The Mets have reportedly met with free-agent SS Jhonny Peralta…
3:30 pm: The Mets initially thought they could sign Peralta with a two-year deal, turns out he wants at least three (Puma)
Nov 16: Sandy Alderson did not deny reports he met with Peralta during early November (WFAN).
Nov. 13: Peralta is looking for big-time money, far more than a three-year, $45 million contract, according to his agent (Olney).
Nov. 13: The Yankees are showing interest in Peralta, as well (Madden).
Nov. 11: Sandy Alderson’s top priority is to upgrade shortstop, and free-agent Peralta appears to top the list (Sherman).
Nov. 6: The Mets like Peralta “a lot,” and are more likely to pursue Peralta than SS Stephen Drew (Davidoff).
In 107 games for the Tigers in 2013, Peralta, 31, hit .303 with a .358 OBP and an .815 OPS, 11 home runs and 55 RBI in 448 plate appearances.
He served a 50-game suspension due to a PED violation for his association with the Biogenesis clinic in Miami last year.