Mets News & Notes

35 Free Agents Offered Arbitration, See Anything You Like?

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

Here is a list of all 35 free agents that were offered arbitration this year, 12 more than last year according to MLBTR.  These players now have until November 30th, one week, to decide whether to accept.  Type A – 14 players (Will cost signing team a first round pick.) Grant Balfour Adrian Beltre Carl Crawford Jorge […]

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Feliciano Offered Arbitration, Valdes Signs With Cards

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

Add another left handed reliever to the ranks of the Mets departed. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, LHP Raul Valdes has agreed to a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. Valdes, 33, was signed as an international free agent last winter by the Mets and had mixed results going 3-3 with a 4.91 ERA in 38 appearances […]

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(Video) Terry Collins Introduced At Citi Field

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets introduced their new manager Terry Collins, this morning at Citi Field. Here is a video courtesy of SNY. Here are some notes from the presser including my final thoughts. 11:00 Mets VP Dave Howard making the introductions and announcing the day’s agenda. (Alderson, Collins, Q&A, break-outs, photo-ops) Alderson: “It’s my pleasure to introduce […]

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Message To Fans From Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments
Message To Fans From Sandy Alderson

Dear Mets Fans: We are pleased to announce we have hired Terry Collins as our new Manager. Terry’s a lifelong baseball man who comes with the entire package – leadership, preparation, emotional commitment, and the drive to win. We believe Terry’s knowledge of our players, energy, intelligence, intensity, and direct approach will make an immediate, […]

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HoJo Likely Out As Hitting Coach, Bowa Could Be Bench Coach

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, “Hitting coach Howard Johnson is unlikely to remain in that role, but will be employed by the organization in some capacity.” Nothing unexpected here, but I am curious as to who his replacement will be. Many of the Mets hitters regressed under Howard Johnson’s watch, so I’m […]

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Terry Collins To Be Introduced Tuesday At 11:00 AM

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins To Be Introduced Tuesday At 11:00 AM

The Mets will introduce Terry Collins as the team’s new manager tomorrow, at a press conference in Citi Field at 11:00 AM. According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, Terry Collins is getting a two-year deal from the Mets. That sounds about right.  Original Post 5:00 PM Despites rumors that first Bob Melvin would be named […]

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Rubin Reports Young Mets Are Happy With Collins

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Rubin Reports Young Mets Are Happy With Collins

Adam Rubin had the chance to speak with three young Mets who all spent the 2010 seasons split amongst the Mets and the minor leagues. Here’s the skinny on Collins from Dillon Gee, Josh Thole and Nick Evans. Mouth of babes, indeed. “He was constantly pulling for guys. Very positive,” Thole said. “When I was […]

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Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

Man, oh man… Reading all these sob stories in the last few hours is really irritating to say the least. Oh woe is us, the Mets have hired Terry Collins, and our holy begotten savior Wally Backman was skipped over despite all of his astonishing achievements with the South Georgia Peanuts and his mighty feats in the […]

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Rangers Would Take On Hefty Portion Of Beltran’s Salary In A Trade

An article by posted on November 21, 2010 0 Comments
Rangers Would Take On Hefty Portion Of Beltran’s Salary In A Trade

Earlier this morning, during his regular NFL Sunday radio show on WFAN, Mike Francesa broke away from football for a moment and reported something that caught the attention of one of our readers, Bayonne Mets Fan. Francesa on FB Sunday – He’s heard that Texas Rangers have inquired about Carlos Beltran and that they would […]

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Mets Fire Scouting Director Rudy Terrasas

An article by posted on November 20, 2010 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets have fired Rudy Terrasas. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/6073109241139200[/tweeted] The Mets have told Rudy Terrasas he will no longer be director of scouting, but that he might still be reassigned within the organization. Paul DePodesta said via text “there is a good chance that Rudy will remain with organization.” Rudy Terrasas, […]

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