Mets News & Notes

MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

Tonight the Mets open up their second to last series of 2014 against a team that has wiped the floors with them this year. The Nationals come in having won 13 of 16 games against the Mets. The pitching match-up pits  Bartolo Colon (14-12, 4.02), in what could be his final start for the Mets, […]

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Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera, Vic Black Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera, Vic Black Done For The Season

Update (September 23rd, 2014) Terry Collins announced on Tuesday evening that while Juan Lagares won’t need surgery, he is done for the season. He added that Dilson Herrera and Vic Black are also done for the year and earlier in the day it was announced that Jacob deGrom would not make his final start of […]

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Wilpon: Mets Will Have ‘Payroll Flexibility’

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Wilpon: Mets Will Have ‘Payroll Flexibility’

It’s hard to understand quotes like the ones Jeff Wilpon made this afternoon. After all, your eye tells you one thing while your ear tells you something else. Until we see the results it will be hard to understand but according to Wilpon, Sandy Alderson and his staff will have payroll flexibility moving forward. Wilpon […]

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Sandy Alderson’s Contract Extension Announced, Terry Collins Returns

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson’s Contract Extension Announced, Terry Collins Returns

This afternoon Jeff Wilpon officially announced that Sandy Alderson would sign an extension as the General Manager of the New York Mets through 2017. Wilpon had this to say about the extension: “We are excited about the direction the team is headed and look forward to Sandy continuing his efforts to build the Mets into […]

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Jacob deGrom Will Be Shut Down, Won’t Make Final Start

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Will Be Shut Down, Won’t Make Final Start

ESPN’s Adam Rubin is reporting that Jacob deGrom will be shut down for the season and will not make his final start against the Astros. An organizational source reported the news to Rubin and it appears deGrom’s pursuit of the National Leagues Rookie of the Year Award will end with 22 starts and a brilliant […]

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Does 2nd Place Take The Sting Off 6th Straight Losing Season?

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Does 2nd Place Take The Sting Off 6th Straight Losing Season?

On Monday night, the Atlanta Braves lost 1-0 to the Pittsburg Pirates moving the Mets into 2nd place in the division. While it’s all for not this year, it seems like an important step. The Mets now control their own destiny in not only reaching .500, something they can do by going 5-1 in their […]

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Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

Multiple sources are reporting that Sandy Alderson has reached a deal with the New York Mets on a 3-year contract extension to remain as general manager. The new deal will override his 2015 option and span the 2015-17 seasons according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Mike Puma of the New York Post confirms that it […]

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Latest On Collins, Backman, Coaching Changes

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Collins, Backman, Coaching Changes

With the big news that the Mets and Sandy Alderson have agreed on a 3-year extension, reports are also circulating that the Mets will soon announce that Terry Collins is returning as the team’s manager in 2015. Additionally, Mike Puma of the New York Post was told that the Mets are considering Tim Teufel as a possibility to […]

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Yasmani Tomas Having Private Workout For Phillies Today

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Yasmani Tomas Having Private Workout For Phillies Today

Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas held his showcase in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, and by all accounts every major league team including the Mets had scouts in attendance. The most serious potential suitors had their front office brass there. Now the pretenders can go home and return to their regularly scheduled programming, while the contenders ask Tomas […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Braves Get The Broom

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Braves Get The Broom

The Mets are finishing up on a strong note and played a great series down in Atlanta this weekend. Below are the usual takeaways in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. The starting pitching was excellent in this series, particularly the guys making the league minimum, Zack Wheeler and Jacob deGrom. Wheeler […]

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