• Mets may outspend Yankees in shocking turn of events: Sherman

    Mets may outspend Yankees in shocking turn of events: Sherman

    In 1992, Steve Cohen opened his first hedge fund, Sandy Alderson was still the A’s general manager and for the final time the Mets had a larger payroll than the Yankees. That was then … In the
  • Marcus Stroman coming back to Mets in Steve Cohen lovefest

    Marcus Stroman coming back to Mets in Steve Cohen lovefest

    Marcus Stroman got so hyped up watching Steve Cohen’s introductory Mets press conference that he’s committed to playing for him. Stroman wrote on Twitter that he is accepting the
  • Marcus Stroman leaning toward rejecting Mets qualifying offer

    Marcus Stroman leaning toward rejecting Mets qualifying offer

    Marcus Stroman’s return would fill a need in the Mets rotation, but at this point it appears more likely the right-hander will test free agency than accept the team’s one-year offer. The pitcher
  • Ranking MLB’s top 30 free agents and predicting where they’ll sign

    Ranking MLB’s top 30 free agents and predicting where they’ll sign

    This will be a Hot Stove League unlike any other. It could start slowly. It could get ugly. Yet as Eddie Murphy once said, money don’t crack. Baseball’s free-agent market, which officially
  • Mets plan to give Marcus Stroman $18.9 million qualifying offer

    Mets plan to give Marcus Stroman $18.9 million qualifying offer

    Marcus Stroman will at least net the Mets a draft pick upon departure. The Mets plan to extend a qualifying offer to the veteran right-hander, according to an industry source, giving Stroman the
  • Dwight Gooden: Yoenis Cespedes may get ‘blackballed’ over Mets opt-out

    Dwight Gooden: Yoenis Cespedes may get ‘blackballed’ over Mets opt-out

    Dwight Gooden sees how Yoenis Cespedes handled opting out of the Mets season as a “weak move” that could hurt the slugger next season. “He may get blackballed [in baseball] next year and I’m OK with that,” the former Cy Young winner said on the latest episode of The Post’s “Amazin’ But True” Mets podcast. …
  • Mets fans should be terrified of what Brodie Van Wagenen might do next

    Mets fans should be terrified of what Brodie Van Wagenen might do next

    The Mets took another hit Monday when Marcus Stroman announced he was opting out. Stroman cited a number of things that worried him — the obvious one being the game of chicken every ballplayer is playing on trying to avoid the virus, the immediate being the Mets’ upcoming trip to Miami, the geographic symbol of …
  • Marcus Stroman becomes second Mets player to opt out of season

    Marcus Stroman becomes second Mets player to opt out of season

    Marcus Stroman is opting out. The Mets announced Monday the right-hander decided to sit out the rest of the season because of coronavirus concerns. He becomes the second Mets player to opt out, eight days after Yoenis Cespedes left the team in Atlanta without initially informing the Mets of his decision. Stroman, who had been …
  • Michael Wacha shoulder issue leaves another hole in Mets rotation

    Michael Wacha shoulder issue leaves another hole in Mets rotation

    As the Mets await Marcus Stroman’s potential return from the injured list in the near future, another starting pitcher is on the sideline. Michael Wacha was placed on the IL with right shoulder inflammation before Sunday’s game against the Marlins, leaving the Mets with half the starting pitchers they had in their spring training rotation …
  • Mets’ Marcus Stroman placed on IL right before Opening Day

    Mets’ Marcus Stroman placed on IL right before Opening Day

    The Mets will be down a key pitcher to begin the season. Marcus Stroman, who was set to become the team’s No. 2 behind Jacob deGrom, was placed on the injured list Wednesday with a muscle tear in his left calf, manager Luis Rojas told reporters. Rojas said the 29-year-old righty is considered “week to …