Tag: 2011

Sandy Alderson Discusses the 2017 Mets and More

An article by posted on 09/03/2017 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Discusses the 2017 Mets and More

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson recently sat down for a Q&A with Mark Feinsand from MLB.com. He discussed the 2017 Mets and how they got to this point from way back in 2011. When Sandy Alderson was brought in as the Mets General Manager in 2011, the team was on a stretch of missing […]

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Longtime Mets Scout Harry Minor Passes Away

An article by posted on 19/01/2017 0 Comments
Longtime Mets Scout Harry Minor Passes Away

Harry Minor, scout who spent 44 of his 65 years in baseball with the New York Mets, passed away on Wednesday night at the age of 89. Minor began scouting in 1960 after his minor league playing days were over and started his career with the Mets in 1968 as an area scout. He was […]

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Mets Sign Lefty Adam Wilk To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on 12/01/2017 0 Comments
Mets Sign Lefty Adam Wilk To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Adam Wilk to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training. Wilk, 29, pitched the entire 2016 season in Triple-A for the Tampa Bay Rays. In 15 starts spanning 87.1 innings, he went 2-8 with a 3.61 ERA and 1.12 WHIP. […]

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Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

An article by posted on 30/11/2016 0 Comments
Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

The Mets have traded RHP Logan Verrett, 26, to the Baltimore Orioles for $50,000 in cash. This move is to free up a roster spot for Yoenis Cespedes. In 2016, Verrett went 3-8 with a 5.20 ERA. He appeared in 35 games (12 starts), striking out 66 batters in 91.2 innings. Verrett has been briefly […]

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As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

An article by posted on 21/06/2016 0 Comments
As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

A team source has told Adam Rubin of ESPN that the Mets are now considering bringing back Jose Reyes once he becomes a free agent. It’s a complete reversal from five days ago when this team source described a reunion with Reyes as having “virtually no chance.” After getting swept by the Atlanta Braves over the weekend and […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

An article by posted on 09/06/2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

Major League Baseball will conduct day one of the 2016 First Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 9 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event will air live on MLB Network and will be streamed on MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. ET. The New York Mets will have two picks (19, 31) […]

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Mets and MMO Super Bowl 50 Predictions

An article by posted on 06/02/2016 0 Comments
Mets and MMO Super Bowl 50 Predictions

Super Bowl 50 is set to kickoff on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, as the NFC champion Carolina Panthers and the AFC champion Denver Broncos battle it out for this year’s Vince Lombardi Trophy. The Panthers finished the regular season with a 15–1 record and after defeating the Arizona Cardinals 49–15 in […]

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Culmination Of An Unlikely Five-Year Plan

An article by posted on 25/01/2016 0 Comments
Culmination Of An Unlikely Five-Year Plan

When Sandy Alderson was installed as the new general manager of the Mets in October of 2010, he inherited a team whose public persona had been battered and stigmatized by the effects of the Madoff scandal as well as a plunge in the standings. The campaign just concluded had resulted in the second of what […]

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Tommy Tanous Will Likely Replace DePodesta

An article by posted on 06/01/2016 0 Comments
Tommy Tanous Will Likely Replace DePodesta

Following Paul DePodesta’s departure, John Harper of the NY Post says that Tommy Tanous will likely take over his role as the head of player development. Tanous originally joined the organization as a professional scout in 2010, and he was named the Director of Amateur Scouting the following year. This decision seems to make the […]

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Featured Article: Becerra, Rivera, Bowman Are Potential Rule 5 Selections

An article by posted on 10/12/2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Becerra, Rivera, Bowman Are Potential Rule 5 Selections

J.J. Cooper of Baseball America put together a list of players he believes could potentially get selected in next month’s Rule 5 Draft. Among them he includes three Mets prospects who could be at risk. Wuilmer Becerra, OF, Mets (21): It’s hard to see how a team could keep Becerra on the big league roster […]

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