Month: December 2015

MetsPlus 2016 begins on January 1st

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from MetsPlus. We have taken a week off for family, so please pardon the lack of Mets articles on the blog over the last week. I hope everyone had a nice time off and enjoyed the holidays with family and friends. In baseball related

Mets sign Bartolo Colon to a one year deal. Here’s why it’s a good deal:

Bartolo is back. The forty-two year old has officially signed a one ear, 7.25 million dollar deal, to make him the backup fifth starter slash long-man, in a group of young power arms. While his services aren’t essential to the 2016 Mets, this was an exceptional signing, as Bartolo brings

David Wright to become last player from Shea Stadium if Parnell & Murphy don’t re-sign

This makes me feel old. With the trade of Jon Niese, David Wright becomes the last signed player that played a game in Shea Stadium. Of course, Wright didn’t just play a few games. He played four and a half full seasons in the Mets classic home. Wright put up

Coca-Cola products to replace Pepsi at Citi Field

A few weeks ago, we reported that the Pepsi Porch will no longer be sponsored by Pepsi. What we didn’t know, however, was that the entire line of Pepsi products will be leaving Citi Field in favor of the Coca Cola family of products, some of which, are featured above.

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Last Saturday, we released the first edition of the MetsPlus e-Newsletter. Newsletters will go out via email on most non-holiday Saturday’s and select Tuesdays’ during heavy volume days. If you would like to subscribe to the Mets Plus e-Newsletter, send an email to Niko@MetsPlus.com for a weekly subscription. You will

Michael Cuddyer retires. Nice knowing you Pops!

Confirmed Michael Cuddyer retiring, per baseball source #Mets — Kristie Ackert (@ByKristieAckert) December 12, 2015 Well, Michael Cuddyer retired.  Christmas came early. All jokes aside, Cuddyer had a very nice 15 year career. One that led to two All-Star game appearances, a silver slugger award, and a 2013 NL Batting

Official: Mets trade for Neil Walker

Jon Niese’s Mets carrer is officially over, at least for now. Oh and while we are at it, so is Daniel Murphy’s. Again, for now. Why have there Mets careers come to a early end? Well, if you missed the earlier news, skipped the title and are confused by the image below, Jon

Who (specifically) should the Mets target this week?

The Winter Meetings are in full swing, and it’s very obvious to all that are in attendance that this will be a very impactful Winter Meetings for a good amount of teams. First, here are some fan produced opinions on who we should sign: I think the Mets sign Ben

Indirectly Inportant: Chase Utley signs

I feel like Mets fans care about this signing more than the Dodgers. Sources: Chase Utley agrees to a one-year deal with the Dodgers. @Ken_Rosenthal said it was close. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 6, 2015

#MetsPlusMeetings Inbox #1

Today, I arrived in Nashville, Tennessee, for the MLB Winter Meetings. Earlier in the day, I placed a call to the fans for inbox questions.  1. Frank C. via email – Will Alderson’s absence hinder the Mets winter meetings plans? While no one likes to talk about something else when there is a

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