Former Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus lands interview

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According to multiple reports, former Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been interviewed by the New York Mets for their managerial opening. Ausmus previously managed the Tigers from 2014-2017 and the Los Angeles Angels in 2019. Ausmus is believed to have interviewed today for the Mets manager job, via zoom — the leadoff man in … Read more

Curtis Granderson reportedly ‘not interested’ in managerial opening

UPDATE: It sounds like Curtis Granderson is not interested in becoming the next manager of the New York Mets. Granderson is an inspired thought but word is he’s not interested. He’s Players Alliance president, has TBS job and is heavily involved in charity. Plus, he made $100M plus playing and presumably doesn’t need the headaches. … Read more

Former Detroit Tigers fan-favorite Curtis Granderson being considered for MLB managerial job

For years, we have been saying that former Detroit Tigers fan-favorite Curtis Granderson would make a great manager not only for his knowledge of the game but because of how personable he is. Well, according to a report from Robert Murray, Granderson is among the names under consideration to the New York Mets‘ managerial opening. … Read more

Max Scherzer becomes the highest paid player in MLB history

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the New York Mets are finalizing a 3-year, $130 million deal with free-agent RHP Max Scherzer. As noted by Spotrac, this contract makes Scherzer the highest-paid player (annually) in baseball. Source confirms: Mets finalizing deal with free-agent right-hander Max Scherzer for three years and about $130M. First: @JonHeyman … Read more

Potential Detroit Tigers free agent target signs elsewhere

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the New York Mets have signed free agent CF Starling Marte to a 4-year, $78 million deal. Marte was a free agent who some speculated would be a good fit with the Detroit Tigers, who have reportedly considered adding a veteran outfielder. The #Mets have a Black Friday … Read more

New York Mets owner Steven Cohen blasts player’s agent for ‘unprofessional behavior’

According to reports, former New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz is signing a multi-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. One person who is not happy about that is Mets owner Steven Cohen, who was under the impression that Matz’s agent was going to give the Mets a final chance before signing with another team. … Read more

New York Mets pitcher diagnosed with UCL tear, will receive second opinion

According to reports, New York Mets pitcher Joey Lucchesi has been diagnosed with UCL tear but he will receive a second opinion before deciding how to move forward. Luis Rojas said Lucchesi will get a second opinion before deciding whether to pursue Tommy John surgery — Laura Albanese (@AlbaneseLaura) June 22, 2021 Lucchesi, who had … Read more

First game of 2021 MLB season canceled due to COVID issues

Welp, we all knew it would eventually happen but the hope was that we would get through Opening Day without any COVID cancellations. Unfortunately, that is not the case as Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that Thursday night’s Opening Day matchup between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals has been postponed due to … Read more

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred forbids retaliation against Houston Astros

As the fallout from the sign-stealing scandal involving the Houston Astros continues, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has made it clear that he doesn’t want to see any retaliation on the part of players. So for any pitcher thinking of plunking some Houston players, they may want to think twice about it. “I hope that I … Read more