Mets News & Notes

Hello I’m Jeff Wilpon And I’m A Habitual Meddler

An article by posted on September 20, 2010 0 Comments

“They have a problem they don’t understand: This is not a desirable location. New York is desirable, but this is the wrong borough. I don’t think it has sunk in with Jeff yet that he is running a team that the best people might not want to work for.”  ~  An NL Executive I think […]

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With Santana Situation Becoming More Dire, Mets Should Target Zach Grienke

An article by posted on September 19, 2010 0 Comments

As if things couldn’t get worse regarding Johan Santana, it has now been reported that when Santana had his surgery last week, it was not arthroscopic surgery as many had thought. It was a traditional surgery with a full incision to open up the shoulder and repair the anterior capsule tear. According to David Waldstein of […]

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Mazzilli Doesn’t Sound So Amazin’ To Me

An article by posted on September 18, 2010 0 Comments

Veteran writer Bill Madden of the Daily News, thinks the Mets should hire Lee Mazzilli. He says that Bobby V will cost the Mets too much money and that the Mets front office is hesitant to move Wally Backman from A-Ball to the major leagues in one fell swoop. While I do agree with Madden on Wally and Bobby, I must […]

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Jenrry Mejia Shutdown For Season, Probably Won’t Pitch Winter Ball

An article by posted on September 16, 2010 0 Comments

Update 9/16 11:00 AM  The Mets have shut down right-hander Jenrry Mejia for the remainder the season. An MRI taken last night after he was forced to leave Wednesday’s game, revealed a “rhomboid strain of the right shoulder blade,” according to a Mets official. Mejia had been scheduled to play Winter Ball this offseason so that he could […]

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A Worthwhile Cause From A Former New York Met

An article by posted on September 16, 2010 0 Comments

It’s rare to write about Major League Baseball – the New York Mets specifically – and not fall into the usual daily depressing nitpicking, the armchair quarterbacking, that the organization seems to have provided it’s loyal fans the last few years. The New York Mets are certainly a sports writers dream considering that they are […]

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K-Rod Tries To Save Relationship, Blows It, Faces New Charges

An article by posted on September 14, 2010 0 Comments

As being reported on MLB.com, Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez is in hot water again and will face additional charges in his assault case stemming from the incident last month at Citi Field. Prosecutors said Rodriguez violated the order of protection issued against him by sending his girlfriend 56 text messages. As a result, Rodriguez will be charged with […]

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Johan Santana Has Successful Surgery

An article by posted on September 14, 2010 0 Comments

According to Mets.com, Johan Santana underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn capsule in his left shoulder. The procedure was performed by Mets team doctor David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. The timetable for Santana’s return is unclear, although the Mets expressed optimism last week that their ace […]

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Ike Davis Needs 8 More RBIs To Break Strawberry’s Record

An article by posted on September 13, 2010 0 Comments

Whether you are totally jazzed by Ike Davis’ rookie year, or luke warm on it consider this… According to John Schweibacher of WFAN.com, Ike Davis is on the verge of toppling the team record for runs batted in by a rookie, a record that has stood for over a quarter century. Ike Davis continues to […]

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John Ricco Is Not Out Of Running For GM Job

An article by posted on September 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Daily News is debunking the report on Saturday by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports that Mets Assistant GM John Ricco is not in the running as a potential replacement for Omar Minaya. The possibility that Omar Minaya could be reassigned or dismissed has led to speculation about potential replacements. A report on FoxSports.com Saturday […]

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Beltran Out With Tendinitis, Boras Is Livid

An article by posted on September 11, 2010 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has told reporters that Carlos Beltran has left knee tendinitis, and that he will not be in today’s lineup. This is his left knee and not the right knee he had surgery on last January. Also, regarding Carlos Beltran, Newsday reports that his agent Scott Boras is infuriated with how the Mets have mistreated […]

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