Tag: Daily News

Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

On Thursday, Joe D wrote in a post: John Harper of the Daily News reported this morning that at a staff meeting a couple of days ago, Sandy Alderson told Mets executives and baseball personnel that he strongly believes that the ballclub can and maybe even should win 90 games this season. Also, according to […]

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Wright Values Loyalty and Believes In Sandy

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Values Loyalty and Believes In Sandy

David Wright made the decision to stay with the Mets because he values loyalty, he told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. He believes that Sandy Alderson will do the same and stay with the Mets even though the GM’s name has been mentioned as a possible successor to commissioner Bud Selig. Wright said it was Alderson […]

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With Improved Control, Leathersich Could Become A Late Inning Star

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
With Improved Control, Leathersich Could Become A Late Inning Star

John Harper of the NY Daily News writes that lefty reliever Jack Leathersich‘s live stuff and deceptive delivery could make him a late-inning star, if he solves his control issues. Harper compares Leathersich’s control to ‘Wild Thing” Mitch Williams, and calls him the Mets’ most intriguing pitching prospect. In his three seasons moving through the Mets organization, Leathersich […]

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Alderson Didn’t Like Nelson Cruz’ Approach

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Didn’t Like Nelson Cruz’ Approach

3:00 PM John Madden of the Daily News spoke to Mets GM Sandy Alderson about the Nelson Cruz signing and he had this to say regarding the similar contract to Chris Young: “Different type of players. Cruz brings power but not defense. Doesn’t have our approach. This is not a gee-whiz, if-only-we’d-waited moment for us.” […]

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Mets Shorts: Kiner’s Korner, Casey at the Bat, Speed Swag

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Shorts: Kiner’s Korner, Casey at the Bat, Speed Swag

Adam Rubin spoke to a Mets official who definitely left the impression the team will do something special to honor Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner, who contributed to Mets telecasts all the way until his death at age 91 last week. The source didn’t reveal any details as to if the Mets would wear a […]

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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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