Mets News & Notes

Mets Show Receipt, Proving They Own Cole Hamels

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Show Receipt, Proving They Own Cole Hamels

If you’re a regular reader of MMO, you know that I haven’t done a recap here since 2009. However, after today’s 11-2 blowout of the Phillies, it would be hard for me not to do a recap, basically because there’s something I have to get off my chest. It’s something that’s been on my mind […]

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NL East Report for The Week of July 15th

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments
NL East Report for The Week of July 15th

With the return of baseball after the All-Star break, there isn’t that much to report with our neighbors in the NL East.  Without further adu, here’s the latest round up of what’s going on in the NL East this week. Remember to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. The team is expected to have Martin Prado […]

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Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

The New York Mets have been without their ace Johan Santana the entire season and the rotation has held their own, to say the least. With speculation surrounding a Santana return possibly in mid-August, which still remains a long shot at this point, many have wondered just who may be the odd man out in […]

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Parnell Named Mets Pitcher Of The Month

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Parnell Named Mets Pitcher Of The Month

SHARP PITCHER OF THE MONTH Bobby Parnell was named the Mets Sharp Pitcher of the Month for June. Parnell, who will be honored tonight, went 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA (two earned runs/12.0 innings) during the month. He issued three walks and racked up 12 strikeouts in 10 games. Sharp Electronics will donate Fun Centers […]

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Alderson Will Leverage Beltran For Max Return, But Make No Mistake He’s As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson is working the phones this afternoon about Carlos Beltran. There’s a chance he could be taking more calls than making them. “Carlos’ situation is well-known, and it’s not surprising given his situation and performance this year that a lot of interest has been expressed,’’ Alderson said. “We have not pursued that interest in […]

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Roger Clemens Perjury Case

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

The judge in the Roger Clemens federal perjury trial abruptly declared a mistrial on the second day of testimony after the government inadvertently allowed the jury to hear statements from a U.S. congressman discussing the credibility of one of the key witnesses against the former All-Star baseball pitcher. Here’s the press release from the AP: […]

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Ryota Igarashi Called Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Ryota Igarashi Called Up

After the Francisco Rodriguez deal left the door open for someone to be called up to replace his roster spot, the Mets wasted no time. Ryota Igarashi has been confirmed to have been called up by David Waldstein. Ryota has basically become a three-pitch respectable reliever – throwing a fastball, curveball, and the occasional change-up. […]

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Sandy Alderson: We’re Not Waving A White Flag, We’ll Still Win Games

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

“From my standpoint this certainly does not signify a change in direction from our continuing attempt to win games this season. One could view this as a slight impediment. But, at the same time, it really should not signal any significant change in direction.”  -  Sandy Alderson The Francisco Rodriguez trade was “an independent transaction” – and not […]

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Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

Latest Updates & Reactions on K-Rod Trade: Buster Olney – There is reportedly a list of five minor leaguers that the Mets will choose from. None of them considered top prospects. Mike Diaz – Round 1: Sandy Alderson vs. Scott Boras goes to Alderson. Boras got punched in the gut & took a right to the […]

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Video: As Many As Seven Teams Interested In Beltran

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, as many as seven teams are indicating a real interest in Carlos Beltran. Last night, Beltran spoke about all the rumors which you can see in this video from ESPN.   Original Post 7/12 Carlos Beltran, potentially a future former Met, has the national stage in tonight’s All-Star Game to […]

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