Mets News & Notes

Mets Cut Carter, Figueroa; Keep Mejia, Catalanotto

An article by posted on April 3, 2010 0 Comments

After tonights 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, the Mets informed Kiko Calero, Nelson Figueroa, Chris Carter, Bobby Parnell, Russ Adams and Elmer Dessens they will not be on the 25-man roster. While we expected Chris Carter and Kiko Calero to be cut in favor of Frank Catalanotto and Jenrry Mejia as I wrote earlier […]

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Omar On Why Jose Reyes Will Start Season On The DL

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

Updated post 4/1 2:40 pm Omar Minaya and Jose Reyes spoke to reporters today and shed some light on why the decision was made to place Jose Reyes on the disabled list yesterday. “We want him for the whole year, and Opening Day is traditionally a big day, but the goal is to be able […]

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Mike Jacobs To Start At First Base, Murphy Out Six Weeks

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

Update 4/1 7:15 am General Manager Omar Minaya told reporters that Mike Jacobs, who is in camp on a minor-league deal, is the front-runner for the position to start the season. “I wish that did not happen, but we have to always be prepared,” Minaya said. “That’s why we come to spring training having signed free […]

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With Murphy Out, Don’t Rush Ike

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

With the news that Murphy will miss some time due to injury, the one thing I can ask for is the organization to not rush the development of Ike Davis. The plan for Davis after his impressive spring was for him to be sent down and get some seasoning at the minor league level. With […]

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Is Rotation Shuffle A Sign Of Growing Mets Concern?

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, it will be John Maine following Johan Santana and making the second start of the season. Maine will then be followed by Jon Niese, then Mike Pelfrey and finally Oliver Perez in the fifth spot. The move may simply be a reflection of the Mets concern about exhausting the […]

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Is Mike Pelfrey Tipping His Pitches?

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

Some pitchers just don’t have it.  You can tell from the first inning you ever see them throw.  Some pitchers look dominant from day one and besides some growing pains, you always feel like it will all click eventually.  Then there is Mike Pelfrey. We have all heard about how filthy Big Pelf’s stuff is.  […]

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Mets Place Reliever Pat Misch On Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

This just in from Rich Couthino of 1050 ESPN Radio, According to MLB sources Pat Misch was placed on waivers which he needs to clear before the Mets can send him to minors. The problem with that is nobody seems to believe that Misch will clear waivers. Misch had a 2.84 ERA in 18.1 innings last season […]

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Will A Full Season of Jose Reyes Lead To A Better Mike Pelfrey?

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

Yes, it should. We all know that Mike Pelfrey was a big disappointment during the 2009 season. After seeing Pelfrey really turn things around midway through the 2008 season, I really expected him to take it to the next level, but Pelfrey did not and seemingly regressed. Pelfrey’s final line of 10 wins and 5.03 […]

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Nationals Claim Chris Coste Off Waivers

An article by posted on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

According to Brian Costa of the Newark Star-Ledger, the Washington Nationals have claimed catcher Chris Coste after the Mets placed him on waivers this weekend. Coste, 37, hit .224/.301/.317 in 230 plate appearances for the Phillies and Astros last year. After signing with the Mets, Coste made the following comments which understandably ticked many a Mets […]

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Gooden Incident, Nothing Unusual

An article by posted on March 28, 2010 0 Comments

Former Mets/Yankees superstar Dwight Gooden faces a litany of charges after crashing his car, evading the scene, while under the influence, and with a child seated in the back seat, last week. I’m empathetic towards Gooden, but hardly surprised. Gooden has battled demons his entire life, and it’s become more than evident baseball creates an environment […]

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