Mets News & Notes

Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson was on hand at the New York Athletic Club for Thursday’s Hall of Fame press conference for Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. After the event, spoke to reporters and fielded some questions about the state of the Mets. First and foremost, I was happy to learn that Sandy was […]

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Jim Edmonds Was A Hall of Fame Ballot Casualty

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jim Edmonds Was A Hall of Fame Ballot Casualty

One of the more disappointing story lines arising from the 2016 Hall of Fame voting results on Wednesday, was center fielder Jim Edmonds falling off the ballot in his very first year of eligibility. Edmonds only received votes from 11 of the 440 BBWAA members and failed to accrue the 5% minimum needed to remain on […]

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2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

Ever since he was selected in the first round of the 2011 draft, fans have been waiting patiently for the arrival of Brandon Nimmo. While he’s made progress every season, he’s yet to have that big breakout that everyone has been hoping for. This has caused some to start to losing faith in the 22-year […]

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Mike Piazza Humbled and Honored By Hall Of Fame Selection

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Humbled and Honored By Hall Of Fame Selection

So you just got home from a long day at the office and you missed all the excitement as Mike Piazza finally got elected to the Hall of Fame earlier this evening?  Well have no fear, we’ve got you covered. The Baseball Writers Association of America punched Piazza’s ticket to Cooperstown after he received 83.0 […]

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Cooperstown Calling!!! Congratulations To Hall Of Famer Mike Piazza!!!

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Cooperstown Calling!!! Congratulations To Hall Of Famer Mike Piazza!!!

Congratulations to Mike Piazza who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame along with Ken Griffey Jr. by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The news was just announced live on MLB Network. Piazza received 83.0 percent of the vote and joins baseball immortality after his fourth year on the ballot, having missed in […]

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Winter Leagues: Becerra 3 Hits, Cabrera 2 Hits, Barbosa Tosses Gem

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Leagues: Becerra 3 Hits, Cabrera 2 Hits, Barbosa Tosses Gem

The Indios de Mayaguez (1-2) beat the Cangrejeros de Santurce (1-2) 2-0 last night with two key performances from Mets minor leaguers. T.J. Rivera was 0 for 2 with two walks and scored the only two runs of the game for the Indios. Rivera is now 4 for 10 with three walks in the first three games […]

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Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. The deal is pending a physical. Jon Heyman reports that the contract is worth $2 million dollars with the potential for $1.25 million more in incentives. Johnson, 34, split last season between the Braves and Mets, batting […]

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Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

When Jesse Orosco fanned Marty Barrett my dad and I instantaneously flew off the couch. This wasn’t the man who taught me how to ride a bike, how to drive a car and (tried to) teach me math. There wasn’t 23 years between us. Instead, at this frozen moment in time we were both two […]

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Tommy Tanous Will Likely Replace DePodesta

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Tommy Tanous Will Likely Replace DePodesta

Following Paul DePodesta’s departure, John Harper of the NY Post says that Tommy Tanous will likely take over his role as the head of player development. Tanous originally joined the organization as a professional scout in 2010, and he was named the Director of Amateur Scouting the following year. This decision seems to make the […]

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What The 2015 New York Mets Meant To Me

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What The 2015 New York Mets Meant To Me

When I started writing for Metsmerized Online back in November of 2014, I had no idea that by next November the New York Mets would still be playing as one of the two best teams in all of Major League Baseball. The season certainly didn’t end like we all hoped, but that shouldn’t stop us […]

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