Mets News & Notes

Alderson Says 8-9 Players Will Be Cut By Weekend

An article by posted on March 17, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Says 8-9 Players Will Be Cut By Weekend

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the New York Post that the team would cut eight or nine players during these next two days. That’s a lot of warm bodies, so this next round will leave plenty for us to discuss. Lets do some math… Currently there are 45 players in major league camp, including 12 […]

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Final Decision On 2B Will Be Made By Alderson Not Collins

An article by posted on March 17, 2011 0 Comments
Final Decision On 2B Will Be Made By Alderson Not Collins

After this afternoon’s loss to the Minnesota Twins, Mets GM Sandy Alderson talked to reporters about the state of the team and addressed some of the rumors that have been floating around the web in the last few days. I am going to briefly summarize his comments, but if you want all the detail I suggest […]

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Potential Mets On Trading Block, Post Says Reyes Good As Gone

An article by posted on March 16, 2011 0 Comments

MLBTR posted the following today: The Mets and Pirates strike me as two teams unlikely to contend in 2011. The Nationals, Astros, Diamondbacks, and Padres all made win-now type moves this offseason, but at least a few of these teams will be below .500 on July 31st. Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes, and Francisco Rodriguez could […]

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Mets Notes: Jenrry Mejia Optioned To Minors

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

MEJIA TO MINORS The Mets announced via Twitter that they have optioned RHP Jenrry Mejia to minor league camp. They now have 22 pitchers in camp which includes 7 non-roster invitations. REAR VIEW MIRROR: First things first, according to Andy McCullough of NJ.com, Ike Davis is fine after being involved in a car accident this […]

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Thoughts On Roster

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

With spring training down to a couple of weeks after today’s loss to Minnesota, the Mets are still trying to finalize situations in right field, second base, the bullpen and in the rotation. All of these will be filled with those players already in camp. RIGHT FIELD Carlos Beltran has been cleared to resume baseball […]

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Luis Hernandez To Be Named Starter At Second Base? Is Desperation Setting In?

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a source has told him that manager Terry Collins is getting set to name Luis Hernandez the starting second baseman. Disenchanted with what he has seen from Luis Castillo, Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Justin Turner this spring, manager Terry Collins is preparing to name Luis Hernandez the […]

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Matt Harvey Throwing Heat, Steven Matz Has A Couple Of Setbacks

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Diaz who contributes to Mets Minor League Blog is at Port St. Lucie and is providing some great feedback from Mets camp. Regarding Mets 2011 Top Draft Pick Matt Harvey, Mike writes: Matt Harvey showed why the Mets selected him in the first round. His fastball sat comfortably at 93-95mph with life in the zone. […]

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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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