Mets News & Notes

Tim Teufel Expected To Be Promoted To Buffalo Bisons Manager

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Tim Teufel is expected to be promoted to manager of the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons. With Ken Oberkfell expected to be named the bench coach for Terry Collins on the major league staff, Oberkfell’s former position as Triple-A Buffalo manager is expected to go to ’86 Met Tim Teufel. Teufel […]

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Press Release: Mets Officially Announce Ronnie Paulino and D.J. Carrasco Deals

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced that they have signed free agent catcher Ronny Paulino to a one-year contract and free agent righthanded pitcher D.J. Carrasco to a two-year contract. Ronny Paulino Paulino, 29, has a .273 (431-1576) batting average over his six-year major league career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Florida Marlins. He hit […]

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The Seven Year Pitch

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments

Jayson Werth just signed a seven-year deal with the Washington Nationals.  Cliff Lee is looking for a seven-year deal as well.  Players have always been attracted to the almighty dollar at free agent time, but now more than ever, the length of the contract is becoming as important, if not more important, than the number […]

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Boof, There It Is…

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments
Boof, There It Is…

According to Newsday’s Ken Davidoff via Twitter, the Mets signed pitcher Boof Bonser to a minor league contract. The 29-year-old right-hander pitched  25 innings between the A’s and Red Sox last season and posted a 6.12 ERA. The A’s outrighted Bonser who refused the assignment, and elected to become a free agent Bonser missed the entire 2009 season rehabbing from shoulder surgery […]

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Scott Boras Says Beltran Will Remain A Met In 2011

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments

Scott Boras, who represents Carlos Beltran, splashed some water onto the whole Beltran to the Red Sox murmurings. “I have not had any conversation with the Mets about anything relative to Carlos, other than the fact they were going to meet with him,” Boras said. “I think Carlos’ plan and our plan is that he’ll be […]

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The Dark Side Of D.J. Carrasco, Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments
The Dark Side Of D.J. Carrasco, Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Mark Simon of ESPN New York just put some scary thoughts into my head this morning. While he has some good things to say about the Mets acquisition of D.J. Carrasco, there’s one thing about him that looms ominously over his career. But there is a kryptonite that has plagued Carrasco throughout his major league […]

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Madoff Trustee Sues Mets Owners

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

The trustee seeking assets for victims of Bernard L. Madoff’s huge fraud on Tuesday sued the Wilpon family, the owners of the New York Mets, which had invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the global Ponzi scheme. Sterling Equities, the Wilpon-controlled company that owns the Mets, was named as a defendant in the case […]

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Mets Sign D.J. Carrasco To 2-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Sign D.J. Carrasco To 2-Year Deal

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and free-agent, right-handed reliever D.J. Carrasco have agreed to a two-year deal, Carrasco, was 3-2 with a 3.68 ERA and .239 batting average against last season for Pittsburgh and Arizona. He held right-handed hitters to a .228 batting average, while left-handed batters hit .260 against him.   Carrasco, 34 in April, […]

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Russell Martin To Mets Rumors Much Ado About Nothing

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

With an anxious fan base craving any kind of moves from the Mets, and a bevy of journalists and writers willing to give them some hope, even if nobody really believes anything is going to happen, the rumors keep pouring in. The More Sandy Alderson goes in front of a camera and says don’t expect much if […]

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Mets Add Another Coach While At Winter Meetings

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are keeping busy in Orlando interviewing several candidates for a few remaining open positions on the coaching staff including that of first base coach, hitting instructor and bullpen coach which has just been filled.. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets will hire Jon Debus as bullpen coach, succeeding Randy […]

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