Mets News & Notes

Backman Says He Could Do A Better Job Than Manuel

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

As Wally Backman kicks back and rides out the rest of the Brooklyn Cyclones regular season after clinching the division, Dan Martin of the New York Post catches up with him to discuss his thoughts on the state of the Mets and his readiness to be a Major League manager. “It would be impossible to say I […]

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Dickey Might Be Most Dangerous Hitter On Team

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Please check out Mark Simon’s latest post on ESPN New York where he reviews the Mets for the month of August. Believe me when I tell you some of it is not pretty, but definitely worth a look. Simon has done a great job of providing some great insights and analysis on the Mets this […]

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Francoeur Reacts To The Trade, Wishes Mets Well

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Here is a video courtesy of Adam Rubin and ESPN New York on Jeff Francoeur reacting to the trade. Francoeur had no hard feelings and in fact was grateful to the Mets for sending him to a team that will be heading to the Post Season. Obviously, the Mets see that I don’t fit in […]

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Mets Promote Lucas Duda and Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

As I speculated on Saturday, the Mets have indeed added outfielder Lucas Duda to the 40 Man Roster and promoted him from Triple-A. The announcement came during the Mets Post game show on SNY by Chris Carlin. The Mets had to promote Lucas Duda or they would have risked losing him in the Rule V […]

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Mets Trade Francoeur To The Texas Rangers

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

It’s Official, the Mets have traded rightfielder Jeff Francoeur to the Texas Rangers for infielder Joaquin Arias. Arias turns 26 in three weeks and has a career .286 batting average in 242 plate appearances. He plays second base so we may see him log some extended playing time. Good luck Frenchy. We wish you well, and have […]

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Jenrry Mejia Could Get Call After Tossing Gem In AAA Debut

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 12:00 PM According to Jon Heyman, Jenrry Mejia will get a chance to start very soon. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/SI_JonHeyman/statuses/22632463630[/tweeted] When I originally posted this blog this morning, I wrote: Jenrry Mejia‘s next start is scheduled for Saturday, but I’m wondering if it will come against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs… or for the Mets against the Chicago […]

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Vaughn Leads Backman’s Cyclones To Division Title

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

Readers of this site are already familiar with Mets prospect Cory Vaughn who has been tearing it up in his first season as a professional playing for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Vaughn is the son of notable power hitter Greg Vaughn, and was drafted by the New York Mets in the fourth round, out of San Diego State University. He […]

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Mets Are Chasing Their Own Tails

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

In a must-read article by Andrew Marchand of ESPN, he interviews David Wright and gets him to open up about his frustration with the state of the team. “I thought we created a lot to build on in ’06, but it seems like we have taken some steps back, off of that year. It is frustrating being […]

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8/29 Minor League Report! COHOON!

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 1/2/0, Scranton 5/8/0 All four prospects had rough days today, with the three offensive ones (Duda, Evans, Nieuwenhuis) taking 0-fers, and Michael Antonini (semi-prospect), getting crushed for 5 runs on 7 hits (3 homers) in 6 innings. rf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, .344 ss Andy Green 1 for 3, run, […]

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Jenrry Mejia Promoted to Triple-A Buffalo

An article by posted on August 28, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets promoted RHP Jenrry Mejia to Triple-A Buffalo today. The 20-year-old right-hander will start for the Bisons on Monday against Syracuse. Mejia is 2-0 with 36 strikeouts and a 1.31 ERA over 34 1/3 innings in eight minor league starts. Earlier this season, he appeared in 30 games out of the bullpen for the Mets, going […]

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