Mets News & Notes

Photos of Citi Field From Hurricane Sandy

An article by posted on October 31, 2012 0 Comments
Photos of Citi Field From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy came through the past few days and absolutely battered the tri-state area. Homes are destroyed, millions are without power, the entire transit system is in shambles and a death toll that continues to rise. We have just experienced one of, if not the worst natural disasters in our area’s history, and now is […]

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Team Exercises Options On David Wright and R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on October 30, 2012 0 Comments
Team Exercises Options On David Wright and R.A. Dickey

Updated 10/30 7:00 PM It’s official. The Mets have announced that they have exercised the 2013 options for David Wright ($16MM) and R.A. Dickey ($5MM). The Mets had until tomorrow to execute their option on Wright and until Friday to execute their option on Dickey. Updated 10/30 2:00 PM Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Mets and David Wright are […]

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Arbitration Projections Total $8.5 Million For Davis, Murphy, Parnell, Thole

An article by posted on October 30, 2012 0 Comments
Arbitration Projections Total $8.5 Million For Davis, Murphy, Parnell, Thole

MLB Trade Rumors reviewed the Mets nine arbitration eligible players:and projected what they could earn this offseason at the bargaining table: Daniel Murphy – $3MM Bobby Parnell – $1.5MM Josh Thole – $1.2MM Rob Johnson – $600K Ike Davis – $2.8MM Fred Lewis – $500K Manny Acosta – $1.1MM Andres Torres – $3.2MM Mike Pelfrey – $5.7MM Ike Davis […]

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Mets Considering Exhibition Game In Las Vegas

An article by posted on October 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Considering Exhibition Game In Las Vegas

According to the Star-Ledger, Mets officials are considering playing an exhibition game next spring in Las Vegas before the 2013 season begins. Yesterday, the Mets announced that Wally Backman will return as manager, this time for the Las Vegas 51′s, the new Triple-A affiliate for the organization. Backman led the Buffalo Bisons to a 67-76 record in […]

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Wilpon Calls Alderson and Collins the Faces of the Franchise

An article by posted on October 26, 2012 0 Comments
Wilpon Calls Alderson and Collins the Faces of the Franchise

Not really the type of news I typically post, but here’s something somewhat curious I read on Newsday, that I felt was worth sharing. While attending a news conference Thursday for Selig’s “Welcome Back Veterans” program, Fred Wilpon said he is confident in the front office’s offseason efforts, though he refused to share details about the club’s […]

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Mets News: Josh Thole Officially “Super Two” Arbitration Eligible

An article by posted on October 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Josh Thole Officially “Super Two” Arbitration Eligible

It’s official… Josh Thole, who has accumulated two years and 142 days of Major League service, will be eligible for arbitration for the first time in 2013. The “Super Two” cutoff for arbitration this winter is two years and 139 days of Major League service. Original Post 10/17 According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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Mets Will Non-Tender Pelfrey, Could Bring Back Torres

An article by posted on October 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Non-Tender Pelfrey, Could Bring Back Torres

Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke to a Mets person who told him that Mike Pelfrey will be non-tendered next month, but that Andres Torres could be back and that a decision on him is still “up in the air”. Pelfrey underwent Tommy John surgery in May and is unlikely to be ready until May […]

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Mets Long Time Coach, Eddie Yost, Passes Away

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Long Time Coach, Eddie Yost, Passes Away

Eddie Yost, whose 8 years as a Mets coach is third longest in team history, passed away on Tuesday. He was 86. Born in Brooklyn on October 13, 1926, Edward Frederick Joseph Yost was signed as a 17 year old straight out of high school by Washington. After serving his country in World War II […]

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Wheeler, Gorski, Satin, Marte Among Mets Rule 5 Eligibles

An article by posted on October 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wheeler, Gorski, Satin, Marte Among Mets Rule 5 Eligibles

According to Chris Walendin of tgpMets, Mets minor league pitchers Zack Wheeler, Chris Schwinden and Darin Gorski are among many players in the Mets organization that are currently eligible for this year’s Rule 5 Draft. The following players comprise the complete list: Triple-A Buffalo Bisons Dylan Owen Josh Satin Chris Schwinden Zack Wheeler Double-A Binghamton Mets […]

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Mets Could Begin Formal Negotiations With Wright and Dickey Next Week

An article by posted on October 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Could Begin Formal Negotiations With Wright and Dickey Next Week

Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that Mets officials and the agents for David Wright have not yet scheduled a meeting or begun formal contract negotiations, but could do so next week, according to people involved in the process. There have not yet been substantive talks between the team and R.A. Dickey’s representatives either — although in both […]

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