Mets News & Notes

The Market For Joel Pineiro

An article by posted on December 31, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have been connected to free agent pitcher Joel Pineiro since the beginning of the off season. Pineiro is said to be Minaya’s top pitching target. It is believed that Pineiro is being pursued by the Dodgers and Angels as well. Although Pineiro has at least three suitors, it remains to be seen if any […]

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Mets On The Verge of Signing Bengie Molina

An article by posted on December 29, 2009 0 Comments

Just hours after we found out about a deal being in the works to bring Jason Bay to Flushing another significant free agent signing is being reported. ESPN Radio’s Rich Coutinho is reporting that the Mets are close to signing catcher, Bengie Molina, to a two-year deal. Financial terms of the deal have not yet […]

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Will Mets Make A Play For Aroldis Chapman?

An article by posted on December 27, 2009 0 Comments

In kind of a surprising move last week, although not really, the Florida Marlins jumped into the sweepstakes for Cuban left-handed pitcher Aroldis Chapman. The Marlins reportedly offered the young phenom a five-year deal for $13 million dollars. That averages out to about $2.5 million annually. The Red Sox have reportedly offered a similar five year deal for a little […]

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New Details Emerge On Kelvim Escobar Deal

An article by posted on December 26, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN via Twitter says, Kelvim Escobar contract details: $1.25 million guaranteed base salary, and a $125,00 bonus for making the Mets’ Opening Day roster. In addition, Escobar can receive $2 million in incentives based on games pitched, and $1 million more in incentives based on games finished Roger Rubin of the Daily […]

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Mets Ink Kelvim Escobar To One Year Deal

An article by posted on December 25, 2009 0 Comments

Various news outlets are reporting tonight that the New York Mets have signed Kelvim Escobar to a one year Major League contract. The 33 year-old right hander has pitched for two teams throughout his big league career; first with the Toronto Blue Jays and most recently with the Los Angeles Angels. During his career, Escobar […]

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Bay May Be Heading Back To Boston After All

An article by posted on December 23, 2009 0 Comments

According to a report by Rob Bradford of WEEI Radio in Boston, the Red Sox may be throwing their hat back into the ring regarding Jason Bay. According to a team source, the Red Sox have had internal discussions about extending their organizational budget to potentially allow for another offer for free agent outfielder Jason Bay. […]

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Carlos Delgado Suffers Setback, Now What?

An article by posted on December 23, 2009 0 Comments

Marty Noble of MLB.com, reported late last night that free agent first baseman Carlos Delgado has postponed his decision to begin playing baseball due to an undisclosed setback. The Mets’ interest in Carlos Delgado, an interest that was not shared by all members of the club hierarchy after the season, may begin to wane now […]

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Pedro Martinez Back To The Mets? It’s Possible…

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Mets have considered making an attempt to bring Pedro Martinez back to Flushing. Martinez is said to be looking for a deal similar to the deal Brad Penny got from from the Cardinals, a one year 7.5 million dollar deal. Pedro has said his first choice before signing with […]

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Does Molina Really Think He Can Get 3 Years?

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

Bengie Molina is still a free agent. Why? Because according to many reports, Molina is waiting for a three year contract offer. Molina is going to be 36 in July, and has only one interested suitor, the Mets. The Giants have said they are not interested in bringing Molina back, the Nationals have signed Ivan […]

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Four Way Trade Involving The Mets Fell Through

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark is reporting [hat tip to MLB Trade Rumors] that at the winter meetings earlier this month, the New York Mets were involved in a four team trade proposal with The Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels. Had the deal of went through here is how things would have panned […]

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