Tag Archive | Chicago Cubs

Brooklyn Cyclones Announce 2021 Staff

The Brooklyn Cyclones will begin their 20th Anniversary season with a new manager at the helm. On May 4th, when the Cyclones take the field for the first time as a member of High-A baseball, Ed Blankmeyer will become the 12th manager in Cyclones history. After spending more than two decades in Queens, Blankmeyer – […]

Excitement builds as the New York Mets round out roster for 2021 Season

The excitement continues to build for the New York Mets, who are rounding out their roster for the start of the 2021 season. The team  announced that the club has invited the following 28 players to major league spring training as non-roster invitees:   Pitchers (12): RHP Matt Allan, LHP Jerry Blevins, RHP Oscar De La […]

New York Mets Sign Albert Almora Jr.

The New York Mets announced that the team has signed outfielder Albert Almora Jr. to a one-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Corey Oswalt has been designated for assignment. Almora Jr., 26, has spent his entire career in the Chicago Cubs organization after being selected by them with the sixth overall […]

Mets Acquire RHP Jordan Yamamoto from Miami

The New York Mets announced that they have acquired RHP Jordan Yamamoto from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league infielder Federico Polanco. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Robel García for assignment. Yamamoto, 24, went 4-5 with a 4.46 ERA (39 earned runs/78.2 innings) and 82 […]

New York Mets fire general manager Jared Porter

Having to make decisions in real time are extremely difficult. What does a team like the New York Mets do when they found out information about their general manager that is damaging. Well, most feel that they were able to do the right things as less than eight hours after an ESPN report revealed that […]

Mets Sign INF/OF José Martínez

The New York Mets announced that the team has signed infielder/outfielder José Martínez to a one-year contract. Martínez, 32, debuted with St. Louis in 2016 and spent the first four seasons of his major league career with the Cardinals. He hit over .300 in each of his first two full campaigns, including a .305 (163-534) […]

New York Mets Name Jared Porter General Manager

 The New York Mets announced recently that the club has named Jared Porter the team’s 14th General Manager in franchise history. Porter agreed to a four-year contract and will report to team President Sandy Alderson. Porter, 41, has been an integral part of four World Series championship teams with the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs. […]