Just one month ago at this time Jason Bay seemed to an after thought as a serious threat in the New York Mets lineup. It seemed like Bay couldn’t do anything right and everything that could wrong for Bay at the plate did go wrong. However, since Bay was benched in mid-June he’s responded and in a big way, at a time where the Mets have needed it most. Since June 15th, Bay is batting […]
Just one day after issuing consecutive back to back bases loaded walks, the St. Louis Cardinals decided to part ways with journeymen reliever Miguel Batista. [blackbirdpie id="87957211820724224"] Well, the New York Mets wasted no time and signed the 40-year-old veteran to a Minor League Deal. Batista will be sent to Triple-A Buffalo immediately where he will have to prove he is worthy of a spot in the Mets bullpen. [blackbirdpie id="87956920777981952"] I’m very intrigued to […]
Yesterday, on July 1st, the Bobby Bonilla received a check in the mail from the New York Mets. The 48 year old received $1,193,248. This is just the first of 25 checks that Bonilla will receive from the team every year on July 1st. The story of why Bonilla is receiving checks from the Mets is fairly well known. With the 1999 season finished, Bonilla had just one year left on his deal. The Mets […]
With the Mets having dropped 2 of 3 already in their 6-game home stand against AL West foes, the Angels, and with the A’s coming to town tomorrow night, its time for the Mets to step up and just win. The Amazins, haven’t been so amazing this year as the record stands at a sub-par 35-37, while the team has played under .500 ball all season long at home compiling just a 16-19 record at […]
It has been suggested that the New York Mets go after Scott Kazmir now that he has been released by the Los Angeles Angels. But why? So the Mets can correct one of the worst deals they have made in recent history? Because he is now available for cheap? Neither of these reasons makes sense. The Kazmir deal was a dark day in Mets history. Trading a top prospect for two players who contribute nothing […]
Greetings and welcome to Day 2 of the MLB Draft. This post will be updated throughout the day with the New York Mets draft picks from Round 2 to 30, as well as a collection of links and video for each of the prospects. 71. Cory Mazzoni, RHP from NC State. Mazzoni recorded a 137:29 K:BB ratio in 114.2 IP this season at NC State. According to Jim Callis, “Up to 97, hard breaker.” Most […]
Sandy Alderson has made his first pick as general manager of the New York Mets. With the 13th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, the Mets have selected Brandon Nimmo, and outfielder from Wyoming. Nimmo did not play high school baseball because there is no high school baseball league in Wyoming. He only played American Legion ball. This pick is certainly a reach as Nimmo was ranked as the 35th best player available in […]
Even with Johan Santana on the disabled list to start the season, there was still was no room on the Mets’ Opening Day roster for Dillon Gee. However, after Gee had made just two starts in the minors, it was clear that there were issues with the Mets starting rotation. The team made the decision to call him up on April 17th and it is looking like a great move. Gee’s success may not come […]
Let’s all be honest, we knew what this team was before the season even started. Not losing all faith yet, but the Mets may in fact be sellers at the deadline. Recently I was asked if the Mets would be sellers or buyers at the deadline, to which I responded buyers. However that was the optimistic side of me talking. Or maybe it was Sandy repeatedly saying comments like “We’re playing for 2011″. Either way […]
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