Mets News & Notes

A’s Reach 2-Year Agreement With Closer Brian Fuentes

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments
A’s Reach 2-Year Agreement With Closer Brian Fuentes

According to several sources the Oakland A’s are close to finalizing a two-year deal with left-handed reliever Brian Fuentes, a source familiar with negotiations confirmed Sunday. Fuentes, 35, is coming off a fine season that produced a 2.81 ERA and 24 games saves. He joins what I believe could be one of the top bullpens in the league this […]

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Johan Santana To Begin Throwing

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets are reporting that Johan Santana met with their Mets medical staff and that they have cleared him to begin a rehab program which will have him throwing before the start of Spring Training. A spokesman for the team said Santana is where he should be in terms of coming back surgery to repair a torn anterior […]

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Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees have agreed to terms with Rafael Soriano on a three-year, $35 million deal. The deal comes as a big surprise because Yankees GM Brian Cashman has been very adamant that he would not give up the team’s first round draft pick to sign Soriano. Soriano had a tremendous season […]

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Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

According ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin, Mets reliever Ryota Igarashi, has officially cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo.   Rubin also says that Igarashi will be in major league camp this spring, competing for a spot on the team.

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Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments
Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

Beloved Met (I actually call him Mr. Met), Ed Kranepool spoke about the Mets yesterday in an article I came across by Laurel Pfahler of TC Palm, she discusses expectations for the Mets with Ed Charles, Ed Kranepool and other former Mets who are at Mets Fantasy Camp down at Port St. Lucie. They talk […]

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2011 Sunday Night Baseball Schedule – Bobby Valentine Means Must See TV!

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Sunday Night Baseball Schedule – Bobby Valentine Means Must See TV!

ESPN has just released their 2011 Sunday Night Baseball schedule. The new season will feature a brand new broadcast team of Dan Shulman doing the play by play, and former Mets Orel Hershiser and Bobby Valentine as analysts. This oughta be a lot of fun! The Mets have games televised on May 1st and July […]

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Mets Press Release On Taylor Tankersley

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Press Release On Taylor Tankersley

METS SIGN LHP TAYLOR TANKERSLEY The New York Mets today announced that they have signed lefthanded pitcher Taylor Tankersley, who appeared in 27 games last year with the Florida Marlins, to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training. Tankersley, 27, didnt have a decision and earned six holds and a […]

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Trevor Hoffman Announces His Retirement

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Trevor Hoffman Announces His Retirement

“I’m rolling thunder, pouring rain, I’m comin’ on like a hurricane. My lightning’s flashing across the sky. You’re only young but you’re gonna die.”   For 16 years, all time saves leader Trevor Hoffman emerged from the bullpen gate in center field and trotted out to the mound to the sound of “Hells Bells” blaring throughout the stadium to […]

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Mets Looking To Add Dave Bush?

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Looking To Add Dave Bush?

The Mets are reportedly in contact with free agent pitcher Dave Bush according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN via Twitter. Crasnick also cites a relationship between Bush and J.P. Ricciardi who originally drafted Bush in 2002 as GM of the Blue Jays. Bush is coming off of a very poor season in which he posted an […]

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Top Remaining Free Agents

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

There is still plenty of offseason left and yesterday in an interview with Adam Rubin, Sandy Alderson said he still intends to focus on acquiring another starter, a reliever, and a 4th or 5th outfielder. Although, most of these following names may be a little to rich for the Mets taste, here is a list of […]

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