NL East News and Rumors
Nationals keep hot stove burning, bring Derek Norris backShare Tweet
Mets’ Young Starters Come at Bargain Price in 2017nytimes.com 12 hours agoBased on projections, the Mets’ likely starting rotation will cost a combined $11.7 million in 2017.Share TweetMLB.com 15 hours agoThe Nationals did not tender a contract with Ben Revere on Friday, ending his Washington career after one season and making him a free agent.Share Tweet
Marlins tender offers to all 6 arb eligiblesMLB.com 15 hours agoBefore Friday's 8 p.m. ET deadline, Miami tendered All-Stars A.J. Ramos and Marcell Ozuna, along with Tom Koehler, David Phelps, Adeiny Hechavarria and infielder Derek Dietrich. The formality came as no surprise.Share Tweet
Asdrubal to play for Venezuela in ClassicMLB.com 18 hours agoFresh off one of the best seasons of his career, Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is set to represent his native Venezuela in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.Share TweetBraves beat reporter Mark Bowman answers questions about the Jaime Garcia trade, the rest of the rotation and more in the latest edition of the Inbox.Share Tweet
Treanor returns to Marlins as bullpen coachThe Marlins have a new bullpen coach, but they are losing an unheralded part of their staff.Share TweetTalks between the Nationals and the Pirates for a trade that would bring outfielder Andrew McCutchen to Washington intensified Thursday, according to MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi, with Washington wanting to complete a deal ahead of Friday's 8 p.m. ET non-t…Share Tweet
Lobatón, Nationals reach deal for 2017The Nationals and catcher José Lobatón agreed on a one-year contract to avoid arbitration, the team announced Thursday. Lobatón and the Nationals reportedly settled for $1.575 million.Share Tweet
Marlins officially introduce veteran VolquezThe Marlins formally introduced right-hander Edinson Volquez as the newest member of their starting rotation Thursday in a news conference at Marlins Park.Share TweetThis time, the Mets’ courtship of Yoenis Cespedes was different. It was mutual and featured a lot of communication.Share TweetMLB.com Nov 29 (4 days ago)No sooner had J.D. Martinez been reported as a potential alternative in right field for the Mets than New Yotk re-signed its top option. Now, with Yoenis Cespedes staying in New York on a four-year extension worth a reported $110 million, we're about to…Share Tweet
Mets Do Something Right, Reportedly Re-Sign Yoenis Céspedesdeadspin.com Nov 29 (4 days ago)Congrats to all the Mets fans, whose fears of cheap, swindling management rightfully led them to believe that the hero of their 2015 season, Yoenis Céspedes, might not return to Flushing after exercising his one-year opt-out in late October.Read more...Share Tweet
Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National LeagueMar 17Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton's season was cut short after taking a pitch to the side of the face in September. Stanton steps back to the plate, unfazed -- with a new $325 million contract and a specially designed face shield.
Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery NewsMar 17placeholder
Mets Fall To Red SoxMar 16Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
Matt Harvey Day, Part 2Mar 11Adam Rubin delivers Wednesday news from Mets camp, including Matt Harvey's second Grapefruit League outing and Dillon Gee getting acclimated to a relief role.