Mets News & Notes

Wilpon to SI: Mets are “Bleeding Cash”

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Fred Wilpon is back in the headlines once again.  Just a day after his controversial comments toward Jose Reyes, David Wright, and Carlos Beltran, Fred Wilpon opens up about the Mets financial troubles in a new article for Sports Illustrated written by Tom Verducci.  In the article, Fred Wilpon tells Verducci that the Mets are […]

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Dragging Out The Inevitable?

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Michael O’Keefe of the Daily News reported that the upcoming edition of Sports Illustrated will feature more comments from Mets owner Fred Wilpon, this time elaborating on some of the issues he is dealing with regarding the sale of the team and the clawback lawsuit. In the SI article, Wilpon reportedly admits that if he loses the […]

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Amazin’ Reactions To Fred Wilpon Comments

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Amazin’ Reactions To Fred Wilpon Comments

Amazin’ Reactions David Wright:   “Fred is a good man and is obviously going through some difficult times. There is nothing more productive that I can say at this time.” Scott Boras:  “This is not consistent with the Fred Wilpon I know,” Boras said. “I think an organization’s best chance to succeed is to conduct itself […]

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Subway Series Notes: Mets Derailed In The Bronx

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments
Subway Series Notes: Mets Derailed In The Bronx

What started out with a big 2-1 win over the Yankees on Friday night to kick-off the Subway Series, took a turn for the worse on Saturday when an ineffective Chris Capuano let up four homers in a 7-3 loss. Then things completely unraveled today when Mike Pelfrey had one of his classic meltdowns on the mound in […]

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First Blood: Dickey Dazzles, Murphy Crushes, Mets Top Yanks 2-1

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey may have had his best outing of the season, and the combination of Justin Turner and Daniel Murphy provided all the offense for the Mets in their 2-1 win against the Yankees. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out today and pitched a phenomenal game. Robert Allen went out today, and went six innings […]

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Niese And Easy!

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments
Niese And Easy!

The sun wasn’t shining at Citi Field, but Jon Niese was as the Mets blanked the Nationals 3-0 playing in what seemed like torrential rains at times throughout the game. Niese was brilliant and limited the Nats to six hits and a walk over seven innings while striking out seven to improve to 3-4 on the […]

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Mets Sign Jason Botts

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have signed first baseman/outfielder Jason Botts. Botts, who will be assigned to Triple-A Buffalo, was playing for the York Revolution of the Atlantic League. The 30-year-old hooked on with the Nationals organization last summer, hitting .279/.345/.438 with eight homers for their Triple-A affiliate.  In parts of five seasons at the Triple-A level, Botts […]

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Could The Mets Be Buyers At Trade Deadline?

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

Rich Couthino of MetsBlog and WFAN had an interesting post in which he says we should not be surprised if the Mets are not sellers at the trade deadline, but instead buyers. He also believes that Jose Reyes will still be with the Mets in 2012. Here is part of what he wrote, but I […]

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Wright Officially Placed On DL, Nick Evans Called Up

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets announced they have placed third baseman David Wright on the disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with a stress fracture in his lower back. Wright hurt himself on April 19 while trying to make a diving play in the field, and he had a magnetic resonance imaging exam and a CT scan Monday to […]

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Ruben Tejada Has A High Ceiling Offensively?

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Has A High Ceiling Offensively?

Now that the Chin-lung Hu era has come to an end, Mets infield prospect Ruben Tejada gets another opportunity to show he belongs. I still think it’s too premature, but what do I know. Manager Terry Collins seems to be extremely happy and very excited about the 21-year old Tejada, and says his defense is […]

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