Mets News & Notes

A Nightmarish Scenario

An article by posted on November 22, 2009 0 Comments

Did some of you catch Adam Rubin’s column this morning in the Daily News? Well I did, and it made me feel quite woozy afterward. Adam revealed a potential Mets backup option if they were to fail to get either Matt Holliday or Jason Bay. Meet Plan C? That’s Jose Guillen, currently of the Kansas City […]

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CitiField Getting A Mets Makeover In 2010 – FINALLY!

An article by posted on November 21, 2009 0 Comments

Changes are afoot at Citi Field and according to the team’s website, the Mets announced plans to expand the presence of club history at Citi Field next season. This was no doubt spurned on by the thousands of disappointed fans who felt the park paid more homage to the Dodgers than it did to the Mets. Here […]

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Luis Castillo In 3-Team Deal For Kevin Millwood?

An article by posted on November 20, 2009 0 Comments

Update 12:20 PM MetsBlog is reporting that the deal is dead acording to T.R. Sullivan of Too bad, it would have been a nice prelude to the rest of the hot stove season for the Mets. Original Post 11:40 PM Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Cubs are continuing to […]

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Where Should Fantasy Baseball Owners Draft Johan Santana in 2010?

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana had long been considered the best pitcher in baseball.  From 2004-2008 there wasn’t a pitcher who could touch him, posting some remarkable numbers, especially when you consider that he called the AL home up until 2008: Struck out 200 or more batters every season Had a sub-3.00 ERA in four out of five […]

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Dave Jauss Named Bench Coach – Mets Fans Excited

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that Dave Jauss has been named bench coach for the New York Mets. He writes, Dave Jauss is the Mets’ new bench coach, according to major-league sources. An announcement is expected Wednesday or Thursday. Jauss, 52, previously has worked as a bench coach for three teams — the […]

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Sandy Alomar Jr. Bails Out On Minaya And The Mets

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

According to Paul Hones of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cleveland Indians have announced that Sandy Alomar Jr. has left the Mets to become their their first base coach in 2010. Alomar, 43, was named manager Manny Acta’s first base coach today. The former All-Star will also instruct Indians catchers. With Class AA Eastern League MVP Carlos Santana knocking on […]

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Breaking Down The Mets Bullpen: Brian Stokes

An article by posted on November 15, 2009 0 Comments

While the 2009 season as a whole was a lost cause for the New York Mets. It did hold some significance for certain players on the team. One of those players was reliever, Brian Stokes. Last season, Stokes, 30, appeared in a career-high 69 games and pitched 70.1 innings, which were also the most in […]

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Wally Backman To Manage Brooklyn Cyclones

An article by posted on November 13, 2009 0 Comments

It looks like Wally Backman will indeed be managing the Brooklyn Cyclones in 2010. It had already been reported three weeks ago by Adam Rubin, that Backman would be managing one of the Single-A teams for the Mets, but which one had not yet been determined. Yesterday, Dora Licastri, long time friend of MMO, and Port St. Lucie […]

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No Gold For The Mets

An article by posted on November 12, 2009 0 Comments

The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced today and unfortunately no Mets were honored for outstanding defense. David Wright who had won two straight gold glove awards in 2007 and 2008, was supplanted by Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals at third base. Wright committed 18 errors in 2009 and had the lowest range factors of his […]

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Forget The O-Dog, Mets Should Pursue Brandon Phillips

An article by posted on November 11, 2009 0 Comments

With the Winter Meetings already underway, Mets GM Omar Minaya (or according to some, Jeff Wilpon in disguise) is faced with the daunting task of building a World Series contending team for 2010. Aside from the obvious needs of a left fielder and a top-of-the-rotation starting pitcher, Minaya has made it clear that the team […]

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