On December 10, 1971, the Mets sent pitching prospect Nolan Ryan to the Los Angeles Angels for third baseman Jim Fregosi. At the time, the deal seemed reasonable. Fregosi had been an All-Star for six of the past seven seasons and was widely regarded as one of the better third basemen in baseball. Meanwhile, the […]
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Update 4:45 PM Torres confirms he’s going to the DL and when asked how long he’ll be out he responded “I don’t know, three weeks?”. He’s on his way to Port St. Lucie to begin rehab on his calf. The Mets options to replace him on the roster would be Adam Loewen, Vinny Rottino, Matt […]
Hits and Misses: Marlins Pregame Was A Disgrace, Niese Deal Is Not A Wilpon PR Move, It’s Opening Day!
Just a couple of thoughts on that bizarre Marlins pregame ceremony and the reports of a 5-year Niese extension. What a despicable act by the Miami Marlins last night, who decided it would be a brilliant idea to wheel out the ailing boxing icon Muhammad Ali as part of their pre-game ceremonies. Sorry, but that was a […]
The Mets just shared a photo of what the players will see when to get to their lockers this morning. The whole team will be wearing these blue Gary Carter jerseys to honor “The Kid” today during batting practice. What a great sight this will be. I’m looking forward to seeing all the festivities and everything else […]
The New York Mets today announced the lineup of special offers and new attractions at Citi Field for the 2012 season. The Mets 50th Anniversary season starts with Opening Day today with the Mets hosting the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. Special Offers The Mets will offer fans a variety of ticket packages for all […]
I can’t do this on my own… I need your help…. I narrowed down all the entries to these ten. Help me decide which of these ten entries is the winner of the Free Mets Tickets? The 2012 Mets – 50 Years, 2 Championships, 48 Excuses (Mary) The 2012 New York Mets: Lowering the Fences, […]
Mets are still trying to push ticket sales for Opening Day and are offering these new lower prices via email to some potential ticket buyers. Metropolitan Box was $175. Now $169. Field Box Silver was $175. Now $153. Baseline Silver was $99. Now $95. Caesars Box was $100. Now $90. Baseline Box was $95. Now […]
Hey Mets fans! What better way to kick off our eight season season of covering the New York Mets than by giving away a Free Pair of Tickets for the Tuesday, April 10th game against Davey Johnson, Ryan Zimmerman, Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals! Thanks to our 2012 Ticket Partners: Seatcrew.com is a brand new, […]
Adam Rubin tells us that Tim Byrdak, who underwent March 13 surgery to repair torn meniscus cartilage in his left knee, is scheduled to pitch in today’s Grapefruit League game and will break camp with the Mets. Additionally, Andres Torres (calf) and Frank Francisco (knee) will avoid the DL and be ready for Opening Day on Thursday when the […]
The New York Yankees come to Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie this afternoon for the first of two spring training games against the Mets. The second game is to be played at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. The Yankees have not played at the Mets’ spring training home since the spring of 1995. The teams last […]
Well that didn’t last long. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Terry Collins said Parnell would not be used to make spot starts this season, but instead would be used for multiple inning stints out of the bullpen. I have to point out a comment left earlier today on this thread by Original Mets Fan: […]