Mets Morning News: Bassitt Rejects QO, Mets Free Agent Pitching Market Survey

Meet the Mets

To the surprise of no one, Chris Bassitt turned down his qualifying offer and will now seek a multi-year free agency deal.

Jeffrey Paternostro and the rest of the Baseball Prospect team provided their list of top prospects in the Mets farm system through 2023.

According to Mike Puma, the Mets are not one of the teams interested in signing Seth Lugo at this point.

The team is obviously interested in one pitcher: left-hander Andrew Heaney.

All about the National League East

The Braves signed a free agent early on and agreed to a one-year deal with reliever Nick Anderson.

Luis Urueta, who was set to lead the Colombia team at the World Baseball Classic, is now set to serve as Marlins coach to new manager Skip Schumaker.

All about Major League Baseball

James Click’s reward for leading the Astros to two straight pennants and a World Series win is a trip to the unemployment line as the Astros are set to move on from their now-former GM after he turned down a one-year offer from them.

Clayton Kershaw will remain in Los Angeles for at least another year as the future Hall of Famer has agreed a one-year deal worth around $20 million with the Dodgers.

Blake Treinen underwent shoulder surgery that could result in the Dodgers reliever staying out for the entire 2023 season.

Former Rangers GM Jon Daniels was hired by the Rays as senior adviser on baseball operations after losing his job last August.

After spending the end of last season with the Rockies, helper Jose Ureña will return to Colorado after agreeing to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with an option for the 2024 season.

Pete Rose sent a letter to Rob Manfred to try to get his ban lifted so he could be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Jeff Passan set the penalties for any team signing a player accompanied by a qualifying offer.

John Harper predicted the teams that the top ten free agents will eventually sign with.’s top contributors also played the prediction game for some of the top free agents.

Yesterday on Amazin’ Avenue

Chris McShane and Brian Salvatore talk about the Edwin Díaz signing on the latest episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio (The Show).

Grace Carbone reviewed Jacob deGrom’s short but solid 2022 season and considered whether it might be his last with the Mets.

This date in Mets history

Tom Seaver received his third and final Cy Young Award on this day in 1975.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *