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New York Post

Mickey Callaway: Carlos Carrasco can be No. 1 caliber starter for Mets

Carlos Carrasco’s reputation as a quality person and teammate will only get him so far if he doesn’t produce for the Mets. But a former pitching coach of Carrasco’s with New York experience expects the right-hander to thrive with his new team. “He’s going to do very well there,” former Mets manager Mickey Callaway told...

Rising Apple

Mets: Keep your trade proposals, our top prospects aren’t going anywhere

Despite all of the recent rumors and trade proposals floating around the internet, the New York Mets are not parting with any of their core prospects this winter. If the Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco trade has taught us anything it’s that New York Mets Team President Sandy Alderson and General Manager Jared Porter are […] Mets: Keep your trade proposals, our top prospects aren’t going anywhere - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

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Mets Monday Morning GM: Jared Porter stomped all over Brodie Van Wagenen

The first blockbuster move by New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter puts Brodie Van Wagenen’s “legacy” to shame. In one move, Jared Porter jumped over Brodie Van Wagenen on the list of the greatest general managers in New York Mets history. Some fans might argue that he was already there without actually making a […] Mets Monday Morning GM: Jared Porter stomped all over Brodie Van Wagenen - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

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The Phillies could be doing what the Mets are doing

Photo by Jason Miller/ All it takes is the will to do it. The Philadelphia Phillies, and virtually every other team in Major League Baseball, are capable of doing what the New York Mets are doing. Backed by the big bucks of new owner Steve Cohen and general manager Sandy Alderson, who is finally unleashed from the shackles of his previous owners, the Wilpons, New York swung the trade of the off-season Thursday when they acquired stud shortstop Francisco Lindor and starting pitcher Carlos Corrasco from Cleveland in exchange for Amed Rosario and three prospects. Last...

Pinstripe Alley

NYY news: Cole named in ball-doctoring court case

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Cole named in ball-doctoring court case; depth pitching move in Chacín; Dodgers looking seriously at DJ; Lindor to the Mets puts pressure on the Bronx LA Times | Mike DiGiovanna: As part of his defamation complaint in court against his old employer, former Angels visiting clubhouse manager Bubba Harkins named Gerrit Cole as one of many players to seek his help over the years in using foreign substances on the baseball. Harkins released a text message exchange he had with Cole in 2019, when the then-Astros ace not-so-subtly...

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Highlights from Alderson and Porter’s press conference discussing the Lindor/Carrasco trade

Photo by Adam Glanzman/MLB Photos via The GM and team president addressed the media to discuss the Mets’ blockbuster trade. This afternoon, general manager Jared Porter and team president Sandy Alderson held a virtual press conference to discuss today’s trade with Cleveland, wherein the Mets traded for shortstop Francisco Lindor and starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco in exchange for infielders Andres Gimenez and Amed Rosario and prospects Josh Wolf and Isaiah Greene. Alderson began with some opening remarks, calling Lindor “one of the great players in...

Rox Pile

Colorado Rockies: One analyst says slow down Trevor Story trade rumors

Trade rumors have been swirling around Colorado Rockies All-Star shortstop Trevor Story, but one Major League Baseball analyst says a Story trade doesn’t make sense for the Rockies at the moment. Speaking on MLB Network Radio on Monday, former New York Mets general manager and current MLB analyst Jim Duquette tackled the topic of the […] Colorado Rockies: One analyst says slow down Trevor Story trade rumors - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rising Apple

Mets Monday Morning GM: A Yu Darvish trade would have been a mistake

New York Mets fans should be glad the team didn’t overpay for Yu Darvish. The New York Mets began the 2020 preseason with then-General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen proclaiming they had the deepest rotation in baseball. All of a sudden, Noah Syndergaard went down with an injury. Thus began the dominos which fell that put […] Mets Monday Morning GM: A Yu Darvish trade would have been a mistake - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

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Mets Morning News for January 4, 2021

Photo by Jim McIsaac/ Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Steve Cohen says not much is going on and personally, I take his word for it. New assistant general manager Zack Scott had a hand in lineup creation with Terry Francona in Boston, especially when it involved Eric Hinske. Around the National League East The Marlins’ first free agent acquisition of the offseason became official as the club confirmed their one-year deal with Ross Detwiler. Along with Detwiler, the Marlins announced seven minor league...

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Mets Morning News for December 24, 2020

Photo by Michael Owens/ Your Christmas Eve dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets hired Zack Scott as their senior vice president and assistant general manager. Scott was originally a finalist for the GM position but accepted this job to help round out the retooled front office. Pete Alonso is ready for a bounce back season and thinks analytics will help him improve upon his disappointing 2020 season. Darryl Strawberry reflected on his time playing in New York and what it takes to be successful in the City That Never Sleeps. Is now...

New York Post

Mets hire Zack Scott as part of Red Sox front-office trend

The new Mets front office will have a decidedly Red Sox flavor to it.  Zack Scott, who spent the past 17 seasons in Boston, was hired Wednesday as a senior vice president and assistant general manager under new GM Jared Porter. Earlier this month, Porter, who was with the Red Sox organization for three World...

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Mets name Zack Scott senior vice president/assistant general manager

dPhoto by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ Scott was one of the team’s finalists for the GM role, but he’s been hired to work with GM Jared Porter. The Mets have named Zack Scott a senior vice president and assistant general manager, a move that the team announced this afternoon. Scott had been in the running for the Mets’ general manager gig, which went to Jared Porter, and now he’s joined Porter in working under Mets team president Sandy Alderson in baseball operations. The 43-year-old Scott has spent the last seventeen years working for the Red Sox, and Porter...

Rising Apple

Monster Mets trades we could see Jared Porter make now or in the future

During his tenure as New York Mets General Manager, Jared Porter has a chance to make some monster trades to help the club win a World Series. After more than a month of searching for a replacement in the general manager’s chair, the New York Mets have found the heir to Brodie Van Wagenen’s deflated […] Monster Mets trades we could see Jared Porter make now or in the future - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

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Steve Cohen surprising Mets season ticketholders at Citi Field is indicative of positive change

Photo by Rich Schultz/ In his short time as Mets owner, Cohen has already made himself more available to the fans than the Wilpons did in their entire tenure. Between signing catcher James McCann, hiring a new general manager, and being right in the middle of rumors regarding top tier free agents and trade targets, there has been a lot of buzz around the Mets over the past couple of weeks. Amidst all the excitement, something else happened that may seem rather mundane on its surface, but was almost just as significant, even if only in a symbolic way: new Mets owner...

Nick Swisher on Mickey Callaway's reporter feud and whether Mets need a change | MLB WHIPAROUND

Nick Swisher and Eric Karros join Chris Myers to discuss Mets manager Mickey Callaway's public feud with a beat reporter and whether the team needs to take immediate action. #FOXSports #MLB #MickeyCallaway #NewYorkMets

Mets introduce Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz at press conference

General manager Brodie Van Wagenen introduces the Mets' latest acquisitions, second baseman Robinson Cano and closer Edwin Diaz About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States

Brodie Van Wagenen is introduced as the Mets' new GM

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