Mets News & Notes

Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

Former Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde is on the verge of signing with the Miami Marlins according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes.com. However, Jon Heyman reports that Valverde is still talking with a number of teams, including the Marlins, and that nothing is imminent. The Mets were reportedly pursuing Valverde as an option to try and replace Frank Francisco as the team’s closer. The […]

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Mets Serious About Lyon, But No Deal Yet As He Talks To Other Teams

An article by posted on February 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Serious About Lyon, But No Deal Yet As He Talks To Other Teams

Updated 7:00 PM Mets definitely serious about Brandon Lyon, but one major league source says the reliever is still talking to a few clubs. No deal done yet, writes Andy Martino of thre Daily News. But Mets are quite confident that deal with Lyon will get done. Original Post 4:00 PM The Mets and free agent […]

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Mets Announce Minor League Deal With RHP LaTroy Hawkins

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Announce Minor League Deal With RHP LaTroy Hawkins

The Mets announced they have signed free-agent RHP LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. If Hawkins makes the team, he will earn a base salary of $1 million with chance to earn more in incentives. The 40-year old Hawkins spent last year with the Los Angeles Angels where he went 2-3 […]

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Scouting Report on Mets Mock Draft Pick at #11

An article by posted on January 30, 2013 0 Comments
Scouting Report on Mets Mock Draft Pick at #11

I hadn’t given it much thought until it became clear that the interest in free agent center fielder Michael Bourn was more than just passing. I don’t really think that Bourn’s price will drop into a range the Mets are comfortable with, and if it does, that would probably invite more teams to take a […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on January 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Daniel Murphy

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets and Daniel Murphy have avoided arbitration and agreed on a one-year deal for $2.925 million dollars. Murphy, 27, had been seeking $3.4 million while the Mets countered with a $2.55 million offer. In his first full season as the Mets second baseman, Murphy batted .291/.332/.403 with six […]

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How Does Michael Bourn Play Into The Mets Endgame?

An article by posted on January 28, 2013 0 Comments
How Does Michael Bourn Play Into The Mets Endgame?

The Mets community is having a field day with Michael Bourn these days. I figured I might as well chime in too. First, let’s establish the basics: The Mets will (most likely) lose the 11th pick in the 2013 first-year player draft if they sign Bourn. Michael Bourn is a Scott Boras client. If the […]

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Raissman: Bobby V. Coming To SNY?

An article by posted on January 26, 2013 0 Comments
Raissman: Bobby V. Coming To SNY?

Is Bobby Valentine about to bring his high-wire act to the Mets Pregame show on SNY this season? That’s what some sources are telling Bob Raissman of the Daily News. MLB sources say SportsNet New York brass has reached out to Valentine to discuss a possible studio role on Mets telecasts. Valentine, who managed the Mets (1996-2002), […]

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Will The Mets Cap Matt Harvey’s Innings Again In 2013?

An article by posted on January 24, 2013 0 Comments
Will The Mets Cap Matt Harvey’s Innings Again In 2013?

Sports Illustrated released a list on Tuesday about a baseball phenomenon called the “Year-After Effect.” It’s been also referred to by the more widely known “Verducci Effect”, named after the SI journalist. But it was actually based on principles and protocols established by Rick Peterson, the former pitching coach, who was at Oakland at the […]

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Who Will The Mets Get To Fill The Rotation?

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Who Will The Mets Get To Fill The Rotation?

The Mets have had two things on their agenda this offseason. One of them is acquiring one more rotation arm on a one-year contract. Right now, the Mets starting rotation looks something like this: Johan Santana, Jonathon Niese, Matt Harvey, and Dillon Gee. The Mets’ goal is to get one more short-term pitcher until they […]

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Mets Re-Sign Pedro Feliciano To Minors Deal

An article by posted on January 21, 2013 0 Comments

The New York Mets announced this morning that they have signed former Met Pedro Feliciano to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Here on MMO last week, we brought up the idea of the Mets bringing back Feliciano. The 36-year old Feliciano led the majors in games pitched from 2008-2010 making 266 appearances […]

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