Mets News & Notes

Reyes Leaning Toward Marlins, But Wants To See More Offers

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Leaning Toward Marlins, But Wants To See More Offers

As Jorge Sedano, a contributor for the Miami Herald, first reported via Twitter that a team source told him that Jose Reyes to the Miami Marlins is “almost a done deal.” The news quickly gained steam and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, then reported that the Marlins have made significant offers to both Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Albert Pujols. Yesterday, […]

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Marlins Make Significant Offer To Reyes

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
Marlins Make Significant Offer To Reyes

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Marlins have made significant offers to both Jose Reyes and Albert Pujols. Anyway, so maybe I was wrong… So sue me… That said, significant doesn’t sound like the three-year deal a Mets official suggested on Wednesday night., so nobody’s perfect. Original Post 10:00 AM Last night, Jorge Sedano, […]

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NY Times: Mets Could Go From Bad to Dreadful

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments
NY Times: Mets Could Go From Bad to Dreadful

Tyler Kepner of the New York Times posted a gloomy outlook for the Mets who he sees as the cellar-dwellers of the National League East moving forward. He goes on to say that while the Mets remain in a holding pattern, the Phillies have won the division five years in a row, the Braves have a […]

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Wright Wants Reyes Back, Can’t Imagine Playing Without Him

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Wants Reyes Back, Can’t Imagine Playing Without Him

Erik Boland of Newsday, captured some great quotes from David Wright who was being honored at the ALS Sports Award Benefit tonight in NYC. The topic of course was Jose Reyes, and the Mets third baseman didn’t mince words about how he felt about the situation. “You see the kind of interest Jose’s getting…You knew he […]

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Mets, Goya Foods and City Harvest to hold Holiday Food Drive

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets, Goya Foods and City Harvest to hold Holiday Food Drive

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 8, 2011 – The New York Mets, Goya Foods in celebration of their 75th anniversary, and City Harvest will host a Holiday Food Drive Thursday, November 17 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Citi Field. Fans can drop off their food donation at the City Harvest truck that will be parked in […]

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Mets Plan To Tender Pagan, But Could Be Priced Out On Capuano

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Plan To Tender Pagan, But Could Be Priced Out On Capuano

In a post to Twitter, Jon Heyman of SI.com said that the Mets plan to tender Angel Pagan a contract before the December 12 deadline. If he is non-tendered, Pagan will become a free agent, opening up a spot in centerfield. It’s no secret that the Mets have soured on Angel Pagan, but with nobody in the […]

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Mets Will Meet Reyes When He’s Done Shopping

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 9:00 PM * Jerry Crasnick of ESPN talked to a Marlins official who confirmed that his team has talked with free-agent SS Jose Reyes. According to Crasnick, the Marlins are also speaking to Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols. It seems that they are intent on getting one of those big names to help showcase their new ballpark. […]

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Maybe DePo As Future Mets GM Isn’t Such A Smart Idea?

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments

To add to Hojo’s post below, I came across some comments that Paul DePodesta made in which he discussed the job of being a general manager. It certainly didn’t sound like someone who aspires to be a GM again in the future. Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times, still refers to DePo as a […]

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Reyes’ Agents Disappointed By Mets Lack Of Initiative

An article by posted on November 6, 2011 0 Comments

Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record on Reyes situation: Reyes’ handlers are disappointed by the lack of initiative on the Mets’ part, but can they really be surprised? With the team’s mounting debt – including the $25 million loan from Major League Baseball that has yet to be repaid — the 2012 payroll will be […]

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Mets Lay Off 10 Percent Of Non-Player Workforce

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

The NY Post is reporting that the Mets have trimmed nearly 10 percent of non-player staff, including business, clubhouse and scouting personne. The team has released the following statement: “Several weeks ago, we made workforce reductions in both the baseball and business operations departments, which amounted to less than 10 percent of our full-time staff.” […]

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