Mets News & Notes

Brooklyn Dodger and Baseball Legend Duke Snider Passes Away

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments

Duke Snider passed away earlier today in Escondido, CA. The former Brooklyn Dodger great was 84. He was Brooklyn’s CFer during what has been called ‘The Golden Era of Baseball in New York.’ And Golden it was. While Duke played CF for Brooklyn, Willie Mays covered CF for the New York Giants and Mickey Mantle […]

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2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

The Mets unveiled their 2011 Promotional Schedule on Saturday, and I don’t know about you, but it seems a little lean to say the least. 2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways Mr. Met Bobblehead on Opening Day (April 8 ) Winter Hat (April 9) Collectors Cup (May 6) Towel Day (May 27) Tote Bag (May 28) […]

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Mets Single Game Tickets To Go On Sale March 14

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Single Game Tickets To Go On Sale March 14

2011 METS SINGLE GAME TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, MARCH 14 AT 10:00 A.M The New York Mets today announced that single game tickets for the 2011 season at Citi Field will go on sale Monday, March 14 at 10:00 a.m. exclusively online at Mets.com, LosMets.com, and by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. Ticket prices start […]

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Spring Update: Castillo Batting Second, Pagan Cleanup, Lets Play Ball!

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Update: Castillo Batting Second, Pagan Cleanup, Lets Play Ball!

Saturday Updates David Waldstein relays a funny story about a head-to-head race yesterday with all the players. The drill was a 60-yard dash, but Jose Reyes and Angel Pagan were told to start 5 yards behind the rest of the staggered crew, and Ike Davis was told to stand a few yards in front. Reyes and […]

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Mets Spring TV/Radio Broadcast Schedule

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

February Saturday, February 26 vs. Atlanta 1:10 PM WPIX WFAN 660 Sunday, February 27 @Atlanta 1:05 PM WFAN 660 Monday, February 28 vs. Washington 1:10 PM SNY March Thursday, March 3 vs. St. Louis 1:10 PM SNY Sunday, March 6 vs. Boston 1:10 PM SNY Monday, March 7 vs. Detroit 1:10 PM SNY Tuesday, March […]

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Baseball Gave Mets Secret $25 Million Loan

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments

Major League Baseball provided $25 million to the owners of the Mets as they struggled to deal with a cash shortfall last fall and a looming lawsuit seeking hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of Bernard L. Madoff’s vast Ponzi scheme according to people briefed on the arrangement.   This direct intervention of Commissioner Bud Selig is telling […]

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Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

Despite what my colleague Greg Pomes wrote here on Tuesday regarding Oliver Perez being guaranteed a spot on the roster, a solid case can be made that Alderson’s comment was taken out of context or perhaps even misinterpreted. Yesterday, Alderson not only made it clear that he will cut Oliver Perez and the remaining $12 million […]

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Spring Update: Say Cheese, Murph Vs Emaus, Wrappers, Beltran Running

An article by posted on February 24, 2011 0 Comments

  It’s Photo Day at Mets camp and you can check most of them out on the New York Mets Twitter.   Meanwhile, here’s the latest from Camp Collins… Dedicated readers of this site were among the first to learn that Francisco Rodriguez is technically not on the 40-man roster because he ended last season on […]

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Three Mets Crack Baseball America Top 100

An article by posted on February 24, 2011 0 Comments
Three Mets Crack Baseball America Top 100

Baseball America realeased their annual Top 100 Prospects list for the 2011 season. Here are their top ten. 1. Bryce Harper, of, Nationals 2. Mike Trout, of, Angels 3. Jesus Montero, c, Yankees 4. Domonic Brown, of, Phillies 5. Julio Teheran, rhp, Braves 6. Jeremy Hellickson, rhp, Rays 7. Aroldis Chapman, lhp, Reds 8. Eric […]

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Will Emaus and Beato Snap Mets Rule 5 Dry Spell?

An article by posted on February 23, 2011 0 Comments

That’s Kelly Stinnett – the last Mets Rule 5 selection to stick with the Mets for an entire season. With all the positive news coming out of camp about Mets Rule 5 selections 2B Brad Emaus and RHP Pedro Beato, I thought I would resurrect this post I wrote six weeks ago. Initially, I thought […]

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