Mets News & Notes

Sounds Like Heads are Gonna Roll

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

In a post to his blog on ESPN New York, Adam Rubin wrote that even though Omar Minaya declared manager Jerry Manuel’s job safe at the start of the Dodger series, he would offer no such assurances for hitting coach Howard Johnson and the rest of Manuel’s staff on Sunday. Asked specifically if the entire staff would be in […]

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Mets And Royals Talks Heating Up

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com, the Mets and Royals are in discussion about a potential multi-player trade that could include: Gil Meche (0-44, 6.66), Kyle Farnsworth and Jose Guillen from the Royals, and Oliver Perez, Jeff Francoeur and Luis Castillo from the Mets. Basically, it looks like a swap of bad contracts for both teams, and […]

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John Maine Out For Season After Shoulder Surgery

An article by posted on July 24, 2010 0 Comments

Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that John Maine underwent arthroscopic surgery to clean out scar tissue from his right shoulder, and will miss the remainder of this season. John Maine had arthroscopic surgery yesterday to clean scar tissue in his right shoulder. Out for season. Maine was last seen pitching in a game […]

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Royals Interested In Jeff Francoeur

An article by posted on July 23, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 7/23 2:15 PM According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports in a post to Twitter, the Kansas City Royals like Jeff Francoeur. As I posted yesterday (see below), the Mets would like to trade Francoeur, and Royals GM Dayton Moore worked in the Braves front office when Francoeur began his major league career. The Royals do have […]

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Mets Finalize Deal With Reliever Chad Cordero

An article by posted on July 22, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 7/22 2:00 PM It’s official… The New York Mets today announced that they have signed former All-Star righthanded reliever Chad Cordero to a minor league contract and assigned him to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Cordero, 28, went 0-1 with a 6.52 ERA in nine games this year with the Seattle Mariners. Original Post […]

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Counting Down to the End of Jerry and Other Thoughts

An article by posted on July 22, 2010 0 Comments

Last night was one of those rare moments in my long life as a Mets fan when I was actually torn about wanting them to win the game. At the same time I was hoping that Oliver Perez would get out of that 2AM New York time jam, I was also rooting for a total […]

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Luis Castillo, Oliver Perez To Be Activated Today

An article by posted on July 19, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, after the Mets salvaged the final game in San Francisco to avoid the sweep, Jerry Manuel spoke with reporters. Luis Castillo  – Castillo will be joining the Mets today in Arizona, where the Mets begin a three game series with the Diamondbacks. He is expected to be activated before the game and resume his […]

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Are Ollie’s Days As A Met Numbered?

An article by posted on July 17, 2010 0 Comments

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that Oliver Perez may have pitched his last game as a New York Met. Perez turned off many of his teammates when he refused to accept a minor league assignment before being shuffled to the DL with an encore performance of the mysterious knee injury. It even prompted an internal investigation […]

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Sean Green, Luis Castillo Close To Return, Fernando Tatis Out For The Season

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

Before Thursday’s game against the San Francisco Giants, Jose Reyes was scratched from the lineup. He had discomfort in his right oblique, and will be shut down until he is 100 percent. Reyes hasn’t swung from the left side of the plate since last Sunday. Mets will continue to have rookie Ruben Tejada play short with […]

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My Beltran’s Back And You’re Gonna Be In Trouble!

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

I thought this day would never come, but here we are on the verge of the return of Carlos Beltran. When the Mets take the field tonight in San Francisco, Beltran will be in center field and according to Jerry Manuel, he’ll be batting cleanup behind David Wright and ahead of Ike Davis. Back on April 1st, […]

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