Tag Archive | Mets

Mets now on Quest for New Manager

Baseball was rocked recently thanks to the investigation by Major League Baseball into the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing practices in 2017 and the Mets were just one of the teams that felt the impact of this controversy Because of the investigation, the franchise as a whole had to make a very big and tough decision -what […]

Mets Honor Mike Piazza with Spring Training Address Change

The New York Mets, the City of Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie County honored Hall of Famer Mike Piazza by renaming the street formerly known as NW Stadium Dr. to Piazza Drive and changing the official address of the Mets Spring Training facility to 31 Piazza Drive. Mets COO Jeff Wilpon along with Piazza […]

Mets Spring Training Home to be Named Clover Park

The spring training home of the New York Mets and regular-season home of the St. Lucie Mets, New York’s Advanced-A minor league affiliate, will have a new name next season. The venue, formerly known as First Data Field, will be called Clover Park beginning in February 2020. This change follows the 2019 acquisition of First […]

Mets Sign Four-Time All-Star Dellin Betances

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed four-time All-Star RHP Dellin Betances to a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Sam Haggerty for assignment. Betances, 31, was the first reliever in baseball history to have 100 or more […]

Mets Sign RHP Rick Porcello to a One-Year Contract

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed Cy Young Award-winning right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello to a one-year deal. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Stephen Nogosek has been designated for assignment. Porcello, 30, has spent the last five seasons with Boston, where he compiled a 73-55 record. He ranks third in […]

Mets Sign RHP Michael Wacha to a One-Year Contract

The New York Mets announced that the club has signed All-Star right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha to a one-year deal. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Chris Mazza has been designated for assignment. Wacha, 28, owns a lifetime 59-39 record with a 3.91 career ERA in 165 appearances (151 starts) over seven major league seasons, all […]

Mets Announce 2020 Coaching Staff

The New York Mets announced their full coaching staff for the 2020 season. Returning to serve under Carlos Beltrán’s staff in their previous capacity will be hitting coach Chili Davis, assistant hitting coach Tom Slater, third base coach Gary DiSarcina, bullpen coach Ricky Bones and quality control coach Luis Rojas, while Jeremy Accardo has been […]