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FILE - In this July 20, 2018, file photo, New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes stretches before the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York. It’s been a bizarre offseason for the Mets — even by their standards. They dumped two different managers, cut Cespedes’ salary, and ownership took a swing at selling a controlling share of the franchise before the proposed deal collapsed. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

Céspedes arrives at spring training as silent as his bat

Feb. 17, 2020 4:02 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Yoenis Céspedes arrived at spring training and was as silent as his bat has been for most of the past two seasons. The New York Mets outfielder stepped back toward his locker as the media approached before the team's first full-squad workout on Monday and said, “Not...

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2019, file photo, New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in New York. The right hander is coming off his second consecutive Cy Young Award(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

After winter of instability, rising Mets gear up for spring

Feb. 7, 2020 3:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a bizarre and unstable offseason for the New York Mets — even by their standards. They dumped two different managers, cut Yoenis Céspedes’ salary, and ownership took a swing at selling a controlling share of the franchise before the proposed deal...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals left fielder Juan Soto, center, celebrates with teammates during a rally following a parade to celebrate the team's World Series baseball championship over Houston Astros in Washington. The Nationals head to spring training with mostly the same squad that won the World Series. They are counting again on being led by a star-studded rotation featuring Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg, along with slugger Soto. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

NL East teams at the start of spring training

Feb. 7, 2020 12:23 PM EST

A team-by-team look at the National League East entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad: ___ Atlanta Braves Manager: Brian Snitker (fifth season). 2019: 97-65, first place, lost to Cardinals in...

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees relief pitcher Dellin Betances throws during the eighth inning of Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. The New York Mets have reached an agreement with free-agent reliever Betances on a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. The Mets announced the deal with four-time All Star on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

Mets find relief in New Year, introducing Dellin Betances

Jan. 2, 2020 6:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — This is the next stop on Dellin Betances' subway ride around New York. After spending his first eight seasons in the majors with the crosstown Yankees, the New Yorker has joined the Mets on a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. The deal was announced on Christmas Eve and...

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees relief pitcher Dellin Betances throws during the eighth inning of Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. The New York Mets have reached an agreement with free-agent reliever Betances on a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. The Mets announced the deal with four-time All Star on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

Mets, Betances agree to 1-year deal with 2021 player option

Dec. 24, 2019 4:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have reached an agreement with free-agent reliever Dellin Betances on a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. The Mets announced the deal with the four-time All Star on Tuesday. Betances is guaranteed $10.5 million under the contract. The 31-year-old, who is...