Mets News & Notes

GM Meetings Preview: Sandy Heads To Florida On Monday

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
GM Meetings Preview: Sandy Heads To Florida On Monday

The General Managers Meetings officially begins on Monday, November 9 in Boca Raton, Florida and will last through Thursday, November 12. All 30 MLB general managers will meet and discuss a variety of baseball issues, participate in various workshops and make presentations, and elect the 2015 MLB Executive of the Year. But of course that is […]

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Mets Add Lefty Josh Smoker To 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Lefty Josh Smoker To 40-Man Roster

Today the Mets officially added left-handed former Nationals first round pick Josh Smoker to their 40-man roster putting it right at 40. Smoker started the season with the Savannah Sand Gnats after signing a minor league deal on during the last week of Spring Training. He pitched for the St. Lucie Mets as well and […]

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Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be A Major Issue

An article by posted on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be A Major Issue

According to Terry Collins, the Mets will not have any restrictive inning limits on their starters in  2016. However, the Mets will still be careful about their young arms due to the heavy work load they received during the postseason. “We went into the second half of the season with pitching issues that had to […]

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Granderson Had Surgery To Repair Thumb On Tuesday

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Granderson Had Surgery To Repair Thumb On Tuesday

The New York Mets announced that Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson had surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. Granderson underwent the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery and is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for Spring Training. He suffered the injury during Game Three of […]

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Matt Harvey Named NL Comeback Player of the Year

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Matt Harvey Named NL Comeback Player of the Year

This should come as no surprise, but Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has been named the NL Comeback Player of the Year. Major League Baseball made the announcement this morning. Prince Fielder was named AL Comeback Player. Harvey, 26, made a career-high 29 starts and pitched 189 1/3 regular-season innings, going 13-8 with a 2.71 ERA, […]

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Howie Rose Calls 2015 Mets Season The Greatest Highlight Of Broadcast Career

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Howie Rose Calls 2015 Mets Season The Greatest Highlight Of Broadcast Career

Newsday’s Neil Best, caught up with Mets radio play-by-play announcer Howie Rose who says covering the 2015 Mets season is undoubtedly “the greatest damn season of broadcasting I’ve ever had.” “I can’t find the right words to tell you how much I loved this season, from the 11-game winning streak and even through the down […]

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Mets Unlikely To Deal Any Young Starters, Open To Bringing Back Colon

An article by posted on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Unlikely To Deal Any Young Starters, Open To Bringing Back Colon

According to Sandy Alderson, the Mets are unlikely to trade any of the team’s top young starters during the offseason. While the Mets will certainly be looking for upgrades on offense, Alderson thinks that dealing any of them will end up hurting the team unless somebody is willing to make them a great offer. “I […]

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Mets Offseason Guide: The Road Back

An article by posted on November 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Guide: The Road Back

The Mets have many areas and contractual issues they will have to address if they expect to return to the World Series next year. Anticipate a bevy of rumors as Sandy Alderson and the Wilpon’s will be under the gun to make improvements. It will be interesting to see how the front office can handle the […]

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Mets Payroll Is Roughly $92 Million Before Any Additions

An article by posted on November 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Payroll Is Roughly $92 Million Before Any Additions

Before making any new roster additions this offseason, the Mets payroll projects to be roughly $92 million for the 2016 season according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. He basically added up the guaranteed payroll commitments and arbitration projections that I posted on Monday and have included here for your convenience.  During a question and […]

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Sandy Alderson Collapsed and Passed Out While Talking To Reporters

An article by posted on November 4, 2015 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Collapsed and Passed Out While Talking To Reporters

Mets GM Sandy Alderson collapsed while taking questions in a break-out session with reporters after the press conference on Wednesday. While answering questions for reporters, Alderson reportedly collapsed and passed out. He was out for a few moments until he regained consciousness. Alderson, 66, suddenly went quiet and began to fall explained Kristie Ackert of the […]

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