Mets News & Notes

Mets Meet With Ardolis Chapman, But Was It Just For Appearances Sake?

An article by posted on October 24, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally met with sought after lefthander Aroldis Chapman and his agent on Friday. According to Newsday, but it was unclear if they discussed financial parameters with the 21-year-old Cuban defector. Chapman began meeting with several teams on Wednesday when he arrived in New York, and he also plans to meet with the Yankees, Red Sox and […]

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10 Years Later

An article by posted on October 21, 2009 0 Comments

And yet it seems that we’re in the same spot. October 17, 1999. Ten years ago last Saturday. Robin Ventura gave Mets fans one of the more unusual defining moments in team history. A “grand slam single” in the bottom of the 15th inning to break a tied game and send the Mets to Game […]

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Mets Bid Sayonara To Ken Takahashi

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have released 40-year-old rookie reliever Ken Takahashi on Tuesday. Hopefully, it’s just the begining of an ambitious house cleaning and a prelude to some much needed change on this roster as we shift the focus to 2010. Takahashi was 0-1 with a 2.96 ERA in 28 relief appearances. He wasn’t exactly as good […]

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Reyes Undergoes Successful Surgery

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Finally some good news on the Jose Reyes front. The Mets shortstop underwent surgery Thursday to clean up scar tissue around a torn hamstring tendon behind his right knee. The surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Cooper at North Central Surgical Center in Dallas. The team said in a statement that Reyes will begin rehab […]

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Reyes To Have Surgery In Dallas Thursday

An article by posted on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

After putting it off for months, the day has finally come for Jose Reyes and the scalpel to become acquainted.  From the category of better late than never, Jose Reyes will be undergoing surgery on his injured right leg.  According to the Associated Press and Bart Hubbuch’s blog in the New York Post, the surgery […]

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Imports From Colorado Could Be Mile-High Disappointments For Mets

An article by posted on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

When it comes two building a championship team for next season, the names Matt Holliday and Jason Bay usually spearhead the list as essential additions the club must make. However, the Mets will need more than just a single free agent slugger to be competitive in the National League East. The free agent market, as […]

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Mets Get Chris Carter To Complete Billy Wagner Trade

An article by posted on October 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, the Mets and Red Sox completed the Billy Wagner trade by acquiring AAA OF Chris Carter and Single-A 1B Eddie Lora. Carter was immediately added to the Mets’ 40-man roster, which brings the current number to 38. Carter, 26, is a career minor leaguer who has consistently […]

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Could It Be The End Of An Era on SNY?

An article by posted on October 6, 2009 0 Comments

Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News is reporting that there is some speculation going around that the SNY announce trio may not be back in full next season. Raissman, who always does a stellar job covering the network, reveals that there are some rumblings going around that Keith Hernandez may not be back […]

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Backman To The Mets, Omar Reaches Out To Former GMs

An article by posted on October 5, 2009 0 Comments

I really don’t understand what the big fuss is about bringing Wally Backman to the Mets, but apparently according to Jon Heyman of, the Mets will offer Backman a job on one of their minor league teams, possibly at Class-AA Binghamton where there is a managerial vacancy. The Mets are leaning toward giving 1986 […]

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Around The Majors: Award Edition

An article by posted on October 2, 2009 0 Comments

No NL East Report today, as the division is clinced, everybody is eliminated, and nothing has really changed. Monday will feature a year-in-review edition of the NL East Report, though. Today we will take a look at the award races across Major League Baseball and my picks. National League MVP: Albert Pujols has had this […]

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