Mets News & Notes

Alderson on Reyes, Wright, 2012 Season

An article by posted on October 31, 2011 0 Comments

This from Adam Rubin: So Reyes will in fact go into free agency with nary an offer from the Mets confirming an earlier report to that effect from Adam Rubin and Andy Martino. The Wright thing sounds about right. Looking forward to seeing what he means by not punting in 2012. Fielder? Wilson? Big trade? […]

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Brewers Decline Option On K-Rod

An article by posted on October 31, 2011 0 Comments
Brewers Decline Option On K-Rod

As expected, the Milwaukee Brewers declined the $17.5 million mutual option on former Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez. K-Rod’s deal was reworked shortly after he was traded from the Mets during the All-Star break, changing it from an option that would have become guaranteed had he finished 55 games to a mutual option. Rodriguez was used primarily as […]

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Could B.J. Upton and Grady Sizemore Be CF Options For Mets

An article by posted on October 30, 2011 0 Comments
Could B.J. Upton and Grady Sizemore Be CF Options For Mets

Buster Olney of ESPN.com reported that the Tampa Bay Rays will “probably” trade B.J. Upton over the offseason. The Rays came close to dealing their center fielder to the Washington Nationals prior to the trade deadline, but weren’t able to agree on the pieces before time ran out. Upton made $4.825 million in 2011 and is due for […]

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Joe Nathan Says Mets Appeal To Him, But Not Really?

An article by posted on October 29, 2011 0 Comments
Joe Nathan Says Mets Appeal To Him, But Not Really?

Greg Logan of Newsday, was on hand at Stony Brook University today where former Twins closer Joe Nathan helped to dedicate their new baseball field. While speaking to reporters Nathan said he would consider joining the Mets as their closer this winter. “The Mets are going to be on my radar”, Nathan said. Nathan, 37, […]

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Reading An Interview From the GM Who Just Won It All.

An article by posted on October 29, 2011 0 Comments

I found this to be pretty interesting. This is an interview done by Brian Walton, and was done back in 2004 when John Mozeliak was the Asst. GM for the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s an interesting read, that’s all I’m saying. Especially when you consider this man went to sleep last night a World Series […]

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Mets Haven’t Paid Back $25 Million Dollar Loan From MLB

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments

Regarding the $25 million dollar loan the Mets received from MLB last offseason, commissioner Bud Selig said the Mets still have not paid back the loan. Selig said he was not worried about getting the money back. “I don’t have any concerns about the Mets, as I’ve told you before,” he said. “They are working on […]

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Red Sox and Yanks In On Beltran

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments
Red Sox and Yanks In On Beltran

Heyman says Bosox will be in the hunt too… [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/129666887360593921"] Original Post 8:20 PM According to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York, a Yankees source who participated in the team’s organizational meetings on Wednesday, said that Carlos Beltran’s name came up as the potential replacement for Nick Swisher – whose option may be declined. […]

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Mets Name Tom Goodwin First Base Coach

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced Tom Goodwin as first base coach. Goodwin, 43, finished his fourth year with the Boston Red Sox organization last season and his third as the organization’s Minor League Outfield and Base Running Coordinator. He coached Lowell (A) of the New York-Penn League in 2008, where the Spinners finished first […]

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Mets Reinstate Four From 60 Day DL, Now Have Huge Decisions To Make Before Rule 5

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Reinstate Four From 60 Day DL, Now Have Huge Decisions To Make Before Rule 5

The Mets announced that Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis, Taylor Buchholz and Johan Santana have been reinstated from the 60-day disabled list and added to the Mets 40-man roster which now stands at 40. The following players are all Rule 5 eligible and must be added to the 40-man roster to protect them from being selected during the Rule 5 Draft […]

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A Look Back At Minaya As He Readies To Interview For Angels GM Job

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments
A Look Back At Minaya As He Readies To Interview For Angels GM Job

Good read by Marc Normandiny of Baseball Prospectus who looks back at how much things have changed in just one year since Omar Minaya was replaced. If you had to script an end to the Omar Minaya era in Queens, you couldn’t have outdone reality: Oliver Perez, the $12 million-a-year albatross in the Mets’ rotation, pitching for the […]

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