With just a few weeks until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, the New York Mets have finally added to the group they'll be bringing to Port St. Lucie, Florida.
With two months until pitchers and catchers report to spring training, David Wright re-signed, and R.A. Dickey traded, the New York Mets now turn their attention to the rest of the 2013 roster.
The separation agreement between the New York Mets and R.A. Dickey is nearly finalized.
The New York Mets held a holiday party for 100 local children on Tuesday, and it somehow turned into a public-relations crisis.(1)
It has been a complicated year for Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets, though Lin's 38-point haul in Monday night's 134-126 loss to the San Antonio Spurs may clarify things somewhat.(11)
The ownership group's dire need for money, which they would get more of through ticket sales in 2013 by keeping Dickey, appears to be the only real argument for keeping him without an extension.(1)
Back in October, New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson described urgency in his desire to resolve the situations of David Wright and R.A. Dickey, the team's two best players, each with a year remaining on their contracts.(2)
The Mets will or won't end up trading R.A. Dickey, but they certainly want at least to see what the market looks like for him.
When Mets general manager Sandy Alderson met with the media on Sunday night at the winter meetings in Nashville, he suggested, correctly, that he has herculean task in front of him.
New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon made some news on Tuesday, discussing negotiations with R.A. Dickey and David Wright even as he insisted the Mets weren't publicly discussing negotiations with R.A. Dickey and David Wright.