Mets News & Notes

Dwight Gooden Sees Mets In Postseason In 2015

An article by posted on December 2, 2014 0 Comments
Dwight Gooden Sees Mets In Postseason In 2015

Dwight Gooden told Anthony Sulla-Heffinger of Yahoo Sports, that he believes the Mets are on the right track and should go to the postseason in 2015 and possibly win the World Series in 2016. “I think next year you will see some big strides from the Mets, possibly making the postseason, and then the following year, […]

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Hot Stove: Mariners Sign Nelson Cruz, Pirates Acquire Sean Rodriguez

An article by posted on December 1, 2014 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Mariners Sign Nelson Cruz, Pirates Acquire Sean Rodriguez

According to a report from the Dominican Republic the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a four-year deal with Nelson Cruz worth $57 million dollars. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN confirmed the report and added that the deal is still pending a physical. Cruz, 34, led the majors with 40 home runs this year while driving in […]

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Three-Team Deal Could Bring Shortstop Elvis Andrus To Mets?

An article by posted on December 1, 2014 0 Comments
Three-Team Deal Could Bring Shortstop Elvis Andrus To Mets?

Jim Bowden of ESPN proposed a trio of three-team-trades he’d like to see happen next week at the MLB Winter Meetings. Among them, he proposed the following three-way deal involving the Mets: Texas Rangers get: OF Justin Upton from Braves New York Mets get: SS Elvis Andrus and $10 million from Rangers Atlanta Braves get: […]

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Wilmer Flores Hits The Ground Running In Winter Ball

An article by posted on November 30, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Hits The Ground Running In Winter Ball

One of our MMO readers, Juan Manuel, shared an update on Wilmer Flores who is playing Winter Ball in Venezuela: Wilmer Flores, fresh off a stint at the conditioning camp with Mr. Barwis, has returned to the Venezuelan Winter League. In his first three games he has 5 hits in 14 at-bats with a home […]

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Guess Who Made The Worst Owners In Sports List?

An article by posted on November 28, 2014 0 Comments
Guess Who Made The Worst Owners In Sports List?

Is it bad that a couple of my favorite moments of the Mets 2014 season had absolutely nothing to do with the play on the field? The first one happened in May when a report came out that co-owner Saul Katz wanted out and was looking to sell his share of the team. I remember […]

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What If Sandy Is Blowing Smoke On Flores?

An article by posted on November 27, 2014 0 Comments
What If Sandy Is Blowing Smoke On Flores?

For the better part of two months now, Sandy Alderson has been telling everyone about how impressed he is with Wilmer Flores and the prospect of him being the Mets everyday shortstop next season. Last week, he said about Flores’ defense that it’s not a disqualifier. “He did a nice job for us last year. […]

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Diamondbacks To Sign Yasmany Tomas

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Diamondbacks To Sign Yasmany Tomas

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a six year, $68.5 million dollar deal with outfielder Yasmany Tomas. Tomas will get an almost identical contract to Jose Abreu, who defected from Cuba and signed with the White Sox last season. The 24-year old slugger projects to be a corner outfield power threat, who will fit in […]

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Alderson Willing To Forfeit Another Draft Pick? On Who Exactly?

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Willing To Forfeit Another Draft Pick? On Who Exactly?

Sandy Alderson told MLB Network Radio that he would consider forfeiting another draft pick if he can sign a player at a discount toward the end of the offseason. “We’d consider it. Of course it’s easier to give up a second-round pick after we’ve already lost a first-round pick.” Alderson pointed to last offseason when […]

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Granderson Won’t Change Approach, Expects Better Numbers Next Season

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Won’t Change Approach, Expects Better Numbers Next Season

Responding to team reports that he could have hit nine more home runs last season with these new Citi Field dimensions, Curtis Granderson said he isn’t interested in playing “the would’ve, could’ve game.” The Mets right fielder told Anthony McCarron of the Daily News that he doesn’t intend to change his approach. “There’ll be no […]

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Daisuke Matsuzaka Returns To Japan

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Daisuke Matsuzaka Returns To Japan

According to the Japan Times, right-handed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to Japan after playing six seasons with the Red Sox and the past two seasons with the Mets. Dice-K, 34, has agreed to a contract with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, who are the reigning Japanese League champions. In 41 games including 16 starts, Matsuzaka […]

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