Mets News & Notes

Amazins’ Sign Venezuelan Catching Prospect, Jose Garcia

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments

According to Baseball America, the Mets have signed Venezuelan catcher Jose Garcia. Bonus terms were not immediately available. A 16-year-old from San Felipe, Garcia was considered one of the top catchers this year. He’s a 5-foot-11, 180-pound switch-hitter with a line-drive swing and good catch-and-throw skills. NYFS posted this short bio on Garcia: JOSE GARCIA, […]

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Carlos Beltran Has No Plans To Be A DH

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Has No Plans To Be A DH

It seems that just about everyone has Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran ticketed for a DH gig in the American League next season, or possibly even this one – everyone that is except Carlos Beltran. “Right now I’m not even thinking about that,” Beltran said. “I want to play in the outfield. I feel like […]

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Mets Notes: Buchholz Battling Depression, Johan Back On Mound, Wright Closer To Return

An article by posted on July 2, 2011 0 Comments

Reliever Taylor Buchholz has reportedly recovered from shoulder fatigue, but is now dealing with depression and anxiety. He is back home in Philadelphia, working with doctors who have recommended that he not pitch while he adjusts to some new medications. Buchholz has battled with depression before. Mets right-hander Dillon Gee is fighting through a dead arm period. He has thrown 87 2/3 innings […]

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New York Mets Paying for Their Old Mistakes

An article by posted on July 2, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday, on July 1st, the Bobby Bonilla received a check in the mail from the New York Mets. The 48 year old received $1,193,248. This is just the first of 25 checks that Bonilla will receive from the team every year on July 1st. The story of why Bonilla is receiving checks from the Mets […]

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Post Game: Niese Struggles Early, Offense Held In Check, Mets Lose 5-1

An article by posted on July 1, 2011 0 Comments
Post Game: Niese Struggles Early, Offense Held In Check, Mets Lose 5-1

Jonathon Niese started rough, but settled into a groove but a poor umpiring call in the seventh inning erased a possible rally and a baserunner, and the Mets lost 5-1 against the Yankees Game Notes Jonathon Niese had a rough beginning to the start, but seemed to settle in during the later innings. Jonathon went […]

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Post-Game: Pelfrey Gets Pushed Around, Mets Lose 5-2

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had a poor outing today and the Mets managed hits, but couldn’t turn them into runs and they lost the series finale against the Tigers, 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had a horrible outing today, allowing four runs on eight hits in four and two-third innings, striking out three but walking five. Pelfrey […]

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Willie Harris’ Wife Loses Her Baby

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

Willie Harris’ wife Trey, who went into labor at the five-month mark in her pregnancy, lost the baby last night. Terrible news to say the least. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Willie Harris, his wife, and their entire family. Original Post Mets outfielder Willie Harris had to leave during Wednesday’s game to fly to New York […]

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Heyman Surveys GMs and Agents On Reyes’ Next Contract

An article by posted on June 29, 2011 0 Comments

In his latest column, Jon Heyman of SI.com, surveyed a few baseball executives and player agents who each predicted what kind of a free agent deal Jose Reyes will get in the offseason. “I think he will beat Crawford,” said the executive who predicted $150 million over seven years. “He’s younger plus he plays an impact position. He’s one of the […]

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Beltran & Bay Slam Tigers In 14-3 Mauling

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran & Bay Slam Tigers In 14-3 Mauling

Jason Bay & Carlos Beltran had grand slams in consecutive innings, and R.A. Dickey had another quality outing in the 14-3 blowout of the Detroit Tigers Game Notes R.A. Dickey came out today and seems had the luck on his side and was blessed with run support. Outside of that, R.A. went seven innings, allowing […]

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Cecil Fielder Says The Mets Have A Chance At Signing His Son Prince

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments
Cecil Fielder Says The Mets Have A Chance At Signing His Son Prince

We all know who Prince Fielder is.  He is a big guy with huge power.  He has also become one of baseball’s best power hitters, and has been a Met killer as well.  But could you imagine Prince Fielder as a New York Met? According to the New York Daily News, Cecil Fielder told Ebenezer Samuel […]

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