Mets News & Notes

Mets To Offer Wright $100 Million Deal

An article by posted on October 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Offer Wright $100 Million Deal

According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, the Mets plan to kick off negotiations with their franchise slugger David Wright with about $100 million opening bid in an effort to make him a Met “for life”. Heyman goes onto say that the Amazin’s will be flexible in their negotiations as they will negotiate through October before […]

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Melky or Upton Will Not Be On The Mets Radar This Winter

An article by posted on October 9, 2012 0 Comments
Melky or Upton Will Not Be On The Mets Radar This Winter

There’s plenty of intriguing possibilities, only if the Mets were willing to take a financial gamble, which Sandy Alderson said they are not inclined to do. As I posted yesterday, the Mets have $79.5 million of their earmarked $100 million to spend on six players: Johan Santana, RA Dickey, David Wright, Jason Bay, Jon Niese […]

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Rounding The Bases: Braves Could Target Wright, Marlins Could Deal Johnson

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding The Bases: Braves Could Target Wright, Marlins Could Deal Johnson

The Miami Marlins will dangle starter Josh Johnson as “trade bait” this offseason the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reported Sunday. Despite some talk out of Florida that the Marlins won’t deal Johnson, who can become a free agent after 2014, the 28-year-old could be trade bait says SI.com. The Marlins would likely get a boatload […]

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Mets Flagship Station WFAN Switching From AM To FM

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Flagship Station WFAN Switching From AM To FM

Richard Sandomir of the New York Times is reporting that Mets flagship station WFAN could be switching from 660 AM to 101.9 FM in the coming months. It looks like that for the time being they will be broadcasting in simulcast on both stations, but that could change once the majority of the listenership gets used to […]

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Mets Owners Looking To Refinance SNY Loan To Generate More Cash

An article by posted on October 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Owners Looking To Refinance SNY Loan To Generate More Cash

In a report for the New York Times, Richard Sandomir says the Mets are talking to banks in an effort to raise more cash so to be able to reorganize their debt. According to Sandomir, the Mets could refinance SNY’s $450 million loan and then borrow more to repay some of the team’s debt and pick […]

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Mets Could Have Wright and Dickey Signed By World Series

An article by posted on October 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Could Have Wright and Dickey Signed By World Series

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a baseball source says the Mets could have both David Wright and R.A. Dickey agreeing to sign extensions with the Mets by the start of the World Series. The Mets general manager made it clear earlier this week a resolution on both players’ futures could come […]

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Mets and Digital Domain Cancel Naming Rights Deal

An article by posted on October 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets and Digital Domain Cancel Naming Rights Deal

Digital Domain is canceling it’s $100,000 per year agreement for naming rights on the Mets’ stadium in Port St. Lucie as part of it’s corporate restructuring in bankruptcy court, according to Ballpark Digest. As you’ll read below, I originally sourced the problems at Digital Domain almost a month ago and even speculated that the naming rights […]

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Sandy Alderson Should Give Us A Kiss

An article by posted on October 3, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Should Give Us A Kiss

By the time 1975 rolled around Al Pacino was considered box office gold. He’d already been nominated for Oscars for both of ‘The Godfather’ films as well as ‘Serpico,’ With the release of “Dog Day Afternoon,” Pacino was catapulted into the Hollywood elite. The film was a true story about a bank robbery in Brooklyn […]

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Alderson To Give A State Of The Team Address This Morning

An article by posted on October 3, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson To Give A State Of The Team Address This Morning

Updated 10/3 Mets GM Sandy Alderson plans to give a state-of-the-team address to Mets beat writers before this afternoon’s final game of the season against the Marlins. Check back as we’ll have a full summary of the press event. Original Post 10/2 Those team sources are talking to Adam Rubin at ESPN New York again. He […]

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Dickey To Have Surgery For Abdominal Tear, Plus What Ojeda Said

An article by posted on October 3, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey To Have Surgery For Abdominal Tear, Plus What Ojeda Said

After their 4-3 loss to the Miami Marlins, the Mets announced that R.A. Dickey will have surgery on October 18 in Philadelphia, to repair a torn abdominal muscle that he tore back in April. Apparently he has been pitching with discomfort all season long, but during his start it was the worst pain he’s had and […]

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