Mets News & Notes

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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Henry Blanco To Be A Met, Is Thole Era Not Far Behind?

An article by posted on December 3, 2009 0 Comments

According to several reports including Jon Heyman via Twitter, and the original story from Adam Rubin of the Daily News, free agent catcher Henry Blanco could become a member of the New York Mets as soon as today. The Mets appeared to be closing in on a deal with free-agent catcher Henry Blanco. The Venezuelan newspaper […]

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Report: Angel Pagan Has Trade Value

An article by posted on December 3, 2009 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi over at FoxSports.com are reporting that numerous teams have been discussing Angel Pagan to be their potential starting center fielder. Outside of the Kansas City Royals, it is not yet clear who exactly is pursuing the 28 year-old outfielder although the article suggests that the Brewers, Rangers and Cubs […]

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Phillies, Braves, Marlins Among Top 10 Farm Systems, Mets Ranked #20

An article by posted on December 3, 2009 0 Comments

John Manuel of Baseball America, posted the latest ranking of MLB’s farm systems on SI.com. Baseball America ranks the 30 MLB farm systems twice a year — in the spring, as the minor league season is about to start, and again every December. In the latest rankings, the Texas Rangers have the best overall farm […]

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The Final Arbitration Scorecard

An article by posted on December 2, 2009 0 Comments

When yesterday’s midnight deadline finally came and went, the Mets decided to stand pat and did not offer arbitration to any of their six remaining free agents. Carlos Delgado and Fernando Tatis, both Type B free agents, are not totally out of the picture yet, and the Mets could still opt to bring both of […]

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Elmer Dessens To Return Next Season?

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

According to FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi, the Mets are interested in bringing back reliever, Elmer Dessens, for the 2010 season. In 2009, Dessens was quite the bargain for the Mets as he had his best year in the big leagues since 2005, posting a 3.31 ERA in 32.2 innings. His K:BB ratio […]

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