Mets News & Notes

David Cone to Guest Bartend at Foley’s to Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy

An article by posted on November 10, 2012 0 Comments
David Cone to Guest Bartend at Foley’s to Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Five Time All-Star “Pitches In” to Aid New Yorkers in Need During his 17-year major league career, David Cone took the mound in big spots for the Mets, Yankees and three other teams. However, on Thursday, November 15, 2012, he’ll be “pitching in” to help New York area residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The popular […]

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The High Cost Of Catching

An article by posted on November 10, 2012 0 Comments
The High Cost Of Catching

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says that while the Mets and Red Sox had not engaged in discussions about catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, he ponders whether the two would match up for a deal now that they have signed free agent catcher David Ross. It’s not a bad idea, but Ken Rosenthal reports that the […]

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Mets Re-sign Mike Nickeas To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on November 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Re-sign Mike Nickeas To Minor League Deal

The Mets announced today that they have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with catcher Mike Nickeas with an invite to Spring Training. Nickeas elected free agency along with outfielder Fred Lewis earlier this week after being removed from the 40-man roster, however Nickeas will return to the Mets organization for 2013. With […]

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Mets Could Have Dickey Signed Before End Of This Month

An article by posted on November 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Could Have Dickey Signed Before End Of This Month

Andy McCullough of The Star-Ledger added some more depth to what R.A. Dickey had to say about his contract talks, the Mets, and the direction of the team. “He’s convinced me,” Dickey said before being honored by the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter at the New York Marriott Marquis. “I think the Mets are […]

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Mike Nickeas Opts For Free Agency

An article by posted on November 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Nickeas Opts For Free Agency

Adam Rubin reports: After being outrighted off the 40-man roster, Mike Nickeas has elected free agency, a team official said. Fred Lewis, who also had been removed from the roster, chose free agency as well. The Mets currently have catchers Josh Thole and Anthony Recker on the 40-man roster. C-Ya Mike…

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Lucas Duda Undergoes Surgery On Freak Fractured Wrist Injury

An article by posted on November 6, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Undergoes Surgery On Freak Fractured Wrist Injury

The New York Mets today announced outfielder Lucas Duda underwent surgery yesterday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan to repair a fracture in his right wrist. The procedure was performed by Dr. Andrew Weiland, the Mets’ hand specialist. The fracture occurred while Duda was moving furniture last month at his apartment in Southern […]

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Nothing Doing As Far As Talks With Wright and Dickey

An article by posted on November 6, 2012 0 Comments
Nothing Doing As Far As Talks With Wright and Dickey

There’s been no progress regarding new extensions with David Wright and R.A. Dickey since they had their options picked up last week. Some reports said that negotiations were at a standstill last week, but today Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger reports that the Mets are not close to reaching new agreements with either Wright or Dickey, […]

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David Wright Named Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

An article by posted on November 5, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Named Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

After being denied a Rawlings NL Gold Glove as the league’s top defensive third baseman in 2012, David Wright can take solace in being named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year for the Mets. Wright trumped Gold Glove winner Chase Headley in just about every advanced defensive metric at third base, but that didn’t stop the […]

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Citi Field Food Drive: Help People In Need, Get Free Pair Of Mets Tickets

An article by posted on November 5, 2012 0 Comments
Citi Field Food Drive: Help People In Need, Get Free Pair Of Mets Tickets

The New York Mets today announced they will hold a Food Drive Wednesday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Citi Field to benefit New Yorkers in need. Fans can drop off their food donation inside the Hodges VIP entrance next to the Mets Team Store. Fans donating 10 items or more of […]

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Mariners Re-Sign Perez To $1.5MM Deal

An article by posted on November 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mariners Re-Sign Perez To $1.5MM Deal

Updated Post 11/4 The Seattle Mariners announced that they have re-signed reliever Oliver Perez to a one-year contract for the 2013 season. “We are happy to have reached a mutual agreement with Oliver,” said GM Jack Zduriencik in a statement. ”He did a very nice job in helping solidify our bullpen after his call up last summer. As a veteran […]

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