Found November 03, 2011 on The Hardball Times:
PLAYERS: David Wright
TEAMS: New York Mets
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Zack Wheeler Heads Baseball America’s Top 10 Mets Prospects List

Baseball America has released their Top 10 Mets Prospects list which shakes out like this: 1. Zack Wheeler, rhp 2. Matt Harvey, rhp 3. Brandon Nimmo, of 4. Jeurys Familia, rhp 5. Cesar Puello, of 6. Jenrry Mejia, rhp 7. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, of 8. Michael Fulmer, rhp 9. Reese Havens, 2b 10. Wilmer Flores, ss Best Average Hitter: Juan Lagares Best Power Hitter: Zach Lutz Best...

R.A. Dickey To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

According to ESPN New York, R.A. Dickey plans to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for charity this January. The 37-year old knuckleballer plans to make the trek despite the uneasy reaction from the Mets, who would have grounds to void his contract should he get injured on the 19,000 mile journey to Uhuru Peak. “Yeah. I’m a grown man, and I can do what I want to do,” Dickey said in an...

It's November 3rd - Let The Jose Reyes Frenzy Commence

It is after 12:01 AM on November 3rd, and the Jose Reyes frenzy is in full force. Having just logged onto the World Wide Web, we are already being inundated with Reyes Rumors. Jose has been a free agent for less than 9 hours, and the "experts", and I use that term very loosely, are predicting that the Brewers and Nationals are the front runners to sign Mets/former Mets...

Jose Reyes ranks fourth on Keith Law’s list of top 50 free agents

Keith Law of published his list of top 50 free agents for this offseason and Jose Reyes ranked fourth.  Prince Fielder, Albert Pujols, and Yu Darvish (Japan) came in ahead of the longtime Mets shortstop in Law’s breakdown, though he did say that “Reyes would be first on this list if he came into it with a clean medical record.” Well, I figured Fielder and Pujols...

NY Mets, fan settle suit over man who fell on her

The New York Mets have settled with a woman whose back was broken when another fan tumbled onto her in the stands in the former Shea Stadium, court records show. Ellen Massey's case against the Mets, a beer concessionaire and the plummeting spectator was settled last month, according to court records. Court files don't detail the terms. Massey lawyer Joshua D. Kelner and...

Top Five Free Agent Finds

It is well known that outside of an outside shot at resigning Jose Reyes, the Mets will not be a major player in any of the other franchise players who hit the market this offseason. The Omar Minaya days of signing the biggest name on the market have come and gone—to some fan’s glee and to other’s dismay. So rather than lament the fact that there will not be a shiny, new toy...

Quick Q&A: Dickey will be “elated” if the Mets re-sign Jose Reyes

Me too R.A…. If the Mets re-sign him I think every Met fan in the entire world will let out a huge sigh of relief. I just hope this situation doesn’t drag out past December or January. It’s just too long to wait! For those of you wondering, elated means “In high spirits; exultant or proud” ( Tweet

Chad MacDonald could leave for Anaheim or San Diego

In a post to Twitter, Keith Law of ESPN says he “keeps hearing” that Chad MacDonald, the Mets scouting director, could choose to leave the Mets for either the Angels or Padres. The Mets hired MacDonald to replace Rudy Terrasas last December, and was an instrumental piece in the 2011 June Amateur Draft along with Paul DePodesta. He had previously served as the director of international...

Player Projection No. 155 - Ike Davis

Key Stats: 31.5 - The number of HR's Ike was on pace to hit before getting hurt in 2011. He was averaging a HR every 18 AB's (one every five games or so). His HR to fly ball ratio was 17.1% (league average is generally around 10.6%). Ike is still a developing power hitter, which we'll get into more later. He showed improvement in his plate discipline as well, cutting...

Sizing Up Sizemore For Mets Center Field Job

The Mets have made a string of bad signings when it comes to aging, injured, unproductive  or otherwise scarred players. Moises Alou, Julio Franco, Oliver Perez, Luis Castillo and Guillermo Mota. We could spend all day adding to the list. It isn’t a great free-agent market, but there’s a name on the list worth rolling the dice with despite his recent injury history. The Cleveland...

Mets, fan settle suit over man who fell on her

The New York Mets have settled with a woman whose back was broken when another fan tumbled onto her in the stands in the former Shea Stadium, court records show.

Second Madoff suit vs. Mets nears settlement

A second lawsuit brought against New York Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon and family related to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme is nearing a settlement, the parties acknowledged in a letter to District Court Judge Paul A. Crotty.

McHugh discusses AFL experience

Collin McHugh is a 24 y/o right handed pitcher who was selected in the 18th round of the 2008 draft. This past season McHugh posted a 2.89 ERA in 16 starts with an 8-2 record for the B-Mets. He went on to the AFL where he has struggled with an 8.79 ERA in six starts.  McHugh is blogging about his AFL experience and here is part of want he had to say yesterday in his last post.....

Too Funny To Ignore…

Forgive me, oh mighty one…. I nearly slipped on a proverbial banana peel when I got a look at this headline… Come on man… Really? Yesterday we had Andy Martino break the news that a Mets source confirmed the team will not offer Reyes a 6-7 year deal, now this…. I need to create a new category called “Non-News”. Come on David, you’re better than this!

The Happiest Recap: 162-163

Welcome to the final installment of The Happiest Recap, a solid gold slate of New York Mets games culled from every schedule the Mets have ever played en route to this, their fiftieth year in baseball. We’ve created a dream season that concludes here with the “best” 162nd game in any Mets season and the “best” 163rd game in any Mets season, thus completing a schedule worthy...
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