Mets News & Notes

ESPN: Three Fixes For The Mets

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments

David Schoenfield of ESPN SweetSpot considers Three Fixes for Each NL East Team. Here are the Mets: 1. Shortstop: If not Reyes, who?  Likely solution: Sign Reyes, or give the job to Ruben Tejada. He’s never going to hit with any power, but he posted a .360 OBP last season at age 21 (in 376 plate […]

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Mets Are In “Exploratory Mode”

An article by posted on November 24, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Are In “Exploratory Mode”

First, let me wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. As the Mets head into the holiday weekend, Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that “all remains quiet for the Mets.” Martino spoke to a team official yesterday who indicated to him that the club is currently in “exploratory mode” and that they are “not […]

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Mets Offer Arbitration To Reyes

An article by posted on November 23, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Offer Arbitration To Reyes

The Mets have offered Jose Reyes salary arbitration, according to Adam Rubin. Despite some changes free agent compensation in the CBA, Reyes’ status remains unchanged and he is still considered a Type-A free agent and if he declines arbitration the Mets would be guaranteed two draft picks as compensation. The Mets will automatically get a sandwich pick between the […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #10 Reese Havens, 2B

An article by posted on November 21, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #10 Reese Havens, 2B

REESE HAVENS, 2B Welcome back for the 11th installment of the 2012 MMO Mets Top 20 Prospect list. Today we bring you #10, featuring second baseman Reese Havens. The only reason Havens isn’t considerably higher on this list is his significant injury history. If he can stay on the field next year, there is every […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #11 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

An article by posted on November 19, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #11 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

  Here we go with the tenth installment of the MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list. This pick represents the last one of the bottom half of the Top 20, #11. The player who gets the honor of topping the 11 thru 20 picks, is none other than RHP Cory Mazzoni. The Mets nabbed Mazzoni […]

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Havens, Lagares, Familia Among Seven Players Added To Mets 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments
Havens, Lagares, Familia Among Seven Players Added To Mets 40 Man Roster

The Mets have added SS Wilmer Flores, 2B Reese Havens, OF Juan Lagares, RHP Robert Carson, RHP Jeurys Familia, OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis and OF Cesar Puello to the 40-man roster. The following players are unprotected; Jefry Marte, Jose De La Torre, Dylan Owen, Allan Dykstra, Kai Gronauer, Brad Holt, Collin McHugh, Roy Merritt, Brandon Moore, Edgar Ramirez, Sean […]

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Mets Sign Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci

Mets just made it official: The New York Mets today announced they have signed first baseman Val Pascucci and catcher/outfielder Vinny Rottino to minor league contracts and invited both to major league Spring Training. Pascucci, who turns 33 today, split last season between Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and the Mets.  He hit the […]

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Mets Telling Teams Murphy Is Available

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Telling Teams Murphy Is Available

A source has told ESPN’s Adam Rubin that Daniel Murphy is available. In conversations with other teams at the GM Meetings in Milwaukee this week, a source confirmed the Mets informed other teams that Daniel Murphy is “available.” This goes against an earlier report that said the front office sees Murphy as the starting second baseman if […]

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Ike Davis: I Am Back and I Feel Great

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Ike Davis: I Am Back and I Feel Great

Yesterday afternoon at Citi Field, the Mets hosted a special media event to announce their plans for the Mets 50th Anniversary celebration in 2012 which you can read about here and here. One of the players on hand was first baseman Ike Davis and he was a sight for sore eyes. Davis was in great […]

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Mets Meet With Reliever Frank Francisco's Agents

An article by posted on November 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Meet With Reliever Frank Francisco's Agents

Newsday’s Ken Davidoff said tonight on Twitter that the Mets met with the representatives for free agent RHP Frank Francisco, Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported that he believes the Mets would be willing to spend ‘$8-$10 million for late inning relief. The plan being two sign two top relievers and then having […]

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