Mets News & Notes

Mets Closer Open To Trade, Cashman Not Interested

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

Last night, after the Mets win over the A’s, closer Francisco Rodriguez picked up his 20th save of the season while passing the half-way mark of 55 games finished that triggers the $17.5 million dollar option on his contract. After the game, K-Rod told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News that he would consider accepting a trade to a contending […]

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Potential Pitchers Who Could Be Traded

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

In a companion piece to yesterdays look at potential hitters who could be on the trade block, Jon Heyman of SI.com lists the top 40 potential pitchers who could switch uniforms by the trade deadline. Here are his first ten, check out the other 30 pitchers on the list here.  1. Heath Bell, Padres RP. […]

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Cashman Not Interested In Reyes

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments
Cashman Not Interested In Reyes

If your palms get sweaty and your stomach gets nauseous at the thought of Jose Reyes in Yankees pinstripes, you can breathe easier now. According to this post in The Sporting News, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told the New York Daily News that is “just not going to happen.” “We have an […]

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Same Old Song, Davis Could Miss Rest Of Season

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Ike Davis is expected back in two weeks. That was mid-May. The news isn’t good for Davis, whom GM Sandy Alderson said could require season-ending surgery after a MRI today revealed cartilage damage along with the bone bruise. Davis had been wearing a protective boot, and the hope […]

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Mets Must Trade Reyes? Says Who?

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Must Trade Reyes? Says Who?

Just got a chuckle out of an article I just read by some guy called Rob Parker of ESPN New York. Our friend (not really), writes that because the Mets have been rebuffed by Jose Reyes, they have just one option; trade him. If the Mets weren’t sure what to do with Reyes — trade him or try to […]

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Gee & Co. Smashed, Mets Lose 7-3

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments
Gee & Co. Smashed, Mets Lose 7-3

Dillon Gee had his worst major league outing, and the bullpen didn’t fare much better as the Mets lost to the Oakland Athletics, 7-2 Game Notes Dillon Gee had a horrible outing, and it isn’t shown by the basic stats. Dillon Gee allowed four runs on three hits, striking out one but walking SIX. Gee […]

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Reyes Says No Negotiations Until After Season

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes has told the Mets he will not discuss a new contract with the team during the season. This afternoon at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters and said he reached out to the agents for Jose Reyes and was told their will not be any negotiations for a new contract until after the season. The […]

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Jeff Wilpon: Alderson Could Bring Anybody He Wants, He Has No Restrictions

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

Repeating what he has said since hiring new GM Sandy Alderson, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon told the NY Post that Alderson could bring in any players he wants and that he has no restrictions. “He’ll have all the opportunity in the world to bring anybody he wants in,” team COO Jeff Wilpon said yesterday, without giving […]

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David Wright Begins Baseball Activities

An article by posted on June 20, 2011 0 Comments

Mets slugger David Wright played catch and took some ground balls from his knees yesterday, a welcomed first step in his recovery process. This was the first baseball-related activity Wright has done since going on the DL in Mid-May. [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/ESPNNewYork/status/82570185525039105"] Wright said afterwords that he “felt good” and he will see a doctor late in the week […]

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Reyes Runs Wild, Niese Strong, Mets Win 4-3

An article by posted on June 15, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese pitched a solid game and the offense sparked by Jose Reyes beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Tuesday. Game Notes Jonathon Niese went a quality six and one third innings, giving up two runs on five hits, striking out five and walking one. After some early season control trouble Niese has been extremely […]

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