Mets News & Notes

Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

Wheeler has two pitches that could surface as plus, in his fastball and curveball. The changeup I saw doesn’t look like it will be more than a slightly above-average pitch. He could use more seasoning with his changeup as well as his command, but he could be a back-of-the-rotation starter in the big leagues tomorrow. His […]

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Mets Shot Down Aybar For Reyes Offer? When? Where? What?

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

I just read a new post on MetsBlog which jumped out at me this morning. In a post entitled, “The Mets shot down trading Jose Reyes for Erick Aybar‘, Matt Cerrone writes: The Angels offered to send SS Erick Aybar to the Mets for Jose Reyes, while taking on all of Jose’s remaining  salary, but […]

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Johan To Pitch Thursday For St. Lucie

An article by posted on July 26, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have just reported that injured ace Johan Santana, who is recovering from shoulder surgery, will make his first rehab start with St. Lucie this Thursday. Santana is expected to throw about 45 pitches and a detrmination as to another start will be made after they see how his shoulder responds in the days following. It […]

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Mets Could Be Close to Signing Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 26, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported the following via Twitter regarding Mets 2011 first-rounder Brandon Nimmo. [blackbirdpie id="95621441768267776"] If this is true, thats great news!  Nimmo was reportedly looking for a contract around $2.5 million dollars.

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Rosenthal: Mets Could Include Other Players In Beltran Deal To Sweeten Pot

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, explains that the New York Mets are demanding such a high price for Carlos Beltran because A) he is the best hitter available and B) some suitors indicate a willingness to part with good prospects. He also suggests that a deal can be expanded, and the Mets can include additional players beyond […]

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Supplemental First Rounder, Michael Fulmer Signs Over Slot

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments

One month to the day after supplemental first-round pick Michael Fulmer announced via Twitter that he had reached an agreement with the Mets, he has officially signed with the team for $937,500. Baseball America reported the news this evening and added that Fulmer’s contract is more than any other deal outside of the first round so far, and […]

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Beltran Will Only Approve A Deal To NL Team

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran Will Only Approve A Deal To NL Team

Here is the latest on the Carlos Beltran trade front. Updated 7/24 8:00 PM According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, Carlos Beltran has told the Mets he only wants to be traded to one of seven National League contenders. Carlos Beltran told a friend this weekend that despite his public statements that he would approve […]

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Wright On Time, Pelfrey Struggles, Mets Win 7-6

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright On Time, Pelfrey Struggles, Mets Win 7-6

Mike Pelfrey had another mixed outing, and the return of David Wright helped the Mets in their 7-6 win against the Marlins Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had yet another uneven outing, but this one was marred by control issues and some bad defense. Mike went six innings, allowing four runs on five hits, walking four […]

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Trustee Irving Picard Drops Damages Claim Against Wilpons

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

After almost a year of denying any wrong doing in the Bernie Madoff Ponzie scheme, the Wilpons may now be off the hook as news has broken that the trustee, Irving Picard, has dropped the damages claim. The Post writes: Seven months after kicking off an aggressive campaign to collect $80 billion in damages from […]

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Defensive Struggles Kill The Mets In 6-2 Loss

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese had a good outing, but two errors in the fifth inning lead to two unearned runs, and the Mets offense struggled today in its 6-2 loss to the Cardinals Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a good game, but his pitching line will not show that. Jonathon went six innings, giving up five runs […]

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