Mets News & Notes

Phillies Are Hot On Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Mets have provided Carlos Beltran a short list of teams for him to consider being traded to and the Phillies are one of those teams believed to be on that list. A mediocre offensive team, the Phillies are seeking to upgrade with an outfielder and middle-of-the-lineup bat, preferably […]

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Game Recap: Reyes Return Ignites Offense, Izzy Notches Save In 4-2 Win

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments
Game Recap: Reyes Return Ignites Offense, Izzy Notches Save In 4-2 Win

The return of Jose Reyes and big hits from Daniel Murphy and Angel Pagan, in addition to a great start from Dillon Gee secured the Mets a win, 4-2 against the Cardinals Game Notes Dillon Gee went out, and in his first start since the All-Star break, pitched a gem. Gee went seven innings, allowing two […]

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Monday Update: Wright Goes 3-6, Will Be Activated Friday

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Monday Update: Wright Goes 3-6, Will Be Activated Friday

Monday Update: David Wright played nine innings for St. Lucie Monday night and went 3 for 6 – all singles, with three runs scored. Wright, on the DL with back injury, is now 6-of-15 with six runs scored and one RBI in four rehab games. Mets manager Terry Collins said Wright will be activated this weekend, […]

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The Mets Alumni Association And Habitat For Humanity

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Mets Alumni Association And Habitat For Humanity

We live in interesting times where we tend to take so much for granted. We always seem to want what we don’t have whether we have a pressing need for it or not. Most of us are lucky enough to come home, kick off our shoes, hug the kids, put on one of our 1000 […]

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Mets Minors: Jeurys Familia Placed on the Disabled List

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Michael Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog, Mets pitching prospect Jeurys Familia was placed on the Disabled list retroactive to July 14 with a right shoulder impingement. The move was “precautionary” according to B-Mets pitching coach Marc Valdes, and there is no timetable for his return. After six starts for Single-A Port St. […]

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All Systems Go – Reyes Set To Return Tuesday

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments
All Systems Go – Reyes Set To Return Tuesday

Jose Reyes ran the bases on Sunday and looked and felt fantastic afterwards. Manager Terry Collins was very pleased with what he saw and said Reyes looked great. Reyes will participate in some more baseball activities today and then play a rehab game at Class A Brooklyn on Monday before rejoining the Mets on Tuesday. A final decision on Reyes […]

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Mets To Sign Gustavo Chacin To Minor League Contract

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are close to signing LHP Gustavo Chacin to a minor league contract to play for Triple-A Buffalo. Chacin, 30, was released last week by the Houston Astros after posting a 5.13 ERA in nine starts and 18 relief appearances for their Triple-A affiliate, Oklahoma City. Although he […]

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Mets Show Receipt, Proving They Own Cole Hamels

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Show Receipt, Proving They Own Cole Hamels

If you’re a regular reader of MMO, you know that I haven’t done a recap here since 2009. However, after today’s 11-2 blowout of the Phillies, it would be hard for me not to do a recap, basically because there’s something I have to get off my chest. It’s something that’s been on my mind […]

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NL East Report for The Week of July 15th

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments
NL East Report for The Week of July 15th

With the return of baseball after the All-Star break, there isn’t that much to report with our neighbors in the NL East.  Without further adu, here’s the latest round up of what’s going on in the NL East this week. Remember to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. The team is expected to have Martin Prado […]

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Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

The New York Mets have been without their ace Johan Santana the entire season and the rotation has held their own, to say the least. With speculation surrounding a Santana return possibly in mid-August, which still remains a long shot at this point, many have wondered just who may be the odd man out in […]

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