News: Bullpen could use work, but righthanded bat would be a bigger relief for NY Mets- Andy Martino- New York Daily News Mets claim Chris Schwinden off waivers, option him to AAA- MetsBlog.com Bay, Baxter heading to PSL, Francisco progressing- MetsBlog.com Dickey to be guest with Letterman- Mike Mazzeo- ESPN New York Despite what Amaro says, Phillies telling teams they could sell… Read more →
The trade deadline is approaching fast. We are already a week into July and with the All-Star break beginning next week, the wheeling and dealing is about to heat up around baseball. The Mets are certainly a team with flaws, with a bad bullpen being one of a few holes that Sandy Alderson must address. We take a look.
‘Spin active; Kirk avoids DL; Hampson out- ESPNNewYork.com Beato to replace Hefner- ESPNNewYork.com Phillies’ Lee Stops Mets for First Win This Year- New York Times A tweet yesterday from Buster Olney: “The Mets… Read more →
Here are your morning links: Wright, Niese, Mets rough up Phillies- Howie Rumberg, AP Sports Bay targeting return right after All-Star break- Anthony DiComo and Adam Rosenbloom, MLB.com No player in baseball has been more valuable than David Wright has been to NY Mets- Mike Lupica, New York Daily News Mets GM Sandy Alderson lashes out at fans on Twitter-… Read more →
There has been plenty of news today regarding the Mets and possible acquisitions. Here we go… Brian Fuentes was designated for assignment today by the Oakland Athletics. Fuentes, 36, has a 6.85 ERA in 25 innings with Oakland this season. In 2009, Fuentes led the American League in saves with a career-high 48. Despite being DFA’d today, Fuentes can still… Read more →
The biggest benefit of the new playoff system in Major League baseball is the parody it brings. Every team has a shot. But that’s also a bad thing, and in the Mets’ case, it could cost them big time.
The Mets announced earlier today that they have officially agreed to terms with Dominican shortstop Germàn Ahmed Rosario, a deal that will pay him a bonus of $1.75 million. That’s the highest bonus the Mets have ever given to an international free agent. The Mets also agreed today with Venezuelan shortstop Miguel Patino and Dominican second baseman Franklin Correa. All… Read more →
The Mets begin a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies tomorrow night at 7:10 at Citi Field. The Phillies come into this series having lost 9 of 19 games in June. They are now 11 games back of the Nationals for first place in the NL East. This year, with Chase Utley just coming back and Ryan Howard still injured,… Read more →