Mets News & Notes

Carlos Beltran Could Play Games This Weekend!

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Could Play Games This Weekend!

Good News! Carlos Beltran, Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins met today and mapped out a new plan that will have Beltran fully participating in Grapefruit League games by this weekend. All three are very confident that he will be breaking camp with the Mets on Opening Day. “At this point, assuming everything goes well over the next […]

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Ollie Reunited With Spin Williams On Nats

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

Oliver Perez Signs ML Deal With Nationals The Washington Nationals have signed former New York Mets left-hander Oliver Perez to a minor-league contract. Perez will report to Nationals minor-league camp, where he’ll work with pitching coordinator Spin Williams. Williams was the Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitching coach in 2004 when Perez went 12-10 with a 2.98 ERA […]

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Justin Turner Is Optioned, Brad Emaus Will Be The Second Baseman

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Is Optioned, Brad Emaus Will Be The Second Baseman

According to multiple reports, the Mets have cut second baseman Justin Turner from the spring training roster. He has been optioned to Triple-A Buffalo which essentially makes Brad Emaus the odds-on favorite for the everyday job.. Justin Turner reacted to the news by saying this. (From David Lennon’s Twitter) I’m sure Brad (Emaus) feels pretty […]

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Things Beginning To Look Dicey For Pat Misch

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments
Things Beginning To Look Dicey For Pat Misch

As we get closer to Opening Day it looks like some tough decisions will have to be made – the types of decisions that could spell the end of their Mets career for Manny Acosta and Pat Misch. Both were initially looked upon as locks to make the bullpen after effective seasons last year and the […]

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Mets GFX – 10 Days Until Opening Day – Wright On!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments
Mets GFX – 10 Days Until Opening Day – Wright On!

Hi Mets Fans! I decided to do a countdown of sorts until Opening Day of the 2011 Baseball Season – MetsMerized Style! I have a brand new collection of Mets Graphics to mark each day as we get closer. So lets get things started with this one… WRIGHT ON! 

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Beltran Won’t Play Any Grapefruit League Games, Bay Ditches New Plate Approach

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

Obviously, the Mets blogosphere was rife with articles and posts on Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo today, but it was this quote by Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal that really summed it all up for me. He writes: For all the attention they got this spring, there are about 50 more important reasons the […]

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Isringhausen Throwing Again, Could Pitch In Friday’s Game

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments
Isringhausen Throwing Again, Could Pitch In Friday’s Game

Updated 3/22 11:30 AM According to some of the beat writers, Jason Isringhausen played catch this morning including throwing about 8-9 curveballs without any problems. He is expected to pitch another bullpen tomorrow, get a day off, and then pitch in real games again. Original Post 3/12 11:00 AM Yesterday, the Daily News reported that reliever Jason Isringhausen […]

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Maple Street Press 2011 Mets Annual and Amazin’ Tuesday Met-Together!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

One of the things I look forward to each spring in recent years, is getting my hands on a copy of the Maple Street Press Mets Annual. I’ve been a big fan since receiving my first review copy in 2008 and have been hooked ever since. The brand new 2011 edition is by far the […]

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Mets Hitters Walking More, Starters Allowing Fewer Runs

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

I know many of you don’t put stock into spring stats, so you could just move onto the next post if you are one of those. But for those of you who are interested, here are some interesting notes from the Mets. The New York Mets pitching staff has constructed a 3.86 ERA so far […]

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Alderson Explains Decision To Cut Oliver Perez

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Explains Decision To Cut Oliver Perez

In the following video, courtesy of SNY, GM Sandy Alderson explains what led to the release of Oliver Perez early this morning at Digital Domain Park. WFAN is confirming that the Mets have released Oliver Perez. Perez was was informed as soon as he arrived at Digital Domain Park this morning, and then made the […]

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