Mets News & Notes

Mets Notes: Ricciardi, Cespedes and Uribe

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Ricciardi, Cespedes and Uribe

With Paul DePodesta leaving for the Cleveland Browns, will J.P Ricciardi now take on a bigger role? Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Ricciardi is open to it, even though he enjoys his current job as special assistant. Ricciardi has worked mostly with the minors and player development during his time with the […]

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Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

An article by posted on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

When assessing what’s left of this offseason, Sandy Alderson has given fair critiques on what remains. He has stated Yoenis Cespedes was a square peg for a round hole. In essence, Alderson was saying Cespedes’ bat doesn’t justify his poor defense. Last year, Cespedes’ UZR (Ultimate Zone Rating) in center field was -3.2, which is also his career average. UZR tells […]

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Nats Trade Drew Storen To Jays For Ben Revere

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Trade Drew Storen To Jays For Ben Revere

Jon Heyman is reporting that the Washington Nationals have dealt former closer Drew Storen to the Toronto Blue Jays in return for outfielder Ben Revere. The Nats are also sending some cash and a player to be named later to the Jays. Not a bad deal for both sides. I like Revere, he puts the […]

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Terry Collins: A Life In Baseball

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins: A Life In Baseball

You’ve probably seen the ads and previews already, but just in case you haven’t here’s something you probably don’t want to miss. MLB Network will be featuring Mets manager Terry Collins in an upcoming episode of MLB Network Presents hosted by Bob Costas. The hour-long special entitled ”Terry Collins: A Life in Baseball” will air at 9:00 PM on […]

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Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

With 2015 now behind us we will look at how each of the Mets affiliates fared last year. We start with the team that won the most games. One of the biggest bright spots was the Savannah Sand Gnats who went 84-53 in the South Atlantic League. They had an 18-game winning streak, which was […]

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Mike Piazza To Have Number Retired At Citi Field

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mike Piazza To Have Number Retired At Citi Field

A quick update to yesterday’s big news… According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets plan to retire Mike Piazza’s number this season in a ceremony at Citi Field. Rubin says no official date has been set as of yet, but that the Mets are talking to Piazza’s people to confirm a date […]

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Murphy Thankful For His Time With Mets, Excited To Join Nats

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Murphy Thankful For His Time With Mets, Excited To Join Nats

After spending his entire seven year career with the Mets, Daniel Murphy has officially joined their biggest rival. Yesterday, he was formally introduced as a member of the Washington Nationals, and was excited about joining his new team. “They have laid the foundation of a very competitive team here,” Murphy said. “I have gotten to […]

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Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson was on hand at the New York Athletic Club for Thursday’s Hall of Fame press conference for Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. After the event, spoke to reporters and fielded some questions about the state of the Mets. First and foremost, I was happy to learn that Sandy was […]

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Jim Edmonds Was A Hall of Fame Ballot Casualty

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jim Edmonds Was A Hall of Fame Ballot Casualty

One of the more disappointing story lines arising from the 2016 Hall of Fame voting results on Wednesday, was center fielder Jim Edmonds falling off the ballot in his very first year of eligibility. Edmonds only received votes from 11 of the 440 BBWAA members and failed to accrue the 5% minimum needed to remain on […]

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2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

Ever since he was selected in the first round of the 2011 draft, fans have been waiting patiently for the arrival of Brandon Nimmo. While he’s made progress every season, he’s yet to have that big breakout that everyone has been hoping for. This has caused some to start to losing faith in the 22-year […]

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