Mets News & Notes

9/3 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 7/8/2, Lehigh Valley 4/8/4 rf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 5, 2 RBI, .341 ss Justin Turner 0 for 5, .310 2b Russ Adams 1 for 4, run, BB, .261 1b Nick Evans 1 for 4, run, BB, 2 Ks, .309 cf Kirk Nieuwenhuis 0 for 4, BB, 3 Ks, .208 lf […]

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Jerry Manuel Just Doesn’t Get It

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel told the New York Post that he’d love to know his job status for next season. “Jerry Manuel admitted yesterday that he would ‘love to know’ if the organization plans to bring him back next season, but he also isn’t about to seek out GM Omar Minaya or Jeff Wilpon for an answer.  Manuel, whose […]

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Mets Willing To Discuss Extension With Dickey

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that the Mets may be open to giving R.A. Dickey a contract extension. The knuckleballer has been one of the few bright spots this season. According to a source, the Mets are willing to engage in extension talks with Dickey this offseason, in lieu of salary arbitration […]

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Duda, Misch, Gee Win Bisons Awards

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Buffalo Bisons have announced Lucas Duda as the team’s MVP, Pat Misch as the team’s Most Valuable Pitcher, and Dillon Gee as the team’s Comeback Player of the Year. Duda was 0-3 in his ML debut and had to be taken out in the eighth inning with hamstring cramps but Jerry said he was […]

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Add Mike Nickeas To Mets September Callups

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have added minor league catcher Mike Nickeas to the major-league roster. The third September call-up will join the Mets here on Thursday. His name is Mike Nickeas. He is a 27-year-old catcher who began the year in Double A. To make room for Nickeas on the 40-man roster, the team transferred John Maine […]

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Backman Says He Could Do A Better Job Than Manuel

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

As Wally Backman kicks back and rides out the rest of the Brooklyn Cyclones regular season after clinching the division, Dan Martin of the New York Post catches up with him to discuss his thoughts on the state of the Mets and his readiness to be a Major League manager. “It would be impossible to say I […]

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Dickey Might Be Most Dangerous Hitter On Team

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Please check out Mark Simon’s latest post on ESPN New York where he reviews the Mets for the month of August. Believe me when I tell you some of it is not pretty, but definitely worth a look. Simon has done a great job of providing some great insights and analysis on the Mets this […]

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Francoeur Reacts To The Trade, Wishes Mets Well

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Here is a video courtesy of Adam Rubin and ESPN New York on Jeff Francoeur reacting to the trade. Francoeur had no hard feelings and in fact was grateful to the Mets for sending him to a team that will be heading to the Post Season. Obviously, the Mets see that I don’t fit in […]

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Mets Promote Lucas Duda and Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

As I speculated on Saturday, the Mets have indeed added outfielder Lucas Duda to the 40 Man Roster and promoted him from Triple-A. The announcement came during the Mets Post game show on SNY by Chris Carlin. The Mets had to promote Lucas Duda or they would have risked losing him in the Rule V […]

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Mets Trade Francoeur To The Texas Rangers

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

It’s Official, the Mets have traded rightfielder Jeff Francoeur to the Texas Rangers for infielder Joaquin Arias. Arias turns 26 in three weeks and has a career .286 batting average in 242 plate appearances. He plays second base so we may see him log some extended playing time. Good luck Frenchy. We wish you well, and have […]

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