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Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez Come Full Circle

An article by posted on February 5, 2013 0 Comments
Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez Come Full Circle

Last off season, only a few hours after we learned that Jose Reyes had signed with the Miami Marlins, Sandy Alderson made some noise of his own and traded Angel Pagan to the Giants in exchange for center fielder Andres Torres and reliever Ramon Ramirez. After already signing Andres Torres to a one-year deal, $2 […]

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Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

Former Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde is on the verge of signing with the Miami Marlins according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes.com. However, Jon Heyman reports that Valverde is still talking with a number of teams, including the Marlins, and that nothing is imminent. The Mets were reportedly pursuing Valverde as an option to try and replace Frank Francisco as the team’s closer. The […]

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Who Will Be The Odd Man Out When Wheeler Arrives: Gee Or Marcum?

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Who Will Be The Odd Man Out When Wheeler Arrives: Gee Or Marcum?

Updated by Joe D. on 1/31 Here is a breakdown of Shaun Marcum’s deal including the $4 million in incentives which are all tied to him staying healthy. (Courtesy of Adam Rubin, ESPN New York) Shaun Marcum is guaranteed $4 million as part of his major league deal with the Mets. He also can earn as […]

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ESPN To Televise Two Mets Spring Training Games

An article by posted on January 30, 2013 0 Comments
ESPN To Televise Two Mets Spring Training Games

Anthony DiComo reports that ESPN has released its Spring Training broadcast schedule and that the Mets will have two nationally televised games: Tues., March 26 vs. Cardinals, 1 p.m. Thurs., March 28 @ Nationals, 1 p.m. Only 12 days left until pitchers and catchers officially report to Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Mets open their […]

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Will Alderson Survive The Fans Ire If Mets Stumble Early?

An article by posted on January 28, 2013 0 Comments
Will Alderson Survive The Fans Ire If Mets Stumble Early?

Adam Rubin pops the question: “Has Alderson Been Effective?” on ESPN New York this morning. The Mets may be headed for their fifth straight losing season in 2013, which would be their third straight under Alderson. And the current GM no longer has what he inherited from Omar Minaya to blame when Alderson quips, “What outfield?” Rubin […]

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Banner Day Moved To May 11, Great Job By Mets!

An article by posted on January 28, 2013 0 Comments
Banner Day Moved To May 11, Great Job By Mets!

The results are in and the Mets have announced that Banner Day will be held on Saturday, May 11 prior to the 1:10 PM game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. If you already purchased tickets to the original May 26 date and want to re-schedule, you can contact the Mets at bannerday@nymets.com. Great job by the Mets for […]

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Oswalt’s Agent Denies Any Interest From Mets, Alderson Still Looking For Arms

An article by posted on January 27, 2013 0 Comments
Oswalt’s Agent Denies Any Interest From Mets, Alderson Still Looking For Arms

Newsday’s Marc Carig reports that Roy Oswalt‘s agent is not aware of any interest from the Mets in his client: If the Mets indeed are interested in signing veteran pitcher Roy Oswalt, it’s news to his longtime agent, Bob Garber. “Not sure where the report came from,” Garber said in a text message. “I’m not aware […]

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Raissman: Bobby V. Coming To SNY?

An article by posted on January 26, 2013 0 Comments
Raissman: Bobby V. Coming To SNY?

Is Bobby Valentine about to bring his high-wire act to the Mets Pregame show on SNY this season? That’s what some sources are telling Bob Raissman of the Daily News. MLB sources say SportsNet New York brass has reached out to Valentine to discuss a possible studio role on Mets telecasts. Valentine, who managed the Mets (1996-2002), […]

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Thoughts and Prayers For Landon Powell Who Lost His Daughter Last Night

An article by posted on January 26, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts and Prayers For Landon Powell Who Lost His Daughter Last Night

Catcher Landon Powell, whom the Mets recently signed to a Minor League contract, lost his five-month-old daughter to a fatal liver condition last night. Powell’s baby daughter, Izzy, was born prematurely and was diagnosed with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Such a sad story to report. To learn more you can visit their Facebook page, Prayers For Izzy. […]

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Harvey Is Here To Win and Determined To Become Mets’ Ace!

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Is Here To Win and Determined To Become Mets’ Ace!

Updated on 1/22 by Joe D. Matt Harvey was at Citi Field on Monday where he worked out and spent some time throwing long-toss. Afterward he spoke to a group of beat writers about the upcoming season. The Mets’ young righthander does not want to be placed on any innings limit this season and wasn’t […]

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