Archive for June, 2011

The Jose Reyes Chessmatch

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

Update June 21, 2011 5:30 PM According to Michael Baron over at MetsBlog.com,  Sandy Alderson spoke at CitiField today with reporters and according to SNY producer Matt Dunn, he said he reached out to the agents of Jose Reyes recently, but were told he will not negotiate a new contract until after the season.  I […]

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Reyes Says No Negotiations Until After Season

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes has told the Mets he will not discuss a new contract with the team during the season. This afternoon at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters and said he reached out to the agents for Jose Reyes and was told their will not be any negotiations for a new contract until after the season. The […]

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Jeff Wilpon: Alderson Could Bring Anybody He Wants, He Has No Restrictions

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

Repeating what he has said since hiring new GM Sandy Alderson, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon told the NY Post that Alderson could bring in any players he wants and that he has no restrictions. “He’ll have all the opportunity in the world to bring anybody he wants in,” team COO Jeff Wilpon said yesterday, without giving […]

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Collins Thinks Trading Beltran Sends Wrong Message

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Thinks Trading Beltran Sends Wrong Message

A week ago I wondered about the possibilty of not trading Carlos Beltran, but instead keeping him and trying to work out a 2-year deal. You can read that below. I wanted to update this post with a comment Terry Collins made when asked about his thoughts on trading Beltran. “You can’t lose the energy, […]

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Trade Beltran If You Must, But Not To The Bronx

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

The question doesn’t appear to be “if,’’ but “when,’’ the Mets will deal outfielder Carlos Beltran. The physical questions that followed him into the season have seemingly been answered in the positive, which means the Mets don’t have to think solely about dealing with the American League, although there are several interesting possibilities, including Boston, […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 20th, 2011

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 1 – Durham Bulls 2 A good pitchers duel down in Durham. All of the runs in the game came on just two swings of the bat. Dylan Owen got another start and pitched very well. He cruised through the first two innings, but it was a double and then two-run home run […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Athletics vs Mets

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments
Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Athletics vs Mets

LHP Josh Outman (2-1, 3.14) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (7-0, 2.86) Starting Line-up Jose Reyes, ss Justin Turner, 3b Carlos Beltran, rf Daniel Murphy, 1b Angel Pagan, cf Jason Bay, lf Ronny Paulino, c Ruben Tejada, 2b Dillon Gee, rhp   Pre-Game Notes Offense: Since May 22, the Mets are batting .280 (260-927), the third-highest […]

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Mets Minors 5 Up, 5 Down: June 12th-18th

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

This is a little feature that takes a look at the players who are hot and those who are not in the farm system for the week. 5 Up No. 1 Jordany Valdespin, SS Binghamton What he did: .370/.433/.741 (10-for-27), 2B, 3 HR, 6 R, 6 RBI, 2:2 K:BB, HBP, 3/4 SB  The Why: Valdespin […]

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Could Ike’s Injury Have Cost Him An All-Star Appearance?

An article by posted on June 20, 2011 0 Comments
Could Ike’s Injury Have Cost Him An All-Star Appearance?

It may seem like a distant memory at this point, but earlier this season, before the unfortunate collision with David Wright that has left him in a boot for the past month, Ike Davis was off to one hell of a season. If Wright had not barreled into Davis in Colorado, especially now after Albert Pujols out with a broken arm, could the […]

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Mets Face Must Win Series VS. Oakland A’s

An article by posted on June 20, 2011 0 Comments

With the Mets having dropped 2 of 3 already in their 6-game home stand against AL West foes, the Angels, and with the A’s coming to town tomorrow night, its time for the Mets to step up and just win. The Amazins, haven’t been so amazing this year as the record stands at a sub-par […]

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Will Pujols Injury Shocker, Make Reyes Think Twice?

An article by posted on June 20, 2011 0 Comments
Will Pujols Injury Shocker, Make Reyes Think Twice?

Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will miss four to six weeks with a small fracture in his left forearm, an injury that creates a gaping hole in the St. Louis lineup while vastly altering the dynamic of the National League Central race. The Cardinals announced today that an MRI showed a non-displaced fracture of the […]

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