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Spring Update: Beltran To Make Spring Debut, Give Collins Props, Izzy’s Making Some Noise

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Update: Beltran To Make Spring Debut, Give Collins Props, Izzy’s Making Some Noise

While the rest of the bullpen was largely ineffective today, Jason Isringhausen was perfect in his inning of work. He continues to enhance his chances of making it onto the big league roster. Terry Collins said, “If he’s healthy and he can throw with the velocity we know he can have and the breaking ball and his experience, […]

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Beltran: I Have To Think About The Team

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

A video update courtesy of MetsBlog and SNY.tv.   Updated 12:45 PM “I have to think about my health and how to be in the field for the team,” Beltran said. “I believe the best decision is for me to play right field. It’s going to be less active, and I am looking forward to […]

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Bobby V Interested In Buying A Stake In Mets

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

According to a report on ESPN New York by Adam Rubin, former Mets manager Bobby Valentine has talked to “serious financial backers” about the possibility of buying a portion of the Mets, the team he managed to the World Series in 2000. “I’ve talked to a number of people interested in purchasing part of the New York Mets, […]

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Brooklyn Dodger and Baseball Legend Duke Snider Passes Away

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments

Duke Snider passed away earlier today in Escondido, CA. The former Brooklyn Dodger great was 84. He was Brooklyn’s CFer during what has been called ‘The Golden Era of Baseball in New York.’ And Golden it was. While Duke played CF for Brooklyn, Willie Mays covered CF for the New York Giants and Mickey Mantle […]

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2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

The Mets unveiled their 2011 Promotional Schedule on Saturday, and I don’t know about you, but it seems a little lean to say the least. 2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways Mr. Met Bobblehead on Opening Day (April 8 ) Winter Hat (April 9) Collectors Cup (May 6) Towel Day (May 27) Tote Bag (May 28) […]

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Mets Single Game Tickets To Go On Sale March 14

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Single Game Tickets To Go On Sale March 14

2011 METS SINGLE GAME TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, MARCH 14 AT 10:00 A.M The New York Mets today announced that single game tickets for the 2011 season at Citi Field will go on sale Monday, March 14 at 10:00 a.m. exclusively online at Mets.com, LosMets.com, and by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. Ticket prices start […]

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Spring Update: Castillo Batting Second, Pagan Cleanup, Lets Play Ball!

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Update: Castillo Batting Second, Pagan Cleanup, Lets Play Ball!

Saturday Updates David Waldstein relays a funny story about a head-to-head race yesterday with all the players. The drill was a 60-yard dash, but Jose Reyes and Angel Pagan were told to start 5 yards behind the rest of the staggered crew, and Ike Davis was told to stand a few yards in front. Reyes and […]

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Mets Spring TV/Radio Broadcast Schedule

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

February Saturday, February 26 vs. Atlanta 1:10 PM WPIX WFAN 660 Sunday, February 27 @Atlanta 1:05 PM WFAN 660 Monday, February 28 vs. Washington 1:10 PM SNY March Thursday, March 3 vs. St. Louis 1:10 PM SNY Sunday, March 6 vs. Boston 1:10 PM SNY Monday, March 7 vs. Detroit 1:10 PM SNY Tuesday, March […]

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Baseball Gave Mets Secret $25 Million Loan

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments

Major League Baseball provided $25 million to the owners of the Mets as they struggled to deal with a cash shortfall last fall and a looming lawsuit seeking hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of Bernard L. Madoff’s vast Ponzi scheme according to people briefed on the arrangement.   This direct intervention of Commissioner Bud Selig is telling […]

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Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

Despite what my colleague Greg Pomes wrote here on Tuesday regarding Oliver Perez being guaranteed a spot on the roster, a solid case can be made that Alderson’s comment was taken out of context or perhaps even misinterpreted. Yesterday, Alderson not only made it clear that he will cut Oliver Perez and the remaining $12 million […]

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