Mets News & Notes

K-Rod Has Torn Ligaments In Thumb, Out For Season

An article by posted on August 16, 2010 0 Comments

This just came out of nowhere. Kevin Burkhardt of SNY has just tweeted the following: Krod has a torn ligament in right thumb. Sounds like it happened in the fight. Surgery coming, season over. I’m actually a little stunned, yet not surprised… The Mets have every right to not pay the rest of K-Rod’s salary […]

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Mets Will Pick Up 2011 Option On Reyes

An article by posted on August 16, 2010 0 Comments

According to Mark Hale of the New York Post, the Mets intend to pick up the 2011 option on shortstop Jose Reyes this winter, and will also explore signing him to a long term deal. Asked to comment on the situation, Reyes said, “Right now I don’t think about that…I want to finish my career here…But […]

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Mets Have Five Of The Most Unmovable Contracts In Baseball

An article by posted on August 16, 2010 0 Comments

On Sunday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote an article in which he said the Mets currently have no workable way to build a championship team for the 2011 season. He writes, “Consider that just for next year, Carlos Beltran, Jason Bay, Francisco Rodriguez, Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo make $69 million, which will be […]

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Pat Misch Starting Saturday

An article by posted on August 13, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 9:42 PM The Mets have sent down Ryota Igarashi and Raul Valdes to AAA-Buffalo to make room for Pat Misch and Frankie Rodriguez returning. Original Post 5:34 PM Jerry Manuel has confirmed that left-hander Pat Misch will start for the Mets on Saturday against the Phillies. The choice was between Misch and Oliver Perez. […]

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Jeff Francoeur – Worst Everyday Player?

An article by posted on August 13, 2010 0 Comments

Joe Posnanski answered a question on his blog a few days back about who is the worst everyday player in baseball for 2010. “A friend and I have a bet – I say Rony Cedeno, he says Chone Figgins. I know Yuni was your choice at one point last year, can you give us an […]

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Frankie Rodriguez Arrested For Assault, Father In Law Hospitalized

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

As reported by the Associated Press, New York Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez is in custody after what police called a “physical assault” on a family member at Citi Field.  Police say Rodriguez will be charged with third-degree assault. Police say the incident occurred after the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. […]

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Pat Misch Ready For 2010 Mets Debut On Saturday

An article by posted on August 11, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN-NY, Bisons starting pitcher Pat Misch was pulled after 55 pitches on Tuesday night and could be promoted to the Mets to make a start on Saturday vs. the Phillies. Misch has a 3.23 ERA with the Bisons this season and is in line for his 11th win if Buffalo holds […]

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Green Staying In Buffalo

An article by posted on August 10, 2010 0 Comments

**Update 8-12-10** Adam Rubin tweets that the Mets have decided to use reliever Sean Green’s final option and keep him at Triple-A Buffalo. Green’s rehab assignment was set to expire. He has a 5.40 ERA in seven appearances with the Bisons. **Original 8-10-10** Reliever Sean Green appears close to a return to the Mets. Green, […]

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The Forecast In 2011 Calls For Cloudy Skies And Huge Payroll Commitments

An article by posted on August 9, 2010 0 Comments

Here’s a sobering thought from Adam Rubin of ESPN NY. He lists the Mets payroll commitments for the 2011 season. Johan Santana $22.5 million Carlos Beltran $18.5 million Jason Bay $16 million David Wright $14 million Oliver Perez $12 million Francisco Rodriguez $11.5 million Jose Reyes $11 million Luis Castillo $6 million Ryota Igarashi $1.75 million […]

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More Mets Flubs: Why F-Mart And Not Lucas Duda?

An article by posted on August 8, 2010 0 Comments

I’m still a little bit confused by the snap decision by the Mets to promote Fernando Martinez on Saturday. It seemed as though it wasn’t very well thought out. Normally, I love to see a home-grown player promoted from the minor leagues, but the more I look at this particular case, the more it wreaks […]

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