Mets News & Notes

It’s Now Or Never For Josh Thole

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Now Or Never For Josh Thole

David Lennon reports in Newsday, that Josh Thole has worked intensely with Mets catching coordinator Bob Natal this offseason in an effort to prevent a recurrence of the defensive issues that plagued him in 2011. “I’m getting to a point where we’re not in a trial-and-error period anymore,” Thole said. “It is what it is. If I don’t […]

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Mets Minor Leaguers Doyle and Moviel Suspended 50 Games For Substance Violation

An article by posted on February 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor Leaguers Doyle and Moviel Suspended 50 Games For Substance Violation

New York Mets catcher Charles “Dock” Doyle and pitcher Scott Moviel have been suspended 50 games each under baseball’s minor league drug program. Both were penalized Monday for second violations involving a drug of abuse. Doyle, 25, hit .296 with two homers and 11 RBIs last year for the Class A St. Lucie Mets. He […]

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Pelfrey Has That Sinking Feeling Again

An article by posted on February 9, 2012 0 Comments

Anthony McCarron from the Daily News, has an update on Mike Pelfrey who is hard at work trying to rediscover that killer sinker that made him the Mets first round draft pick in 2005. Mike Pelfrey estimates that he has already thrown 1,000 sinkers over the winter during workouts at Wichita State, his alma mater. The […]

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Wright Ranked #4 Among All MLB Third Basemen

An article by posted on February 9, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Ranked #4 Among All MLB Third Basemen

MLB.com released their 2012 Fantasy Baseball Preview and among their top 100 players, they ranked the Mets’ David Wright No. 19. overall. Wright also was ranked the 4th best third baseman behind Jose Bautista, Hanley Ramirez and Evan Longoria. If Wright can put up a season like they project, he’s going to command at least a […]

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Wilpons Take Battle With Picard To U.S. Supreme Court

An article by posted on February 8, 2012 0 Comments
Wilpons Take Battle With Picard To U.S. Supreme Court

Anthony Destefano of Newsday reported that the owners of the New York Mets are taking their battle with the trustee in the Bernard Madoff case to the U.S. Supreme Court – at least they are trying to. In a little noticed filing last Friday, Sterling Equities Associates, the umbrella organization of the Wilpon family and other team owners, asked the nation’s high court […]

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13 Days Until Mets Pitchers & Catchers Report To St. Lucie

An article by posted on February 7, 2012 0 Comments
13 Days Until Mets Pitchers & Catchers Report To St. Lucie

As the reporting date for pitchers and catchers nears, it seems some players couldn’t wait to head down to the Mets Spring Training Complex in Port St. Lucie to get an early start. Are you ready for baseball? Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole are already in Port St. Lucie working out! More early workouts from […]

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Mets To Announce Josh Lewin Will Replace Wayne Hagin In Radio Booth

An article by posted on February 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Announce Josh Lewin Will Replace Wayne Hagin In Radio Booth

Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record is hearing that the Mets are ready to announce Josh Lewin as the replacement for Wayne Hagin in the WFAN radio booth for the 2012 season. Klapisch says that the former Texas Rangers broadcaster would be signed to a one-year deal. It was Neil Best of Newsday, who first […]

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Blue Skies, Smiling At Me

An article by posted on February 4, 2012 0 Comments
Blue Skies, Smiling At Me

Who’d have thought it? Certainly not Fred Wilpon. But Frank McCourt is about to be his salvation. For if the Dodgers wind up selling for $2 billion or more, the value of the Mets, a signature franchise in their own right, in the country’s largest media market with their own network and new stadium, despite their […]

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Time Warner and Comcast To Purchase 16% of Mets

An article by posted on February 3, 2012 0 Comments
Time Warner and Comcast To Purchase 16% of Mets

Richard Sandomir of the New York Times reports that Time Warner Cable and Comcast are nearing a plan to finance SNY’s purchase of four shares in the Mets, worth $80 million. Time Warner Cable and Comcast are nearing a plan to finance SNY’s purchase of four shares in the Mets, worth $80 million, said one […]

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It’s Gonne Be A Banner Day On May 27

An article by posted on February 2, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Gonne Be A Banner Day On May 27

One of the mainstays of a Mets’ summer will be returning this year, the 50th anniversary of the franchise. Banner Day will return May 27 to give you an opportunity to express your affection for your favorite players and memories, and yes, also a chance to editorialize on the direction of the team. Undoubtedly, there […]

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