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  1. Mets confident Travis d'Arnaud will bounce back in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... By the end of the season, the 27-year-old d'Arnaud saw much of his playing time absorbed by the light-hitting Rene Rivera, who ultimately started the National League Wild Card Game against the San Francisco Giants. Despite his regression, the Mets ...

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  2. Mets confident d'Arnaud can turn things aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Major League Baseball

    ... a right shoulder sprain. But even when healthy, he simply did not produce, losing playing time to career backup Rene Rivera . That Rivera started the win-or-go-home National League Wild Card Game spoke volumes about how far d'Arnaud had fallen. ...

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  3. Deja Vu All Yo'ver AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Faith and Fear in Flushing

    ... from the steps taken to retain several of our old players thus far. We still have Neil Walker . We still have Rene Rivera . We still have Yoenis Cespedes . Mostly we still have Yoenis. That's the part that registers as super and then some . It felt ...

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  4. Mets hope d'Arnaud can improve as primary catcher in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Rising Apple

    ... in 2017, according to Adam Rubin , even though he has not played more than 80 games in a season since 2014. Rene Rivera , who the Mets recently re-signed , filled in nicely with six Home Runs and 26 RBI's in 65 games. The Mets are fully planning to ...

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  5. Mets Winter Meetings Preview: Here's what Sandy needs to get doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | New York Daily News

    ... wish list. Friday they even added insurance for their shaky catching by agreeing to a contract with backup Rene Rivera. So unlike last December, when they went into the Winter Meetings chasing after top free agent Ben Zobrist, this should be a ...

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  6. Ross, Revere, Asche among 35 new free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Avisail Garcia ($3 million), Minnesota infielder Eduardo Escobar ($2.6 million) and New York Mets catcher Rene Rivera ($1.75 million). Milwaukee reached deals with second baseman Scooter Gennett ($2,525,000) and outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis ($900,000 ...

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  7. Catcher Rene Rivera, Mets agree to $1.75 million, 1-yr dealRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Washington Times

    Catcher Rene Rivera and the New York Mets have agreed to a $1.75 million, one-year contract, a raise of $50,000. The 33-year-old, whose playing time increased after starter Travis d'Arnaud got hurt, hit .222 with six homers and 26 RBIs in 65 games this year and threw out 18 of 61 runners attempting to steal.

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  8. New York Mets Avoid Arbitration with Rene RiveraRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Sports Media 101

    ... tender contracts to all of their eligible players. One player whose fate was not very clear was backup catcher Rene Rivera, who was projected to earn 2.2 million dollars in salary arbitration. There had been rumblings that the Mets would non-tender ...

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  9. Mets settle with Rivera at non-tender deadlineRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Major League Baseball

    Seeking to retain some veteran depth behind the plate, the Mets on Friday settled with Rene Rivera on a $1.75 million contract to avoid arbitration. Rivera will compete with Kevin Plawecki for a spot backing up starting catcher Travis d'Arnaud .

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  10. Mets agree to one-year deal with catcher Rene RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | New York Daily News

    The Winter Meetings have not yet started, but the Mets have already addressed two of their biggest offseason concerns this week. Yoenis Cespedes, the slugger they need to power their lineup, re-signed with the team on Tuesday and the Mets agreed to a one-year contract to keep back-up catcher Rene Rivera on Friday, a team source confirmed.

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  11. Rene Rivera settles on $1.75M contract with Mets, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Rene Rivera #44 of the New York Mets reacts after hitting a single in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants during their National League Wild Card game at Citi Field on October 5, 2016 in New York City. (Elsa Friday is the non-tender deadline, but the Mets are expected to tender contracts to the rest of their arbitration-eligible players.

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  12. Mets and C Rene Rivera agree to new dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Rising Apple

    The non-tender deadline for Major League Baseball is Friday at 8pm, and most teams out there have at least one player that is still in the bubble. The New York Mets were able to get a deal done with one of their non-tender candidates, Rene Rivera.

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  13. POLL: Should the Mets tender Rene Rivera a contract?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | NJ.com

    Rene Rivera #44 of the New York Mets reacts after Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants struck out in the second inning during their National League Wild Card game at Citi Field on October 5, 2016 in New York City. . While Rivera proved valuable for his defense, he's slated to earn $2.2 million through arbitration next season, which is pricey for a light-hitting backup catcher.

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  14. Report: New York Mets May Non-Tender Rene RiveraRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 27 | Sports Media 101

    ... on Mets 101. Have an opinion - join the discussion and drop a comment. If it's about the Mets, it's on Mets 101. Rene Rivera was a huge benefit for the New York Mets last season. After Travis d'Arnaud went down with a shoulder injury in April, ...

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  15. AAOP: TRAID the Offseason and 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Amazin' Avenue

    OH BOY AAOP TIME!!!...Grab your popcorn folks, sit back and enjoy as we say goodbye to one of the worst years in recent memory and hopefully better equip ourselves for the next. Goodbye Rene Rivera.

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  16. AAOP: Beginning of a DynastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... but with Neil Walker coming back, I'd rather start him back in AAA where he can get regular playing time. With Rene Rivera gone, Plawecki makes the team. He will more or less split time with d'Arnaud behind the dish until one of them establishes ...

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  17. AAOP: Only Ex-Mets AKA the Winter of Second ChancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... raises for all arbitration-eligible players. That's going to go down when the Mets non-tender Lucas Duda and Rene Rivera*. Although Duda seemed to be healthy by the end of last year, and has been a formidable presence in the Mets lineup over the ...

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  18. Mets 101 Player Review Series: Rene RiveraRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 20 | Sports Media 101

    ... role, if any, they can expect to have with the Mets in 2017. We continue our series today with a look at catcher Rene Rivera . Minor Leagues: 8 Games, 25 At Bats, .280 Batting Average, 5 RBI's, 3 Runs Scored, 7 Hits, 1 Double, .677 OPS Major ...

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  19. Mets catching conundrum: What to do about d'Arnaud, RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | New York Daily News

    ... each other over the last two seasons, the Mets never thought they would be weighing whether they should tender Rene Rivera more than two million dollars to be the backup catcher next year. But that is one of the questions the Mets are debating right ...

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  20. AAOP: Uncorking Another Bottle Of ChampagneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... months prior. Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom a . I come to the baseball gods on bended knee begging for health in 2017. Rene Rivera makes it because Noah Syndergaard likes him and I have zero interest in angering a Norse deity. Lucas Duda - $6.7MM Addison ...

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