Mets News & Notes

D’Backs Have SS To Deal, Looking For Top Catching Prospect

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
D’Backs Have SS To Deal, Looking For Top Catching Prospect

The D-Backs are still looking to move one of their three shortstops and are in the market for a top-flight catching prospect or a top-end starter, says D-Backs GM Kevin Towers. “For us, it would have to be the right deal,” Towers said. “Our biggest needs in our system are catching. If it’s the right, top-notch […]

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Sandy Tells Executives Mets Can Win 90 Games

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Tells Executives Mets Can Win 90 Games

John Harper of the Daily News reported this morning that at a staff meeting a couple of days ago, Sandy Alderson told Mets executives and baseball personnel that he strongly believes that the ballclub can and maybe even should win 90 games this season. Also, according to people who were in the room, after Alderson’s […]

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Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

Baseball Prospectus released their Organizational Rankings on Wednesday, and the Mets came in 8th overall. That gives the Mets their second top ten ranking this year after Keith Law ranked them 6th earlier this month. Here’s some of what BP had to say about the Mets system: “Solid blend of pitching and positional talent, ranging from high-risk/high-reward types […]

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Beltran and Wright Defend Tejada Against Team’s Anonymous Jab

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Beltran and Wright Defend Tejada Against Team’s Anonymous Jab

Andy Martino of the Daily News, wrote on Wednesday that former Met Carlos Beltran spent a few moments in the Yankee clubhouse wondering about the Ruben Tejada drama in Port St. Lucie. “What’s going on with (Ruben) Tejada?” Beltran asked Martino, referring to the negativity that has been surrounding the Mets shortstop.   Martino tells him that […]

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Taking A Look At The Mets’ Short-Comings

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Taking A Look At The Mets’ Short-Comings

I’ll bet you a blueberry cheesecake from Juniors that someone will read the title, jump straight to the comments and start hammering me for knocking the Mets. Who wants to take that bet? It will take some getting used to for you newcomers to understand that post titles are to me what Playstation 4 is […]

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Mets To Scout Mariners’ Nick Franklin

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Scout Mariners’ Nick Franklin

Updated 2/26 The Mets will be scouting Nick Franklin throughout Spring Training according to John Harper of the Daily News. The Tampa Bay Rays are also interested in Franklin  according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The M’s are looking for a comparable pitching prospect in return. Heyman says that the Rays probably match up […]

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Bartolo Colon Held Out Of Workouts Due To Tight Calf

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Held Out Of Workouts Due To Tight Calf

Terry Collins advised the reporters earlier today that Bartolo Colon is experiencing some tightness in his calf. Colon was held out of team workouts on Wednesday, and instead, rode the stationary bike. Adam Rubin reported that Collins said ”I just told Bartolo this morning, ‘Hey, look, stay in and get some treatment.’ He rode the bike […]

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Sharknado 2 Filming At Citi Field Today

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Sharknado 2 Filming At Citi Field Today

  Something fishy is going on in Flushing. Filming for the  Sharknado 2, is going on today at Citi Field. Scenes for the sequel to the Horror B-movie, which will take place in New York, were shot in the streets on Manhattan last week. The film, set to come out this July, includes stars such as Tara […]

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New York Mets Over/Unders

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
New York Mets Over/Unders

CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball posted some over/under lines for the Mets. Wins: 77 Finish in NL East: 3 Ike Davis home runs: 16.5 Bartolo Colon wins: 12 Number of starters used at shortstop: 3.5 Number of Curtis Granderson home runs: 26 Zack Wheeler strikeouts: 165 Number of Matt Harvey starts: 6 Number of games worse than Yankees: 7.5 Let me add some logs into the fire: David Wright home runs: […]

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Dominic Smith and Amed Rosario Headline STEP Camp Roster

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Dominic Smith and Amed Rosario Headline STEP Camp Roster

In case you missed it, Adam Rubin posted the roster for STEP Camp, which is an extra spring training for prospects that the Mets hold in high regard and aren’t on the Major League spring training invitee list. Here is the list including which teams they were on last year. Kingsport (Rookie) RHP Tyler Bashlor […]

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