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Santana Upbeat After Tossing Two Innings Of Live Batting Practice

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Upbeat After Tossing Two Innings Of Live Batting Practice

Johan Santana just completed throwing his first live batting practice session of the spring. Pitching coach Dan Warthen remarked “nice stuff” after Santana completed his first inning of live BP. Johan threw 22 pitches to Jason Bay, David Wright, Ike Davis and Vinny Rottino. In his second simulated inning, Santana tossed 21 more pitches (43 total) […]

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Check That, Mets Not Considering Signing Pudge Rodriguez

An article by posted on February 28, 2012 0 Comments
Check That, Mets Not Considering Signing Pudge Rodriguez

Adam Rubin debunked the Pudge rumor. Second Mets source adds definitively: “We are not bringing Ivan here.” So that was fun… Original Post 7:00 PM According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a Mets official spoke with Ivan Rodriguez as recently as 10 days ago, and the team hasn’t ruled out the possibility of signing Rodriguez […]

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Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

Yesterday, David Wright spoke with reporters about the $100 million extension Ryan Zimmerman agreed to with the Nationals, a deal that some are now calling the baseline for similar caliber third basemen in the game. Wright said has no intentions of approaching the Mets about an extension and will wait for them to come to him […]

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Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets were “unimpressed” with Scott Kazmir’s showcase yesterday and that a reunion with Kazmir is “unlikely.” Last week, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney, reported the Mets are one of six teams that Scott Kazmir is considering signing with and that he could make a decision in the next few days. Sandy […]

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Recap Of Sandy Alderson Interview On WFAN

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Recap Of Sandy Alderson Interview On WFAN

This afternoon, Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN and MetsBlog posted a summary recap. Johan Santana will throw off a mound later this week in Port St. Lucie. Ike Davis is in “terrific shape” and is ready to go – he will have a positive effect for the team. Daniel Murphy will get the […]

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Was It a Good Idea for Sandy Alderson to Join Twitter?

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments

Update: Sandy Alderson continued to make light of the Mets’ money problems on his new Twitter account Friday. “Bought 4 like-new tires at chop shop across from Citi,” the Mets GM wrote. “He threw in free wiper fluid. Better than [Zach] Wheeler deal!” Original Post As alot of you know by now, GM Sandy Alderson has […]

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Selig Believes Playoffs Will Expand This Season

An article by posted on January 28, 2012 0 Comments
Selig Believes Playoffs Will Expand This Season

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Major League Baseball has approved a plan for playoffs to expand this year. The new format will include an additional Wild Card team in each league. The two Wild Cards in each league will square off in a one game playoff to determine who moves on face the division […]

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Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

The Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent Cody Ross.  Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the signing and Gordon Edes of ESPN reports the deal is worth $3 million with built in performance incentives. The Mets pulled out of the running when it became apparent Ross wasn’t going to sign […]

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More On Losing F-Mart

An article by posted on January 12, 2012 0 Comments

Toby Hyde of Mets Minor League Blog poses an interesting question: I just find this whole little episode stunning. Giving up Fernando Martinez for nothing just seems odd. Surely Martinez was worth something, like a live arm or two, on the trade market. Moreover, there is still slack on the Mets 40-man roster. This feels a little […]

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Wright Staying Put? I Don’t Think So…

An article by posted on December 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Staying Put? I Don’t Think So…

Rockies beat reporter Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post, said via Twitter: “My understanding is that the Mets will hold on to David Wright until the Trade Deadline,” I’m not buying it one bit… As I felt and said all through the 2011 season – that the Mets would never re-sign Jose Reyes – I have that same […]

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