SNY to buy 16% of the Mets

February 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

After months and months of negotiations, hopelessness, and calls by fans to sell the team, it appears the Wilpons are nearing the end of their campaign to raise $200 million to keep the franchise from going under. Today,it was reported by the New York Times that SNY and Time Warner Cable are buying [...]

Cody Ross: A solid option for Mets

January 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

According to Jerry Cransack of, the Mets are interested in former Giants outfielder Cody Ross: Ross, who is now 31, hit 14 home runs with a .240 batting average in 121 games with San Francisco last season. Ross has been a well above average journeyman outfielder throughout his career, [...]

Dickey reaches the summit

January 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey today reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa. Here is  part what he had to say in his piece in the New York Times: “We had been briefed at our 5 o’clock dinner that night that we were leaving for our summit attempt at 10:30 p.m. sharp. This was [...]

F-Mart claimed off waivers: a fresh start?

January 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Houston Astros today announced that they have claimed former top Met prospect Fernando Martinez. The Mets are now unable to take F-Mart back from the Astros because they placed him on irrevocable waivers. Martinez, 23, has played 173 career games in Triple-A, compared to just 47 big league [...]

Martinez and Hererra placed on Waivers

January 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have placed Fernando Martinez (as well as Daniel Ray Herrera) on waivers. Martinez, who is now 23, has been near the top when it comes to Mets prospects over the past few years. Baseball America had him in their top 100 prospects from 2007 through [...]

Wilpons take one more step in destroying the future

December 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

In one of the most, if not the most, ridiculous moves so far this winter, the Mets yesterday decided they would eliminate their minor league team in the Class-A Gulf Coast league. The GCL Mets, as the team is often reffered to as, is at the lowest level of the minor league. Last year, prospects [...]

Mets officially sign Rauch

December 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets officially announced their signing of right-handed pitcher Jon Rauch today. Here is an excerpt from the Met press release officially announcing the one-year, $3.5 million deal: Since 2006, Rauch leads all relievers in wins (31) and has appeared in the second-most number of games (434). He [...]

Mets taking offers for Niese

December 7, 2011 // 2 Comments

Jon Heyman first reported today that the Mets are talking to “3 or 4″ teams about the possibility of acquiring Jonathon Niese.Heyman said they were looking for prospects or possibly a catcher or pitcher. However, Mike Puma of the New York Post reported that the Mets will [...]
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