Mets News & Notes

Mets Should Hang On To Flores Until Reyes Situation Becomes Clearer

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Should Hang On To Flores Until Reyes Situation Becomes Clearer

Sorry for the absence. I’ve been ill lately and had to shut it down for a few days. This is the longest I’ve gone without a post since I started doing this and I apologize. But, we haven’t missed much as the Mets continue to hope the prices will drop on whatever pitching talent is […]

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Mets Interested in Freddy Garcia; Ask for Medical Records

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Interested in Freddy Garcia; Ask for Medical Records

According to SI.com’s Jon Heyman, the Mets are interested in Freddy Garcia, and have asked for his medical records.  The Mets signed Garcia in 2009 on a minor league deal, but was not selected to the opening day roster and was released.  I managed to take a look at Freddy Garcia’s stats, which actually were a surprise to me.  […]

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NL East – Armed And Dangerous?

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, gives us a preview of what the current NL East rotations look like while warning that some things could still change between now and the end of the offseason. I went an extra step and decided to place last season’s ERA and WHIP next to each pitcher. If a […]

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Keith Law On Concerns About Zach Greinke’s Makeup

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments

Update 6:00 PM I came across an interesting quote from Keith Law on ESPN Insider via Eric Simon of Amazin Avenue. As for Greinke’s ability to handle a large market, if teams are using his mental illness as a way to gauge his “toughness” or makeup, they should be ashamed. Depression is not about being sad, anxiety […]

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Jeff Francis Closing In On Decision

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments
Jeff Francis Closing In On Decision

As the Mets search for starting pitching continues, one pitcher they’ve spoken to has apparently come close to making a decision. According to the Denver Post, former Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis is close to making a decision.  The Mets have been interested in Francis, and are waiting to see if they were the team Francis […]

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Red Sox Keep Piling On And Sign Reliever Dan Wheeler

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments

The Red Sox have agreed to terms with former Rays reliever Dan Wheeler, according to Gordon Edes of the Boston Globe. He will receive $3 million from the Red Sox in 2011, but the deal also includes a vesting option for 2012 worth $3 million if he appears in 65 games next season and $3.25 million if he appears in […]

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Minaya Reportedly Talking To Alderson About Role in Organization

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments

According to Drew Silva of HardballTalk (NBCSports), Omar Minaya is reportedly going to talk to Sandal Alderson about a role in the organization.  Omar Minaya reportedly has an offer on the table from the Diamondbacks about joining their organization.  Last month, Sandy Alderson told SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt during Terry Collins introductory press conference that he won’t rush Omar Minaya […]

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Yankees Sign Pedro Feliciano To A Two-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 17, 2010 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Pedro Feliciano To A Two-Year Deal

In a move that comes as no surprise, Jon Heyman SI.com, reports that the New York Yankees and Pedro Feliciano have come to an agreement that will bring the longtime Mets reliever to the Bronx for the next two seasons. The two sides will most likely finalize the deal today and it’s expected to be be […]

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Garza Is Too Rich For Mets Taste, Gorzelanny On Their Radar

An article by posted on December 17, 2010 0 Comments
Garza Is Too Rich For Mets Taste, Gorzelanny On Their Radar

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets have shown some interest in acquiring left-handed pitcher Tom Gorzelanny from the Chicago Cubs. Alderson is believed to have inquired about the Cubs’ Tom Gorzelanny, who made $800,000 last season and wouldn’t break the Mets’ shoestring budget even if he were to double that number […]

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NL East Report: Offseason Scorecard

An article by posted on December 16, 2010 0 Comments

MLB.com breaks down the NL East and here’s what they got so far. My notes follow. Braves What they’ve done: The Braves bolstered their offense by acquiring second baseman Uggla in a trade with the Marlins. Atlanta also added Sherrill and Scott Linebrink to the bullpen and re-signed Eric Hinske to a one-year deal. Left […]

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