Mets News & Notes

Jon Garland Could Be A Decent Option

An article by posted on November 4, 2010 0 Comments

According to Dan Hayes of the North County Times, Padres right hander Jon Garland has declined his end of his 2011 mutual option with the San Diego Padres and is now a free agent. Garland, 31,  pitched 200 innings last season with a 3.47 ERA and 1.32 WHIP in 33 starts. This could be exactly the type […]

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Alderson Keeping Busy, Issues Statement On Progress

An article by posted on November 4, 2010 0 Comments

Mets.com posted a statement from Sandy Alderson regarding his interviews today, and his schedule meetings for the weekend. “We had productive meetings today with Bob Melvin and Dave Jauss as we begin the interview process for our Manager position.” “We’ve scheduled interviews with Wally Backman, Terry Collins, and Chip Hale this weekend in California.” Updated […]

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Some Minor Mets Moves Today

An article by posted on November 4, 2010 0 Comments

This afternoon, the Mets made room on their 40 Man Roster by cutting the following five players. Eddie Kunz – A 2007 first round draft selection for the New York Mets  Raul Valdes – Signed as a Free Agent with the Mets after the 2006 season. Mike Hessman – Signed as a Free Agent with the Mets […]

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Mets Exercise $11 MM Option On Jose Reyes

An article by posted on November 3, 2010 0 Comments

Good news everyone! According to Adam Rubin, the Mets have exercised his team option for the 2011 season. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/AdamRubinESPN/status/29608973008[/tweeted] I don’t care what anyone else says, but we’re a better team with Reyes than without.

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Best Defensive Players: Ike Davis Ranks 3rd, Angel Pagan 5th

An article by posted on November 3, 2010 0 Comments

The results are in. The great people behind The Fielding Bible, have tallied all their votes and their panel of 10 experts have ranked Ike Davis as the third-best defensive first baseman in baseball, and Angel Pagan was ranked as the fifth-best defensive center fielder. The top choices were as follows and you can read more about the […]

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Press Release: Mets Slash Ticket Prices For 2011

An article by posted on November 3, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced a restructured ticket pricing program for 2011 that includes a reduction of ticket prices by an average of more than 14% from last season. In addition, season ticket, ticket plan and group ticket customers receive an additional 10% discount. Within the 14%-plus average price decrease, the Mets have made […]

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J.P. Ricciardi Named Special Assistant To Alderson

An article by posted on November 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets just announced  that they have hired J.P. Ricciardi to be a special assistant to GM Sandy Alderson. “J.P. brings a wealth if knowledge and a breadth of experience to the organization. I worked with him for over a decade in Oakland and I know first hand he’s a superb talent evaluator.  He’ll be […]

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Hey Mets Fans, Your Hot Stove Season Has Come

An article by posted on November 2, 2010 0 Comments

Congratulations to the World Series Champions, San Francisco Giants. Cain, Lincecum, Bumgarner, Posey, all first round picks, wow, nice job… I imagine that while Nelson Cruz and Josh Hamilton were huddled in the corner pouting, Bengie Molina was jumping up and down alone in the shower and causing a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the process. Christopher “Mad […]

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Checking In On The Mets Minors With Macks Mets

An article by posted on November 2, 2010 0 Comments

Mack from the always informative Macks Mets, was gracious enough to answer a few questions for me last week on the “middle of the pack” Mets minor leagues. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) in the following areas:  A) Starting Pitching: 4 – Lots of […]

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San Francisco Giants Win World Series

An article by posted on November 1, 2010 0 Comments

The San Francisco Giants are champions of the world after knocking out the Texas Rangers 3-1 to win the World Series 4-1. For the second time in the series, San Francisco ace Tim Lincecum outdueled the Texas ace Cliff Lee. The Giants took the lead on a 3-Run HR by Edgar Renteria off Lee in […]

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