The Mets are a very interesting team. They find themselves in a division that is shaping up to be a four-team, very competitive race. GM Brodie Van Wagenen has put together a roster that can compete, whether the rest of the baseball universe believes it or not. Van Wagenen is the former co-founder of Creative Artists Agency. He helped negotiate deals for Robinson Cano with the Mariners and Yoenis Cespedes with the Mets among others. Trying to get away from their conventional approach, Van Wagenen added some new pieces to improve the Mets chances in 2019.
Winter Meetings are over and the 2019 season is right around the corner. There are still a lot of moves that still need to happen before we really know what teams are what. Machado and Harper remained unsigned. Just for reference, I predicted that Harper would be a Phillie, and Machado would be a Yankee. Continue reading →