MLB News & Notes

Bryce Harper: Ready Or Not Here He Comes

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Bryce Harper: Ready Or Not Here He Comes

After placing third baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, the Nationals promoted Bryce Harper from Class AAA Syracuse today . The 19-year-old will make his major league debut Saturday at Dodger Stadium. The Nationals made the final decision this afternoon, after Zimmerman visited a doctor in Los Angeles, who confirmed that the third baseman needed […]

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Former Met Prospect Philip Humber Tosses Perfect Game

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Former Met Prospect Philip Humber Tosses Perfect Game

Wouldn’t you know it? RHP Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox has thrown the 21st perfect game in major league history, retiring all 27 Seattle Mariners he faced in a 4-0 Chicago victory. The 29-year-old right-hander needed just 80 pitches to get through eight innings, throwing 57 strikes as he sat down the first 24 batters […]

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2012 Draft: Under Armour All-America Game Announced

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft: Under Armour All-America Game Announced

Under Armour announced Tuesday that the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game, powered by Baseball Factory, will be held at Chicago’s Wrigley Field for the fifth-consecutive year and will take place on Saturday, Aug. 18. According to the press release by Baseball Factory, “For five consecutive years, Under Armour has proudly supported the world’s most elite […]

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Marlins President Calls Miami Taxpayers Stupid, Says Reyes Was Only Motivated By Greed

An article by posted on March 7, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins President Calls Miami Taxpayers Stupid, Says Reyes Was Only Motivated By Greed

Miami Marlins president David Samson is a creep. Sorry if that comes off as too judgmental, but it happens to be the truth. In a speech he gave to local Miami business leaders today, Samson gloated about his success in duping Miami for the taxpayer money that resulted in the sweetheart deal to build his team’s […]

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Wally Backman Not A Fan Of The Underdog Tees Either

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Check out this great SNY interview with Buffalo Bisons manager Wally Backman. Wally gives his thoughts on the Underdog t-shirt and Ithink most of you will love his response. Backman also tabs Familia, Harvey and Gorski as prospects who could soon make an impact on the Mets. He also goes in depth on Daniel Murphy’s transition […]

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Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

Yesterday, David Wright spoke with reporters about the $100 million extension Ryan Zimmerman agreed to with the Nationals, a deal that some are now calling the baseline for similar caliber third basemen in the game. Wright said has no intentions of approaching the Mets about an extension and will wait for them to come to him […]

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Angels Sign Jason Isringhausen

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Angels Sign Jason Isringhausen

Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, announced that he has agreed to terms on a minor league contract with RHP Jason Isringhausen. Isringhausen, 39, appeared in 53 games for the New York Mets in 2011, posting a 3-3 record with seven saves and a 4.05 ERA, walking 24 batters while striking out 44. The right-hander recorded 19 holds while converting seven […]

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Mets Sending Sizable Contingent To Gary Carter Memorial Service

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sending Sizable Contingent To Gary Carter Memorial Service

A Mets spokesman announced that a sizable contigent will attend Gary Carter’s funeral on Friday evening in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The group include Carter’s former teammates Wally Backman, Sid Fernandez, Keith Hernandez, Howard Johnson, Roger McDowell, Bobby Ojeda, Darryl Strawberry, Rusty Staub, Tim Teufel and Mookie Wilson, plus current players Jon Niese, Bobby Parnell, Josh Thole and David Wright. Alderson, Collins and assistant GM John Ricco also plan to attend. The family’s website […]

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Davey Says Nats Have More Gifted Athletes Than 83-84 Mets

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Davey Says Nats Have More Gifted Athletes Than 83-84 Mets

This, from Adam Rubin: Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson was asked whether the current Nationals team, with young stars such as Stephen Strasburg, reminds him of the 1983-84 Mets, who were a couple of years away from winning a World Series. “This club has more potential than that club,” Johnson replied Monday at Nationals camp in Viera. “It […]

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Alderson: Decision To Trade Wright Won’t Be Based On Mets Record

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson: Decision To Trade Wright Won’t Be Based On Mets Record

MetsBlog posted this recap of Sandy Alderson’s comments to reporters this morning at Digital Domain Park. His decision to trade or keep David Wright this summer will not directly be tied to their record at that time – his 2013 option is a factor in his situation. If the team is contending towards the trade deadline, he […]

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