Mets News & Notes

Beltran’s Deal With Mets Was The Gift That Keeps On Giving

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Beltran’s Deal With Mets Was The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Paul Casella of Sports on Earth analyzed 15 years of data and ranked the top producing $100+ million dollar deals in baseball history. Coming in second was the seven year deal Carlos Beltran signed with the Mets in 2005. Casella considered every deal since 1999 when Kevin Brown became the first player to land a […]

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Mets Hire Pat Roessler As Assistant Hitting Coach

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Mets Hire Pat Roessler As Assistant Hitting Coach

The Mets have hired former Yankees director of player development Pat Roessler as their new assistant hitting coach. He had been with the Yankees franchise for nine seasons before being fired last month. Roessler, who has a strong relationship with new Mets hitting coach Kevin Long – who was also fired by the Yankees during the […]

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Did Mets Wait Too Long To Trade Niese?

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Did Mets Wait Too Long To Trade Niese?

Andy Martino of the Daily News wonders if the Mets blew it and waited too long to trade starting pitcher Jon Niese. That there’s so little interest in him is a “striking contrast from two winters ago,” when many rivals were hotter for Niese than for the pitcher the Mets ultimately did move, R.A. Dickey, […]

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Mets Considering Re-Signing LHP Dana Eveland

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Considering Re-Signing LHP Dana Eveland

Yesterday we learned the Mets were interested in bringing back right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle, which you can read here. Today, Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that Sandy Alderson also has interest in re-signing left-hander Dana Eveland. Eveland, 31, had a 2.63 ERA in 30 relief appearances for the Mets, striking out 27 and walking […]

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Sandy Alderson Is Impressed With Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Is Impressed With Wilmer Flores

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Wilmer Flores is impressing Mets brass with how hard he’s working on his agility and fitness during the team’s off-season conditioning program in Port St. Lucie. Sandy Alderson has been very outspoken about how pleased he is with Flores, and recently told Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com, “I’m one […]

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Alderson Wants To Trade A Starting Pitcher Before Spring Training

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Wants To Trade A Starting Pitcher Before Spring Training

Sandy Alderson expressed some urgency on Tuesday, regarding his attempts in trying to trade a starting pitcher sooner rather than later. “I think we’d prefer to sort it out before spring training,” Alderson said on Tuesday. “Spring-training trades don’t happen frequently.” Bartolo Colon, Dillon Gee, and Jon Niese are the three arms that Sandy prefers […]

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Mets Discussing Bringing Back Reliever Buddy Carlyle

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Discussing Bringing Back Reliever Buddy Carlyle

Marc Carig of Newsday reports that the Mets have discussed bringing back reliever Buddy Carlyle, who was outrighted by the team two weeks ago. For a reliever who hadn’t pitched in the majors since 2011, the 36-year old righthander stepped right into the Mets bullpen and delivered the best performance of his career. In 27 […]

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Harvey Will Start Season In Rotation, But Is His Relationship With Team Taking A Hit?

An article by posted on November 18, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey Will Start Season In Rotation, But Is His Relationship With Team Taking A Hit?

Speaking to reporters at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson said that Matt Harvey will be in the rotation “from the get-go,” and not start the season late to try and conserve innings. According to Adam Rubin, Alderson says the goal is to have Matt Harvey “pitching through entire postseason,” so any innings that will be conserved would […]

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Foo Fighters To Perform At Citi Field On July 16

An article by posted on November 18, 2014 0 Comments
Foo Fighters To Perform At Citi Field On July 16

The New York Mets and Live Nation today announced that multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning American rockers Foo Fighters will perform at Citi Field on Thursday, July 16. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, November 22 in a five-hour presale from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. exclusively at the Citi Field Box Office adjacent to the Jackie Robinson […]

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Syndergaard Early Favorite For 2015 Rookie of the Year

An article by posted on November 18, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Early Favorite For 2015 Rookie of the Year

Jim Callis of MLB.com, predicts that Mets righthander Noah Syndergaard will win next year’s NL Rookie of the Year award, following the same path as RHP Jacob deGrom. “He doesn’t have as clear a path to a regular big league role…at least not at the moment, but Syndergaard should claim a spot in the Mets’ rotation […]

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