Thursday Jul 17
Are they better off? Looking at the free agents the Mets didn't sign
The Nelson Cruz missed connection in free agency has already been discussed ad nauseum.
Wall Street Journal
Should the Mets Have Signed Young Over Cruz?
As baseball's All-Star break winds down, teams around the majors can sit back for a couple more days and indulge in the "what if" game.
Report: Mets Looking To Upgrade At Shortstop, Left Field Ahead Of Deadline
According to ESPN.com, not only will the Mets entertain offers for veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they will look to upgrade at both shortstop and left field.
The News Tribune
Alvarez homers, Pirates beat Mets 5-2
About a month after they were held scoreless into the eighth by the Colon, Ike Davis and the Pirates built an early five-run lead against the heavy right-hander and held on for a 5-2 win Sunday.
Mets activate Juan Lagares, send down Wilmer Flores
Juan Lagares of the Mets looks on after flying out to end the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field on Saturday, May 24, 2014.
MLB: Mets blitz Athletics
Seven runs in the first three innings helped the New York Mets to a 10-1 victory over the AL West leading Oakland Athletics at Citi Field.
Chris Young's "days are numbered" with the Mets
Chris Young was signed to a one-year, $7.25 million deal to provide some power and defense in the Mets' outfield, but he's been terrible on both sides of the ball so far and Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that he could be let go as soon as this week if he doesn't start producing in a hurry.