Archive for January, 2013

SNY Expanding Met Pre-Game Show To One Hour

An article by posted on January 20, 2013 0 Comments
SNY Expanding Met Pre-Game Show To One Hour

Bob Raissman of the Daily News, hears that SNY are making some big changes to the Mets pre-game show including expanding it by 30 minutes and featuring more Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling and Kevin Burkhardt. Those viewers wanting more of Keith Hernandez , Ron Darling and Gary Cohen will have their wish fulfilled […]

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What Spring Training Battles Will We See In Mets Camp?

An article by posted on January 20, 2013 0 Comments
What Spring Training Battles Will We See In Mets Camp?

Pitchers and Catchers report in 22 days. Only three more weeks until until all of our players proclaim they are in the best shapes of their life. What do you think will be some of the more interesting battles in Mets camp this spring? XtreemIcon – If the current roster goes to Spring Training, I’d […]

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Josh Thole Could Begin Season At Triple-A

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Josh Thole Could Begin Season At Triple-A

Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos indicated yesterday that recently acquired Josh Thole will begin the season with Triple-A Buffalo while another former Met, Henry Blanco, will serve as J.P. Arencibia‘s backup. Blanco, 41, was recently signed to a non-guaranteed, one-year deal, “Blanco has not been guaranteed the job at all,” Anthopoulos explained. “That’s why he’s on a non-guaranteed […]

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Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial Dies

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial Dies

Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial died on Saturday at his suburban St. Louis home. A cause of death was not immediately announced. Stan the Man was the second baseball icon to pass away in less than 24 hours. Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver died Saturday morning. Musial won seven National League batting titles, […]

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Mets Have $95M Payroll And Only $5 Million To Spend? Not Exactly…

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have $95M Payroll And Only $5 Million To Spend? Not Exactly…

Just caught a glimpse of this on MetsBlog: So, as we’ve been discussing all winter, the Mets payroll is around the same number as it was last year, but without adding new talent to the roster (and reducing their payroll commitments by parting ways with Jon Rauch, Mike Pelfrey, Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez). Now, Sandy Alderson […]

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Joe Saunders Expected To Make Decision Soon

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Joe Saunders Expected To Make Decision Soon

After holding out for a three-year deal for most of the winter, it appears that Joe Saunders is close to deciding where he’ll pitch in 2013. The Mets are reportedly interested in signing the left-hander to replace R.A. Dickey and fill their vacant spot in the starting rotation. According to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports, Orioles vice […]

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Duda Starts Hitting Off A Tee, Feels Great

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Duda Starts Hitting Off A Tee, Feels Great

Updated by Joe D. on 1/20 Projected left fielder Lucas Duda, who underwent November 5th surgery to repair a fractured right wrist, has started hitting off a tee in his native California. “It’s going well, feels great,” Duda told ESPN New York on Sunday. Duda expects no difficulties with the wrist during spring training. Well here’s […]

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Ike Davis Agrees To One Year, $3.1 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Agrees To One Year, $3.1 Million Contract

Updated 1/19 The Mets and Ike Davis have agreed to a one-year, $3.125 million contract, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Okay Murph, you’re next… Updated 1/18 According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy have filed for arbitration. Davis is seeking $3.7 million, and the Mets have countered […]

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HOF Manager Earl Weaver Dies After Massive Heart Attack

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
HOF Manager Earl Weaver Dies After Massive Heart Attack

The New York Daily News is reporting that longtime Orioles manager Earl Weaver suffered a heart attack early Saturday morning while on an Orioles fantasy cruise in the Caribbean. He collapsed and was unable to be revived. Weaver, 82, managed the Baltimore Orioles for 17 seasons, compiling a 1,480-1,060 record. He had five seasons with 100-plus wins, including […]

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If The Mets Season Started Today…

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
If The Mets Season Started Today…

Here I am—counting down the days until the regular season begins. Then I thought about the Mets starting lineup and cringed. I’m not a big believer in looking forward to the future because I’m not Nostradamus. I’ve watched too many seasons where the Mets looked good and then had a Fukushima-like meltdown. I don’t know […]

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