Mets News & Notes

More Evidence Of Mets Financial Woes

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

According to former Mets GM Jim Duquette, now a baseball analyst for Sirius XM Radio, the Mets have canceled their Fall Instructional League as a cost-cutting measure. The decision will save the Mets approximately $300,000 and continues to add to the mounting evidence of financial upheaval despite denials from the Wilpon family. Duquette believes that it sends […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (6-4;-7) The Atlanta Braves lost two of three to the San Diego Padres, and will head to Philadelphia to face the Phillies. The pitching matchup tonight will be rookie Tommy Hanson vs. Pedro Martinez. Also, Tim Hudson will make his return next Monday. The Braves are 4.5 back of the Rockies in the […]

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Surgery To End Any Chance Of Jose Reyes Comeback

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, Jose Reyes will soon be facing surgery to repair a torn hamstring tendon. Jose Reyes may be the next Met in line for surgery, joining Johan Santana and Oliver Perez on operating tables in the coming days. Reyes, who has not appeared in a major-league game since pulling […]

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Is K-Rod Next? Some Scouts Think So…

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

In his column Rumblings and Grumblings, Jayson Stark of ESPN raises the specter that Frankie Rodriguez might be concealing an injury. K-Rod not A-OK? Meanwhile, opposing scouts and executives have been buzzing that it wouldn’t shock them if Francisco Rodriguez added to the Mets’ DL total. Clearly, something is up with K-Rod. His first-pitch strike […]

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The Evil Empire Just Can’t Show Pity

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

This isn’t something I usually cover, but I just felt the need to put it out there. Since I can’t put this any better, i’ll just quote you from MLBtraderumors. Because it wouldn’t be a normal day without some bad news for the Mets, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports on her Twitter account […]

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The Fresh Prince Of…. Queens?

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

Each day the calendar comes closer and closer to the end of the season, the day many Mets fans are anxiously awaiting.  As the season continues to wear on, I cannot help but be drawn to potential trade ideas for our beloved Mets to explore this offseason.  Because- let’s face it, dreaming of “what could […]

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Latest Season Ending Injury May Actually Improve The Team

An article by posted on August 26, 2009 0 Comments

In the ongoing saga of the 2009 Mets, here is the latest chapter. The Mets report, Mets pitcher Oliver Perez today was examined by Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Upon the exam, Perez was diagnosed with patella tendon tendinosis in his right knee, which will require […]

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J.J. Putz Out For The Season

An article by posted on August 26, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets got a double dose of bad news on the pitching front when setup man J.J. Putz was shutdown for the season after suffering a setback while rehabbing in Florida. Yesterday, Omar Minaya said that Putz’ scheduled rehab appearance had been canceled to give him an extra day of rest, but a few hours […]

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One of the Players Involved In The Wagner Deal Revealed

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Boston Herald is reporting that the Mets will receive 1B/OF Chris Carter in the deal that sent Billy Wagner to Boston. Carter, 26, is a career minor leaguer who has had quite a bit of success at the Class AAA level. In every season prior to this year Carter has hit well over .300 […]

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Santana Out For Season With Elbow Surgery

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets got a bit of bad news and good news after the results of Johan Santana’s MRI came back only minutes ago. According to a Mets press release, Johan Santana will require minor elbow surgery that will shut him down for the rest of this season. The good news is that he is expected […]

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