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  • New York Mets: Jose Reyes playing in the outfield is a goofy idea

    New York Mets: Jose Reyes playing in the outfield is a goofy idea

    Sandy Alderson made major waves last month with the announcement that Jose Reyes will be tested in the outfield during spring training. The idea, from the perspective of the Mets' front office, is to keep Reyes in the lineup every day, even when David Wright is playing at the hot corner. Alderson...
  • New York Mets: Will David Wright be a key contributor in 2017?

    New York Mets: Will David Wright be a key contributor in 2017?

    New York Mets fans are dying to find out which David Wright will show up in 2017. Will it be the one who won the Gold Glove Award and made the All-Star squad in 2007, or the oft-injured, mediocre hitter from 2015 and 2016? Since the 2017 baseball season is still several months away and Spring...
  • Mets should take a look at Dexter Fowler

    New York Mets: Dexter Fowler is a free agent worth pursuing

    For the New York Mets, a team severely lacking in the speed department, Dexter Fowler is a free agent worth looking at. Even at the age of 30, the former Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs standout hasn't lost his ability to swipe bases. Make no mistake: He's as fast as ever. Fowler stole a total of...
  • Amed Rosario could be in the big leagues in 2017

    New York Mets: Will Amed Rosario be an impact player in 2017?

    Is Amed Rosario the real deal? The 21-year-old, touted on the New York Mets' website as the franchise's most exciting prospect since Jose Reyes, certainly looks legit.  In two seasons at the Double-A level with the Binghamton Mets, he hit .330 in 247 plate appearances. He scored 39 runs, notched 3...
  • David Wright might play first base for the Mets in 2017

    New York Mets: Could David Wright be an option at first base?

    With Jose Reyes finding a home at third base and Lucas Duda unlikely to stay healthy enough to survive a full season, could David Wright be an option at first base for the New York Mets in 2017? That's one of the most intriguing questions Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins will need to unravel over...
  • Jose Reyes is back with the Mets

    New York Mets: How comfortable is Jose Reyes at third base?

    Jose Reyes has been better than advertised at third base, flashing a nice glove while keeping errors to a minimum. Reyes, 33, has made an effortless transition from shortstop, the position he played throughout his MLB career. Let's be honest: No one expected him to be this good. Sandy Alderson threw...
  • New York Mets are in the playoff hunt

    New York Mets in the playoff hunt despite rocky first half

    Where do the New York Mets stand at the All-Star Break? Considering how many key players missed time due to injury, Terry Collins has to be pleased to be within striking distance -- six games behind the Washington Nationals -- of the lead in the National League East. New York is locked in a tie for...
  • Jose Reyes, shown here as a member of the Blue Jays, is expected to be activated by the Mets today.

    Mets to activate José Reyes for tonight’s game, but where will he play?

    It will cost them just a few hundred-thousand to take a look after the Rockies cut him loose, a microscopic number compared to the crazy numbers being paid out in baseball these days, so José Reyes will begin his second tour of duty with the Mets (45-37) when they host the Marlins (43-40) tonight at...
  • Jose Reyes is back with the New York Mets

    New York Mets: Can Jose Reyes return to vintage form?

    Will Jose Reyes ever come close to stealing 60 bases in a season again? Probably not. He hasn't swiped more than 50 since 2008, and the last time he stole 30 was two years ago when he was with the Toronto Blue Jays. Reyes, 33, simply isn't that kind of player anymore. He's no longer the fearless...
  • Jose Reyes

    Mets sign Reyes

    According to Chris Bahr of FOX Sports on Saturday, the New York Mets have signed shortstop Jose Reyes from the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract. Reyes was released by the Rockies earlier on Saturday and cleared waivers. It is clear the Rockies believe that shortstop Trevor Story is not...
  • Jose Reyes might be coming back to the New York Mets

    New York Mets can't get caught up in Jose Reyes nostalgia

    Could Jose Reyes be reuniting with the New York Mets? According to a June 21 report from the New York Daily News, Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon is quite interested in bringing the former All-Star back to the "Big Apple." Reyes, 33, hasn't played for the Mets since 2011. Over the past five...
  • Jose Reyes

    Reyes joins Isotopes

    According to Pat Graham of the Associated Press on Wednesday, Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes of Santiago, Dominican Republic has joined the Albuquerque Isotopes of the Pacific Coast League. Reyes is beginning a rehab assignment after being suspended the first 59 games of the 2016 Major League...
  • Jose Reyes

    Charges against Reyes dropped

    According to Scott Polacek of Bleacher Report on Monday, the charges against Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes have officially been dropped. Reyes was arrested and then charged for an incident that involved his wife on Halloween at the Wailea Four Seasons Resort in Maui. The reason why the...
  • Jose Reyes

    Reyes domestic abuse trial to be dropped

    According to Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday, it appears there will be no domestic abuse trial for Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes in Maui. That is because Reyes's wife is uncooperative and is not interested in returning to Maui according to the deputy prosecuting attorney. Reyes was scheduled to...
  • New York Mets need more speed on the basepaths

    New York Mets feeling the need for speed on basepaths

    Who is going to steal bases for the New York Mets in 2016? That's the question fans have been asking all offseason, after New York's front office failed to sign a single slap-hitting speedster. If there's one glaring weakness the Mets have, it's their lack of speed on the basepaths. Let's be real...
  • Yasiel Puig is on the spot for the Dodgers this season

    Off the Bench: Spring Training edition

    Spring Training is in full swing and the story lines are beginning to take shape. There's excitement in places like Chicago, New York and Arizona, and fingers crossed in Baltimore and LA. There are rookies to watch and veterans on the spot. Let the excitement and the hand wringing begin. Ø As if...
  • Jose Reyes

    Reyes placed on paid leave due to investigations

    According to WBT Radio in Charlotte on Wednesday, Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has been placed on paid leave by Major League Baseball while his domestic violence case in Hawaii is finished. Reyes was arrested for assaulting his wife in a Hawaii hotel in October and is set to go trial on...
  • Nolan Arenado

    Rockies re-sign Arenado

    According to CBS on Friday, the Colorado Rockies have come to terms on a contract with third baseman Nolan Arenado. The terms are for one year and $5 million, which means the Rockies and Arenado avoided arbitration. Arenado will now make ten times the amount he made in 2015. Arenado's contract this...
  • Don't feed Mozzarella sticks to Von Miller

    Off the Bench: Sports stories you can't afford to miss…

    - Nike isn’t just about Oregon athletics. They’ve invested a nice chunk of change in Ohio State as well. - MLB’s new domestic violence policy will be tested in the Jose Reyes case. - Broncos Von Miller: “You can’t put regular gas into this Ferrari.” - The Big 1...
  • Jose Reyes

    Reyes pleads not guilty to domestic abuse

    According to Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports on Wednesday, Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes pleaded not guilty to abusing his wife in Maui on October 31. Reyes was arrested and released after posting bail at $1,000. Reyes was not in the Maui court room earlier this week and was represented by...
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