Mets News & Notes

Collins Hoping Santana Could Return In June, Says Second Base Is Wide Open

An article by posted on December 1, 2010 0 Comments
Collins Hoping Santana Could Return In June, Says Second Base Is Wide Open

Mets manager Terry Collins, was a guest this morning on the Boomer and Carton Show on WFAN. The lengthy interview lasted 40 minutes and Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog, highlighted most of the pertinent points: There is a good chance Mookie Wilson will be his first-base coach He is hoping to get Johan Santana back in […]

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F-Mart Has Arthritic Knee, Time To Shelve The Phenom Tag

An article by posted on November 30, 2010 0 Comments
F-Mart Has Arthritic Knee, Time To Shelve The Phenom Tag

Yesterday, Daniel Murphy (tired legs), Nick Evans (shoulder) and Fernando Martinez (knee pain) were flown to New York to be examined by Dr. Struan Coleman at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Today, the team announced the following in a press release. An MRI revealed that Daniel Murphy, who was hitting .320 in winter ball before his injury, suffered a […]

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Collins Frustrated By Players Who Don’t Care If They Win Or Lose

An article by posted on November 30, 2010 0 Comments
Collins Frustrated By Players Who Don’t Care If They Win Or Lose

While checking my email this morning, I came across this from the Flushing Flash which I subscribe to. It’s an exclusive Q & A that new manager Terry Collins did with fans last week. Flushing Flash: Terry, congratulations. Thanks for taking the time to sit with us. FF: What can Mets fans expect from you? Terry […]

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Chris Young Says He’s Not Close On Anything With Mets

An article by posted on November 30, 2010 0 Comments
Chris Young Says He’s Not Close On Anything With Mets

According to Jim Baumbach via Twitter, Chris Young, who is his own agent, told San Diego Union-Tribune the Mets are one of the teams he’s spoken to but he’s not close on anything. Update 11:00 PM Though both sides are talking, several sources including Steve Popper and Andy Martino are reporting that “nothing was close at […]

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Mets 40 Man Roster: One For The Ages

An article by posted on November 29, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets recently made some changes to their 40 Man Roster as they get ready for the Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 Draft which will take place while there in Florida. I decided to break down the roster into age groups to kind of give us an idea of how young or how old our […]

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Daniel Murphy 2B Experiment Heading In The Right Direction

An article by posted on November 28, 2010 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, shares some information from one of the Red Sox scouts who has been in the Dominican Republic and has observed Daniel Murphy. The second base experiment with Murphy is a work-in-progress but “heading in the right direction,’’ according to a scout who spent a lot of time watching Murphy in […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Leg Injury Not Alarming

An article by posted on November 27, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, Daniel Murphy’s leg injury is not serious.  Daniel Murphy is currently playing in winter ball with the Aguilas Cibaenas, and has been out with the leg injury since last tuesday.  Cibaenas GM Luichey Sanchez told ESPN’s Enrique Rojas that Murphy has “tired legs” and will be rested for 5 […]

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Remaining Pitching Market After Garland Signs With The Dodgers

An article by posted on November 27, 2010 0 Comments

The free agent market and the hot stove season seems like it’s dragging for a lot of teams, but certainly not for the Los Angeles Dodgers who continue to act fast and make solid moves. Two weeks after they made the first splash in this year’s free agent market by signing free agent Ted Lilly […]

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Mets Sign Wally Backman To Manage In Minors

An article by posted on November 26, 2010 0 Comments

John Harper of the Daily News posted an article filled with quotes from a still very dejected Wally Backman. “I really thought I won them over,” Backman said by phone Friday from his home in Oregon. “I came out of each interview thinking it had gone better than the one with the Diamondbacks when I […]

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Mets Winter League Report: Flores, F-Mart, O’Connor, Perez

An article by posted on November 26, 2010 0 Comments

As we head into the weekend, here is an update on how our boys are doing in winter league baseball. Dominican Winter League Fernando Martinez finally made his debut and went 1-3 with 2 RBIs on Wednesday. Daniel Murphy continues to rake batting .320 with four home runs and 22 RBIs. However, after just one […]

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