Mets News & Notes

Mike O’Connor Could Be A Nice Fit In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments

On Tuesday, the New York Mets announced that they had re-signed lefty reliever Mike O’Connor to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training. According to Bisons.com, O’Connor, 30, spent the entire 2010 season with the Bisons and was the club’s most used reliever. In a team-high 51 appearances, O’Connor was 5-2 with […]

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Several Former Mets Highlight 2011 Hall Of Fame Ballot

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments
Several Former Mets Highlight 2011 Hall Of Fame Ballot

The 2011 Hall of Fame Ballot was released on Tuesday and there were quite a few familiar names among the eligible candidates. Here they are: Roberto Alomar, 2B Carlos Baerga, 2B John Franco, RP Lenny Harris UT Al Leiter, P John Olerud, 1B Roberto Alomar never gave the Mets anything close to Hall of Fame worthy as […]

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Could These Non-Tender Candidates Help The Mets

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments

Today is ”Non-Tender Day,” and by midnight tonight, the free agent pool is expected to get a little bigger. Here is an interesting spattering of players who are each expected to be non-tendered by Thursday’s deadline as presented by Doug Miller of MLB.com. J.J. Hardy, SS, Twins: Rumored to be a non-tender candidate all season, Hardy’s prospects of being […]

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Would Jose Lopez Make Sense For The Mets?

An article by posted on December 1, 2010 0 Comments
Would Jose Lopez Make Sense For The Mets?

This morning on WFAN, Terry Collins appeared on WFAN and said that the second base job for the Mets is unsettled and up for grabs. Some might say it’s a nice way of saying he isn’t thrilled with his options at second base which includes 20-year old Ruben Tejada - who many believe is not major […]

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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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