Mets News & Notes

Adam Rubin: Kelvim Escobar Stops Throwing

An article by posted on March 8, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, Kelvim Escobar has ceased all pitching activities and is still feeling weakness in his shoulder. “When I tried to throw last week, it was weak,” Escobar said. “It didn’t feel right. … I will take my time and do my exercises.” Escobar said he was ashamed he’s […]

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If You Like Ike, You’ll Love These New Buttons!

An article by posted on March 7, 2010 0 Comments

A little over 50-something years ago, “I Like Ike” buttons were as popular as MTV was in the Eighties and grunge was in the Nineties. With the ever-growing popularity of Mets prospect Ike Davis, a resurgence of those “I Like Ike” buttons have made their way across the Mets blogosphere. And while they’re kind of interesting and […]

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Bringing Mejia North Would Be A Huge Mistake

An article by posted on March 6, 2010 0 Comments

Jenrry Mejia has been very impressive so far this spring. The twenty year old phenom threw 2 and 1/3 perfect innings for the Mets on Friday in their 4-3 loss to the Marlins. Mejia showed dominating stuff while striking out four. Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that Jerry Manuel said the following […]

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Is Their Any Hope In Sight For Mets PR Image?

An article by posted on March 6, 2010 0 Comments

As all of you know by now, Jose Reyes is on a plane to NY, in order to get tested for an overactive thyroid.  While this is certainly concerning news, even if he has this condition, chances are it will be treatable and he will be ok.  What worries and concerns me however, is how […]

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Jose Reyes Scratched Again; Concern Deepens

An article by posted on March 5, 2010 0 Comments

Only 24 hours after being cleared to play in todays game against the Marlins, shortstop Jose Reyes has been scratched again because of concerns about his thyroid levels. He will be going to New York for further testing instead. Adam Rubin of the Daily News, who has been closely following this story, gives this latest update: It may be an […]

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Mets Bust A Move, Sign Kiko Calero

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have confirmed that they reached an agreement with right-hander Kiko Calero on a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. The Mets announced the move in a statement this afternoon. The 35-year-old Calero pitched for the Florida Marlins last season, going 2-2 with a 1.95 ERA in 67 relief appearances. […]

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Jose Reyes Cleared To Play

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Update 2:25 pm Adam Rubin reports that Jose Reyes has been cleared to resume playing after a second visit for bloodwork. Reyes is likely to just take batting practice today, then enter the lineup tomorrow. Original Post 10:58 am Jose Reyes has been scratched from today’s game against the Cardinals to go see a doctor […]

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Jerry Divulging Secrets Again… Or Is He?

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments

In his recent “discussion” with Mike Francesca on WFAN, Jerry Manuel discussed his “predictions” for the upcoming season.  He is always very candid and forthcoming in his interviews, this was no different.   Among other things, Jerry admitted that Jon Niese and Daniel Murphy were the leaders to start the season at their respective starting […]

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New Graphics: NYM Picture Day

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments
New Graphics: NYM Picture Day

One sign that its time for baseball once again is the annual photo day for the players who have shown up to camp down in Florida. Its also a great opportunity to create some new graphics for our collection. There are many new faces and some familiar as well. Unfortunately a couple of my personal […]

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The Wait Is Finally Over…

An article by posted on March 1, 2010 0 Comments

Get ready to settle in and enjoy the first game of the Grapefruit League Season tomorrow as the Mets take on the Atlanta Braves in game that will be televised on SNY at 1:05 PM. Nelson Figueroa will start for the Mets, and here is the starting lineup.. 1. Gary Matthews Jr. – CF 2. […]

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