deGrom’s future unclear as agent becomes GM

For now, Jacob deGrom is still working out how former agent Brodie Van Wagenen's move to the Mets' front office might affect him. Back in July, Van Wagenen was vocal in saying the Mets should either sign deGrom to a long-term deal or trade him. Like most around baseball, deGrom is unsure if his agent's career change will facilitate either of those things.… Read More
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deGrom’s future unclear as agent becomes GM

For now, Jacob deGrom is still working out how former agent Brodie Van Wagenen's move to the Mets' front office might affect him. Back in July, Van Wagenen was vocal in saying the Mets should either sign deGrom to a long-term deal or trade him. Like most around baseball, deGrom is unsure if his agent's career change will facilitate either of those things.… Read More
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Van Wagenen ready to ‘charge forward’ as GM

When Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon approached Van Wagenen late last month regarding the vacant GM job, he considered the risk and reward. No one, really, had done this before in baseball, at least not in this way. Some criticized it on an ideological level. Van Wagenen weighed the offer and signed the contract.… Read More
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Mets interested in free-agent reliever Miller

New Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen's "win-now" approach could include a significant addition to the bullpen, as a source tells MLB.com's Jon Morosi that New York is interested in free-agent reliever Andrew Miller.… Read More
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Wright to be honored by New York’s BBWAA

The New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Friday voted David Wright to receive its Joe DiMaggio "Toast of the Town" award, given annually to the player who makes the most significant impact on the New York baseball scene. Several other Mets will receive awards at the chapter's Jan. 26 dinner in Manhattan.… Read More
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Mets GM wants to keep deGrom ‘for a long time’

On a day in which Brodie Van Wagenen offered few specifics about his plan for the Mets, he made it clear that he intends to "build, not rebuild," with hopes of constructing a contender for the upcoming season. Trading the likely National League Cy Young Award winner in Jacob deGrom would directly contradict that goal.… Read More
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