Mets News & Notes

Alderson and Wright Glad Mets Owners Reached Settlement

An article by posted on March 21, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson and Wright Glad Mets Owners Reached Settlement

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said “there’s a sense of relief for the team” now that a settlement was reached in the Bernie Madoff case. Alderson told reporters at Digital Domain: “From just an overall organizational standpoint, the landscape today is a lot brighter than it was two or three days ago, going into a […]

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Gee, Mets Look Sharp in 2-0 Victory Against Nats

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
Gee, Mets Look Sharp in 2-0 Victory Against Nats

Dillon Gee tossed 5.2 shutout innings today on route to a 2-0 shutout victory for the Mets Tuesday evening – their first ST victory since March 9th. Summary Dillon Gee looked pretty sharp out there tonight – He looked in control for basically the entire duration of his start. He pitched into the sixth, allowing […]

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Andres Torres Leaves Game With Leg Injury, Updates On Hairston and Wright

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
Andres Torres Leaves Game With Leg Injury, Updates On Hairston and Wright

Center fielder Andres Torres left tonight’s game in the third inning with an apparent injury to his left calf. Backup outfielder Adam Loewen, who is trying to win a job on the Mets’ bench, replaced Torres in the the game. Meanwhile, in other injury related news, Scott Hairston called his first major workout since straining his […]

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Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

As most of you now know, Mets ownership and trustee Irving Picard reached a settlement for $162 million this morning, as was first reported by Richard Sandomir of the New York Times. In the light of this news we have also learned that the Mets will not pay anything for three years because their net obligation could end up […]

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MMO 2012 Mets Annual Coming In April

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO 2012 Mets Annual Coming In April

After years of tossing the idea around, we finally decided to take the proverbial plunge and bring to you what I can only describe as our Amazin’ Labor of Love… Without further adieu, I present to all of you the first look at the Mets Merized Online 2012 Mets Annual. This 2012 Annual will feature […]

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Rejuvenated Mets Owners Pay Off MLB and Bank of America Loans

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Rejuvenated Mets Owners Pay Off MLB and Bank of America Loans

According to the New York Daily News, the Wilpons were quite busy this evening. They finished deals to sell 12 minority shares  - a $240 million cash infusion – and they have taken care of a few debts as well. One debt that the Wilpons paid back was their debt to the MLB. That full […]

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Adam Rubin On Why Certain Players Are Cut Early In Camp

An article by posted on March 16, 2012 0 Comments
Adam Rubin On Why Certain Players Are Cut Early In Camp

I wanted to share this great insight by Adam Rubin who posted the following on his blog at ESPN New York in response to a reader’s question on why so many players were cut from major league camp yesterday. Assistant GM John Ricco explained that any player on the 40-man roster who is still in major league […]

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Loewen Literally Drops The Ball, Mets Fall 3-1 To Marlins

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
Loewen Literally Drops The Ball, Mets Fall 3-1 To Marlins

Dickey took the mound and looked brilliant in 2 perfect innings, but a rain delay and an Adam Loewen error put the Mets on the track to a 3-1 loss. Summary R.A. Dickey started today opposite Marlins ace Josh Johnson where we caught our first glimpse of Jose playing against us. Dickey threw only 23 […]

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Nominations For 2012 Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments

Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Nominations for 2012 Induction The Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame today announced the names of the nominees on the 2012 induction ballot. They include: Big Ed Delahanty, whose lifetime .346 average ranks fifth all-time; Gene Michael, scout and GM responsible for signing players including Derek Jeter and […]

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Judge Deals A Jarring Blow To Mets Defense

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
Judge Deals A Jarring Blow To Mets Defense

On Wednesday, the Mets owners were dealt a jarring blow to their defense when Judge Jed S. Rakoff ruled that Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz must prove that they were not “willfully blind” to Madoff’s scheme. The burden of proof will not be on Irving Picard, but instead it’s on the Mets owners who have to […]

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