Alex – The answer is… Because the Wilpons had no money after becoming embroiled in a second Ponzi Scheme with arch criminal Bernie Madoff. Joe D. – Why didn’t the Mets sign Jose Reyes? DING, DING, DING, DING, DING…. It looks like I missed out on all the fun this morning where various Mets Twitter […]
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Adam Rubin reports that doctors have confirmed that Ike Davis will avoid micro-fracture surgery on his ankle. The plan is to continue resting and rehabbing the ankle throughout the offseason so that he will be ready to go come Spring Training. Original Post 9/6 Mets first baseman Ike Davis told reporters on Monday, that he will avoid microfracture […]
Star Wars Night To Benefit Stand Up To Cancer Tuesday, September 13, 7:10 PM Calling ALL Jedi, Sith, Rebels, servants of the Empire, Clones, Bounty Hunters, Wookiees, Droids and other creatures of the galaxy. The New York Mets are proud to present its first Star Wars Night benefitting Stand Up To Cancer. Join the Mets […]
Bobby Valentine, John Franco, Mike Piazza, Steve Phillips and Mookie Wilson reflect upon the tragedy that unfolded on September 11, 2001. Video cortesy of SNY.
Mets third baseman David Wright has been named the National League Player of the Week. In eight games last week, Wright led the National League with 13 hits and five doubles while tying for second in the league with seven RBI and 21 total bases. His .500 batting average (13-for-26) and .594 on-base percentage both ranked third among […]
Here is something I think you will all enjoy. I came across the video of New York Mets head groundskeeper, Pete Flynn, courtesy of SNY and with a hat tip to MetsBlog. Flynn comes out of County Leitrim in Ireland, from a town called Ballinamore. He came to this country in 1961 and went to […]
According to Assistant GM John Ricco, RHP Chris Schwinden, 1B Valentino Pascucci and OF Mike Baxter will all be promoted to the Mets later today. Schwinden is someone we’ve talked a lot about on MMO and if the reports I’m hearing are true, he is expected to make his major league debut with the Mets this […]
Last night, while making his final start of the season for the Binghamton Mets, Collin McHugh delivered his finest performance of what has been a breakthrough season for the young right-hander. McHugh struck out 11 batters and pitched a nine inning complete game masterpiece during the B-Mets’ 2-1 victory over the Erie SeaWolves. He allowed one run on […]
Today’s Mets notes indicated that LHP Daniel Herrera will join the team tonight and will wear #19. Herrera, 26, was acquired yesterday as one of the two players to be named later as part of the deal that sent Francisco Rodriguez to the Milwaukee Brewers on July 12. The left-hander appeared in two games with the Brewers this season […]
Here are some interesting stats I gleaned from the Mets Notes today on Lucas Duda, who continues to rake and deliver key hits for the Mets. Lucas Duda delievered the game-winning RBI last night in the seventh inning of last night’s win against the Marlins. Duda has a very robust .517 batting average from the seventh inning […]
For those among you who have waited patiently for this season to end, a season in which the lack of payroll flexibility was the cure-all for why no significant moves were made to bolster the team, don’t expect this offseason to be much different from the last one. For nearly a year, the Mets and […]