Mets News & Notes

Tejada Not In Second Base Mix

An article by posted on December 16, 2010 0 Comments

Andy Martino of the Daily News gives more evidence that Ruben Tejada is not even considered in the mix for the second base battle this spring. He begins with comments from Terry Collins on the newest Met, at least for now, infielder Brad Emaus, the Rule 5 pickup from the Blue Jays. “Obviously, with J.P. […]

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Hall Of Fame Pitcher Bob Feller Dead at 92

An article by posted on December 15, 2010 0 Comments

Hall of Famer, former Cleveland Indian, Bob Feller passed away this evening from an acute form of Leukemia at the age of 92. “Rapid Robert” won 266 games in 18 seasons all with the Indians, was once “clocked” at 104 mph. At the time, it was difficult to gauge how fast pitchers threw since Radar […]

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What If Jose Reyes Really Does Have A Big Season?

An article by posted on December 15, 2010 0 Comments

As we come to grips with the fact that hope will be the prevailing theme in 2011 and that basically we are playing the same hand we had last season minus Johan Santana, we will all have our patience tested. There’s a lot of things that need to go right where hope is concerned for […]

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Did Cliff Lee’s Wife’s Brush-In With Fans Cost The Yankees?

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

I just saw this on the latest Inside Edition and thought I would raise this particular question here. As we all know, the Yankees lost out on their prized offseason “possession” Cliff Lee to those damn Phillies, deciding to take $50 million dollars less than what the Yankees offered (which was a 6-year $140-160 million dollar deal).  Now, one […]

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From Left Field: The Mets Annual Christmas Party

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

Is the North Pole in Flushing? No, just Citi Field with a light dusting of snow. Do Santa’s elves wear Mets jerseys? At Citi Field they do. The Mets hosted their annual Christmas party Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field’s Acela Club. Roughly 100 school children from around the New York area attended to sing Christmas […]

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Is Garza A Better Target Than Grienke For The Mets?

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

I wanted to add a quick update based on some new information from this morning. According to MetsBlog, the Royals are now getting back to teams who have expressed interest in acquiring RHP Zach Greinke, but no word on if that includes the Mets. The Nationals are ‘aggressively pursuing’ a trade for Rays RHP Matt Garza […]

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Cliff Lee Spurns Yankees, Signs With Phillies

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

In a late night stunner, Cliff Lee agreed to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, as first reported by MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan. Early last night, there were reports that the Yankees had fears that Lee wasn’t landing in The Bronx and that proved correct. Before midnight they were told by Lee’s agent, Darek Braunecker, that Lee […]

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Press Release: Mets Announce Coaching Staff

An article by posted on December 13, 2010 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Announce Coaching Staff

The New York Mets today announced that they have finalized their 2011 Major League coaching staff by naming Ken Oberkfell bench coach, Mookie Wilson first base coach, Dave Hudgens hitting coach and Jon Debus bullpen coach. Chip Hale and Dan Warthen will return as the club’s third base coach and pitching coach respectively. Oberkfell completed […]

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J.P. Ricciardi Awed By Red Sox Moves

An article by posted on December 12, 2010 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has a great update on the Hot Stove, including this comment by the Mets’ J.P. Ricciardi who was wowed by the Red Sox in Orlando. (Who wasn’t?) “I think you have to be in awe,’’ said Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi. “Those are the best offensive players out there, and […]

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Madoff, The Wilpons And The Mets – What Now?

An article by posted on December 12, 2010 0 Comments

A quote from our blog which rings true to me. “The real solution for the Mets future is to have new owners not encumbered by the Wilpon’s baggage which is now all so obvious to anyone who can see and read the facts.” How can the Wilpons’ continue to put the Mets organization on hold […]

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