Mets News & Notes

What Are The Odds Beltran Gets 500 AB Or Young Makes 25 Starts This Season?

An article by posted on March 13, 2011 0 Comments

This is kind of a different type of article from Joel Sherman of the NY Post. He of course being the sports writer who wrote that the Mets should just pack it in this season, spare fans the agony, and just have a fire sale. Anyway, he spoke to a veteran scout who summed up certain things […]

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Johan Santana and Mets Deny Report In Bergen Record That He Suffered A Setback

An article by posted on March 13, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 3/13 10:30 AM You see… I told you not to worry… Last night, the Bergen Record reported late last night that the Mets might shut down Johan Santana’s rehab because of a setback.  However, both Santana, Dan Warthen and Sandy Alderson are all denying the report. The Daily News adds some quotes: Santana: “ don’t […]

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Paulino Will Not Travel With Team, Will Workout At Mets Camp Instead

An article by posted on March 12, 2011 0 Comments

According to Zach Berman of the Star-Ledger, Ronny Paulino will not travel with the team to Disney World to play the Braves this afternoon. Paulino entered the Mets clubhouse a few minutes after 8 a.m. this morning. He was greeted by the few remaining in the locker room after the team bus departed for the […]

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Ruben Tejada, Fernando Martinez Among First Spring Cuts

An article by posted on March 11, 2011 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada, Fernando Martinez Among First Spring Cuts

For those of you hanging onto the hope that infielder Ruben Tejada or outfielder Fernando Martinez might make the team, forget it. They were among the first round of roster cuts and were relocated to the Minor League side of camp this morning. Joining them will be right-handers Josh Stinson, Tobi Stoner, Manny Alvarez , John Lujan and Armando […]

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Mets Notes: Who’s Hot, BA Top 100, Flex Packs On Sale

An article by posted on March 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Who’s Hot, BA Top 100, Flex Packs On Sale

WHO’S HOT FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ  has retired eight of the last nine batters he’s faced. SCOTT HAIRSTON is hitting .412 (7-17) with three doubles. After collecting three hits yesterday, JOSH THOLE is batting .350 (9-23) with two doubles, one home run and four RBI. Three young Mets each hit three-run home runs yesterday: LUCAS DUDA launched […]

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Collins Is Concerned Over Still Missing Paulino

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Is Concerned Over Still Missing Paulino

Opening Day is now 20 days away and catcher Ronny Paulino is still MIA. The worst part is the Mets still have no idea when he will arrive in camp. The delay is all because of his suspension from using illegal performance enhancing drugs and violating baseball’s policy on banned substances. He was supposed to […]

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Lucas Duda: On Second Thought…

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com caught up with Terry Collins who made some revealing comments about Mets outfield prospect Lucas Duda who they have consistently maintained would start the season in Triple-A Buffalo. Considering Martinez’s own injury-prone history and lack of sustained professional success, the better bet appears to be Duda. “I’m hoping like mad that Carlos Beltran can be out there […]

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Emaus Might Hit .210 With Poor Defense – Oh No He Won’t!

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

Make sure you check out Adam Rubin’s Morning Tidbits from Port St. Lucie where he has some nice little nuggets of information including this one which caught my attention: An informal clubhouse poll suggests Daniel Murphy may be the preferred second baseman for the Mets. Scouts have serious reservations about Rule 5 pick Brad Emaus’ […]

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Cory Vaughn Shows Off His Immense Power

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

In case you missed it, yesterday, Mets prospect Cory Vaughn blasted a two-run homer that still hasn’t landed. The prodigious shot came in the clutch and tied the score late in the game, something Vaughn did a lot last season for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Vaughn had a record setting campaign last season and set franchise records with 14 […]

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Mets Release A Statement From Beltran

An article by posted on March 8, 2011 0 Comments

“I felt a little discomfort in my left knee last week. I spoke to the doctors today. They advised me to just give it a rest for a couple of days. I can hit and do everything, but back off the running part of it. I feel fine. I think I just overcompensated from all […]

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