Mets News & Notes

Alderson On Trade Deadline, Keeping Hairston, Being Competitive

An article by posted on July 31, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson On Trade Deadline, Keeping Hairston, Being Competitive

At 4:00 PM today the trade deadline came to and end with nary a move from the New York Mets. As the song says not a creature was stirring not even a mouse…. We weren’t buyers, nor were we sellers…. We were what you’d call not-so-innocent bystanders. Life goes on. In a conference call at […]

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Phillies Trade Victorino To Dodgers, Pence To Giants

An article by posted on July 31, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Victorino To Dodgers, Pence To Giants

All quiet on the Mets front, but south on I-95 things are happening fast for the Phillies who are in 2013 Mode and have made a pair of trades to move outfielders Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence to free up cash and bolster their minor league pipeline. First, the Phillies traded Victorino to the Dodgers for starting pitching prospect […]

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(Updated) Mets Minors Beat: Mateo, Fulmer, Matz, Tapia Making Strong Cases For Promotions

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
(Updated) Mets Minors Beat: Mateo, Fulmer, Matz, Tapia Making Strong Cases For Promotions

** Updated with new players/info. Buffalo Collin McHugh – The right-hander threw perhaps his best game so far in his first eight starts at Triple-A. On Wednesday night against the Louisville Bats McHugh went 6.2 innings giving up no runs, on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts, while absorbing a no-decision. Since joining […]

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Mets Rumor Mill: Hairston Drawing Big Interest, Byrdak Not So Much; Soto, Street & More

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Rumor Mill: Hairston Drawing Big Interest, Byrdak Not So Much; Soto, Street & More

Well ladies and trolls, it’s that time again! It’s July 30th and that means all those last minute wheelings and dealings will get done, maybe with the exception of our New York Mets. Anyway, here’s the latest on your Amazin’s as the deadline approaches: Quite A Bit Of Last-Minute Interest In Scott Hairston: Team such […]

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Frank Francisco Suffers Another Setback In Hs Rehab

An article by posted on July 29, 2012 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Suffers Another Setback In Hs Rehab

Frank Francisco has suffered another setback in his rehab from his strained oblique, Terry Collins told reporters after last night’s 6-3 loss to the Diamondbacks, Lynn Worthy of the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin reported that the Mets closer had “soreness on his left side.” Francisco was supposed to pitch in his third rehab game for the B-Mets […]

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Dazzling Debut: Harvey Strikes Out 11 To Set New Mets Franchise Record

An article by posted on July 27, 2012 0 Comments
Dazzling Debut: Harvey Strikes Out 11 To Set New Mets Franchise Record

“When I was warming up, I looked around & took everything in. At that moment I really did believe I was meant to pitch in the big leagues.”  ~  Matt Harvey With a record-setting performance that won’t soon be forgotten, top prospect Matt Harvey wrote his name into the Mets history books with a brilliant […]

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Batista Officially Released By Mets

An article by posted on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
Batista Officially Released By Mets

Updated 7/26 Adam Rubin of ESPN New York says the Mets have released RHP Miguel Batista. He was designated for assignment after last Saturday’s game against the Dodgers. This just mean’s he’s officially an ex-Met. So who’s next? Original Post 7/22 Batista struggled this season for the Mets, going 1-3 with a 4.82 ERA, having allowed 25 earned runs, 53 hits, […]

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Mets Turn Down Padres Offer For Murphy

An article by posted on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Turn Down Padres Offer For Murphy

According to John Harper of the Daily News, a source says the Mets turned down an offer that would have sent Daniel Murphy to the San Diego Padres for right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson. Major League sources say his name has been already out there in trade discussions. One source says the Mets have already rejected an offer from the Padres […]

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Mike Nickeas Gets The Ax, Rob Johnson Promoted From Buffalo

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Nickeas Gets The Ax, Rob Johnson Promoted From Buffalo

  After a disastrous 0-6 homestand, a very ticked off Terry Collins fired off some no-holds-barred shots at his team’s poor performance to begin the second half of the season. The Mets manager promised that there would be changes and he promised they would come fast. It looks like catcher Mike Nickeas is the first […]

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Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

Mets closer Frank Francisco began his rehab assignment with Double-A Binghamton today, starting his rehab one day later than initially planned. Francisco was very rusty, allowing one run on three hits, a walk and a strikeout in 2/3 of an inning. Francisco threw 24 pitches, 14 of which were strikes. Francisco, who has been on the […]

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