Tag: Daily News

New Details Emerge On Kelvim Escobar Deal

An article by posted on December 26, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN via Twitter says, Kelvim Escobar contract details: $1.25 million guaranteed base salary, and a $125,00 bonus for making the Mets’ Opening Day roster. In addition, Escobar can receive $2 million in incentives based on games pitched, and $1 million more in incentives based on games finished Roger Rubin of the Daily […]

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Jose Reyes Linked To Troubled Sports Physician

An article by posted on December 17, 2009 0 Comments

According to a report in today’s New York Daily News, New York Mets shortstop, Jose Reyes, visited a scrutinized doctor, Dr. Tony Galea, numerous times. Galea is a physician based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, who is noted for using a technique called blood spinning to help athletes recover from injuries more quickly. As described […]

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Lenny Dykstra is a Ticking Time Bomb

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Lenny Dykstra is a shell of his former self, at least to those of us Mets fans who grew up in the ‘70’s and ‘80’s.  We knew the Dykstra who led off for the ’86 team and played center field with reckless abandon, the one who won Game 3 of the ’86 NLCS with a […]

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Swoboda’s Memorable World Series Catch Recalled in Historic Photo

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

New York, August 21 — The date was October 14, 1969, when Mets right fielder Ron Swoboda made one of the greatest catches in World Series history, robbing Brooks Robinson of the Orioles in Game 4 at Shea Stadium, a defining moment in the Amazins’ improbable world championship.  Now, 40 years later, Mets fans and […]

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Mets Dishing Out Apologies, Wilpon Not Happy

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon met with reporters shortly before the start of last night’s game and offered his apologies for what transpired during Omar Minaya’s press conference on Monday. “After some reflection, I thought it was important to come out and talk to everybody. We’re very sorry about what happened. It was the wrong forum. The […]

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Omar, Any Respect I Had For You Is Gone!

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Before you read any further I just want to make it clear that I have never, I repeat never inquired about getting a job with Player Development for the New York Mets. Yesterday Omar Minaya after what I am sure was an exhausting investigation into the Tony Bernazard situation finally announced that the Mets fired […]

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Mets Fire Tony Bernazard (Finally)

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

We are just minutes away from a 3:45 PM press conference at which time Omar Minaya is expected to announce that Mets VP of Player Development, Tony Bernazard has been fired. The NY Post and ESPN have already confirmed the news through their sources. The press conference can be viewed on SNY or heard on […]

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We Take These Reports Seriously and Are Investigating the Matter

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

That was the statement the New York Mets released today regarding the firestorm surrounding a report that Joe posted earlier today regarding Mets VP of Player Development. Who do the Mets think they are fooling? They knew about these incidents long before they leaked out thanks in great part to the investigative efforts of Adam […]

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The Verdict Is In On Beltran… He’s Okay!

An article by posted on June 30, 2009 0 Comments

You can all breathe easier Mets fans, as our good friend Adam Rubin of the Daily News reports the following… Carlos Beltran’s trip to Vail, Colo., provided a reassuring diagnosis, a source familiar with the examination told the Daily News. Dr. Richard Steadman, who examined Beltran on Monday, agreed with the team medical staff’s assessment […]

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If Church Goes On DL, It Screams For An F-Mart Callup

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

I wrote extensively on promoting F-Mart last week, but now with news that Ryan Church could go on the DL, it’s worth revisiting. Adam Rubin of the Daily News writes, Ryan Church will be examined by team doctors in New York on Monday, and hopes to get a definitive idea of what’s ailing him and […]

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