Mets News & Notes

Mets Considering Kevin Millwood And Corey Hart; May Trade Maine

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets and Brewers have discussed a deal that could send John Maine to Milwaukee in exchange for outfielder Corey Hart, and possibly another deal with the Texas Rangers for Kevin Millwood.. Will put up links in morning, but learned Mets are talking to Brewers about a Maine-Corey Hart swap, and also with Rangers about Kevin Millwood. […]

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Mets To Offer Bengie Molina One-Year Deal With Option?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman who was a guest on MLB Network’s Hot Stove show, the Mets may be readying an offer for free agent catcher Bengie Molina. On his blog at SI.com, Heyman wrote,   The Mets are considering a bid of about $6 million for one guaranteed year plus a second-year option for free-agent […]

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Twitter Hot Stove Update: Ryan Doumit, John Lackey, Nick Johnson

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Mets are expected to meet with the agent for John Lackey tonight, among many other meetings.  Olney adds that he doesn’t know if the Mets would be able to meet his financial demands which are reportedly expected to exceed $100 million dollars according to one report. Joel Sherman reported via […]

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Mets Considering Adam Kennedy For Second Base

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal via MLBTR, the Mets are showing heavy interest in second baseman Adam Kennedy, formerly of the A’s. The Diamondbacks are also interested in the 34 year old Kennedy and view him as a potential starter at second base.  Kennedy batted .289 with 11 homeruns and 63 RBIs for the Oakland A’s. He also scored 65 […]

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File The Pat Burrell To Mets Report Under Bogus

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

Update 11:45 AM I just confirmed that the Mets did not make any deal involving Pat Burrell, but they do have a passing interest. You can all exhale now. Original Post 11:15 AM According to a post on Philly Burbs, the Mets may have acquired Pat Burrell from the Cubs after they acquired him from the Rays. […]

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Winter Meetings: Where We Were, Where We’re Going?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

The 2009 MLB Winter Meetings are now underway in Indianapolis, and will provide fans with either much joy or just as much angst. Last year’s Winter Meetings certainly fit that bill. In 2008, we suffered through another miserable bullpen, and it seemed like money would be no object to revamp it in the off season. GM Omar […]

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Mets Looking At Nationals’ Josh Willingham

An article by posted on December 6, 2009 0 Comments

On the eve of the 2009 Baseball Winter Meetings in Indianapolis, finally a Mets rumor that doesn’t shake my confidence and that I can sink my teeth into. According to Bill Ladson of MLB.com, the Mets are interested in Nationals outfielder, Josh Willingham.  Add the Mets as one of the teams who have interest in […]

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Exclusive Interview With Star Ledger’s Mets Beat Writer Brian Costa

An article by posted on December 6, 2009 0 Comments

This past week, New York Mets beat writer, Brian Costa, of the Star Ledger was kind enough to allow me to submit to him questions regarding Mets Hot Stove rumors. To obtain the questions I scoured the forums, as well as the chat room here at Mets Merized to try to come up with the […]

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Dan Warthen Blames Mets Catchers For 2009 Pitching Woes

An article by posted on December 5, 2009 0 Comments

I have just finished reading a very good article by our friend Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post. While everyone seems to be scratching their heads and wondering what the deal is with the Mets fondness for catchers in recent days, Hubbuch actually does a fantastic job of filling in the blanks and explaining the reasoning behind […]

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Mets Top Priority Is To Trade Luis Castillo

An article by posted on December 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to the New York Time’s Jack Curry via his Twitter, The Mets hope the first thing they accomplish in Indy is unloading Luis Castillo so they can sign Orlando Hudson to play 2B. Castillo, who just came off a solid season in which he batted .302 and posted a solid .387 OBP is officially […]

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