Mets News & Notes

25 Million Later…Luis Castillo In Retrospect.

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

Luis Castillo was officially released today and is no longer on the active roster of the New York Mets. I wish I could’ve heard these words a few years ago, but after reading numerous posts and insights into the situation varying from “good riddance” to “why?” I decided to give a full scope look into […]

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Carlos Beltran Gets Another Cortisone Shot On Left Knee

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

According to several beat writers via Twitter, Sandy Alderson just told reporters that outfielder Carlos Beltran has received another cortisone shot on his left knee (the good knee) and will be out at least another 2-3 days. Beltran still says he will be ready for Opening Day. Since playing one game as a DH, Beltran has […]

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Mets Release Luis Castillo

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

METS PRESS RELEASE METS RELEASE LUIS CASTILLO FLUSHING, N.Y., March 18, 2011 – The New York Mets today announced that they have released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo. The 5-11, 191-pound switch-hitter had one year left on his contract. “This was baseball decision,” said Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson. “I met with Terry (Collins) and […]

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Alderson Says 8-9 Players Will Be Cut By Weekend

An article by posted on March 17, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Says 8-9 Players Will Be Cut By Weekend

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the New York Post that the team would cut eight or nine players during these next two days. That’s a lot of warm bodies, so this next round will leave plenty for us to discuss. Lets do some math… Currently there are 45 players in major league camp, including 12 […]

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Final Decision On 2B Will Be Made By Alderson Not Collins

An article by posted on March 17, 2011 0 Comments
Final Decision On 2B Will Be Made By Alderson Not Collins

After this afternoon’s loss to the Minnesota Twins, Mets GM Sandy Alderson talked to reporters about the state of the team and addressed some of the rumors that have been floating around the web in the last few days. I am going to briefly summarize his comments, but if you want all the detail I suggest […]

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Potential Mets On Trading Block, Post Says Reyes Good As Gone

An article by posted on March 16, 2011 0 Comments

MLBTR posted the following today: The Mets and Pirates strike me as two teams unlikely to contend in 2011. The Nationals, Astros, Diamondbacks, and Padres all made win-now type moves this offseason, but at least a few of these teams will be below .500 on July 31st. Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes, and Francisco Rodriguez could […]

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Mets Notes: Jenrry Mejia Optioned To Minors

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

MEJIA TO MINORS The Mets announced via Twitter that they have optioned RHP Jenrry Mejia to minor league camp. They now have 22 pitchers in camp which includes 7 non-roster invitations. REAR VIEW MIRROR: First things first, according to Andy McCullough of NJ.com, Ike Davis is fine after being involved in a car accident this […]

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Thoughts On Roster

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

With spring training down to a couple of weeks after today’s loss to Minnesota, the Mets are still trying to finalize situations in right field, second base, the bullpen and in the rotation. All of these will be filled with those players already in camp. RIGHT FIELD Carlos Beltran has been cleared to resume baseball […]

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Luis Hernandez To Be Named Starter At Second Base? Is Desperation Setting In?

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a source has told him that manager Terry Collins is getting set to name Luis Hernandez the starting second baseman. Disenchanted with what he has seen from Luis Castillo, Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Justin Turner this spring, manager Terry Collins is preparing to name Luis Hernandez the […]

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Matt Harvey Throwing Heat, Steven Matz Has A Couple Of Setbacks

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Diaz who contributes to Mets Minor League Blog is at Port St. Lucie and is providing some great feedback from Mets camp. Regarding Mets 2011 Top Draft Pick Matt Harvey, Mike writes: Matt Harvey showed why the Mets selected him in the first round. His fastball sat comfortably at 93-95mph with life in the zone. […]

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