Mets sign Jose Martinez to $1 million split contract

The Mets’ search for low-risk, potential high-upside depth brought them to completing a deal with Jose Martinez on Thursday. Martinez, a veteran 1B/OF who spent last season with the Cubs and Rays, agreed to a one-year split contract with the Mets that will pay him $1 million if he makes the club. A right-handed bat, […]

Rival execs think Mets have eyes on a catcher other than J.T. Realmuto

More On: new york mets Reliever starts Mets career with Trevor Bauer apology Steven Matz remaining a Met Mets pitcher has been waiting for this Steve Cohen moment Mets’ first major signing of Steve Cohen era is ‘filthy’ The Mets are not on the doorstep of a signing. They are still canvassing the field. They […]

James McCann could solve Mets’ catcher horrors in MLB free agency

The Mets have a catching issue heading into the offseason. After declining the $10 million option for Wilson Ramos, the Mets are left with just Tomas Nido, Patrick Mazeika and Ali Sanchez as catchers on their 40-man roster. It’s hardly a new problem in Queens, where the position has been something of a question mark […]

Steve Cohen asking Mets fans for ideas before he’s ‘off and running’

One of the first things Steve Cohen did as the Mets new owner was take to Twitter and talk to the fans. “I anticipate closing the deal in the next 10 days and then it’s off and running,” the hedge-fund billionaire wrote Sunday morning. “I would love to hear your ideas to make YOUR Mets […]

Mets, Marlins stage walkout protest after moment of silence

The Mets took the field on Thursday night, and then left it. After a day of questions surrounding if they would indeed play, the Mets took the field with the Marlins, took off their hats for 42 seconds of silence, laid a Black Lives Matter shirt at home plate, and then promptly left the field. […]

Zack Wheeler makes Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen eat his words

Zack Wheeler took the high road, opting not to rub in his strong outing against his former team. He didn’t have to. His pitching spoke loudly enough. “I’m not trying to prove anybody wrong,” the former Mets right-hander said over Zoom after pitching the Phillies to a series sweep of the Mets Sunday in Philadelphia, […]

Steven Matz clobbered in Mets’ terrible loss to Nationals

Steven Matz didn’t tell the Mets he was opting out from mediocrity for a trip to Abysmal-ville on Monday, but it happened. Only hours after fellow Long Island native Marcus Stroman cited coronavirus concerns and opted out for the season, Matz went to the mound at Citi Field and was adept only at leaving pitches […]