Mets News & Notes

Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

The Mets have officially announced the signing of right-hander Chris Young this afternoon as well as that of outfielder Scott Hairston to one year deals. GM Sandy Alderson spoke glowingly about Young in a press release, “Chris has the potential to make a big contribution this year. We were together in San Diego when he was […]

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Dickey Believes A Multi-Year Deal Is Still Possible

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey Believes A Multi-Year Deal Is Still Possible

   As we reported on Tuesday (see original post below), R.A. Dickey is in store for huge raise even if he were to lose his arbitration case with the Mets next month. The lowest Dickey can earn will be the $3.35 million that the Mets submitted as their arbitration figure, a $2.7 million dollar raise […]

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Rubin: Tim Byrdak On Mets Radar

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Tim Byrdak is “on the radar” of the Mets and could end up competing with Taylor Tankersley for a left-handed relief role in spring training, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com on Wednesday. Earlier today at an even at Citi Field, Terry Collins said he thought Alderson would add […]

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Luis Castillo Will Not Be Cut To Make Room For Chris Young

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 9:10 PM Terry Collins confirmed today that the Mets have no intentions of cutting Luis Castillo or Oliver Perez and that both will get a chance to win spots on the roster no different than any other players in camp. Collins also added that Castillo could still very well win the everyday second base […]

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Terry Collins Recap From WFAN – Castillo, Reyes, Pagan, Fundamentals

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN after he finished at the Cit Field Kids event at Citi Field. Here is a rundown of some things he said on WFAN as well as the event. Fundamentals Collins is big on fundamentals and he will have the players doing full workouts on an […]

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Collins Names Mike Pelfrey Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:45 PM I’m here at Citi Field where Terry Collins officially tabbed Pelfrey as his Opening Day starter. The Mets open the season against the Marlins who have given Pelfrey problems over his career. I’ll have much more on this and other player news later today. Original Post 11:30 AM Freshly armed with a […]

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Johan Santana: He’s Cleared To Throw, But When?

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana: He’s Cleared To Throw, But When?

Last week, the Mets announced that Johan has been cleared to begin throwing, but in an ESPN Live Chat today, Adam Rubin adds a little more clarification. Question – With Santana starting to throw already, is there a chance he could come back sooner than expected? Adam Rubin – I don’t know that he actually […]

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Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

  The Mets and free-agent right-hander Chris Young have agreed to a deal, pending a physical, an organization source told ESPN NewYork. Aaron Gleeman adds, Young has a 3.80 ERA in 752 career innings, but the 32-year-old has never thrown even 180 innings in a season and hasn’t been healthy and effective since 2007. Despite […]

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Press Release: Mets Officially Sign Willie Harris

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Officially Sign Willie Harris

Mets Press Release The New York Mets today announced that they have signed outfielder Willie Harris, who has hit 30 home runs over the last three seasons, to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league Spring Training. Harris, 32, hit 10 home runs, six doubles, two triples, with 32 RBI while batting […]

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Terry Collins Confirms His Lineup (Almost)

An article by posted on January 16, 2011 0 Comments

We are almost a month away from spring training, and already we are getting some information about the new Mets lineup for this season.  Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com says that Terry Collins has confirmed what appears to be his new lineup for the Mets to the New York Post.  Well, almost.  The reason why I […]

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