The Mets reached one-year deals with shortstop Francisco Lindor, first baseman-outfielder Dominic Smith, outfielders Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo and pitchers Edwin Díaz, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman to avoid salary arbitration.
How did the non-tender deadline change our list? Here's our look at everyone on the open market, from big-name stars to bargain options.
The Mets agreed to one-year contracts with first baseman/outfielder Dominic Smith and pitchers Edwin Díaz, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman on Friday to avoid salary arbitration.
The Mets agreed Thursday to a one-year contract with first baseman and outfielder Jose Martinez.
BBTN: Jesse Rogers on the Mets trading for Francisco Linder; Alex Avila on his godfather Tommy Lasorda; Hembo on position rankings
Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Spring Training starting on schedule, Corey Kluber trying to prove that he’s healthy and the Mets trading for Francisco Lindor. Then, 12-year MLB veteran Alex Avila hops on to talk about his godfather Tommy Lasorda, staying patient in free agency, his outlook on another pandemic season and catching for Justin Verlander in Detroit. Later, Hembo quibbles with Buster’s top 10 position rankings.
Pitcher Carlos Carrasco, acquired by the Mets in a trade with Cleveland last week, said during a Tuesday news conference that he got a welcome call from new owner Steven Cohen and expects the Mets to be a postseason contender.
A pair of Chicago sluggers could be the next big names on the move this winter. If they go, these are the best fits to land them.
New Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor, eligible for free agency after the 2021 season, said during a video call Monday that he's certainly open to discussing a long-term deal with his new team.
Anita Marks runs through the Super Wild Card Weekend slate on 98.7 ESPN. Who can challenge the Chiefs and Packers? Plus, running through the biggest headlines of the weekend!
Dave Rothenberg examines the NYC sports globe with the Mets trading for Francisco Lindor on 98.7 ESPN. All the teams seem to be trending upward. Plus, Super Wild Card Weekend is here and RJ Bell joins the show from Vegas.
Left-hander Stephen Tarpley was claimed by the New York Mets off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Friday.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour three talking about the big trade in the MLB. The Mets and Indians traded a prized player and we have Tony Rizzo and Dave Rothenberg join to discuss the temp of both cities after the deal. Joe Fortenbaugh joins the show to give us some locks for the upcoming weekend.
The Mets made a huge splash and plenty of free agents remain, but for now, a pair of NL West rivals are clearly the two top teams in the sport.
Steve Cohen promised his Mets were going to act like a big-market team. Now that they have made their first splash, there's no reason to stop now.
With the 2021 baseball season still months away, the Cleveland Indians dealt two of their stars, Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco, to the New York Mets in a blockbuster deal. Could this be the hope Mets fans are looking for? Buster Olney joins the show to explain how the trade went down. Then Atlanta Dream forward Elizabeth Williams reflects on the Georgia race for US Senate, and Raphael Warnock’s defeat of Dream co-owner Sen. Kelly Loeffler.
Spain & Fitz talk Mets news & the Knicks’ hot start, plus the latest on the Browns' COVID & coaching issues. They chat Wild Card weekend with former NFL’r Shaun O’Hara and NBA with Kenyon Martin. Plus, what would you sacrifice for Deshaun Watson & your epic sibling battles as we prepare for Ball v. Ball tomorrow night.
Who has bigger commitment issues: Chiney or Golic Jr.? Plus, one team and city just landed a mega-star.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the storming of the Capitol Building and the reaction across the NBA. Plus, they discuss the Lindor trade in the MLB.
The winter's biggest blockbuster not only bolsters New York's lineup, it sets dominoes in motion across baseball.
New York made its first big strike of the Steve Cohen era, acquiring Cleveland's superstar shortstop in a blockbuster swap. Here's who won the deal -- and what each team should do from here.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Mets president Sandy Anderson said they were engaged on Francisco Lindor from the beginning of the offseason and began closing in on Monday. On locking up Lindor: "We acquired Francisco for his present ability and the possibility that he can be a Met long term. There's no guarantee of that."
Eric is shifting Francisco Lindor in his rankings: which direction and how much of a move? He and Tristan discuss Lindor's new value, Carlos Carassco's tempting ceiling and what's left in Cleveland.
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