Mets News & Notes

Mets GFX – 10 Days Until Opening Day – Wright On!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments
Mets GFX – 10 Days Until Opening Day – Wright On!

Hi Mets Fans! I decided to do a countdown of sorts until Opening Day of the 2011 Baseball Season – MetsMerized Style! I have a brand new collection of Mets Graphics to mark each day as we get closer. So lets get things started with this one… WRIGHT ON! 

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Beltran Won’t Play Any Grapefruit League Games, Bay Ditches New Plate Approach

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

Obviously, the Mets blogosphere was rife with articles and posts on Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo today, but it was this quote by Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal that really summed it all up for me. He writes: For all the attention they got this spring, there are about 50 more important reasons the […]

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Isringhausen Throwing Again, Could Pitch In Friday’s Game

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments
Isringhausen Throwing Again, Could Pitch In Friday’s Game

Updated 3/22 11:30 AM According to some of the beat writers, Jason Isringhausen played catch this morning including throwing about 8-9 curveballs without any problems. He is expected to pitch another bullpen tomorrow, get a day off, and then pitch in real games again. Original Post 3/12 11:00 AM Yesterday, the Daily News reported that reliever Jason Isringhausen […]

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Maple Street Press 2011 Mets Annual and Amazin’ Tuesday Met-Together!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

One of the things I look forward to each spring in recent years, is getting my hands on a copy of the Maple Street Press Mets Annual. I’ve been a big fan since receiving my first review copy in 2008 and have been hooked ever since. The brand new 2011 edition is by far the […]

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Mets Hitters Walking More, Starters Allowing Fewer Runs

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

I know many of you don’t put stock into spring stats, so you could just move onto the next post if you are one of those. But for those of you who are interested, here are some interesting notes from the Mets. The New York Mets pitching staff has constructed a 3.86 ERA so far […]

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Alderson Explains Decision To Cut Oliver Perez

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Explains Decision To Cut Oliver Perez

In the following video, courtesy of SNY, GM Sandy Alderson explains what led to the release of Oliver Perez early this morning at Digital Domain Park. WFAN is confirming that the Mets have released Oliver Perez. Perez was was informed as soon as he arrived at Digital Domain Park this morning, and then made the […]

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Sterling Partners Strike Back

An article by posted on March 20, 2011 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE Sterling Partners reject Madoff Trustee’s Lawsuit as work of fiction GREAT NECK, N.Y., March 20, 2011 – In court papers filed today, Fred Wilpon, Saul B. Katz and their Sterling Equities partners (the “Sterling Partners”) began the process of defending themselves in court against the false allegations made by the Trustee overseeing the […]

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Amended Lawsuit Raises More Questions

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

A huge body blow. That’s the best way to describe the impact of the amended lawsuit filed today by Irving Picard against Sterling. In addition to the approximately $300 million in fictitious profits received by the Sterling Defendants cited in the original complaint, the amended complaint states that the Trustee seeks more than $700 million in […]

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25 Million Later…Luis Castillo In Retrospect.

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

Luis Castillo was officially released today and is no longer on the active roster of the New York Mets. I wish I could’ve heard these words a few years ago, but after reading numerous posts and insights into the situation varying from “good riddance” to “why?” I decided to give a full scope look into […]

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Carlos Beltran Gets Another Cortisone Shot On Left Knee

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

According to several beat writers via Twitter, Sandy Alderson just told reporters that outfielder Carlos Beltran has received another cortisone shot on his left knee (the good knee) and will be out at least another 2-3 days. Beltran still says he will be ready for Opening Day. Since playing one game as a DH, Beltran has […]

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