Archive for November, 2011

Video: Sandy Alderson Updates Jose Reyes Situation

An article by posted on November 16, 2011 0 Comments

Tonight on the MLB Network, Sandy Alderson spoke briefly about the Jose Reyes situation. One key point was that from his stand point, the length of a contract is typically more difficult to swallow than the dollars. Another point he spoke about was the relationship Reyes has with Mets fans and how that effects what the […]

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Mets Meet With Reliever Frank Francisco's Agents

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Mets Meet With Reliever Frank Francisco's Agents

Newsday’s Ken Davidoff said tonight on Twitter that the Mets met with the representatives for free agent RHP Frank Francisco, Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported that he believes the Mets would be willing to spend ‘$8-$10 million for late inning relief. The plan being two sign two top relievers and then having […]

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Mets Announce Plans For 50th Anniversary Season

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Mets Announce Plans For 50th Anniversary Season

Can you believe the Mets have been in existence for 50 seasons? The team announced its plans for its 50th anniversary season on Nov. 16 at a press conference held at Citi Field’s Caesars Club. The Mets are planning a season-long celebration. Longtime Met fan and WFAN radio broadcaster Howie Rose served as the emcee […]

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2011 Player Review: Josh Thole, C

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We began our review of the 2011 Mets by examining their free agents and players the team will consider tending contracts to. We started evaluating the rest of the roster, beginning with infielder Ruben Tejada and continue today with catcher Josh Thole. Tomorrow: Ike Davis. JOSH THOLE – C THE SKINNY: Thole turned heads in […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Smart Spending, Saving Money and Long Term Planning

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MMO Fan Shot: Smart Spending, Saving Money and Long Term Planning

It is said over and over again that the problem with the Mets is a combination of financial difficulties coupled with unwise spending and negligence in development of youth needed to build a winning franchise. There is some truth in all of this the only question seems to be in the perception of how bad […]

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Mets Launch Mets50.com, Bringing Back Banner Day

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METS ANNOUNCE 50TH ANNIVERSARY PLANS FOR 2012! Logo/Uniform Patch – As seen above, the Mets 50th Anniversary logo incorporates the basic elements of the original blue and orange skyline logo, which was introduced 50 years ago today, with gold accents in celebration of the franchise’s golden anniversary.  The logo will be affixed to player jerseys on the […]

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Rubin: Jefry Marte Breaks Wrist In Arizona Fall League

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Rubin: Jefry Marte Breaks Wrist In Arizona Fall League

Third base prospect Jefry Marte suffered a broken left wrist in the Arizona Fall League and will require surgery. Farm director Adam Wogan tells Savannah broadcaster/PR man Toby Hyde that Marte should be fine for spring training. Marte hit .333 with four homers and 18 RBIs in 78 AFL at-bats. Petey Pete recently ranked Marte No. 15 in the MMO Top […]

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Mets Want Boatload For Wright, Interested In Marquis, Will Tender Pagan and Pelfrey,

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Mets Want Boatload For Wright, Interested In Marquis, Will Tender Pagan and Pelfrey,

Pagan and Pelfrey Will Be Tendered: According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets will tender contracts to both Angel Pagan and Mike Pelfrey. The two contracts are expected to total somewhere in the $10 million range for 2012. It was reported last week that the Mets planned to tender Pagan and yesterday Scott Boras stated […]

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Reyes Has A Second Offer, It’s Not From Mets

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Reyes Has A Second Offer, It’s Not From Mets

Updated 11:50 PM According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, Jose Reyes now has two legitimate offers, but Adam Rubin has confirmed the second offer is not from the Mets. Tuesday morning, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported that the Marlins had offered Reyes a six-year, $90 million deal. Jon Heyman thinks the Mets are still in play, Andy Martino […]

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Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

The A’s have signed Jason Pridie to a minor league deal, tweets Adam Rubin. Jason Pridie, who was removed from the Mets’ 40-man roster last week, has signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics on a minor league deal, according to his agents from Sosnick Cobbe sports. Pridie, 28, appeared in 101 games for the Mets […]

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