Mets News & Notes

Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York takes an educated guess that Mets payroll in 2015 will flirt with $100 million. I’m sorry, but I can’t see that happening after weeks of the general manager himself cautioning it would remain around the same $84 million, and the team’s COO Jeff Wilpon saying we shouldn’t expect a […]

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Doc Gives Them A Dose Of Reality

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Doc Gives Them A Dose Of Reality

Doc Gooden was a guest on the Boomer and Carton show last week. Like most Met fans, Gooden is hyped over all the young pitching in the Mets system believing the Citi Field boys are a lot closer to relevancy than most people give them credit. But, Gooden was incredulous over management’s recent chatter that […]

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Mets Will Have 15th Pick In The 2015 MLB Draft

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Have 15th Pick In The 2015 MLB Draft

The Mets will have the 15th overall pick in the MLB Draft next June. MLB Trade Rumors released the complete list this morning which includes two first round picks for the Astros. Their first round pick in 2014 did not sign with the club, so the Rockies will be bumped back to three while the […]

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Murphy Hasn’t Been Approached About Playing Outfield

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Hasn’t Been Approached About Playing Outfield

On Sunday, April 12th, 2009, left fielder Daniel Murphy drifted towards the warning track inside Dolphins Stadium in Miami, FL. Johan Santana was on the mound and just a few games into the season, Murphy was about to blow a game for the New York Mets with a big error. Josh Johnson would go on to […]

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Alfonzo and Abreu Among Candidates To Replace Lamar Johnson

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Alfonzo and Abreu Among Candidates To Replace Lamar Johnson

Edgardo Alfonzo and Bobby Abreu have emerged as the leading candidates to replace Lamar Johnson as Mets hitting coach according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Abreu expressed interest in the job after his retirement on Sunday and according to Puma’s sources, Alfonzo was not very interested in the job before the season […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Hot Hand Luke

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Hot Hand Luke

The New York Mets wrapped up their 2014 campaign at Citi Field yesterday, taking two out of three from the Houston Astros to finish 79-83 on the year. The Amazins’ concluded their final two games with authority as they head into a highly anticipated offseason. Below are the series takeaways in this edition of 3 […]

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A Look Back At 2014′s Boldest Mets Predictions

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
A Look Back At 2014′s Boldest Mets Predictions

I love looking back after a season at what people were saying during spring training. Sure Sandy Alderson said that the team could win 90 games but we all knew that wasn’t a realistic goal. Instead, guys like Adam Rubin, Joe Lemire and the fine folks over at Bleacher Report all made predictions for the […]

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Was Game 162 The Start Of Something Special For Alderson’s Mets?

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Was Game 162 The Start Of Something Special For Alderson’s Mets?

It’s hard to witness the moment that a team finally clicks, especially when that team has been trying to turn things around for half a decade. Yesterday’s 8-3 win over the Houston Astros in the seasons final game felt like it meant something. While the team will still finish below .500, they won more games […]

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Wally Backman Will Not Join The Mets In 2015

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Wally Backman Will Not Join The Mets In 2015

Wally Backman will not join the Mets in 2015. Instead he will return to AAA Las Vegas, where he just won a division title and Manager of the Year in the Pacific Coast League, according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Instead, Sandy Alderson, who spoke briefly about the topic on Sunday, will likely make some minor […]

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Alderson Says Mets Will Likely Make Citi Field More Homer Friendly

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Will Likely Make Citi Field More Homer Friendly

After the Mets handily defeated the Astros by a score of 8-3 on Sunday to close out the season, Sandy Alderson met with the media and fielded questions about the state of the team and shared some early offseason thoughts. “Offensively, we need to score some more runs and in a couple of places in […]

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