In an attempt to stay off the disabled list after a season hobbled by leg injuries, New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes took to yoga during the season.
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New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said he believes Tim Tebow is going to play in the major leagues at some point, and the Mets want to get him there as quickly as possible.
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Tim Tebow addressing the media here in Port St. Lucie, FL.
Shawn Fitzgerald ESPN Producer
Tim Tebow taking batting practice at the Mets Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie, FL.
Mets veteran David Wright, who is still rehabbing his back and shoulder, is unsure if he'll be able to play this season but said, "I'm going to give it my best shot."
Jason Vargas, who was 18-11 and an All-Star selection for the Royals in 2017, has agreed to terms on a two-year, $16 million deal with the Mets, a source told ESPN.
The Mets are bringing back Matt den Dekker, adding depth in the outfield as they wait for All-Star slugger Michael Conforto to get healthy.
For a first-time manager, Mickey Callaway was mighty bold about his own expectations with the New York Mets.
Sure, there are still unsigned free agents. But as pitchers and catchers report, talking about actual baseball again has never felt more refreshing.
The Washington Nationals have acquired utility player Matt Reynolds from the New York Mets in exchange for cash.
Former Marlins teammates Giancarlo Stanton and AJ Ramos are looking into living together this season now that both play in New York. Ramos was traded to the Mets last July. Stanton was dealt to the Yankees in December as part of Miami's payroll purge.
Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler was given a prescribed shot every day for six months in an effort to recover from the stress reaction that cut his 2017 season short.
Six new skippers will report for duty when spring training officially kicks off next week. We delve a little deeper into their backgrounds to see what sort of season each of these teams is in for.
Zack Wheeler beat the Mets in salary arbitration and will get a raise from $800,000 to $1.9 million.
It's already February, but there are aces and sluggers looking for new homes. We find the best bet -- and a dark horse -- for the top available names.
The Mets hunted the free-agent market for bargains like savvy shoppers at a season closeout, and general manager Sandy Alderson said, "Some opportunities arose for us that probably would not have been expected right after the end of the World Series."
Right-hander Zack Wheeler went to salary arbitration with the New York Mets after struggling in his return from Tommy John surgery.
Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer
The Mets gave Todd Frazier a reasonable two-year contract and fantasy managers should consider him a later-round pick. He's not a top-50 player anymore. Frazier used to hit .270 and stole bases, too. The new Frazier takes a lot of walks, so he's more valuable in an OBP or points format, and there could be some batting average correction coming. His BABIP has been depressed for two years, though it could be his new baseline. Ultimately, a .230 batting average with 30 homers, perhaps 10 steals isn't asking for too much, and that has value.
A long-planned redevelopment project for a neighborhood of run-down car-repair shops next to the New York Mets' stadium is back on the drawing board.
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The veteran third baseman provides enough power and value at the plate to go with solid defense, making him worth his two-year, $17 million contract.