michael Fulmer Named Rookies Of The Year
Earlier today, the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced that Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager and Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Mike Fulmer were to be named the NL and AL Rookies of the Year. Seager won the NL award unanimously, receiving all 30 first...

Unfinished Business: Neil Walker To Return To The Mets

Unfinished Business: Neil Walker To Return To The Mets
As many expected, second basemen Neil Walker has accepted the Mets qualifying offer, and will be apart of the team for the 2017 season. The offer is worth $17.2 million for one year. Though the deal is obviously for the short term, both the Mets...

Ian Desmond To Reject Qualifying Offer From Texas Rangers

Ian Desmond to Reject Qualifying Offer From Texas Rangers
After a rollercoaster year at the plate, Ian Desmond refused the Ranger's one-year, $17.2 million qualifying offer. https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/798173891948462080 Desmond, 31, had a productive season batting .286/.335/.446 and posted 22 home runs, 21 stolen bases, 86 RBI, 107 runs scored and solid defense in center field for...

Trade Talks: Blue Jays Inquire On Mets OF Jay Bruce

Blue Jays Inquire On Mets OF Jay Bruce
Another offseason, another Toronto Blue Jays/Jay Bruce rumor. https://twitter.com/MLBNetworkRadio/status/797818187836493824?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The current Mets outfielder almost became a member of the Blue Jays before the 2016 season in a deal that would have also sent Michael Saunders to the Los Angeles Angels, but the trade fell apart at...

Blue Jays To Sign Top Cuban Prospect Lourdes Gurriel

Blue Jays To Sign Top Cuban Prospect Lourdes Gurriel
With the loss of aging slugger Jose Bautista imminent, the Toronto Blue Jays have decided to add some young talent to their roster, signing top Cuban prospect Lourdes Gurriel. https://twitter.com/JesseSanchezMLB/status/797136277954969600 The 23 year old Cuban has spent most of his career at 2nd base, but does...

Starting Pitcher Bartolo Colon Signs With Atlanta Braves

Report: Mets May Not Bring Back Bartolo Colon
What!?!? https://twitter.com/mlbbowman/status/797094697961422848 As you can see, Mark Bowman and Jon Heyman are both reporting that Bartolo Colon is leaving the Mets to join their divisional rival Atlanta Braves. Specifics about the deal are yet to be released, but I would assume it is a two year...

Mets Meet With Neil Walker’s Agent Before Monday Deadline

Mets Meet With Neil Walker's Agent Before Monday Deadline
With Monday's deadline for acceptance of qualifying offers looming, the Mets made sure to meet with 2nd basemen Neil Walker's agent one more time. Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson gave little detail about the meeting, however, only saying that nothing was asked or offered...

Mets Trade Rumors: Three Outfielders Drawing The Most Interest

Mets Trade Rumors: Three Outfielders Drawing The Most Interest
Major League Baseball's offseason is officially in full swing, as general managers' meetings ended today and free agency/trade talks are heating up. Well, at least the rumors are heating up. Marc Craig of Newsday is reporting that the Mets have fielded trade offers for Curtis Granderson, Michael...

Yoenis Cespedes Wins Silver Slugger Award

Yoenis Cespedes Opts Out Of Contract, Officially A Free Agent
Earlier today, Major League Baseball announced that Mets star Yoenis Cespedes was one of three National League outfielders to be awarded the Silver Slugger award. It is Cespedes' first Silver Slugger, and the Mets first recipient since David Wright back in 2008. Cespedes was clearly...

Mets Update On Noah Syndergaard’s Bone Spur

Mets Ace Noah Syndergaard Has Perfect Response To Cy Young Snub
Whew. For all the injuries and pure bad luck the Mets had to deal with in 2016, it was good to finally get some positive injury news. Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters Tuesday that Mets ace Noah Syndergaard will not require surgery for his bone...

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