Mets News & Notes

Thoughts On Minaya, Manuel and Manic Monday

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

The earth shook this afternoon in New York when a source told 7 Train To Shea that Omar Minaya will be fired as the Mets GM on Monday and will not be reassigned. And if that revelation wasn’t shocking enough, that same source also reported that Jerry Manuel will not be asked to stay on as the manager of […]

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Lawyers To Meet Ahead Of K-Rod Grievance Hearing

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

Lawyers from Major League Baseball and the players’ association will meet today to discuss the grievance filed after the New York Mets withheld the remainder of this season’s salary from Francisco Rodriguez. Under baseball’s collective bargaining agreement, the meeting is required before the grievance can be scheduled for argument in front of arbitrator Shyam Das. […]

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Beltran To Have MRI On Right Knee Wednesday

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments

Latest Update: Mets have announced that Carlos Beltran will undergo an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery on Wednesday morning. “I felt something,” Beltran said. “I don’t know what it is. But after being back and being able to play all these games, I didn’t feel anything until today. So let’s see what happens. Any […]

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In This Town, Winning Is Everything

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments

In a post to CBS New York by Jason Keidel, David Wright is portrayed as solid player who never asked to be the team’s leader, and is frequently chastised by fans for not being one. He writes, What has Wright done so wrong? He doesn’t sign a $36 million contract and then loaf his way to the back of […]

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Mets Must Play Better In September

An article by posted on September 27, 2010 0 Comments

Going back to the 2007 season, the Philadelphia Phillies have always been able to really get it together and turn it on as a team in the month of September. Yes, the Mets choked both in ’07 and ’08, but if not for late surges in September by the Phillies, they could have made the post […]

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Playing Hard Versus Hardly Playing

An article by posted on September 27, 2010 0 Comments
Playing Hard Versus Hardly Playing

Wins and losses mean very little these days for the Mets since being mathematically eliminated last week. That said, I was stunned by how the team responded after Chase Utley’s dirty take-out slide of Ruben Tejada last night. What ever happened to pride and respect? Once again, the Mets shrunk in the face of adversity […]

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Mike Pelfrey Is Open To A Contract Extension

An article by posted on September 26, 2010 0 Comments

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Mike Pelfrey is open to a contract extension with the Mets.  “I would be interested,” Pelfrey said about the possibility of a contract extension. “They’d have to bring it up, but I’m sure we’ll explore it. I’m definitely open to it.” Pelfrey is still under Mets control until 2014 and is arbitration […]

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Oliver Perez Situation May Reveal If A New GM Leads To Actual Change

An article by posted on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that Oliver Perez has asked the Mets for permission to play winter ball in Mexico and that the front office is discussing the idea. The Mets will likely allow Perez to play, a source said, but are looking into the legal ramifications. When a veteran with a long-term […]

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Jon Daniels Staying Put As Rangers GM

An article by posted on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

On Friday I posted via Twitter that Jon Daniels will be staying put as the general manager of the Texas Rangers. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/MetsMerized/status/25425494372[/tweeted] That information came from two people I spoke to who were close to Daniels. They told me he was looking forward to working for Nolan Ryan, was proud of what they have built […]

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Can’t See Kasten Having Interest In Mets GM Job

An article by posted on September 24, 2010 0 Comments

Stan Kasten resigned this morning as the President of the Washington Nationals. It didn’t come as a surprise as many believed this season would be his last with the Nats. Kasten gained prominence and notoriety when he became President of the Atlanta Braves in 1986 and presided over a tremendous run from 1987 to 2003, in […]

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