Mets News & Notes

Luis Castillo Will Not Be Cut To Make Room For Chris Young

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 9:10 PM Terry Collins confirmed today that the Mets have no intentions of cutting Luis Castillo or Oliver Perez and that both will get a chance to win spots on the roster no different than any other players in camp. Collins also added that Castillo could still very well win the everyday second base […]

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Terry Collins Recap From WFAN – Castillo, Reyes, Pagan, Fundamentals

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN after he finished at the Cit Field Kids event at Citi Field. Here is a rundown of some things he said on WFAN as well as the event. Fundamentals Collins is big on fundamentals and he will have the players doing full workouts on an […]

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Collins Names Mike Pelfrey Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:45 PM I’m here at Citi Field where Terry Collins officially tabbed Pelfrey as his Opening Day starter. The Mets open the season against the Marlins who have given Pelfrey problems over his career. I’ll have much more on this and other player news later today. Original Post 11:30 AM Freshly armed with a […]

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Johan Santana: He’s Cleared To Throw, But When?

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana: He’s Cleared To Throw, But When?

Last week, the Mets announced that Johan has been cleared to begin throwing, but in an ESPN Live Chat today, Adam Rubin adds a little more clarification. Question – With Santana starting to throw already, is there a chance he could come back sooner than expected? Adam Rubin – I don’t know that he actually […]

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Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

  The Mets and free-agent right-hander Chris Young have agreed to a deal, pending a physical, an organization source told ESPN NewYork. Aaron Gleeman adds, Young has a 3.80 ERA in 752 career innings, but the 32-year-old has never thrown even 180 innings in a season and hasn’t been healthy and effective since 2007. Despite […]

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Press Release: Mets Officially Sign Willie Harris

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Officially Sign Willie Harris

Mets Press Release The New York Mets today announced that they have signed outfielder Willie Harris, who has hit 30 home runs over the last three seasons, to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league Spring Training. Harris, 32, hit 10 home runs, six doubles, two triples, with 32 RBI while batting […]

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Terry Collins Confirms His Lineup (Almost)

An article by posted on January 16, 2011 0 Comments

We are almost a month away from spring training, and already we are getting some information about the new Mets lineup for this season.  Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com says that Terry Collins has confirmed what appears to be his new lineup for the Mets to the New York Post.  Well, almost.  The reason why I […]

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The Mets Already Have Their Rally Caps On, Do You?

An article by posted on January 16, 2011 0 Comments
The Mets Already Have Their Rally Caps On, Do You?

The last few days have been very interesting as far as quotes go from several notable Mets including Angel Pagan, David Wright and even manager Terry Collins got into the act. All three of them are brimming with optimism for the season that is fast approaching. “With this lineup, if we stay healthy, and we compete […]

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Jeff Francis Agrees To Deal With The Royals

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments
Jeff Francis Agrees To Deal With The Royals

According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick via Twitter, the Kansas City Royals have signed free agent starter Jeff Francis to a one-year deal. The deal is pending a physical. With the left-hander now off the table, it leaves Chris Young as the top remaining option in the Mets’ price range according to Adam Rubin. Other likely options for […]

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Yankees Sign Soriano To A “Putz” Of A Deal

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments

Have you ever read or heard something that was so out of left field that it made you pause and do a double take? When I read Wallace Matthews’ article on the Yankees signing of Rafael Soriano, I all but mimicked my 4 month old daughter, spitting my morning oatmeal practically through my nose. It […]

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