Mets News & Notes

Mets Want 3-4 Players For Jose Reyes

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

You’ve heard the old saying where there’s smoke, there’s fire? Well in the last 24 hours there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the Mets potentially trading Jose Reyes. Nothing concrete mind you, but certainly a buzz. According to Hank Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes is definitely on the market and not only […]

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Rumored Blockbuster Trade with D-Backs

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments
Rumored Blockbuster Trade with D-Backs

El Nuevo Dia, a Puerto Rican newspaper, has reported the Mets and Diamondbacks are in talks over a blockbuster deal that would send Reyes, Beltran and Mejia to the desert for Justin Upton and Stephen Drew.  I can’t read Spanish, but I didn’t notice any other names involved in the trade (the article mentions Wright, but […]

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Sandy Alderson On Ollie, Free Agency, Reyes and Thole

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson was a guest this morning on the Boomer and Carton show on WFAN. Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog caught most of the action and transcribed parts of what was said, Regarding going after high priced free agents like Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford: “I stand by what I said before about our free-agent activity,” […]

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35 Free Agents Offered Arbitration, See Anything You Like?

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

Here is a list of all 35 free agents that were offered arbitration this year, 12 more than last year according to MLBTR.  These players now have until November 30th, one week, to decide whether to accept.  Type A – 14 players (Will cost signing team a first round pick.) Grant Balfour Adrian Beltre Carl Crawford Jorge […]

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Feliciano Offered Arbitration, Valdes Signs With Cards

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

Add another left handed reliever to the ranks of the Mets departed. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, LHP Raul Valdes has agreed to a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. Valdes, 33, was signed as an international free agent last winter by the Mets and had mixed results going 3-3 with a 4.91 ERA in 38 appearances […]

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(Video) Terry Collins Introduced At Citi Field

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets introduced their new manager Terry Collins, this morning at Citi Field. Here is a video courtesy of SNY. Here are some notes from the presser including my final thoughts. 11:00 Mets VP Dave Howard making the introductions and announcing the day’s agenda. (Alderson, Collins, Q&A, break-outs, photo-ops) Alderson: “It’s my pleasure to introduce […]

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Message To Fans From Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments
Message To Fans From Sandy Alderson

Dear Mets Fans: We are pleased to announce we have hired Terry Collins as our new Manager. Terry’s a lifelong baseball man who comes with the entire package – leadership, preparation, emotional commitment, and the drive to win. We believe Terry’s knowledge of our players, energy, intelligence, intensity, and direct approach will make an immediate, […]

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HoJo Likely Out As Hitting Coach, Bowa Could Be Bench Coach

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, “Hitting coach Howard Johnson is unlikely to remain in that role, but will be employed by the organization in some capacity.” Nothing unexpected here, but I am curious as to who his replacement will be. Many of the Mets hitters regressed under Howard Johnson’s watch, so I’m […]

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Terry Collins To Be Introduced Tuesday At 11:00 AM

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins To Be Introduced Tuesday At 11:00 AM

The Mets will introduce Terry Collins as the team’s new manager tomorrow, at a press conference in Citi Field at 11:00 AM. According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, Terry Collins is getting a two-year deal from the Mets. That sounds about right.  Original Post 5:00 PM Despites rumors that first Bob Melvin would be named […]

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Rubin Reports Young Mets Are Happy With Collins

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Rubin Reports Young Mets Are Happy With Collins

Adam Rubin had the chance to speak with three young Mets who all spent the 2010 seasons split amongst the Mets and the minor leagues. Here’s the skinny on Collins from Dillon Gee, Josh Thole and Nick Evans. Mouth of babes, indeed. “He was constantly pulling for guys. Very positive,” Thole said. “When I was […]

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