Mets News & Notes

Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

Man, oh man… Reading all these sob stories in the last few hours is really irritating to say the least. Oh woe is us, the Mets have hired Terry Collins, and our holy begotten savior Wally Backman was skipped over despite all of his astonishing achievements with the South Georgia Peanuts and his mighty feats in the […]

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Rangers Would Take On Hefty Portion Of Beltran’s Salary In A Trade

An article by posted on November 21, 2010 0 Comments
Rangers Would Take On Hefty Portion Of Beltran’s Salary In A Trade

Earlier this morning, during his regular NFL Sunday radio show on WFAN, Mike Francesa broke away from football for a moment and reported something that caught the attention of one of our readers, Bayonne Mets Fan. Francesa on FB Sunday – He’s heard that Texas Rangers have inquired about Carlos Beltran and that they would […]

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Mets Fire Scouting Director Rudy Terrasas

An article by posted on November 20, 2010 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets have fired Rudy Terrasas. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/6073109241139200[/tweeted] The Mets have told Rudy Terrasas he will no longer be director of scouting, but that he might still be reassigned within the organization. Paul DePodesta said via text “there is a good chance that Rudy will remain with organization.” Rudy Terrasas, […]

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Mets Minor League Report: Rule 5, AFL Recap, Duda, O’Connor

An article by posted on November 19, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Report: Rule 5, AFL Recap, Duda, O’Connor

On the last day for teams to add minor leaguers to their 40-man roster and protect them from the Rule 5 draft, the Mets made a few moves. They added pitchers Josh Stinson and Armando Rodriguez and infielders Zach Lutz and Jordany Valdespin to their 40-man roster.. Previously, pitcher Manny Alvarez had been added. The deadline for protecting players from […]

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Klapisch: Mets Press Conference On Tuesday

An article by posted on November 18, 2010 0 Comments

According to Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, the Mets have told SNY to be at Citi Field on Tuesday for a press conference. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/#!/BobKlap/statuses/5394925944315904[/tweeted] Here is a collection of facts, quotes, etc. from all four managerial candiadtes that were taken after each of their second interviews yesterday and today. I also threw in my projected odds […]

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Daniel Murphy; That Fightin’ Irish Dude

An article by posted on November 18, 2010 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy; That Fightin’ Irish Dude

Daniel Murphy has been out of sight, but certainly not out of mind for many of us who were captivated by his hard-nosed play, determination and his winning attitude. These days, Murphy continues his journey on the comeback trail and he now toils away in the Dominican Republic, whee he hopes to learn a fourth […]

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It’s Down To The Wire And The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on November 18, 2010 0 Comments

There is plenty of interesting news and notes circulating around the Mets blogosphere for you to sort through this morning, so I’ll try to get all of you caught up as best as I can. Lets begin with this poll Matt Cerrone conducted on MetsBlog that asked the $64,000 dollar question. Obviously that is some pretty overwhelming evidence […]

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Sandy Alderson’s Message To Mets Fans

An article by posted on November 17, 2010 0 Comments

Here is a message from Sandy Alderson to the fans. Dear Mets Fan: As you might have heard last night or this morning, we have completed the first round of interviews in the search for our new Manager. We’ve invited Bob Melvin, Wally Backman, Terry Collins, and Chip Hale back for a second round of […]

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Second Round Set: Melvin & Hale Today, Backman & Collins Thursday

An article by posted on November 17, 2010 0 Comments

Things are starting to move rapidly, and it won’t be long until a new Mets manager is named. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/KenDavidoff/status/4919945662038016[/tweeted] Adam Rubin adds, Bob Melvin has arrived at the GM meetings, and will kick off the final-round managerial interviews later Wednesday. Chip Hale also goes later in the day. On Thursday, Wally Backman will interview midday, […]

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Alderson Not Counting On Johan Santana To Start Season

An article by posted on November 17, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson told reporters that he has no illusions that Johan Santana will be ready for Opening Day. “Really the question is, when exactly will he be ready?” Alderson said. “Nobody has told us he’ll miss the season or anything of that sort, but certainly we have to assume he won’t start the season.” Santana […]

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