Mets News & Notes

Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

In a critical rebuke of Sandy Alderson’s tenure with the Mets, Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that Sandy was hired to clean up a so-called mess by his predecessor Omar Minaya and yet the team is now worse off than it ever was before. He says the best things about the current […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

The Mets lost their fourth straight game as the Phillies beat them 3-2 in extra-innings on Friday night at Citi Field. Jenrry Mejia started and allowed two earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four. The young righty labored from the start and a Domonic Brown RBI single in the fifth would send […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

The Mets are back at Citi Field for the opener of a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies beginning tonight at 7:10 PM. Jenrry Mejia (3-0, 5.23) starts for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Roberto Hernandez (2-1, 4.50) for the Phillies. The Mets will play 16 of their next 19 games in the Big Apple […]

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Backman Says Flores Will Hit, Black Has Made Progress, deGrom Will Impress

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Backman Says Flores Will Hit, Black Has Made Progress, deGrom Will Impress

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News spoke to Triple-A manager Wally Backman on Thursday, and the fiery skipper told her that shortstop Wilmer Flores is on a mission to hit and if he’s given the playing time that’s exactly what he’ll do. “Ever since I have had him in 2011, he has been a run […]

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It’s Official, Wilmer Flores Will Join Mets Friday

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Official, Wilmer Flores Will Join Mets Friday

The Mets have made it official and announced that shortstop Wilmer Flores will be called up and activated in time for Friday’s game against the Phillies. Flores will replace Omar Quintanilla who was designated for assignment on Wednesday. The red-hot Flores had three more hits tonight including a double and two RBIs to lift his average to .307 for […]

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Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

In a harsh rebuke of the front office, New York Post columnist Mike Vaccaro points out how the Mets vowed in the spring of 2013 that this was going to be the year they blew the dust off their wallets and jumped back into the game, act like they own a team based in New […]

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

As I was driving around for work yesterday, I was listening to the Mets broadcast on the radio, and something occurred to me. At some point this year, this team will be no-hit, and you can pretty much assume that their current major league philosophy is the reason not only for that, but for their […]

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Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

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Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

Baseball America released their latest mock draft today as we inch closer to June 5th. Surprisingly, to me at least, BA had North Carolina State lefty Carlos Rodon returning to the top spot thanks to a string of strong starts. As for the Mets, Baseball America had them selecting Oregon State’s Michael Conforto with the 10th […]

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Back Under .500, Mets Facing Crossroads

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Back Under .500, Mets Facing Crossroads

There may be 129 games left to play, but it’s not an overreaction to say that the Mets are at a critical juncture of their season. After a pleasantly surprising start to the season, the Mets lost Wednesday to fall back under .500, an event that has proven to be a death knell the last […]

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Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

Baseball Prospectus today released a host of eyewitness scouting reports on top prospects in the minors, one including Brandon Nimmo, which, in contrast to other top picks like Bubba Starling is an excellent scouting report with a good future projection on his value. The scouting report was issued by scout Jeff Moore, who saw him on […]

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