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Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

A federal bankruptcy judge in Manhattan appointed former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo on Thursday to serve as a mediator in the legal dispute between the Mets owners and the court-appointed trustee trying to recover money for victims of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. According to the NY Times, the trustee, Irving H. Picard, has accused Mets owners […]

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Bobby Parnell Finally Gets It

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments

Dan Martin of the NY Post, had a quote from reliever Bobby Parnell who talked about why he didn’t make the team out of Spring Training last season and ended up starting the season with Triple-A Buffalo. “I got caught up into working on my off-speed pitches too much instead of pitching and I had […]

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Cool Mets Stuff, Bobby Jones, Best Mets Ticket Plans Ever!

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Cool Mets Stuff, Bobby Jones, Best Mets Ticket Plans Ever!

That’s the the new locker plate design that the Mets are rocking down in Port St. Lucie this Spring. Pretty cool looking design for our boys… Thanks to the New York Mets for sharing it on their Twitter feed. They also reminded us of one of the all-time great Mets moments: Happy Birthday to RHP Bobby […]

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Four Prospects Who Could Impact Mets In 2011

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com, believes that Jenrry Mejia, Lucas Duda, Fernando Martinez and Kirk Nieuwenhuis are all prospects to watch this season and writes the following: RHP Jenrry Mejia: After speeding to the Majors last year at the age of 20, Mejia will most likely take a step back and open this season at Triple-A […]

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Mets Bring Back Mighty Casey Fossum

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Bring Back Mighty Casey Fossum

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets continue to bring in more arms and have signed free-agent LHP Casey Fossum to a minor league deal. The 33-year-old Fossum is a Cherry Hill, New Jersey native, and has not pitched in the big leagues since 2009, when he played for the Mets and made three appearances for […]

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Mets Sign RHP Dale Thayer

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting via Twitter, that the New York Mets have signed RHP Dale Thayer to a minor league contract. Thayer, 30, has parts of two major league seasons under his belt, both with the Tampa Bay Rays. He has appeared in just 12 games totaling 15.2 innings pitched in which he allowed […]

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Howard’s Words Come Back To Bite Him On The…

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Are you confused by all of this Madoff - Wilpon – Mets stuff? Fret not, James K. of Amazin Avenue, posted a fantastic time-line beginning with the initial news that Bernie Madoff had been charged by the SEC for running a Ponzi scheme back on December 11, 2008, and taking you through all of the key moments culminating with the latest news of […]

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Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin and ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney, the Mets reportedly made an offer to free-agent reliever Alfredo Aceves. The deal was reportedly a major-league contract worth $500,000, with an additional $100,000 in incentives.  Unfortunately, Aceves chose to sign with the Red Sox instead.  Aceves appeared in ten games for […]

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David Wright: Jose Reyes Makes Me A Better Player

An article by posted on February 7, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright: Jose Reyes Makes Me A Better Player

Wright arrived to the Mets spring training complex today at Port St. Lucie, and of course he had plenty to say about a variety of Mets topics. One in particular interested me.  Wright spoke emphatically about his feelings regarding his teammate Jose Reyes this afternoon, and made it clear how he thinks the front office should handle […]

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Reese Havens Is Top Met on 2011 Project Prospect Rankings

An article by posted on February 7, 2011 0 Comments
Reese Havens Is Top Met on 2011 Project Prospect Rankings

Project Prospect released their Top 100 Prospects list for the 2011 season today and surprisingly it features six Mets, including Reese Havens (42), Matt Harvey (48), Fernando Martinez (53), Jenrry Mejia (83), Brad Emaus (94) and Wilmer Flores (100). These prospect ranking may seem very odd compared to other recent lists like those from John Sickels of Minor […]

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