Mets News & Notes

Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have signed former Mets closer Bobby Parnell to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training. Parnell, 31, appeared in 30 games for the Mets last season, posting a 6.38 ERA in 24.0 innings. Once boasting a 100+ MPH fastball and a wicked knuckle curve, Parnell parlayed his […]

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Syndergaard: “I Try To Be As Intimidating As Possible”

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard: “I Try To Be As Intimidating As Possible”

While talking to reporters today at Tradition Field, Mets young ace Noah Syndergaard had this to say about how he feels when he’s on the hill: “ I try to be as intimidating as possible. I try to use that as a weapon of mine. I feel like I’m on top of the world when I’m […]

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Mets Will Hold Back Young Starters When Spring Training Games Begin

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Hold Back Young Starters When Spring Training Games Begin

The New York Mets are set to begin Grapefruit League games beginning on March 3. However according to general manager Sandy Alderson, the team will take things slow with Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz. The team will give their young starters the first 4-5 spring training games off in an effort […]

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Terry Collins Wants Mets To Have Swagger Coming Into 2016

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Wants Mets To Have Swagger Coming Into 2016

Terry Collins held his first press conference of the season today in Port St. Lucie as the Mets prepare for their first workout of the season tomorrow for the pitchers and catchers. The tagline line from the press conference will be this quote, “I want that swagger!” He went on to say he wants the […]

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Conforto Ready To Build On Early Success

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto Ready To Build On Early Success

In his short time up in the majors last year, young Michael Conforto left a remarkable impression on Mets management, his teammates and fans as he often flashed his significant star power potential. Between his sweet line drive swing, some of his eye-opening home runs – especially in the postseason – and some of his […]

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Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

In an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Terry Collins said he’d like to continue managing until it stops being fun or someone tells him to hang ‘em up. Collins, 67, views himself as part of the old guard of baseball which he calls a dying breed and then he took a shot at some […]

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Texas Rangers Are Monitoring Alejandro De Aza

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Texas Rangers Are Monitoring Alejandro De Aza

Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports reports that the Texas Rangers are keeping tabs on New York Mets outfielder Alejandro De Aza. With Josh Hamilton currently dealing with injuries, the Rangers are also maintaining contact with remaining free agent outfielders David Murphy and Will Venable. Hamilton, 35,  is dealing with inflammation in his surgically repaired left knee, and hasn’t played […]

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Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

A year ago, the Mets showed up to Spring Training bursting with enthusiasm and swagger, with many of the players going on record saying they were going to be in the postseason and playing October baseball. It was David Wright, Terry Collins and Matt Harvey who first started talking about playing in the postseason as far back as December of […]

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Sandy Alderson Spoke With Reporters At Tradition Field

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Spoke With Reporters At Tradition Field

General manager Sandy Alderson arrived to Mets camp at Port St. Lucie today and held a short media session with reporters. Here is a summary of what he had to say: 1.  Sandy is happy with team he has put together. “I haven’t really been this upbeat about a team in a long time and […]

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Mets Spring Notes: Conforto and Walker Arrive To Camp, Collins Press Conference Tomorrow

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Spring Notes: Conforto and Walker Arrive To Camp, Collins Press Conference Tomorrow

Second baseman Neil Walker arrived to camp at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie and told reporters that it still hasn’t sunk in that he’s with the Mets. Come on, Neil, it’s been two months. He is happy that Terry Collins views him as a number five hitter and says he’s the most comfortable hitting […]

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