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January 9, 2019 9:39 PM Mets, Travis d'Arnaud agree to $3.5 million deal

NEW YORK -- Catcher Travis d'Arnaud got a $40,000 raise from the New York Mets to $3,515,000 despite missing nearly all of last season following Tommy John surgery. D'Arnaud, who turns 30 on Feb. 10, has been on the disabled list in five straight seasons as injuries limited him to 366 major league games, an average of 73 per season. He was 3-for-15 (.200) with one homer 168

January 7, 2019 10:04 PM Mets add former captain David Wright to front office

The New York Mets announced Monday that former captain and seven-time All-Star David Wright will take a job in the team's front office. Wright will be special advisor to Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen. "I again want to thank the Wilpon and Katz families for everything they have done for myself and my family 128

December 23, 2018 1:51 AM Report: Mets, d'Arnaud avoid arbitration

The New York Mets avoided arbitration with catcher Travis d’Arnaud by agreeing to a one-year, $3.515 million deal, according to published reports. The 29-year-old has spent each of his first six seasons with New York. He is a .245 lifetime hitter with 47 home runs and 162 RBIs in 397 career games. Last season, d’Arnaud hit .200 with one homer and three 186

December 21, 2018 3:56 PM A's agree to deal with Soria

Joakim Soria has agreed to a two-year deal worth $15 million with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports. Soria was 3-1 with a 4.09 ERA last season after being acquired in July by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Chicago White Sox. Prior to the trade, Soria had posted a 2.56 ERA with 16 saves for the White Sox. The Athletics lost closer Jeurys 128

December 10, 2018 5:50 PM Royals, outfielder Billy Hamilton agree to one-year deal

The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a one-year deal worth $5.25 million, according to ESPN's Buster Olney and multiple reports. Hamilton, who spent the first six years of his career with the Cincinnati Reds, can also make an additional $1 million in incentives, according to Olney. Hamilton, 28, is one of the fastest 124

December 3, 2018 10:58 PM Bernie Williams Reveals Losers Of Robinson Cano Trade, Yankees Fans!

Bernie Williams tells TMZ Sports the Mets trade for Robinson Cano is great for the 2nd baseman ... but not so much for his ex-team -- 'cause Bernie says Yankees fans are gonna hate it!! Remember, Cano used to be a beast for the Yanks ... but took a big-money deal back in 2014 to play for the Mariners. But, Robinson was just dealt from Seattle back to NY in a trade 111

December 2, 2018 3:13 AM Reports: Mariners, Mets finish off seven-player blockbuster trade

A blockbuster trade that gained momentum throughout the week has been completed, as the Seattle Mariners have agreed to deal All-Star closer Edwin Diaz and veteran second baseman Robinson Cano to the New York Mets, according to multiple reports. In return, the Mariners reportedly will receive veteran right fielder Jay Bruce and several prospects -- right-handed 117

November 28, 2018 6:16 PM Tim Tebow Says He Can Still Play In NFL, 'I Can Totally Do That!'

Tim Tebow thinks his NFL career ended prematurely ... 'cause the ex-Heisman Trophy winner says when he watches football now, he still thinks, "I can totally do that!" Speaking about how hard it was to give up his pigskin career on the "Journeys of Faith with Paula Faris" podcast ... Tebow said it's STILL difficult to swallow, 'cause he thinks he can still 136

October 28, 2018 5:46 PM Mets agree to hire agent Brodie Van Wagenen as GM, reports say

The New York Mets have agreed to a deal to make agent Brodie Van Wagenen their new general manager, according to multiple reports. The news was first reported by the New York Post, which said a news conference will be held on Tuesday if the World Series is over by then. Van Wagenen, 44, whose division at Creative Artists Agency represents Mets players 74

October 15, 2018 10:05 PM Mets turned down by another GM candidate, Mike Chernoff, as source says team doesn't know what it's looking for

The Mets GM search is “interesting,” according to one industry source. They were turned down by yet another established GM Monday, when Cleveland GM Mike Chernoff said “thanks, but no thanks.” Chernoff chose to stay with the “stability” of his current situation, a source confirmed. Chernoff has a pretty good insight into the Mets organization. His father 66