Mets News & Notes

Family, Friends, Teammates Say Goodbye To The Kid

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Family, Friends, Teammates Say Goodbye To The Kid

More than 1,000 former teammates, family members and friends of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter paid tribute to him at a church memorial in Palm Beach Gardens on Friday evening. Among the Mets contingent who came to say goodbye to “The Kid,” were former teammates Darryl Strawberry, Jesse Orosco, Wally Backman, Bobby Ojeda, Rusty Staub […]

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Jenrry Mejia and Johan Santana Take Huge Steps Forward

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia and Johan Santana Take Huge Steps Forward

Mets pitching prospect Jenrry Mejia threw off a mound for the first time since he undergoing Tommy John surgery last May. Manager Terry Collins watched Mejia and said he was happy to see him on the mound again. “I thought he looked good and loose. He had really good extension”, Collins said. There’s a very good […]

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Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

A federal judge said Thursday that he will soon decide whether the clawback lawsuit by the trustee Irving Picard against Mets owners will go to trial. “I’ll have a bottom line ruling by no later than March 5 determining what goes to trial,” U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff said. Judge Rakoff deferred his decision […]

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Special Bloggers Single Game Tickets Pre-Sale!

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Special Bloggers Single Game Tickets Pre-Sale!

I originally misunderstood an email I received from the Mets yesterday believing that they were extending a special offer to some selected bloggers, but I am pleased to announce that the offer was also intended to all of our readers! (Thanks, Rusty) METS SINGLE GAME TICKETS PRE-SALE! All Mets single game tickets officially go on […]

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Braun Cleared On Technicality, Suspension Overturned, Two Urine Samples Still Tested Positive

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Braun Cleared On Technicality, Suspension Overturned, Two Urine Samples Still Tested Positive

National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension was overturned today by baseball arbitrator Shyam Das, the first time a baseball player successfully challenged the MLB Suspension For Banned Substances. The decision was announced today by the Major League Baseball Players Association, just a day before Braun was due to report for spring training. Braun originally tested […]

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Mets Tee Off At Field 7

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Tee Off At Field 7

Here is a video of what the players had to say about Field 7 yesterday, which were making some of them play and feel a little Ruthian to say the least. David Wright, Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda became the first players to test out the new dimensions on Field 7 which has been altered […]

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MMO Links: Tejada Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Links: Tejada Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

On Tuesday, Grant Brisbee of SB Nation posted who he feels are the four players that have the biggest shoes to fill during the 2012 season. Among them he listed the Mets’ Ruben Tejada who of course will replace Jose Reyes this season as the everyday shortstop. It focuses mostly on the offense, but check […]

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AM Mets Notes: Ike Davis, Andres Torres, Mike Nickeas, Ruben Tejada

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
AM Mets Notes: Ike Davis, Andres Torres, Mike Nickeas, Ruben Tejada

Mike Nickeas may be the frontrunner for the righty-hitting complement to Josh Thole behind the plate, but the Mets are not handing Nickeas an Opening Day roster spot yet, writes Adam Rubin. The defensively capable Nickeas will need to demonstrate he can produce at the plate at a competent-enough level that Terry Collins will not need to pinch-hit for him […]

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@MetsGM Answers Questions On Twitter

An article by posted on February 22, 2012 0 Comments
@MetsGM Answers Questions On Twitter

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (@MetsGM) answered questions from his followers on Twitter today. While most of the questions were kind of silly or irrelevant, these responses were interesting: These are a few that didn’t make the first cut…

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Afternoon Spring Training Notes: Turner, Beato, Mejia and Spring Opener

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments
Afternoon Spring Training Notes: Turner, Beato, Mejia and Spring Opener

Here’s a quick update from Mets Camp this afternoon, just a few minor notes and happenings… It didn’t take long to find out who would be wearing Jose Reyes’ number this season. It turns out it’ll be new Bench Coach Bob Geren, who wore No. 17 when he was with Oakland. Mooooook! Ousted first base coach Mookie […]

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