Mets News & Notes

Valdespin Uninjured, Suffered From Leg Cramps

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Uninjured, Suffered From Leg Cramps

Following up on what I reported earlier this morning, Jordany Valdespin is uninjured and was suffering from  cramps after an 18-inning Caribbean Series game yesterday in cold weather, according to ESPN Deporte’s Enrique Rojas. Good news. Original Post 9:00 AM. I was just notified by one of my writers that Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin hurt himself […]

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News: Mets Officially Announce Brandon Lyon Deal

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
News: Mets Officially Announce Brandon Lyon Deal

The Mets officially announced that they have finalized their one year deal with reliever Brandon Lyon. They specifically highlighted that Lyon had had two 20-save seasons in his career which points to what most of us speculated regarding his chances to close for the Mets should Frank Francisco falter. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox […]

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Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

Ike Davis wraps up a session of crushing baseballs at PSL Hey Jon Niese, nice of you to show up early… Adam Rubin tweeted that the Brandon Lyon deal with the Mets will be officially announced as soon as this afternoon. Anthony DiComo sees the Opening Day Roster like this: He also adds that the acquisition […]

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Recap and Photos Of Thurman Munson Dinner

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Recap and Photos Of Thurman Munson Dinner

The 33rd Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner was held on February 5 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Pictured left to right are: YES Network’s Michael Kay, Munson Award honorees Ike Davis of the Mets and David Phelps of the Yankees, Grand Hyatt’s Jerry Lewin, Yankees CC Sabathia, Thurman’s widow Diana Munson, […]

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Mets Sign Two Outfielders To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on February 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign Two Outfielders To Minor League Deals

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Mets have signed outfielders Corey Patterson and Mike Wilson to Minor League contracts. Patterson, 33, last played in the majors in 2011 where he hit .157 with three RBI in 57 plate appearances with the Cardinals. Last season, he batted .251/.285/.410 in 387 plate appearances for Triple-A Nashville in the […]

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Chat Live With Sandy Alderson Tomorrow

An article by posted on February 6, 2013 0 Comments
Chat Live With Sandy Alderson Tomorrow

Remember to send your questions to @Mets on Twitter and don’t forget to include the hashtag #AskSandy with all your questions.

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Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

Former Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde is on the verge of signing with the Miami Marlins according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes.com. However, Jon Heyman reports that Valverde is still talking with a number of teams, including the Marlins, and that nothing is imminent. The Mets were reportedly pursuing Valverde as an option to try and replace Frank Francisco as the team’s closer. The […]

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Mets Serious About Lyon, But No Deal Yet As He Talks To Other Teams

An article by posted on February 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Serious About Lyon, But No Deal Yet As He Talks To Other Teams

Updated 7:00 PM Mets definitely serious about Brandon Lyon, but one major league source says the reliever is still talking to a few clubs. No deal done yet, writes Andy Martino of thre Daily News. But Mets are quite confident that deal with Lyon will get done. Original Post 4:00 PM The Mets and free agent […]

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Mets Announce Minor League Deal With RHP LaTroy Hawkins

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Announce Minor League Deal With RHP LaTroy Hawkins

The Mets announced they have signed free-agent RHP LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. If Hawkins makes the team, he will earn a base salary of $1 million with chance to earn more in incentives. The 40-year old Hawkins spent last year with the Los Angeles Angels where he went 2-3 […]

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Scouting Report on Mets Mock Draft Pick at #11

An article by posted on January 30, 2013 0 Comments
Scouting Report on Mets Mock Draft Pick at #11

I hadn’t given it much thought until it became clear that the interest in free agent center fielder Michael Bourn was more than just passing. I don’t really think that Bourn’s price will drop into a range the Mets are comfortable with, and if it does, that would probably invite more teams to take a […]

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