Mets News & Notes

Featured Post: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

Update: MLB Pipeline released their Top 100 Prospects last night with four Mets on the list: Gavin Cecchini #87, Amed Rosario #79, Dominic Smith #51, and Steven Matz at #15. Full write up to come.  The following is an interview I conducted with the great Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline who you can follow on […]

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Don’t Bet Against Travis d’Arnaud This Season

An article by posted on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Don’t Bet Against Travis d’Arnaud This Season

Travis d’Arnaud was one of the first players to arrive to the Mets Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie, having rented an RV with his brother and their girlfriends to make the cross-country trek from California to Florida right after the New Year. Since January 11 – more than a month before the reporting […]

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Neil Walker Enjoys Batting Fifth In The Lineup

An article by posted on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Enjoys Batting Fifth In The Lineup

New Mets second baseman Neil Walker is ready for the challenge of replacing Daniel Murphy this season, he tells Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. “My style of baseball is kind of similar to Murph’s,’’ Walker said. “I’ve always considered myself as an athlete and a guy who pays attention to the small details. […]

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Antonio Bastardo In Camp, Ready To Help Mets Win A Championship

An article by posted on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Antonio Bastardo In Camp, Ready To Help Mets Win A Championship

Antonio Bastardo is pumped to be part of the Mets bullpen and is already training at the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie. In an interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Bastardo said he wants to help the Mets anyway he can and he looks forward to bridging the gap from the […]

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Gilmartin, Montero, Verrett Could Fill Sixth Starter Role

An article by posted on February 4, 2016 0 Comments
Gilmartin, Montero, Verrett Could Fill Sixth Starter Role

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets could turn to one of Sean Gilmartin or Logan Verrett as a sixth starter during the first half of the season. I would also add Rafael Montero into that equation as well. That is based on comments made by general manager Sandy Alderson on Wednesday, who said the […]

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The Times, They Are A Changin’

An article by posted on February 4, 2016 0 Comments
The Times, They Are A Changin’

From all accounts, there was something different about the media session Mets GM Sandy Alderson held with reporters on Wednesday. When the subject turned to spending and payroll and what those two would look like in the future, there wasn’t the typical defensive posture or the always omnipresent vagueness that we’ve become so accustomed to […]

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Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

The Mets avoided arbitration with closer Jeurys Familia on Wednesday, agreeing upon a one-year, $4.1 million deal, per reports. Familia, 26, emerged as a star in 2015, taking over the closer’s role and notching 43 saves and a league-high 65 games finished. Familia had an ERA of 1.85 and a WHIP of 1.00, striking out […]

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Mets To Wear ’86 Uniforms Throughout New Season

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Wear ’86 Uniforms Throughout New Season

In honor of the 30th anniversary of their last World Championship, the Mets will wear their 1986 uniforms multiple times throughout this season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The original design of those iconic 1986 uniforms were he brainchild of die-hard Met fan and acclaimed artist Joe Petruccio, who does a brilliant job […]

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Alderson: Mets Can Still Add Payroll, Will Begin Extension Talks With Young Pitchers

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson: Mets Can Still Add Payroll, Will Begin Extension Talks With Young Pitchers

After the Yoenis Cespedes press conference at Citi Field on Wednesday, Mets GM Sandy Alderson fielded a couple of questions from reporters about the team, payroll and even something near and dear to all of our hearts – extension deals for some of our young pitchers. Sandy Alderson said it’s possible that extension talks for […]

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Yoenis Cespedes: Me and My Teammates Have Unfinished Business To Take Care Of

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes: Me and My Teammates Have Unfinished Business To Take Care Of

Yoenis Cespedes was officially introduced to the media in a press conference held on Wednesday at Citi Field. After a brief introduction by general manager Sandy Alderson, Cespedes answered questions through interpreter Melissa Rodriguez. “I know this team has everything it needs to continue on what we started last year. Now that it’s official, I can […]

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