Mets News & Notes

J.P. Ricciardi Awed By Red Sox Moves

An article by posted on December 12, 2010 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has a great update on the Hot Stove, including this comment by the Mets’ J.P. Ricciardi who was wowed by the Red Sox in Orlando. (Who wasn’t?) “I think you have to be in awe,’’ said Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi. “Those are the best offensive players out there, and […]

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Madoff, The Wilpons And The Mets – What Now?

An article by posted on December 12, 2010 0 Comments

A quote from our blog which rings true to me. “The real solution for the Mets future is to have new owners not encumbered by the Wilpon’s baggage which is now all so obvious to anyone who can see and read the facts.” How can the Wilpons’ continue to put the Mets organization on hold […]

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Conference Call With Sandy Alderson And Fellow Mets Bloggers

An article by posted on December 11, 2010 0 Comments

Openness, honesty and transparency. Virtues that tend to unfortunately fall on deaf ears in the many parts of the business world let alone professional sports. With the new administration gradually taking root in Flushing, times, like the saying goes, “they are a changin” and the man ushering in this change believes deeply in these virtues. […]

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Bernie Madoff’s Son Commits Suicide (Updated)

An article by posted on December 11, 2010 0 Comments
Bernie Madoff’s Son Commits Suicide (Updated)

Updated 2:00 PM “Mark Madoff took his own life today. This is a terrible and unnecessary tragedy,” said Martin Flumenbaum, an attorney representing Mark and his brother Andrew. “Mark was an innocent victim of his father’s monstrous crime who succumbed to two years of unrelenting pressure from false accusations and innuendo.” Original Post 9:00 AM According […]

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Justin Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

An article by posted on December 10, 2010 0 Comments

With the recent statements by both Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson that Ruben Tejada would best be served by spending 2011 in Triple-A Buffalo where he can gain more experience, most of Mets nation has turned their eyes to Daniel Murphy who is getting a crash course at second base in Winter League Baseball, and […]

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Amazin’ Happenings! Toys For Tots, Holiday Savings, Strawberry Sunday, Mets Holiday Party

An article by posted on December 10, 2010 0 Comments
Amazin’ Happenings! Toys For Tots, Holiday Savings, Strawberry Sunday, Mets Holiday Party

Here’s the latest installment of MMO’s newest feature entitled, Amazin’ Happenings! Wild Strawberry Weekend! Looking for some fun this weekend? Then head on over to Strawberry’s Sports Grill and have good food, refreshing drinks and a great atmosphere! Darryl Strawberry will be in the house Tonight, Tomorrow, & Sunday Morning for Breakfast with Santa. Come Join […]

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Tim Teufel Expected To Be Promoted To Buffalo Bisons Manager

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Tim Teufel is expected to be promoted to manager of the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons. With Ken Oberkfell expected to be named the bench coach for Terry Collins on the major league staff, Oberkfell’s former position as Triple-A Buffalo manager is expected to go to ’86 Met Tim Teufel. Teufel […]

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Press Release: Mets Officially Announce Ronnie Paulino and D.J. Carrasco Deals

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced that they have signed free agent catcher Ronny Paulino to a one-year contract and free agent righthanded pitcher D.J. Carrasco to a two-year contract. Ronny Paulino Paulino, 29, has a .273 (431-1576) batting average over his six-year major league career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Florida Marlins. He hit […]

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The Seven Year Pitch

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments

Jayson Werth just signed a seven-year deal with the Washington Nationals.  Cliff Lee is looking for a seven-year deal as well.  Players have always been attracted to the almighty dollar at free agent time, but now more than ever, the length of the contract is becoming as important, if not more important, than the number […]

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Boof, There It Is…

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments
Boof, There It Is…

According to Newsday’s Ken Davidoff via Twitter, the Mets signed pitcher Boof Bonser to a minor league contract. The 29-year-old right-hander pitched  25 innings between the A’s and Red Sox last season and posted a 6.12 ERA. The A’s outrighted Bonser who refused the assignment, and elected to become a free agent Bonser missed the entire 2009 season rehabbing from shoulder surgery […]

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