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Al Leiter Joins the Mets as Baseball Operations Advisor

The New York Mets announced today that Al Leiter has been named a baseball operations advisor for the club. The team has also announced that in addition to his position as club ambassador, John Franco will expand his role and serve as a baseball operations advisor. “Al is one of the most memorable pitchers in […]

Mets Sign Infielder Adeiny Hechavarria to a Minor League Contract

The New York Mets announced that the club has signed infielder Adeiny Hechavarria to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training. Hechavarria, 29, has played seven seasons in the majors with the Blue Jays, Marlins, Rays, Pirates and Yankees. According to FanGraphs, his 26 defensive runs saved over the past […]

Mets Sign Infielder Danny Espinosa to an Infielder Contract

The New York Mets announced that the club has signed infielder Danny Espinosa to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training. Espinosa, 31, has played parts of eight years in the majors with the Nationals, Rays, Angels and Mariners. He’s hit 98 homers, driven in 316 runs, swiped 64 bases […]

Mets Sign Catcher Devin Mesoraco to a Minor League Contract

The New York Mets announced the club has signed catcher Devin Mesoraco to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training. “Devin is greatly respected among our pitching staff and is extremely well prepared,” Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen said. “We are hopeful he can contribute in 2019.” Mesoraco, 30, […]

John Ricco to take on a new role with the New York Mets Organization

The New York Mets announced today that John Ricco has been promoted into the newly-created position of Senior Vice President, Senior Strategy Officer. Ricco, 50, will report to Mets COO Jeff Wilpon on special business and finance projects, including significant construction projects the Mets are planning for their Spring Training facility and other minor league […]

New York Mets Sign LHP Justin Wilson

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed LHP Justin Wilson to a two-year contract. To make room for Wilson on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Gavin Cecchini for assignment. Wilson, 31, stranded 34 of 37 inherited runners with the Chicago Cubs last season, the best rate in the National […]

Mets and Konica Minola to Honor Local Veterans September 27

The New York Mets and partner Konica Minolta, the Official Copier of the New York Mets, will honor local veterans from the Blue Angels Foundation and the Wounded Warrior Project with a pregame ceremony on Thursday, September 27. The Mets and Konica Minolta have been partners since 2015 and are pleased to come together to […]