Mets Related Posts

Santana Is Optimistic, Passes First Real Test

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

The Mets and Santana are taking no chances. Both sides have a vested interest in being cautious this spring with Santana who had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in the offseason. The Mets ace Johan Santana gets stronger each day, and yesterday he thre from the back mound which the Mets say was a significant […]

Continue Reading »

Jerry Manuel On Luis Castillo And The Lineup

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

The following is transcribed from Jerry Manuels press conference this weekend. Q: Would you have Castillo lead off permanently?A: I would never do anything permanently. I’m talking regular season and that depends on how it looks, how it fits, how Jose fits maybe batting second, third, or whatever, there’s a lot of little different things […]

Continue Reading »

It’s Not To Late To Sign Orlando Hudson

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

Omar Minaya has proved adept at lying in the weeds and swooping in at the right moment to add star power to the Mets.  He used that prudent strategy to sign free agents Carlos Beltran, Johan Santana, and this off-season, Frankie Rodriquez.   Ironically, when he deviated, and basically bid against himself, he landed Luis […]

Continue Reading »

Ken Griffey Jr. Could Soon Sign With Braves

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

Mark Bowman of MLB.com believes that Ken Griffey Jr. could soon be donning a Braves uniform. Still, all indications are that Griffey has certainly made his way to the top of the list of candidates to fill Braves general manager Frank Wren’s need for an outfielder. Griffey could provide more clarity about his future and […]

Continue Reading »

New A-Rod Revelations

An article by posted on February 15, 2009

AP is reporting that Alex Rodriguez has called Sports Illustrated’s Selena Roberts to apologize for critical comments he made during an ESPN interview. Roberts was co-author of the Feb. 7 article on SI’s Web site that reported he was on a list of 104 players who tested positive for steroids during baseball’s anonymous 2003 survey. […]

Continue Reading »

Jerry Manuel On 2008 Versus 2009

An article by posted on February 15, 2009

The following has been transcribed from some of the questions from Saturday’s press conference by Jerry Manuel. Q: Was something missing the past two years? A: Again, what’s key is you try to identify what you think was wrong, and the obvious you try to address. But from the position that I sit in, you […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Will Have Plenty Of Options Available Mid Season

An article by posted on February 15, 2009

Joel Sherman of the NY Post, reminds us that each season many players who were not available in the off season are there for the taking when a team gets off to a bad start. He mentions Roy Halladay as one potential player that could be moved prior to the trade deadline, but also adds the […]

Continue Reading »

NL East Report

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

As the sun rises on Spring Training 2009, let’s see what is going on with the other teams in the NL East: Atlanta Braves: If there is a team looking to keep Ken Griffey Jr. from returning to Seattle, it could be the Atlanta Braves. They were considering Bobby Abreu before he signed with the […]

Continue Reading »

Castillo Leading Off, Reyes Batting Second?

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

As per David Lennon of Newsday: The biggest message from Jerry Manuel’s opening remarks this morning was his renewed emphasis on unselfish play for the upcoming season. And the manager immediately put that to the test by suggesting that Jose Reyes may be dropped to the No. 2 spot in the lineup if Manuel believes […]

Continue Reading »

Hot or Not: Port St. Lucie Edition

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

Happy Spring Training Mets fans! I can’t wait for the season to begin so the Mets can prove everybody wrong! With the arrival of Spring Training, I’m bringing back the Hot or Not feature. I really can’t judge anyone based on their performance just yet, mainly because half the team is leaving for the World […]

Continue Reading »