Morning briefing: Mets make first significant move on their roster under Cohen


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Hello, Mets fans! The Mets are expected to announce today that they have signed a reliever Trevor May to a two-year contract.

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Speak New York Mets, Today at 1:00 p.m., the Player Alliance will be at 25e Street and Mermaid Avenue in Brooklyn, New York as part of their Pull Up Neighbor Tour to help provide resources such as food, aid, and baseball gear to those in need.

Through Jeff Passan ESPN reliever Trevor May and the New York Mets have agreed to a two-year contract, sources told ESPN. The deal is pending a physical exam and could be official as of today. Anthony DiComo and Andy Martino also confirmed the deal.

Par Metsmerized’s Jacob Resnick, the Mets received a check for $ 3.75 million from the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday to cover a game of Robinson Canothe salary for 2021, which Cano will not see.

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Through Ryan Thibodaux, the Philadelphia Phillies appear to be throwing a Bobby Abreu Hall of Fame Campaign. They issued a press release on Tuesday.

the Chicago White Sox announced his 2021 coaching staff on Tuesday: Miguel Cairo, Bench coach; Ethan Katz, pitching coach; Curt Hasler, assistant pitching coach; Frank Menechino, Hitting trainer; Howie Clark, Assistant hitting coach; Daryl Boston, First Base Coach; Joe McEwing, Third Base Coach; Shelley Duncan, Analytical coordinator.

Through Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the MLB performed 4,155 drug tests this year, about a third less than usual with the pandemic, resulting in 10 positive PED tests. There were 91 therapeutic use authorizations granted, 90 for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and one for hypersomnia.

Par Terry Lefton, du Sports Business Journals, via Mark J. Burns from the Sports Business Journal, MLB recently sent out a request for proposals to 10 or more sponsorship and marketing agencies, asking for feedback not only on the price, value and suitability of a sleeve advertising patch, but also for a batting helmet sticker.

Through Ken Rosenthal from the MLB on FOX, the outfielder of the Minnesota Twins, Eddie Rosario is on outright waivers, according to sources who have told Athletic. Movement is the most heavenly sign but it will not be subject. The Twins are essentially giving Rosario the chance to be claimed by a team that could pay him his scheduled arbitration salary of $ 9.6 million.

Through Major League Baseball, MLB has partnered with Budweiser to host an active or veteran member of the United States Armed Forces at the 2021 World Series. People can nominate a veteran online.

the Giants of San Francisco announced that they have hired JP Martinez as an assistant pitching coach on the Major League staff.

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Jack Ramsey takes a closer look at GM candidate Tommy Tanous.

Rich Sparago reflects on that day in Mets history in 1998, when the Mets signed Robin Ventura.

Rich Mancuso explains in detail why all eyes are on the NL East Mets.

Ryan Finkelstein discusses the signing of Mets free agent reliever Trevor May.

On this day in the history of the Mets

1991: The Mets sign the Pirates’ free agent Bobby bonilla to a five-year, $ 29 million contract. The much-vaunted 28-year-old outfielder will only hit .249 in the first year of his contract for an underperforming New York club.

1993: Mets Free Agent Eddie Murray (.285, 27, 100) leaves New York to sign with the Indians. The future Hall of Fame reached .274 and averaged 96.5 RBIs over his two seasons in the Big Apple.

2008: Mets COO Jeff Wilpon said the new team name will remain Citi Field, regardless of the suggestion made by two New York board members who believe the place should be called Citi / Taxpayer Field. Citigroup, a struggling financial institution receiving a bailout from the federal government, is paying the franchise $ 400 million over 20 years for naming rights for the stadium.

Birthdays: Jay Kleven (71)

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