Mets News & Notes

Citi Field Revenues Down 30% Since Opening In 2009

An article by posted on March 5, 2012 0 Comments

Citi Field revenues have dropped more than 30 percent since the New York Mets ballpark opened in 2009, and premium ticket sales are down by nearly 50 percent, according to financial records obtained by Newsday. Overall attendance declined 26 percent, to 2.3 million, and during that time, revenues for concessions and parking slipped. The financial […]

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Mets Single Game Tickets On Sale Monday, Concert Series, Fireworks Night

An article by posted on March 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Single Game Tickets On Sale Monday, Concert Series, Fireworks Night

The New York Mets announced that single game tickets go on sale Monday, March 5 at 10 a.m. at Mets.com or by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. The club also announced the addition of the Mets Concert Series and Fireworks Night to the 2012 promotional schedule at Citi Field. The Friday night post-game Concert Series will […]

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Mets First Baseman Discusses Valley Fever Diagnosis With Reporters

An article by posted on March 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets First Baseman Discusses Valley Fever Diagnosis With Reporters

Ike Davis spoke with reporters this morning about his suspected valley fever diagnosis. Here’s a quick summary: The specialist still thinks he has valley fever despite blood test being negative. Except in the most extreme cases, valley fever is not debilitating. Ike Davis says he feels great and does not have any symptoms of the disease which he […]

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Sunday Mets Notes: Wright Out Indefinitely, Hairston Sidelined With Oblique, Intrasquad Lineups

An article by posted on March 4, 2012 0 Comments
Sunday Mets Notes: Wright Out Indefinitely, Hairston Sidelined With Oblique, Intrasquad Lineups

Updated Sunday AM This morning, Sandy Alderson told reporters David Wright has continued discomfort in his left rib cage, and will not play again until he’s asymptomatic. According to Adam Rubin, the Mets are treating this very conservatively in part because of Scott Hairston straining an oblique muscle in Saturday’s intrasquad game. Wright was scratched from Saturday’s intrasquad because […]

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Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

Caught this quote by David Wright on ESPN who was commenting on whether the Mets should retire Gary Carter’s No. 8. “Sure, why not? It would make sense,” Wright replied when asked if Carter’s number ought to be retired. “I don’t exactly know the numbers of his Mets career off the top of my head. He […]

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Collins Sets Thole Straight, Says No. 1 Job Is Up For Grabs

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Josh Thole’s honeymoon period with the Mets is officially over. No more kid glove treatment, no more excuses, time to man up… That was pretty much the message that Terry Collins delivered yesterday to Josh Thole according to Andy Martino of the Daily News. “Basically, what I told him was that last year was not […]

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Wally Backman Not A Fan Of The Underdog Tees Either

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Check out this great SNY interview with Buffalo Bisons manager Wally Backman. Wally gives his thoughts on the Underdog t-shirt and Ithink most of you will love his response. Backman also tabs Familia, Harvey and Gorski as prospects who could soon make an impact on the Mets. He also goes in depth on Daniel Murphy’s transition […]

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Alderson Compares Duda To Joey Votto

An article by posted on February 29, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Compares Duda To Joey Votto

General Manager Sandy Alderson brought up the names of Jason Giambi and Joey Votto while mentioning players he believes are comparable to right fielder Lucas Duda. “I think they will end up having a similar profile: Power guys with an excellent eye at the plate. If you have that combination, you can be a superstar. Especially for a left-handed […]

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Wright Is A Fantasy Bust, Duda Is A Fantasy Sleeper

An article by posted on February 29, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Is A Fantasy Bust, Duda Is A Fantasy Sleeper

CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball posted a Mets Spring Primer which included their fantasy sleeper and bust, as well as the Mets outlook this season from opposite sides of the spectrum. Also check out their complete Mets Fantasy Preview. Fantasy sleeper: Lucas Duda “From July 15 (about the time he took over for a departed Carlos Beltran) […]

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Check That, Mets Not Considering Signing Pudge Rodriguez

An article by posted on February 28, 2012 0 Comments
Check That, Mets Not Considering Signing Pudge Rodriguez

Adam Rubin debunked the Pudge rumor. Second Mets source adds definitively: “We are not bringing Ivan here.” So that was fun… Original Post 7:00 PM According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a Mets official spoke with Ivan Rodriguez as recently as 10 days ago, and the team hasn’t ruled out the possibility of signing Rodriguez […]

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