Ever since the end of the 2009 season, financial issues have been a critical if not overriding factor for the New York Mets and their decision making. Whether it was the $140+ million major league payroll loaded with “toxic” contracts for a sub .500 mostly veteran team, the subsequent decline in attendance and related revenue, […]
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METS POSTPONE GAMES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BOTH GAMES RESCHEDULED AS A SINGLE-ADMISSION DOUBLEHEADER THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 STARTING AT 4:10 P.M. Complete Ticketing Info at Mets.com or by Phone at (718) 507-TIXX FLUSHING, N.Y., August 26, 2011 – Following the emergency planning and early mass transit shutdown announced by Mayor Bloomberg in anticipation of Hurricane Irene, […]
Last week, I emailed noted Mets video blogger Kerel Cooper a question I had regarding the potential for lowering the fences. In the video below, Kerel gives his take on lowering the fences. Enjoy. Check out more of Kerel on his site On The Black.
When the Mets signed Chris Capuano in the offseason, i thought that the Mets picked up a low-risk, high reward type of player. I also thought that the deal was a good one. Now that we’re getting closer to the end of the season, I wonder if I should be eating my words? Capuano has […]
With less than 24 hours to go until the non-waiver trade deadline (Sunday, 4PM EST), here is what’s gone down so far tonight. Done Deals The Pirates have announced that they have acquired Derrek Lee from the Baltimore Orioles for minor league first baseman Aaron Baker. Lee gives the Bucs some pop in the lineup […]
Carlos Beltran’s long, and historic tenure with the Mets came to an end today, as the Mets traded the outfielder (along with cash considerations) to the San Francisco Giants for top pitching prospect Zach Wheeler (pending approval from MLB). As we here at MMO celebrate Carlos Beltran with “Beltran Appreciation Week”, we’ve written about his greatest accomplishments, achievements, […]
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported the following via Twitter regarding Mets 2011 first-rounder Brandon Nimmo. [blackbirdpie id="95621441768267776"] If this is true, thats great news! Nimmo was reportedly looking for a contract around $2.5 million dollars.
In this video, Latino Sports.com interviews Terry Collins, Pedro Beato, Ruben Tejada, and Jose Reyes regarding Reyes and his new music video ‘No Hay Amigo’. The clip also provides the actual music video in it as well. It’s a great song. Meanwhile, Mike Francesa of WFAN, had this to say on Reyes and what it […]
Johan Santana threw a bullpen session today at Sun Lite Stadium in front of Terry Collins, John Debus, and Randy Niemann. According to the NY Times, Santana said he felt good after throwing 45 pitches in the bullpen Sunday morning, paving the way for him to begin pitching in minor-league rehabilitation games. If Santana’s surgically […]
Dillon Gee has been an amazing surprise for the Mets in 2011. Gee had an extraordinary start to his first half before tiring as we neared the All Star break. However, on Tuesday night, Gee pitched a heck of a game on his way to his ninth victory of the season. Now that he is back on the […]
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Mets have provided Carlos Beltran a short list of teams for him to consider being traded to and the Phillies are one of those teams believed to be on that list. A mediocre offensive team, the Phillies are seeking to upgrade with an outfielder and middle-of-the-lineup bat, preferably […]