Mets News & Notes

Recap: Alderson Speaks To Media At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger took part in the media session that was held today by GM Sandy Alderson at Citi Field where he spoke to and fielded questions from reporters. He was also kind enough to transcribe the entire event which you can read here. Basically Alderson had a lot to say about a […]

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And By The Way… Miguel Batista Pitched A Gem Yesterday

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

BATISTA TOSSES A GEM IN SEASON FINALE Lost amid all the celebration and controversy of Jose Reyes leaving yesterday’s game in the first inning and ultimately securing the batting title, was the brilliant effort by 40-year old starter Miguel Batista. The veteran right-hander tossed a heck of a game – a complete game two-hitter that helped the Mets […]

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Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

From the Daily News: Reyes merchandise was nowhere to be found at Citi Field’s fan store, and a saleswoman said she hoped to “have more next year. And hopefully we’ll have him back, too.” Just another reason to re-sign Reyes - Merchandising!

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Buzz On Citi Field Changes and 2012 Payroll

An article by posted on September 28, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Francesa of WFAN, the following changes will be made to Citi Field in time for the 2012 season: The fences in the outfield will be 8 feet tall from left field to right field. The foul poles will remain exactly where they are. The wall in left-center and center will be brought in with dead center around […]

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Mets Pick Up 2013 Option On Terry Collins

An article by posted on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Pick Up 2013 Option On Terry Collins

The New York Mets have announced that Terry Collins’ option for the 2013 season had been picked up. “I’m very pleased with the job that Terry has done,” Alderson said. “Tremendous work ethic. Extremely knowledgeable. Great baseball man, but also knowledgeable about players in our system. Communicates well. Has just done a terrific job in […]

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MLB To Expand Playoff System And Create Two 15-Team Leagues

An article by posted on September 24, 2011 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Major League Baseball and the Players Association have all but agreed upon adding two wild-card teams and holding one-game playoffs in each league to determine which of the wild cards advances. The playoff teams could be added as soon as 2012 but no later than 2013. […]

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Jose Reyes On Resigning: “I Don’t Know If I’ll Be Back”

An article by posted on September 23, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes On Resigning: “I Don’t Know If I’ll Be Back”

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, caught up with Jose Reyes earlier today and asked him about his future with the Amazin’s.  Jose had some nice words to say about the Mets, and how he feels about resigning with the club. “I don’t know if I’m going to be back or not…This is the only […]

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Pair Of Mets Rookies With 50 RBI’s

An article by posted on September 23, 2011 0 Comments
Pair Of Mets Rookies With 50 RBI’s

Last night, second baseman Justin Turner drew a bases-loaded walk in the Mets’ 8-6 win over the Cardinals, giving him 50 RBIs for the season. He joined right fielder Lucas Duda who had already driven in 50 runs this season. The last time the Mets had two rookies drive in 50 or more runs in the same […]

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Collins Growing Frustrated With Beato

An article by posted on September 22, 2011 0 Comments

Pedro Beato continued his poor second half last night, when he served up a game-winning three-run homer to David Freese in the Mets 6-5 loss to the Cardinals. The loss ensures a third straight losing season for the Mets. Beato had not pitched in six days and has appeared fatigued for most of the second half of the […]

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Alderson Not Sold On Mets Internal Options For Closer

An article by posted on September 20, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Mets GM is not thrilled with his internal candidates for the the 2012 closer role and when asked specifically if he envisioned the next Mets closer coming from within the organization he said, ”I’m not convinced of that. Nor can I believe anybody else is convinced of that.” […]

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