Mets News & Notes

PSL Notes: Parnell May Only Miss 2-3 Weeks

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
PSL Notes: Parnell May Only Miss 2-3 Weeks

According to what a team source told ESPN New York, while closer Bobby Parnell is due to open the season on the disabled list, he does not believe the absence would be lengthy. “I would think two to three weeks,” said the source about the absence from Opening Day, while cautioning that time frame is far from […]

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How Optimistic Should Mets Fans Be?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
How Optimistic Should Mets Fans Be?

Mel Brooks has made a small fortune – no make that a large fortune – on his movie, then play, then movie of THE PRODUCERS. As you must know it involved a scam wherein his protagonists planned to make a fortune by overfunding a Broadway show that goes bust almost immediately. Wayne Huizenga owned the […]

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Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

With the news that the New York Yankees plan to retire the numbers of Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada later this season, Kevin Kernan of the NY Post says the Mets should retire the number of Mike Piazza to steal their thunder. “The Yankees have legacy players and they are not afraid to […]

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Nelson Figueroa Joins SNY As New Mets Studio Analyst

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nelson Figueroa Joins SNY As New Mets Studio Analyst

SNY has officially announced Nelson Figueroa as the new Mets studio analyst for pre and post games shows. “Having grown up in Coney Island as a Mets fan, getting to play for them during a 19-year journey that’s taken me all around the world, and now coming full circle back to New York to cover […]

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The Make Or Break Mets

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
The Make Or Break Mets

Mike Puma of the New York Post questions just how big of a window the Mets have to compete given the makeup of the team. “In one sense, they are a team built on exciting young talent — think the power arms of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler and Juan Lagares’ explosive legs. […]

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Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

Good morning everyone, hope you all had yourselves a great weekend. This offseason has dragged on for what seems like forever, but it finally comes to a merciful end in four days when pitchers and catchers report to Mets camp on Thursday. As far as key additions and subtractions go, you know the deal, we’re […]

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FanGraphs: Worst Transactions of the Offseason

An article by posted on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
FanGraphs: Worst Transactions of the Offseason

In what’s become an annual feature for them, Dave Cameron of FanGraphs reviews the 2014-2015 Offseason and ranks the 10 Best and Worst transactions of the Winter. The Mets only made the Worst List. 10. Royals sign Alex Rios, Cost: One year, $11 million 9. A’s sign Billy Butler, Cost: Three years, $30 million 8. […]

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Aragorn Challenges Mets To Fight On And Do Their Best

An article by posted on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
Aragorn Challenges Mets To Fight On And Do Their Best

Hollywood movie star Viggo Mortensen, best known for his role as Aragorn in the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings, summed up his views on the Mets for the New York Post. “The Mets are always going to be fighting the Yankees for attention in New York because they don’t have the money […]

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Braves Ink Eric Young, Jr. To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on February 14, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Ink Eric Young, Jr. To Minor League Deal

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league deal with former Met Eric Young, Jr. according to MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Young, 29, was acquired by the Mets from the Rockies in June 2013, and finished the season as the stolen base champ with 46 bases swiped. In 2014, Young stole 30 bases, but only […]

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Eric Campbell Wants To Add Catcher To Utility Belt

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Campbell Wants To Add Catcher To Utility Belt

Eric Campbell recently told reporter Paul Ivice that he wants to add catching to his skill set. “I realized years ago that was going to be my ticket as a utility guy, and if another position needs to be added, I’m all for it.” (Newsday Feb 13) Campbell, 28, slashed .263/.322/.358 in 190 at bats […]

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