Mets News & Notes

The Latest On Mets Search For New GM

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets will be interviewing White Sox assistant GM Rick Hahn this afternoon, with both Jeff Wilpon and interim GM John Ricco expected to be present. Hahn, is considered by many to be one of the highest rated GM candidates available, and was ranked as the best GM prospect in baseball by Baseball America before the 2010 season. […]

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Will The NY Media Choose The Next Mets GM?

An article by posted on October 10, 2010 0 Comments

Not too much Mets news to report the last few days, but there is an interesting article by Joel Sherman of the NY Post who is starting to sound like a campaign manager for Sandy Alderson these days. I was a little shocked by the way he began his article by saying that once commissioner Bud […]

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Some May Say He’s A Dreamer, But He’s Not The Only One

An article by posted on October 9, 2010 0 Comments
Some May Say He’s A Dreamer, But He’s Not The Only One

October 8, 1940 – December 8, 1980 The so-called “smart Beatle,” he brought a penetrating intelligence and a stinging wit both to the band’s music and its self-presentation. But in such songs as “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown),” “Rain” and “In My Life,” he also marshaled gorgeous melodies to evoke a […]

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Pat Gillick Declines Mets GM Job

An article by posted on October 9, 2010 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that after a phone call with Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, GM candidate Pat Gillick declined the opportunity to become the Mets new GM. Scratch Phillies executive Pat Gillick off the list of candidates for the Mets’ vacant general manager position. The Phillies granted permission for the Mets to interview […]

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BP Looks Back At Their Top 11 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus reexamines their pre-season Top 11 Mets Prospects and issues some quick analysis on each. No. 1 Prospect Jenrry Mejia, RHP (48th overall)  What Was Said: “…his fastball alone could land him in the Mets bullpen.” Analysis: Mejia’s heater did earn him a big-league job, but to what end? The soon-to-be 21-year-old […]

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Mets Set To Interview Hahn, Baird and Byrnes For GM Spot

An article by posted on October 7, 2010 0 Comments

As reported on Mets.com, the Mets’ search for their next general manager is beginning to take shape as they have received permission to speak with Rick Hahn, Allard Baird and Josh Byrnes. According to a team official, the Mets have scheduled three interviews next week for their vacant GM position: Rick Hahn, White Sox assistant GM; […]

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Mets Top Prospect Wilmer Flores, Left Off SAL Top 20

An article by posted on October 7, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Top Prospect Wilmer Flores, Left Off SAL Top 20

The Mets current number one prospect in the organization is shortstop Wilmer Flores a non-drafted free agent signed out of Venezuela. Last winter, Mejia knocked Fernando Martinez out of the top spot on the Mets prospect list after batting .264 with three homeruns and 36 RBI in 528 plate appearances with the Sand Gnats. This […]

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Several Mets Coaches May Survive Shakeup

An article by posted on October 7, 2010 0 Comments

It seems like the shakeup and cleaning house that the Wilpons kept referring to on Monday, may not include many of the Mets coaches according to several sources. The Daily News is reporting that third base coach Chip Hale and pitching coach Dan Warthen have strong chances of remaining with team for the 2011 season. Ownership does not […]

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What Happened To The Mets This Year?

An article by posted on October 6, 2010 0 Comments

In a candid interview with former Mets pitcher and current broadcaster Ron Darling, Stuart Miller of the NY Times asked him a couple of questions on the state of the Mets. Q. What happened to the Mets this year? In June they were 11 games up [over .500] and they were so good to watch. […]

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Plenty Of Manager Choices Beyond Backman, Hale and Valentine

An article by posted on October 6, 2010 0 Comments

Here’s a comprehensive list of managerial candidates as compiled by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. What’s interesting to me is the omission of Wally Backman and Chip Hale who seem to be the prime choices for Mets fans.  DRAWING SIGNIFICANT INTEREST Eric Wedge: The former Indians manager already has interviewed with the Cubs and Blue Jays. […]

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