Mets News & Notes

Troy Aikman Had Interest From Mets; Say What?!

An article by posted on January 23, 2011 0 Comments
Troy Aikman Had Interest From Mets; Say What?!

We all know who Troy Aikman is. Aikman was an superstar quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys back in the 90′s, and would eventually go on to be enshrined in the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.  We also know Troy Aikman as being a dancer on the hit ABC show “Dancing With The Stars”.  But, little […]

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Mets Sign Reliever Blaine Boyer To Minor League Deal (With Bonus Piazza Call)

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Reliever Blaine Boyer To Minor League Deal (With Bonus Piazza Call)

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets have signed RHP Blaine Boyer to a minor league contract, and invited him to Spring Training. Boyer, 29, went 3-2 with a 4.26 ERA in 54 relief appearances for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season. He was very effective against right handed hitters last season […]

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Mets Sign Tim Byrdak To A Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Tim Byrdak To A Minor League Deal

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, confirms what was reported late last night by NY Baseball Digest. Tim Byrdak has signed a minor league deal with the Mets and will be invited to spring training. If used properly, he can be very effective and a serious weapon for Terry Collins against left handed sluggers like Ryan […]

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Scott Hairston Signs Major League Deal, So Long Duda…

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
Scott Hairston Signs Major League Deal, So Long Duda…

Updated Post 3:00 PM Initially it was first reported that Scott Hairston was signed to a minor league contract. We have now learned that it is indeed a Major League contract. Coupled with the signing of Chris Young which was also announced today, the Mets must clear two spots from the 40 Man Roster, not […]

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Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

The Mets have officially announced the signing of right-hander Chris Young this afternoon as well as that of outfielder Scott Hairston to one year deals. GM Sandy Alderson spoke glowingly about Young in a press release, “Chris has the potential to make a big contribution this year. We were together in San Diego when he was […]

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Dickey Believes A Multi-Year Deal Is Still Possible

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey Believes A Multi-Year Deal Is Still Possible

   As we reported on Tuesday (see original post below), R.A. Dickey is in store for huge raise even if he were to lose his arbitration case with the Mets next month. The lowest Dickey can earn will be the $3.35 million that the Mets submitted as their arbitration figure, a $2.7 million dollar raise […]

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Rubin: Tim Byrdak On Mets Radar

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Tim Byrdak is “on the radar” of the Mets and could end up competing with Taylor Tankersley for a left-handed relief role in spring training, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com on Wednesday. Earlier today at an even at Citi Field, Terry Collins said he thought Alderson would add […]

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Luis Castillo Will Not Be Cut To Make Room For Chris Young

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 9:10 PM Terry Collins confirmed today that the Mets have no intentions of cutting Luis Castillo or Oliver Perez and that both will get a chance to win spots on the roster no different than any other players in camp. Collins also added that Castillo could still very well win the everyday second base […]

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Terry Collins Recap From WFAN – Castillo, Reyes, Pagan, Fundamentals

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN after he finished at the Cit Field Kids event at Citi Field. Here is a rundown of some things he said on WFAN as well as the event. Fundamentals Collins is big on fundamentals and he will have the players doing full workouts on an […]

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Collins Names Mike Pelfrey Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:45 PM I’m here at Citi Field where Terry Collins officially tabbed Pelfrey as his Opening Day starter. The Mets open the season against the Marlins who have given Pelfrey problems over his career. I’ll have much more on this and other player news later today. Original Post 11:30 AM Freshly armed with a […]

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