FLUSHING, N.Y., December 1, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed infielder Eduardo Escobar to a two-year contract with a club option for 2024.

Escobar, 32, appeared in 146 games between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers in 2021. He slashed .253/.314/.472 with…

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 30, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced the team has signed outfielder Mark Canha to a two-year contract with a club option for 2024.

Canha, 32, has a .377 OBP over the last three seasons (2019–2021), the second-highest mark in the AL (min. 1,000 plate…

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 30, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced they have signed All-Star outfielder Starling Marte to a four-year contract.

Marte, 33, led the major leagues with a career-high-tying 47 stolen bases, succeeding at a 90.4 percent rate, and paced MLB in Fangraphs’ baserunning runs above average…

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 30, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced they have tendered contracts to the following players: INF Pete Alonso, INF Travis Blankenhorn, RHP José Butto, RHP Miguel Castro, INF/OF J.D. Davis, RHP Edwin Díaz, RHP Yennsy Díaz, INF Luis Guillorme, OF Khalil Lee, LHP Joey Lucchesi, RHP Seth Lugo, INF Ronny Mauricio, C Patrick Mazeika, INF/OF Jeff McNeil, RHP Tylor Megill, C Tomás Nido, OF Brandon Nimmo, RHP Adam Oller, LHP David Peterson, RHP Jake Reed, RHP Sean Reid-Foley, INF Dominic Smith, RHP Drew Smith, LHP Thomas Szapucki, INF Mark Vientos, RHP Trevor Williams and RHP Jordan Yamamoto.

The Mets did not tender contracts to the following players: RHP Robert Gsellman, RHP Stephen Nogosek and OF Mark Payton.

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 24, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced that the club has claimed right-handed pitcher Antonio Santos off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

Santos, 25, appeared in seven games with the Rockies in 2021, going 0–1 with a 4.76 ERA (six earned runs/11.1 innings) with five walks and 10 strikeouts.

The native of the Dominican Republic has appeared in 10 career games since making his major league debut with the Rockies in 2020. He is 0–2 with an 8.83 ERA (17 earned runs/17.1 innings) with nine walks and 14 strikeouts.

In 135 games (102 starts) across six years in the minor leagues, Santos is 27–43 with a 4.83 ERA (319 earned runs/594.2 innings) with 133 walks and 497 strikeouts. He was originally signed by the Rockies as non-drafted free agent on July 2, 2015.

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 24, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced the team has agreed to terms on a one-year major league contract with outfielder Nick Plummer.

Plummer, 25, slashed .280/.415/.479 with 20 doubles, six triples, 15 homers, 54 RBI, 71 runs scored, 73 walks and 13 stolen bases in 117 combined games last season in the Cardinals organization with Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA).

Plummer was drafted 23rd overall by St. Louis in the first round in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Brother Rice High School (MI). In five minor league seasons with the Cardinals, he slashed .221/.363/.358 with 69 doubles, 17 triples, 33 homers, 152 RBI, 42 stolen bases, 279 walks and 239 runs scored in 460 games.

By Jay Horwitz

Before I come to the Mets, I wanted to join the Kennedy Administration. I wanted to be the next Pierre Salinger, JFK’s press secretary. I was all in on Camelot. Then came the assassination.

Like I do on every November 22, I think back to where I…

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