Tag: Daily News

D’Arnaud Says He’s Ready, Now It’s Time To Prove It

An article by posted on February 5, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Says He’s Ready, Now It’s Time To Prove It

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News says Travis d’Arnaud has quite an impressive resume. He was a first-round pick by the Phillies, and he’s twice been used as a trading chip for a Cy Young winner. He has all the glowing scouting reports and made all the blue-chip prospect lists. However, it’s time for him to go […]

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Has The Confidence Of Some Returning Players Been Shaken?

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 0 Comments
Has The Confidence Of Some Returning Players Been Shaken?

The Mets front office, purposefully or not, is damaging the confidence of their young players. The likely starting lineup this year will feature players who have been the subjects of trade rumors, mid-season minor league demotion, or work ethic criticism. It is difficult to pinpoint the result of such degradation yet, but it is hard to […]

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Syndergaard Could Pitch In Relief And Follow Same Path As Wacha

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Could Pitch In Relief And Follow Same Path As Wacha

John Harper of the NY Daily News wrote an article on Tuesday where he states that Noah Syndergaard could follow the path of Matt Harvey to become the next Mets pitching phenom. “Spend a day with Noah Syndergaard and you can’t help but come away thinking, above all else: he’s got a lot of Matt Harvey in him.” As he […]

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Phillies’ New TV Deal Is “Massive”

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Phillies’ New TV Deal Is “Massive”

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News reports that the Phillies have agreed to a new local TV contract with Comcast SportsNet, A spokesman for Comcast confirmed the deal, but did not reveal the terms. “We’re pleased to confirm that NBCUniversal and Comcast SportsNet have signed a new long-term […]

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On Matt Harvey Doing Guest Appearances During Mets Broadcasts

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
On Matt Harvey Doing Guest Appearances During Mets Broadcasts

Bob Raisman of the Daily News came up with a great idea of having Matt Harvey doing special guest spots during some SNY Mets telecasts, whether it be in the booth or studio. “Naturally this all will be predicated on whether Harvey, coming off Tommy John surgery, would be inclined to go behind the microphone,” […]

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Mets Were Among The Winners At The Winter Meetings

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Were Among The Winners At The Winter Meetings

John Harper of the Daily News picks his winners and losers of the just concluded Baseball Winter Meetings. Among the losers he tabs the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves for losing key players, and the Toronto Blue Jays for doing essentially nothing. As for the winners he goes with the Washington Nationals, Seattle Mariners, and oh […]

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Home Plate Collisions, May Be A Thing Of The Past

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments

The NY Daily News reports that MLB plans to outlaw home plate collisions by 2015 because of a growing concern of concussions. The move will first be voted on by the owners and then will need to be approved by the Players Association. The Daily News reports that Sandy Alderson, who is also the chairman of […]

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The Beat Goes On: Reporters Weigh In On Amazins’

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
The Beat Goes On: Reporters Weigh In On Amazins’

Bill Madden of the Daily News: Alderson never comes right out and says it, but it sure sounds as if the Mets’ 2014 payroll is not going to exceed $90 million, which, if so, would place them in the bottom third of baseball or less than half as much as the Yankees who, having destroyed […]

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Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands

Updated 12/9 The Mets had a meeting today with the agent for veteran free-agent righthander Bartolo Colon according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. But thankfully, they were scared off by his contracts demands. We are hearing that there might be a two-year deal floating from at least one team, and we think it’s the Mariners. Also, not as much […]

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Arruebarruena Had His Showcase This Weekend, One Scout Unimpressed

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
Arruebarruena Had His Showcase This Weekend, One Scout Unimpressed

Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena had his showcase this weekend in the Dominican Republic and Jonathan Mayo of MiLB.com spoke to one scout who was on hand and told him this: “He’s what you’ve been reading. He’s a very good defensive player. His glove is very close to the big leagues. The bat, you kind of think he’s […]

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