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2017 Schedule
70-92, 4th in NL East
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3d

Syndergaard, Harvey, deGrom get Mets deals

The New York Mets have reached one-year deals with starters Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey and settled with five other players.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Matt Harvey avoided a salary arbitration hearing when he reached agreement on a one-year, $5.625 million deal with the New York Mets. That's a $500,000 increase over Harvey's salary in 2017, when he went 5-7 with a 6.70 ERA in 19 appearances.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

NY City Council Member Rafael Espinal lauded the Mets & Yankees Wed. & said he hopes "all teams nationwide will make the right call" and install expanded safety netting, after a Yankees announcement that they're adding partially retractable netting and coverage well past and above each dugout.

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8d

Mejia, Mets agree to contract despite ban

Suspended reliever Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,729,000, money the pitcher will not receive because of his three positive drug tests.

Greg Wyshynski ESPN 

The view from the last row in Section 520 at Citi Field, during the first period of the 2018 Winter Classic between the New York Rangers and the Buffalo Sabres. It's covered in shadow on this 20-degree day, and the wind whips through chain link fences at the top of the stairs. The face value for tickets here was $159. These seats, for NY Mets opening weekend against the Cardinals? They sell for $19.

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25d

Minaya returns to Mets as Alderson's assistant

Omar Minaya has joined the Mets' front office for a third time, as the former general manager will now be the special assistant to current GM Sandy Alderson.

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26dBradford Doolittle

Is there anybody left to sign Eric Hosmer?

He's one of the few star hitters on the free-agent market, but the list of teams in need of a franchise first baseman is shrinking fast. Through the process of elimination, we found the best fits for Hosmer's services are ...

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26d

Mets reach contract extension with Alderson

The 12th GM in Mets history, Sandy Alderson has helped the team reach the World Series in 2015 and the NL wild-card game the following year before slumping to 70-92 during an injury-filled 2017 season.

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27d

Mets reach out about A. Gonzalez, sources say

The Mets are looking for a short-term fill-in at first base, with youngster Dominic Smith currently penciled in as the starter. Adrian Gonzalez has just one year left on his deal.

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31d

Lobaton, Mets agree to a minor league contract

Catcher Jose Lobaton and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract. The switch-hitting 33-year-old played the past three seasons for the Nationals.

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Newest Met Anthony Swarzak had a 2.33 ERA in 70 appearances in 2017. He'll bolster a Mets bullpen that ranked in the bottom 3 in ERA, WHIP and opponents' OPS in 2017. Swarzak got off to a hot start- 19 2/3 innings with 0 earned runs and 4 hits allowed through May 15. He had a 3.12 ERA and 1.28 WHIP the rest of the season.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs735Tied-18th
Batting Average.25019th
On Base Percentage.32018th
Slugging Percentage.43411th
Earned Run Average5.0128th
Quality Starts62Tied-24th
WHIP1.4929th
BAA.27329th