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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 […]

David Wright Assumes New Role as Special Advisor to Mets COO

The New York Mets announced today that David Wright will assume a new role with the club as Special Advisor to Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen. In a related move, the organization and David mutually agreed to his release from the current roster. “David Wright is an iconic Met and […]

Mets Sign RHP Jeurys Familia to a Three-Year Deal

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed right-handed pitcher Jeurys Familia to a three-year deal. “We are excited to bring Jeurys back to Flushing,” Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen said. “Jeurys is a familiar face and an accomplished, elite reliever with experience that will fit well in our clubhouse.” Familia, […]

Mets Select Kyle Dowdy in Rule 5 Draft

The New York Mets today announced that the club has selected right-handed pitcher Kyle Dowdy from the Cleveland Indians in the Rule 5 Draft. Dowdy, 25, split the 2018 season between two organizations, the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians. He combined to go 9-12 with a 5.15 ERA (71 earned runs/124.0 innings) in 30 […]

Mets Name Remaining 2019 Coaching Staff

 The New York Mets announced today its remaining major league coaching staff by naming Chili Davis, the team’s hitting coach, Chuck Hernandez, the bullpen coach and Luis Rojas to the newly-created role of quality control coach. “We are very excited with what we believe to be a well-rounded coaching staff with experience, extensive knowledge and […]

Mets Acquire Eight-Time All-Star Robinson Cano and AL Reliever of the Year Edwin Diaz from Seattle

The New York Mets announced today that the club has acquired eight-time All-Star infielder Robinson Canó, 2018 Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year RHP Edwin Díaz and cash from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfielder Jay Bruce, RHP Anthony Swarzak, RHP Gerson Bautista, minor league RHP Justin Dunn and minor league outfielder […]