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Mets Minor Leaguer Dead From Heart Attack

An article by posted on October 25, 2009 0 Comments

Sad news Mets fans… The New York Mets are reporting that minor league pitcher Rafael Castro has died of an apparent heart attack. He was just 18 years old. Castro died Friday at the Mets’ academy in Carabobo, Venezuela. The Mets announced his death Saturday. Castro had spent two years with the Mets’ team in […]

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Mets Meet With Ardolis Chapman, But Was It Just For Appearances Sake?

An article by posted on October 24, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally met with sought after lefthander Aroldis Chapman and his agent on Friday. According to Newsday, but it was unclear if they discussed financial parameters with the 21-year-old Cuban defector. Chapman began meeting with several teams on Wednesday when he arrived in New York, and he also plans to meet with the Yankees, Red Sox and […]

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Mets Bid Sayonara To Ken Takahashi

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have released 40-year-old rookie reliever Ken Takahashi on Tuesday. Hopefully, it’s just the begining of an ambitious house cleaning and a prelude to some much needed change on this roster as we shift the focus to 2010. Takahashi was 0-1 with a 2.96 ERA in 28 relief appearances. He wasn’t exactly as good […]

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Paul McCartney To Release Citi Field Concert CD/DVD

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Paul McCartney has unveiled the tracklisting for his new live album and DVD, “Good Evening New York City”. Of course the concert was a reunion of sorts with the Mets and their ballpark. The first time Paul McCartney appeared at Shea Stadium he and the rest of his band introduced the rest of the country to the Beatles […]

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Reyes Undergoes Successful Surgery

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Finally some good news on the Jose Reyes front. The Mets shortstop underwent surgery Thursday to clean up scar tissue around a torn hamstring tendon behind his right knee. The surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Cooper at North Central Surgical Center in Dallas. The team said in a statement that Reyes will begin rehab […]

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Top Hitting Coach, Rudy Jaramillo, Is Looking For A New Home

An article by posted on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

According to the Dallas Morning News, Texas Rangers hitting instructor, Rudy Jaramillo, is moving on to greener pastures. Dallas-raised Rudy Jaramillo, the Rangers hitting instructor for the last 15 seasons, has turned down the club’s one-year contract offer and is preparing to explore the free agent market after his contract expires October 31. Jaramillo, who […]

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Add Tim Hudson To Available Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

It has been a foregone conclusion that the Atlanta Braves would most likely have a healthy Tim Hudson in their rotation next season after missing most of this season due to Tommy John surgery. However, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is now reporting that Hudson could in fact join John Lackey as one the top […]

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Heyman Has The Scoop On The Mets

An article by posted on October 8, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com dishes out some Mets tidbits on his blog the Daily Scoop. If you’re not already a subscriber to Jon’s blog, you should be. Heyman is by far the best resource out there during the Hot Stove Season. Early impression: The Mets favor Matt Holliday for left field over Jason Bay, though […]

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Mets Get Chris Carter To Complete Billy Wagner Trade

An article by posted on October 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, the Mets and Red Sox completed the Billy Wagner trade by acquiring AAA OF Chris Carter and Single-A 1B Eddie Lora. Carter was immediately added to the Mets’ 40-man roster, which brings the current number to 38. Carter, 26, is a career minor leaguer who has consistently […]

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Backman To The Mets, Omar Reaches Out To Former GMs

An article by posted on October 5, 2009 0 Comments

I really don’t understand what the big fuss is about bringing Wally Backman to the Mets, but apparently according to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets will offer Backman a job on one of their minor league teams, possibly at Class-AA Binghamton where there is a managerial vacancy. The Mets are leaning toward giving 1986 […]

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