Mets News & Notes

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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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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