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Mets Offer Arbitration To Reyes

The Mets have offered Jose Reyes salary arbitration, according to Adam Rubin.Despite some changes free agent compensation in the CBA, Reyes’ status remains unchanged and he is still considered a Type-A free agent and if he declines arbitration the Mets would be guaranteed two draft picks as compensation.The Mets will automatically get a sandwich pick between the first and second...

Harvey #45, Wheeler #51 and Familia #54 In S2S Top 100

Here are a couple of posts by Seedlings To Stars, who ranked Matt Harvey (No. 45), Zack Wheeler (No. 51) and Jeurys Famila (No. 54) on their Top 100 MLB Prospects. Matt Harvey - Harvey slots in just ahead of the two other bigtime Mets pitching prospects, Zack Wheeler (#51) and Jeurys Familia (#54). He doesn’t have Familia’s mechanical issues or Wheeler’s control problems...

Flores benched...

Nineteen year old, right handed short stop Wilmer Flores is the Mets #4 prospect, ranked #39th in top 50 prospects and #4 amongst short stops.  This year in FSL Flores hit .269 with 26 doubles, 9 home runs and 81 RBIs.  But the youngster isn't doing so well in winter ball...

New pics of changes at Citi Field

Nothing like a quiet offseason.  Of course that should change after thanksgiving with the Meetings starting December 5th.. The Mets will make some big moves I am sure.  Maybe signing defensive whiz Jack Wilson to back up Tejada. Or how about someone like Jason Marquis to be this years Chris Capuano.  Can you feel the excitement?   Here are some pics of the Mets making some...

Mets' Wilpons may face jury trial in Madoff case

The trustee suing New York Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon and family in an attempt to recover alleged profits from Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme scored a modest victory Wednesday.

Mets still in exploratory stages of off-season

Michael Baron: In talking with fans both here and on Twitter, it seems a lot of people are anxious for the Mets to make some kind of moves, and for good reason. However, the new CBA just got signed, and the course the Mets take has a lot to do with where Jose Reyes decides to go, and Sandy has said that process will be slow. The winter meetings run from December 5 – 8 in Dallas...

A Dog Named Jose and a Cockatiel Named Gil

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld, a huge Mets fan, is creating quite a buzz these days with his decision to name his dog after shortstop Jose Reyes.Another funny quote from Seinfeld came when he appeared on David Letterman on Wednesday night and said:“You want to know why the dog is named Jose? … The dog is named Jose because I feel like we may lose Jose Reyes, and we’re trying to keep... Bottom-heavy Mets system has stars

Dickey aims to scale Kilimanjaro for cause

It was almost immediately upon meeting in the summer of 1994 that R.A. Dickey and Jonathan Johnson, two future first-round Draft picks of the Rangers, struck up a friendship.

Judge rules jury can hear trustee's case vs. Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets' owners have been ordered to undergo a jury trial if the case against them by the trustee for the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme goes forward.

The Phillies will either have to sign Rollins or Reyes

Based on the current market for shortstops, “It is looking more and more like the Phillies will either have to sign Rollins, make an unlikely run at Jose Reyes, or resign themselves to playing 2012 with a huge offensive drop off at short stop,” according to David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News. Jim Salisbury of Comcast Philly says that, while the Phillies are interested...

New draft rules chill Mets plan

The Mets’ rebuilding effort hit a bit of a stumbling block yesterday, when restrictions on how much teams can pay draft picks and international free agents were included in MLB’s new collective bargaining agreement. “We traditionally haven’t gone crazy with draft picks, but we did go over this...

Jerry Seinfeld Bought a Dog and Named Him Jose Reyes

Jerry Seinfeld’s baseball allegiance is pretty well known in the sports world to be the New York Mets. He hasn’t kept quiet as the team has struggled, and wants the team to resign free agent shortstop Jose Reyes. He decided to make this known by buying a dog and naming him Jose Reyes, possibly for [...]

Video: Jerry Seinfeld’s dog makes a plea for Jose Reyes to stay

OK, so I take back everything I said about "Jose Reyes" being a terrible name for Jerry Seinfeld's new dog. Don't get me wrong: I still contend that he doesn't want a lifelong reminder of a big disappointment every time the hound rubs against his feet or digs up his garden. He should have gone the safe route and named him 'Kranepool.' But I admit that...
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