Mets News & Notes

Latest On Sandy Alderson, Jon Daniels, Al Avila

An article by posted on October 15, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 9:00 AM According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the Mets have been asking around about Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels. Nolan Ryan said prior to that that he expects Daniels to stay on and continue to build upon his vision and plan that transformed the team into a pennant contender. Daniels is currently in his fifth […]

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Jeff Wilpon Updates GM Progress, Debunks Many Rumors

An article by posted on October 13, 2010 0 Comments

New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon held a conference call today to update reporters on the progress of their GM search. They still plan to have a new general manager in place by the end of the World Series, but that depending on circumstances it’s flexible. So far they have met with former Kansas City […]

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Jose Lopez Would Be A Great Addition For Mets At Second Base

An article by posted on October 13, 2010 0 Comments
Jose Lopez Would Be A Great Addition For Mets At Second Base

The other day I read on MLBTR that Jose Lopez could be non-tendered by the Seattle Mariners, thus making him a free agent. The 26 year old Lopez, had a very disappointing season in 2010 as did just about any Seattle Mariner not named Ichiro Suzuki. He batted only .239 with 10 home runs and just 58 RBI, […]

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San Francisco Owes A Giant Thank You To The Mets

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

Leapin’ lizards!  For the first time since Barry Bonds left his syringe in San Francisco, the Giants are champions of the National League West.  They won their first division title since 2003 (and only their sixth NL West title overall) by defeating the San Diego Padres on the final day of the regular season, capping […]

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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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