Tag: ESPN

Mets Will Meet Reyes When He’s Done Shopping

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 9:00 PM * Jerry Crasnick of ESPN talked to a Marlins official who confirmed that his team has talked with free-agent SS Jose Reyes. According to Crasnick, the Marlins are also speaking to Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols. It seems that they are intent on getting one of those big names to help showcase their new ballpark. […]

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Mets Had Worst Middle Infield Defense In Majors In 2011

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments

I picked this up on ESPN New York this morning. By one measure, baseball statistician Bill James has determined the Mets had the worst middle-infield combination in baseball last season, at least when Jose Reyes was paired with Justin Turner. Here’s what James and colleagues wrote … In The Bill James Handbook 2012, Bill James and Baseball Info Solutions track Defensive […]

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Mets Source Says Einhorn Was Looking To Exploit Mets Financial Situation

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments

UPDATE 12:40 pm According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, a source aware of the matter said Einhorn’s portrayal of the situation as the Wilpons continually changing terms is inaccurate. Instead, the source said, Einhorn figured he had the Wilpons in a bind and looked to exploit it, thinking minor late changes from the current […]

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Rocking It On Baseball Tonight

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments

Obviously I wasn’t in the loop about this contest, but here’s my favorite band Seether, rocking out to the ESPN Baseball Tonight theme song. According to ESPN, the shows producers have enlisted the help of notable musicians to provide their distinctive interpretations of the “Baseball Tonight” theme song during the 2011 season. They have already featured these […]

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Mike Puma: Nimmo’s Father Says There’s Still Some Work To Do

An article by posted on August 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mike Puma: Nimmo’s Father Says There’s Still Some Work To Do

Updated by Joe D Mike Puma spoke with Brandon Nimmo’s father Ron who say’s Mets and his son are no closer than they were in June. [blackbirdpie url=https://twitter.com/#!/NYPost_Mets/status/102845104976445440] [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/NYPost_Mets/status/102844838378094592"] Not sure if these quotes are legit or if Puma misquoted him. (sarcasm) Original Post 3::00 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, a Mets official […]

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San Francisco Giants Heavy Favorites To Land Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:50 PM Jon Heyman of SI.com says via twitter that Carlos Beltran essentially controls the show with regards to where he is traded because of his no-trade clause. Wasn’t that always the case? Has something changed? He does believe that even though the Rangers did their best to acquire Beltran, the Giants are still the heavy […]

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Beltran Will Only Approve A Deal To NL Team

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran Will Only Approve A Deal To NL Team

Here is the latest on the Carlos Beltran trade front. Updated 7/24 8:00 PM According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, Carlos Beltran has told the Mets he only wants to be traded to one of seven National League contenders. Carlos Beltran told a friend this weekend that despite his public statements that he would approve […]

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Phillies Are Hot On Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Mets have provided Carlos Beltran a short list of teams for him to consider being traded to and the Phillies are one of those teams believed to be on that list. A mediocre offensive team, the Phillies are seeking to upgrade with an outfielder and middle-of-the-lineup bat, preferably […]

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Mets To Sign Gustavo Chacin To Minor League Contract

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are close to signing LHP Gustavo Chacin to a minor league contract to play for Triple-A Buffalo. Chacin, 30, was released last week by the Houston Astros after posting a 5.13 ERA in nine starts and 18 relief appearances for their Triple-A affiliate, Oklahoma City. Although he […]

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Hardball: Boras Hints K-Rod Will Veto Any Trade Unless He Is Closer

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments

According to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal, and also confirmed by Adam Rubin of ESPN, Scott Boras has officially announced that he will be representing Mets closer Fracisco Rodriguez effective immediately. Boras wasted no time in laying down the law and is ready to play some hardball. He strongly indicated that he will not […]

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