Mets News & Notes

Buffalo and Blue Jays Nearing a PDC Agreement

An article by posted on September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Buffalo and Blue Jays Nearing a PDC Agreement

Updated Post 9/16 Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News writes this morning: It’s been hush-hush until now because of the rules of the minor and major leagues, but the window for MLB clubs to talk to potential new minor-league affiliates officially opened today — and the Bisons and Toronto Blue Jays are now working on […]

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Wally Backman Talks About Matt Harvey, Says He’s Never Seen Him Pitch Like This Before

An article by posted on September 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wally Backman Talks About Matt Harvey, Says He’s Never Seen Him Pitch Like This Before

Here’s a clip from SNY of Kevin Burkhardt interviewing Wally Backman who is now part of the Mets coaching staff since the minor league season ended. The subject is Mets rookie Matt Harvey who Backman says he’s never seen him pitch like this when he was at Triple-A Buffalo, and he wonders if Harvey was […]

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Alderson Would Gladly Rip Up Dickey’s $5MM Option In Favor Of Bigger Deal?

An article by posted on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Would Gladly Rip Up Dickey’s $5MM Option In Favor Of Bigger Deal?

Mets beat reporter Anthony DiComo answered some fans’ questions in his latest mailbag feature at Mets.com. The following question regarding R.A. Dickey’s future this offseason was one of many nice exchanges. What are the chances the Mets sign R.A. Dickey to a longer deal in the offseason, despite the young arms coming up through the […]

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R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

An article by posted on September 13, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

R.A. Dickey, star pitcher of the New York Mets, has been named the winner of the 2012 Branch Rickey Award, presented by AMG National Trust Bank. Jim Wilkins, founder of the award, made the announcement today during a press conference at the Denver Athletic Club. Dickey, currently one of the best pitchers in Major League […]

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Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

Mets closer Frank Francisco has a 6.75 ERA and a 1.607 WHIP in the last 28 days. He has allowed seven earned runs on eleven hits and four walks in his last 9.1 innings pitched including last night. Francisco is in the first year of a two-year $12 million dollar deal he signed last December […]

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Mets Announce Preliminary 2013 Schedule

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Preliminary 2013 Schedule

METS ANNOUNCE PRELIMINARY 2013 SCHEDULE Opening Day Is Monday, April 1 vs. San Diego at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field The New York Mets today announced the club will begin the 2013 season at home vs. the San Diego Padres on April 1 at 1:10 p.m. The opening homestand continues Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, […]

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Mets Extend Affiliation With Savannah Sand Gnats Through 2014 Season

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Extend Affiliation With Savannah Sand Gnats Through 2014 Season

  The New York Mets and the Savannah Sand Gnats today jointly announced they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more years. The renewal will keep Savannah as a Mets’ affiliate through the 2014 season. During the Mets affiliation, the Sand Gnats have enjoyed some of their most successful seasons in franchise history. […]

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SPECIAL OFFER: R.A. DICKEY 3-PACK TICKET DEAL STARTING AT $43

An article by posted on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
SPECIAL OFFER: R.A. DICKEY 3-PACK TICKET DEAL STARTING AT $43

METS LAUNCH R.A. DICKEY 3-PACK TICKET OFFER STARTING AT ONLY $43 DOLLARS! Catch Dickey’s Start Tomorrow Night as He Goes for 19th Win! Plus Two More Games at Citi Field! Special $19 Dynamic Deal for Tomorrow Night’s Game Packs Are Available at Mets.com/RA or (718) 507-TIXX FLUSHING, N.Y., September 10, 2012 – The New York […]

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Mets To Wear First Responder Hats On September 11

An article by posted on September 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Wear First Responder Hats On September 11

In a tradition that started after the attacks of September 11, the New York Mets today announced they will honor New York City First Responders by wearing hats from the city agencies during batting practice and the National Anthem prior to the 7:10 p.m. game against the Washington Nationals Tuesday, September 11 at Citi Field. […]

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Source Says Mets Cut Losses To $23MM And Are On Firmer Financial Footing

An article by posted on September 6, 2012 0 Comments
Source Says Mets Cut Losses To $23MM And Are On Firmer Financial Footing

According to a report by Josh Kosman of the NY Post, the Mets are expected to cut their 2012 season loss by two-thirds from last year, to roughly $23 million. That figure is in line with expectations, but not enough to support anything but a modest uptick in payroll in 2013. But even with the […]

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