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ESPN New York: DePodesta On Mejia, Wheeler, Not Signing Second Rounder, Prospect Hype, Fan Expectations

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN New York: DePodesta On Mejia, Wheeler, Not Signing Second Rounder, Prospect Hype, Fan Expectations

Over at ESPN New York, Adam Rubin talks with Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta who shared some insights on a variety of topics. In Part 1 of the interview, DePo sheds some light on Zack Wheeler’s innings workload, Jenrry Mejia’s transition from starter to reliever, and the following question in which he addresses fan expectations and […]

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Mets Won’t Overpay, We’re In Good Hands With Alderson

An article by posted on July 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Overpay, We’re In Good Hands With Alderson

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who spoke with Assistant GM John Ricco, the Mets will not overpay for any player that will help the team now, but at the expense of the future. “We’re watching every day the same thing people are,” said assistant GM John Ricco on Thursday. “But you also can’t fool yourself […]

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Harvey Could Still Get Call If Batista Fails To Impress On Saturday

An article by posted on July 19, 2012 0 Comments

It looks like this is the story that won’t go away this season. It feels like every week going back to Spring Training we’ve been reading or hearing about Matt Harvey after every mound appearance and then some. I often wonder if it’s like this with all teams regarding their top prospects or if this […]

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Mets Will Be Buyers At Deadline, Eyeing Jonathan Broxton

An article by posted on July 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Be Buyers At Deadline, Eyeing Jonathan Broxton

Sandy Alderson told reporters today that the Mets will be buyers at the July 31 trade deadline. Alderson said that while he does not intend to acquire a starting pitcher this month, but that he is focused on improving the bullpen as his number one priority. To a lesser degree, the Mets GM said he’ll […]

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Harvey Won’t Debut On Saturday, No Chance Wheeler Is A Met In 2012

An article by posted on July 17, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey Won’t Debut On Saturday, No Chance Wheeler Is A Met In 2012

The verdict is in on Harvey… Today in Washington, Sandy Alderson  announced that Miguel Batista will start Saturday’s game against the Dodgers and NOT Matt Harvey.. Last night for the Bisons, Harvey allowed two runs and three hits with four walks and four strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings against Triple-A Toledo in front of a group of […]

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Jason Bay Activated, Omar Quintanilla Designated For Assignment

An article by posted on July 17, 2012 0 Comments
Jason Bay Activated, Omar Quintanilla Designated For Assignment

The Mets have activated Jason Bay from the disabled list, and designated Omar Quintanilla for assignment. Original Post 2:50 PM In 29 games for the Mets this season, Quintanilla hit .257 with five doubles, one home run and four RBI in 70 at-bats. He had just one at-bat in two appearances in July. Jason Bay is with the rest of the […]

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Garza, Hamels, Dempster, Willingham, Liriano Drawing Heavy Interest As Trade Deadline Nears

An article by posted on July 16, 2012 0 Comments
Garza, Hamels, Dempster, Willingham, Liriano Drawing Heavy Interest As Trade Deadline Nears

Ramon Hernandez, Colorado Rockies It’s no secret that the Mets primary (yes, I said primary) is Rockies catcher Ramon Hernandez. But getting him is not going to be as easy as you think according to Ken Rosenthal. Sometimes, veteran players have more value to their present club than they would in a trade, he says, and Hernandez is […]

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Backup Catcher Seems To Be Least Of Mets Concerns

An article by posted on July 16, 2012 0 Comments
Backup Catcher Seems To Be Least Of Mets Concerns

With the Mets seen as the probable last-place team in the National League East when the season began, it was a pleasant surprise to end the first half with a 46-40 record. This leaves the Mets right in the thick of the National League Wild Card race and still contending for the division. After dropping […]

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Mets Ranked At 49 On Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Franchises

An article by posted on July 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Ranked At 49 On Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Forbes released their annual top 50 Most Valuable Professional Sports Franchises today, with the Mets barely making the cut at 49th, the sixth highest baseball team behind the New York Yankees, LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. The Texas Rangers also barely made the list at 50th. Valuing the franchise at a cool $719 million, […]

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Worried Harvey Is Being Rushed? Collins Says Wheeler Could Be Coming Too…

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Worried Harvey Is Being Rushed? Collins Says Wheeler Could Be Coming Too…

If you had any concerns about the Mets possibly rushing Matt Harvey to the majors too soon, then you might want to sit down for this one… According to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal, Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that Zack Wheeler is not out of the mix for a promotion to the majors this […]

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