Jake Marisnick, an outfield defensive replacement who hit .233 with 10 home runs and 34 RBIs for the Astros last season, has been traded to the Mets for prospects Blake Taylor and Kenedy Corona.
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Jeff Passan ESPN
Jake Marisnick is headed to the Mets, sources confirm to ESPN. Two prospects will head back to the Astros. Neither is considered big name. @Ken_Rosenthal had Marisnick going to New York.
The Wilpons care about winning, but Steve Cohen has more money to spend. A LOT more money.
J.D. Davis maintains he was not aware of any electronic sign stealing by the Astros in 2017, when he made his major league debut with Houston.
Steve Cohen, a billionaire hedge fund manager who owns 4% of the New York Mets, is negotiating an agreement to acquire up to 80% of the team.
Right-hander Zack Wheeler is leaving the Mets to join their NL East rival Phillies on a five-year deal worth $118 million, sources told ESPN.
The Phillies are seen by sources as the most potent bidders for free-agent right-hander Zack Wheeler, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney, with the Reds, White Sox and Rangers also involved.
Kris Bryant to Cincy? Anthony Rendon on the Rangers? We dream up a major hot stove splash for every squad.
Mookie. Lindor. Arenado? We examine the stars who will (or should) be in offseason trade talks.
For five winning teams that fell short of reaching the postseason, there's a trade or free-agent fix that could put them over the top.
If you could have one thing you really wanted for your favorite team, what would you be willing to give up?
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is taking batting practice in his effort to return from a slew of lower-body injuries.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Four days after the Mets' Jacob deGrom won his second Cy Young Award to join Tom Seaver as the team's two winners of at least two, Seaver turned 75 Sunday. "Tom Terrific" is New York's only three-time winner of the award (1969, ‘73 & ‘75), was the ace of the Mets' ‘69 championship & ‘73 N.L. pennant-winning teams and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992 with 98.8% of the vote — the third-highest percentage in history (behind subsequent inductees Ken Griffey Jr. & Mariano Rivera).
Will Juan Soto rise to the top? Can anyone unseat Mike Trout? Here's the first look at next year's hardware hopefuls.
Here's a breakdown on all the winners -- from Rookie of the Year to Cy Young and MVP -- why they won and what it all means.
MLB's sign-stealing inquiry has expanded beyond the 2017 Astros to other teams, including the '19 Astros, and sources told ESPN that MLB will meet with managers AJ Hinch (Astros), Alex Cora (Red Sox) and Carlos Beltran (Mets) -- who all have Astros ties.
Mets ace Jacob deGrom was named the NL Cy Young Award winner on Wednesday, becoming the 11th pitcher to win the award in consecutive years.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
"I'm not going to comment on what our payroll plans are at this point." –Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen when asked about the luxury tax threshold.
Pete Alonso was a near unanimous selection, getting 29 of 30 first-place votes. Braves starter Mike Soroka received the other first-place vote and finished second.
If the champs can't hold on to their stars, what is their Plan B? Who else in the division will go all-in?
Will late injuries cost Mike Trout and Christian Yelich an MVP? Which Astros pitcher will win the Cy Young? Awards season is here.
Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
Buster, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law look ahead to 2020 by tackling the biggest questions swirling around some of the sport's biggest names this offseason. In a roundtable discussion, the guys talk about the Mets' hiring of Carlos Beltran, JD Martinez's contract and what it means for Boston, if Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon will return to the Nationals and more (5:27). Plus, Rena Banena's final "Bleacher Tweets" (29:39) and some final words from former Commissioner Bart Giamatti (41:21).
The Angels' Mike Trout (AL MVP), the Mets' Jacob deGrom (NL Cy Young) and the Nationals' Anthony Rendon (NL MVP) were among the MLB awards finalists revealed Monday.