Mets News & Notes

Wright Seen As A One-Year Rental And Injury Risk

An article by posted on January 16, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Seen As A One-Year Rental And Injury Risk

Paul Hoynse of the Cleveland Plain Dealer fielded a question about the Tribe dealing for David Wright in his mailbag feature. Hey, Hoynsie: Just was watching the MLB Network and they suggested the Tribe make a run at David Wright. Matching Lonnie Chisenhall and a couple young pitchers such as David Huff and Corey Kluber could […]

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Wright Not Looking Forward To Trade Rumors

An article by posted on January 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Not Looking Forward To Trade Rumors

Mets third baseman David Wright took questions from reporters during his second annual Vegas Night charity event. Andy McCullough spoke to Wright who spoke a little about his legacy. “I’ve never been one that wanted to make every last dollar that I could playing this game. I’m obviously very fortunate where if God forbid I got hurt […]

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He Did It! Dickey Reaches The Top Of Kilimanjaro!

An article by posted on January 14, 2012 0 Comments
He Did It! Dickey Reaches The Top Of Kilimanjaro!

We had done it! We gave hugs and high-fives all around above the clouds at the highest point in Africa. The view was unforgettably magnificent, as incredible as anything I have ever seen. But as I took time to contemplate, I realized that the reason the view was so rich was the overall experience of […]

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Pelfrey, Torres, Ramirez, Acosta File For Arbitration

An article by posted on January 14, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey, Torres, Ramirez, Acosta File For Arbitration

Mike Pelfrey, Manny Acosta, Ramon Ramirez, and Andres Torres all filed for arbitration before the midnight deadline last night. Pelfrey earned $3.925 million, Torres earned $2.2 million and Ramirez earned $1.65 million in 2011. They are all expected to get significant raises for the upcoming season. Tuesday is the deadline for teams and players to exchange salary arbitration figures. […]

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Will Johan Santana’s Velocity Suffer As A Result Of The Surgery?

An article by posted on January 13, 2012 0 Comments
Will Johan Santana’s Velocity Suffer As A Result Of The Surgery?

Interesting response by Anthony DiComo when he was asked a question regarding a potential loss in velocity for Johan Santana who had already seen the velocity on his fastball decline in the years before his shoulder surgery in 2010. Isn’t Johan Santana the first pitcher of his kind to suffer this kind of injury? He […]

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More On Losing F-Mart

An article by posted on January 12, 2012 0 Comments

Toby Hyde of Mets Minor League Blog poses an interesting question: I just find this whole little episode stunning. Giving up Fernando Martinez for nothing just seems odd. Surely Martinez was worth something, like a live arm or two, on the trade market. Moreover, there is still slack on the Mets 40-man roster. This feels a little […]

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Scott Hairston Signing Official

An article by posted on January 11, 2012 0 Comments
Scott Hairston Signing Official

Mets make it official. The New York Mets today announced the club has re-signed outfielder Scott Hairston to a one-year major league contract. Hairston, 31, batted .235 (31-132) with 20 runs scored, eight doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 24 RBI in 79 games with the Mets last season. The 6-0, 204-pounder hit three […]

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Ike Davis Is “Ready To Play”

An article by posted on January 11, 2012 0 Comments

Some good news from Anthony Rieber of Newsday: Ike Davis said Tuesday he is “good to go” for spring training after more than two months of hard rehab on the freakish left ankle injury that cost him most of the 2011 season. “I’m there now,” he said after a two-hour workout at Fischer SportsPhysical Therapy and Conditioning […]

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Mets Close To Finalizing $100 Million In Shares

An article by posted on January 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Close To Finalizing $100 Million In Shares

According to the Daily News, the Mets are close to finalizing the sale of at least five $20 million shares in the team, a move that would help pay off $350 million in club debt, baseball officials familiar with the transactions told the Daily News. Major League Baseball has vetted and approved the investors, and […]

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Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on January 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

The New York Mets today announced the club has signed righthanded pitcher Miguel Batista and righthanded pitcher Fernando Cabrera to minor league contracts and invited both to major league Spring Training. Batista, 40, split last season between St. Louis and the Mets, finishing 5-2 with a 3.60 ERA (24 earned runs/60.0 innings) in 35 games, […]

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