Mets News & Notes

Collins Growing Frustrated With Beato

An article by posted on September 22, 2011 0 Comments

Pedro Beato continued his poor second half last night, when he served up a game-winning three-run homer to David Freese in the Mets 6-5 loss to the Cardinals. The loss ensures a third straight losing season for the Mets. Beato had not pitched in six days and has appeared fatigued for most of the second half of the […]

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Alderson Not Sold On Mets Internal Options For Closer

An article by posted on September 20, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Mets GM is not thrilled with his internal candidates for the the 2012 closer role and when asked specifically if he envisioned the next Mets closer coming from within the organization he said, ”I’m not convinced of that. Nor can I believe anybody else is convinced of that.” […]

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Mets Sign Tim Byrdak for 2012

An article by posted on September 19, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have made their first move towards shaping up the bullpen for 2012 in bringing back veteran southpaw Tim Byrdak for next year. “Going into last offseason we really didn’t have lefties that we felt we could count on,” Alderson said. “This year going into the offseason we’ll have two — Tim and Danny Herrera. So […]

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Quick Look At The Mets 2012 Schedule

An article by posted on September 18, 2011 0 Comments

It’s always fun to look at next year’s schedule, especially with this one all but gone. The Mets open at home against Atlanta and Washington. In fact, they play 15 of their first 23 games against NL East Rivals which of course means facing many of the league’s top pitcher in Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, […]

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Mets Won’t Wait For Reyes, Beltran Urges Giants To Sign Him

An article by posted on September 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Won’t  Wait For Reyes, Beltran Urges Giants To Sign Him

A quote from ESPN’s Jason Stark in this week’s Rumblings & Grumblings: The buzz coming out of Flushing is that the Mets have very little interest in waiting around this winter for Jose Reyes to decide whether to stay or bolt. One source who’s tight with the Mets brass tells Rumblings they’re “either going to be in […]

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Home Sweet Home? Mets Have Second Most Home Losses In MLB

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments
Home Sweet Home? Mets Have Second Most Home Losses In MLB

Blame it on Citi Field… Blame it on the bullpen… Blame it on the starting pitching… Blame it on the offense… Whatever you want to blame it on, the Mets won-loss record at home this season has been horrid. At 31-44 in Citi Field, only the Houston Astros at 28-46 have lost more games in […]

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Johan Santana Will Not Pitch This Season

An article by posted on September 14, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana Will Not Pitch This Season

Terry Collins spoke with reporters before the game and said that Johan Santana will pitch in a simulated game this Sunday in Fort Myers. According to a report on ESPN, Collins also added that he does not believe Santana will pitch for the Mets before the end of the season. No matter how the Mets spin this, […]

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John Franco To Tutor Parnell

An article by posted on September 14, 2011 0 Comments
John Franco To Tutor Parnell

The NY Post reports that former closer John Franco will in fact be tutoring Bobby Parnell as soon as this week on the art of closing. Parnell has struggled mightily since assuming the closer role this season and is 3-6 with five blown saves in ten chances. His ERA now stands at 4.05 with an […]

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On Keeping Reyes and Wright

An article by posted on September 14, 2011 0 Comments
On Keeping Reyes and Wright

Last night, Jose Reyes regained the NL lead in the batting race with three hits to raise his average to .333 for the season. Ryan Braun is in second place with a .331 average. This is getting very interesting and will go down to the wire. Reyes admitted that he can still feel his hamstring barking and that […]

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Gee Strong, But Offense Can’t Come Through In Mets 3-2 Loss

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Gee Strong, But Offense Can’t Come Through In Mets 3-2 Loss

Dillon Gee had another good outing, but the bullpen struggled late and the Mets stranded 17 runners in their 3-2 loss to the Nationals. Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outing just short of quality, going five and two-third innings, giving up two runs on six hits, walking two and striking out five. Gee was […]

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