Tag: Matt Cerrone

Mets Spring Training Battles: The Infield

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training Battles: The Infield

Now that the Mets’ arbitration slate has been wiped clean and all seven players have agreed to deals that they will undoubtedly repay tenfold in Wins Above Replacement (one can always hope), the only thing left to do is wait for those pitchers and catchers to report already. Hurry up, guys… I know the offseason […]

Continue Reading »

TV Money, MLB and Spending: The MMO Response

An article by posted on December 2, 2013 0 Comments
TV Money, MLB and Spending: The MMO Response

Wesley, reader of MetsBlog: Can you explain on the blog why the Mets aren’t spending the $27 million they’re getting from MLB? If the payroll is the same as last year, where is that money? You should write about payroll more. Matt Cerrone, Lead Writer of Mets Blog: It’s a fair question, Wes. I don’t […]

Continue Reading »

Harvey Speaks To Halladay, Doctor Says Surgery Can Be Avoided

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Speaks To Halladay, Doctor Says Surgery Can Be Avoided

Matt Harvey was in no mood to talk to reporters yesterday, telling a group of them, “I’m good” after they approached him wanting to know more about his tweet heard ’round the world. The injured ace, who is hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery, was diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, but tweeted Tuesday that he’ll […]

Continue Reading »

Cerrone: To Acquire Stanton, We’d Have To Offer Harvey

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Cerrone: To Acquire Stanton, We’d Have To Offer Harvey

In discussing the Rangers acquisition of Matt Garza, which you can read about here, Matt Cerrone dropped an interesting line in his post about whether the Mets could get Stanton or not.. I’ve been told by people in baseball that, to get Stanton today, a team like the Mets would need to give them Matt […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Will Have $45M To Spend… Oh No They Won’t… Not Unless J.P. Morgan Says They Could

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Have $45M To Spend… Oh No They Won’t… Not Unless J.P. Morgan Says They Could

“Not so fast, Sandy. I’m calling the shots around here.” – JP Morgan  Sandy Alderson told Joel Sherman of the New York Post, that he will likely have a $90 to $100 million payroll budget next season. When you factor in Wright, Niese, raises and arbitration eligible players, the Mets have roughly $55 million in payroll commitments […]

Continue Reading »

Matt Cerrone Reports Alderson Will Step Down After 2014 If Wilpons Don’t Let Him Spend

An article by posted on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Cerrone Reports Alderson Will Step Down After 2014 If Wilpons Don’t Let Him Spend

MetsBlog’s Matt Cerrone has learned that unless the Mets let Sandy Alderson spend money to improve the team this coming offseason, he will resign as general manager of the team after 2014. Sandy Alderson wants to significantly move this franchise forward in the next year or so. And, if it doesn’t happen, or if he […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Will Need To Overpay To Attract Quality Players, But Will They?

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Need To Overpay To Attract Quality Players, But Will They?

In response to a question by Matt Cerrone, Buster Olney of ESPN said the Mets are going to have to start spending and even overpaying if they ever want to be in a position to compete. I think we can look at what the Seattle Mariners are going through, because I think they’re the closest comparison to […]

Continue Reading »

Mookie On Valdespin: Give The Kid A Chance, He’s A Very Spirited Kid…

An article by posted on May 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mookie On Valdespin: Give The Kid A Chance, He’s A Very Spirited Kid…

The most famous No. 1 in Mets’ history has some advice when it comes to the man who is quickly becoming the most infamous No. 1 on the Mets. “Give the kid a chance,” Mookie Wilson said Friday when discussing Jordany Valdespin. “He is a very spirited kid, very young and has a lot to learn, no question about […]

Continue Reading »

Thole Is Just One Of The Stories To Watch In 2011

An article by posted on February 4, 2011 0 Comments
Thole Is Just One Of The Stories To Watch In 2011

Matt Cerrone over at MetsBlog posted a great interview clip from last night’s edition of Mets Hot Stove on SNY with host Kevin Burkhardt. He talked about the defensive part of his game and regarding throwing runners out attempting to steal he said, “Trust. I just trusted myself. I felt like I knew I could […]

Continue Reading »

It’s Down To The Wire And The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on November 18, 2010 0 Comments

There is plenty of interesting news and notes circulating around the Mets blogosphere for you to sort through this morning, so I’ll try to get all of you caught up as best as I can. Lets begin with this poll Matt Cerrone conducted on MetsBlog that asked the $64,000 dollar question. Obviously that is some pretty overwhelming evidence […]

Continue Reading »