Mets News & Notes

Hey Reyes, Show Me The OBP And Only Then Will We Show You The Money!

An article by posted on March 5, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes, considered by many to be one of the game’s best leadoff men when healthy, is by most accounts from Port St. Lucie, looking great and ready to go. But is he really a great leadoff hitter? Sorry to disappoint you, but a career .335 OBP is far from great and as far as leadoff […]

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Spring Updates: Santana Takes Another Step, Bay’s Timing, Harvey’s First Pitch As Met

An article by posted on March 5, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Updates: Santana Takes Another Step, Bay’s Timing, Harvey’s First Pitch As Met

Mets ace Johan Santana, who will start the season on the disabled list, took a small step this week in his rehabilitation from Sept. 14 surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder. Santana threw on back-to-back days from flat ground twice this week and said he is “progressing little by little.” […]

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Mario The Mediator

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

As reported earlier by Ken Nelson and Richard Sandomir, Mario Cuomo who is trying to broker a settlement between the owners of the Mets and the trustees representing the victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said Thursday that he was working with both sides on a daily basis. Cuomo spoke to reporters at the United […]

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Source: Oliver Perez Will Not Be In Rotation

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

Some hopeful news from Andy Martino of the Daily News this morning. While Oliver Perez remains officially in the rotation competition, the Mets have decided internally that he will not be a starter during the regular season, sources say, and the team remains likely to release its $36 million pitcher before Opening Day. But Perez […]

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The Writing Is On The Wall For Tejada, Evans, Duda and Perez

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa this afternoon on WFAN and had some interesting things to say. Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog recapped most of the interview, but here are some of the attention-grabbers. He’d like to start trimming down the roster sooner than later, especially with four second baseman competing against one another, and nine […]

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FREE 3 DVD Blu-ray Set of Billy Joel: Live At Shea Stadium! Enter Our Mets Trivia Contest!

An article by posted on March 2, 2011
FREE 3 DVD Blu-ray Set of Billy Joel: Live At Shea Stadium! Enter Our Mets Trivia Contest!

WIN A FREE CD/DVD BLU-RAY SET OF BILLY JOEL: LIVE AT SHEA STADIUM – THE CONCERT! Just answer the following five questions correctly and you can win one of the most highly anticipated music releases of the year!  1. What Mets player hit the last home run at Shea Stadium? 2. What Mets pitcher tossed the last complete […]

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Paulino Delayed Pending Drug Test Results

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Sandy Alderson said today that he hoped catcher Ronny Paulino would arrive in camp by Saturday.   Paulino, who is still serving a 50-game suspension for failing a PED test, is encountering visa issues in the Dominican Republic because of that PED suspension. Because of the failed test, Paulino […]

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It Gets Worse: Mets May Need Another Loan

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Post has broken the news that the Mets are looking for even more loan. They want tens of millions of dollars and all of this money is just to cover the team’s basic operating expenses. The Wilpons should be focusing on selling a large chunk of the team at this point. It […]

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Spring Update: Beltran To Make Spring Debut, Give Collins Props, Izzy’s Making Some Noise

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Update: Beltran To Make Spring Debut, Give Collins Props, Izzy’s Making Some Noise

While the rest of the bullpen was largely ineffective today, Jason Isringhausen was perfect in his inning of work. He continues to enhance his chances of making it onto the big league roster. Terry Collins said, “If he’s healthy and he can throw with the velocity we know he can have and the breaking ball and his experience, […]

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Beltran: I Have To Think About The Team

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

A video update courtesy of MetsBlog and SNY.tv.   Updated 12:45 PM “I have to think about my health and how to be in the field for the team,” Beltran said. “I believe the best decision is for me to play right field. It’s going to be less active, and I am looking forward to […]

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