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Zack Wheeler and five others added to the 40-man roster

According to multiply reports, the New York Mets announced the additions of righthanded pitchers Zack Wheeler, Hansel Robles, Gonzalez Germen and Greg Burke, lefthanded pitcher Darin Gorski and infielder Wilfredo Tovar to the 40-man roster. The move was made to protect them from being eligible for the Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings.  According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York...

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I’m busy working on MMO’s official Mets Top 25 Prospects list. I should start rolling it out in reverse order beginning next week. As I near the completion of all my research and start to fit in all the pieces of the puzzle as best as I can, I’m finding it so interesting to see how much things have changed from just one year ago. So many prospects have fallen out off last...

Down On The Farm…Not So Much Anymore

Josh Edgin is already with the Mets, Darin Gorski was just added to the 40-Man Roster, Greg Peavey is well on his way, and Zack Wheeler was also added to the 40-Man Roster. The Mets announced last night that they added six players to their 40-man roster in order to protect them from the upcoming Rule-5 Draft in December. The Rule-5 Draft is used to keep teams from stockpiling too...

Alderson Has Given Mets Fans Nothing To Be Thankful For

Sandy has done a lot of talking with very little action thus far. Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson has not given the Mets fans much to be thankful for so far this offseason. It is almost the end of November, and all he has done is make a few minor league signings. At this point it’s tough to say whether or not the players he has signed thus far are going to help us next year...

Ike Davis to receive Thurman Munson Award

Yesterday afternoon, it was announced by the AHRC New York City Foundation that New York Mets first baseman, Ike Davis — as well as New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia — will be honored at the 33rd Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on February 5th, 2013. Photo by Michael G. Baron Diana Munson, Thurman’s widow, will attend her...

The State of The New York Mets Entering Winter Meetings

Characterizing himself as “more optimistic” than he was two months ago, Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon said Tuesday that trading either David Wright or R.A. Dickey would be a last resort for the team. Speaking in Far Rockaway, Queens, where he and pitcher Matt Harvey served meals to Hurricane Sandy victims, Wilpon said his first priority is still to ink Wright and Dickey...

Mets Sign Wanel Mesa To Minors Deal

The Mets have signed right-hande pitcher Wanel Mesa to a minor league contract, according to Baseball America. Mesa, who will be 26 in January, spent seven years in the Washington Nationals organization before being unconditionally released after the 2010 season, never making it past Single-A ball. In his final season there, Mesa made 38 relief appearances with a 7.00 ERA before...

Mets Card of the Week: Happy Thanksgiving!

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Down On The Farm: Farewell to Bingo?

The Binghamton Mets appear bound for Canada, eh?   We’ve heard it for several years now that the Binghamton Mets were moving to Canada, and more specifically Ottawa, Ontario. According to Josh Levinthal of through former Mets player and current owner of the Texas Rangers Nolan Ryan will be buying the Binghamton Mets and moving them to Ottawa for...

Hey Met Fans, What Are You Thankful For?

I love Thanksgiving. It’s definitely one of my favorite holidays mostly because it brings our entire family together and it’s all about good memories, good food, and good times. I’m very thankful for the family I have. But as a Met fan I’m also thankful to be a part of such a unique fan base – my Mets family. I love our passion and how intellectual and knowledgeable we...

Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

The Mets announced the signings of two pitchers to minor league deals with invites to Spring Training, Scott Rice and Carlos Torres. Additionally, VP of amateur scouting Paul DePodesta tweeted that the Mets have signed outfielder Jamie Hoffman to a similar minor league deal. Rice, 31, a 1999 first-round Draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles, has never made it to the majors but has...

2013 Minor League Preview: New York Mets

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