Mets News & Notes

Mets Notes: Parnell On The Trade Block?, Interest In Pudge, Theriot

An article by posted on December 9, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Parnell On The Trade Block?, Interest In Pudge, Theriot

Here are the latest Mets Notes following the close of the 2011 Winter Meetings: Mets Considered Trading Bobby Parnell: According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Mets were contemplating trading 27-year old fireballer Bobby Parnell to an unknown team for a starting position player. Rubin said that Mets officials were “weighing the merits of the deal […]

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Mets Lose Three In Rule 5 And Make No Selections

An article by posted on December 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Lose Three In Rule 5 And Make No Selections

The Mets’ “Accumulation Mode” took a small hit today and they lost three unprotected prospects in the Rule 5 Draft today while selecting none for themselves. The Houston Astros had the first overall pick and they used it to take the Mets right-hander Rhiner Cruz – a hard-throwing reliever whose fastball has been clocked in the […]

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Lets Help Make The Mets Holiday Coat Drive A Big Hit!

An article by posted on December 8, 2011 0 Comments
Lets Help Make The Mets Holiday Coat Drive A Big Hit!

Hi Everyone, Right now, thousands of people in the New York City area need warm coats. Please donate your used coats to help those less fortunate and in need this holiday season. They need coats for children as well as adults, so if you can help, please do by donating these used coats on December […]

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K-Rod Stuns Brewers, Accepts Arbitration

An article by posted on December 8, 2011 0 Comments
K-Rod Stuns Brewers, Accepts Arbitration

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, is reporting that former Met Francisco Rodriguez accepted the Brewers’ offer of salary arbitration on Wednesday night. K-Rod had a $13.5 million dollar salary in 2011, and considering his solid season, he should fare well in arbitration. According to MLB rules, he cannot make less than 80% of […]

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Trade For Niese Unlikely Tonight, But Things Could Change Quickly

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments

8:00 PM Andy Martino of the Daily News, asked two Mets officials if Jonathan Niese would get traded tonight. They responded that it was unlikely, but warned that things could change very quickly. Martino also said he believes just about every Met is being dangled, except for R.A. Dickey. A source told him that Dickey is unlikely […]

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Reyes Says Mets Didn’t Want Him, Alderson Says He Should Have Sent Chocolate

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Says Mets Didn’t Want Him, Alderson Says He Should Have Sent Chocolate

Jose Reyes didn’t mince words today when speaking to reporters after being introduced as the new Marlins new shortstop. Here are a few quotes from ESPN New York: On whether he was surprised that Mets were not more aggressive:  “During the season, you guys know, I always say I want to go back to play […]

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Angel Pagan Traded To Giants For Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
Angel Pagan Traded To Giants For Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez

24 hours after the bittersweet news that Jose Reyes had signed a six-year, $106 million dollar deal with the Marlins, Sandy Alderson decided to get Mets fans minds off of Reyes and back to baseball, by orchestrating a flurry of moves climaxed by a trade that sent center fielder Angel Pagan to the San Francisco Giants for reliever Ramon […]

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Mets Interested In Bringing Back Chris Young

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says that the Mets are open to bringing back right-hander Chris Young on a minor league contract. Young, 32, posted a 1.88 ERA and 22/11 K/BB ratio over four starts with the Mets last season before undergoing surgery in May to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder and […]

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Alderson On Trading Prospects and Organizational Philosophy

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson appeared this evening on the Mike Lupica show on ESPN Radio. One of the better interviews I’ve hear from Sandy recently. Acquiring Staring Pitching “Starting pitching hasn’t been a focus for us yet. It’s not to say it’s not important,” Alderson said. “We’ve just been looking at other things. So, for […]

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Paulino Could Be Out, Mets Could Give Backup Catcher Spot To Nickeas

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
Paulino Could Be Out, Mets Could Give Backup Catcher Spot To Nickeas

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets resolved today that they will NOT pursue a free agent catcher to platoon with starting catcher Josh Thole, and instead they will fill that position from within the organization. The reason for this shift in strategy is so that they can free up some money they can use […]

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