Tag: waivers

Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

Bartolo Colon will once again make a bid to win his 200th major league game tonight against the Phillies. While that might seem like the biggest news regarding the veteran right hander, there is another item hanging over Colon. The Mets and Sandy Alderson have not yet put him on waivers. While Colon has been […]

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Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

Sandy Alderson is a hard nosed General Manager. As we’ve seen in past trades, he gets what he wants and doesn’t give up anything more than he feels he has to. Yesterday, the trading deadline came and went with the Mets making exactly zero moves. They didn’t land the big bat they so desperately need, […]

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Plawecki Homers In Vegas Debut

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
Plawecki Homers In Vegas Debut

Update June 27 Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki went 1 for 4 with a solo homerun in his first game for Triple-A Last Vegas. Before being promoted the 23-year old former first-round pick hit .326/.378/.487 with 18 doubles, 6 long balls, and 43 RBI for Double-A Binghamton. Updated June 24 It is official.  Adam Rubin […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Farewell Farnsworth Edition

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Farewell Farnsworth Edition

Here are some quotes from one time Mets middle reliever/closer/scrapheap pickup Kyle Farnsworth as reported by Mark Puma of the New York Post after learning of his release: “I am very bitter right now,” And Dan Knobler , from ESPN New York also got this nugget from Farnsworth “Hopefully I’ll find a team where I […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 1:10 p.m  a new season will start for the New York Mets. The new Mayor of New York City, Bill DiBlasio is set to throw out the first pitch. The National Anthem will be sung by local a cappella group, and the big highlight will be a tribute to Mets announcing great, Ralph […]

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MMO Mail Bag: Which Mets Are Out Of Options?

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mail Bag: Which Mets Are Out Of Options?

Joey B. asks… What happens if Ike Davis or Lucas Duda get sent down to the minors? Do they have to pass through waivers first and can another team just claim one of them like we claimed Eric Young Jr. from the Rockies last year? Joe D. replies… Good question. Even after all these years […]

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Old Time Mets: John Stephenson

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 3 Comments
Old Time Mets: John Stephenson

If John Stephenson is remembered at all by fans of the early Mets, it’s as the last out of Jim Bunning‘s perfect game. He was so overmatched in striking out, the Mets might as well have plucked a fan out of the stands at random and asked him to get a hit off Bunning. At […]

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Hansel Robles Clears Waivers, Paves Way For Chris Young To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 23, 2013 0 Comments

Former St. Lucie right-hander Hansel Robles recently cleared waivers and was subsequently removed from the Mets 40-man roster according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin. With the drop the Mets roster moves to 39 players, making room until Chris Young passes physicals and is added sometime next week. Robles pitched two games for the Gulf Coast Mets before begin promoted to […]

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An Ode To Whitestone Mike

An article by posted on October 17, 2013 0 Comments
An Ode To Whitestone Mike

You know when I was just a teenager, I was the drummer in a band we called Andromeda. Yes, I’m aware that some Swedish band has since swiped our name, but that’s okay as I heard they were heavy metal too. I also wrote dozens of songs, mostly on the backs of napkins at 3:00 […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Todd Pratt Goes Boom Edition!

An article by posted on October 9, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Todd Pratt Goes Boom Edition!

A lot of things can happen in 14 years. Children are born, people die, presidents are elected, and fads come and go. (Remember the Macarena?) But I can’t believe it was 14 years ago today that one of the most overlooked moments in Mets history took place. Yes, today is the 14th anniversary of when  Todd […]

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