Found November 17, 2011 on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog:
“The Mets and Rockies briefly talked about building something around Huston Street and Pelfrey, but the Mets do not seem overly enamored with Street,” the New York Post’s Joel Sherman recently said on Twitter. Earlier this week,’s Jon Heyman said on Twitter that the Mets will tender a contract to Pelfrey, who is again eligible for arbitration this winter when he is expected to earn around $6 million; or, the team could non-tender him and make him a free agent. Matthew Cerrone: (Posted on Nov. 1, 2011): The team values innings pitched and, at the very least, he delivers them and with potential. They say he could end up earning around $6 million next season. He was probably worth twice that in his best season (2010), and half that in his worst season (last year). So, if he’s some place in between, say .500 and an ERA around 4.20, which is seemingly most realistic for him these days, $6 million sounds about right. Jon Scippa (Posted on Nov. 17, 2011): There are a few reasons t...

Report: Blue Jays interested in Rockies P Street

The Toronto Blue Jays may be willing to forgo signing a marquee free-agent closer - and acquire one via trade instead.FOX Sports is reporting that the Blue Jays have inquired about the availability of Colorado Rockies reliever Huston Street. The emergence of Rafael Betancourt as a reliable ninth-inning option has made Street expendable in Denver.Street is owed $7.5 million this season...

The only choice at 2B for Mets is Daniel Murphy

Recently, the Mets let it be known that if they re-sign Jose Reyes, that Ruben Tejada will be the team’s starting second baseman in 2012. And if Reyes bolts, they’ll move Tejada to shortstop and have Daniel Murphy starting at second base. Many fans seem surprised by this news, figuring that Murphy’s career in the middle of the infield was over. In 2011, Murphy posted a...

2011 Player Review: Josh Thole, C

We began our review of the 2011 Mets by examining their free agents and players the team will consider tending contracts to. We started evaluating the rest of the roster, beginning with infielder Ruben Tejada and continue today with catcher Josh Thole. Tomorrow: Ike Davis. JOSH THOLE – C THE SKINNY: Thole turned heads in 2010 with his bat control and ability to work the count...

Mets Top Position Player Prospects Were Disappointing in 2011

I came into this season with high hopes for guys such as Cory Vaughn, Cesar Puello, Wilmer Flores and Aderlin Rodriguez.  However, not a single one of the players I just listed came close to their 2011 expectations, especially for where they were ranked in the system.  I understand that they are young, and still have time to develop, but was it to much to ask for one of them to perform at...

Rockies willing to trade closer Huston Street

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Mets Reach Out to the Agent of Frank Francisco

According to Ken Davidoff of Newsday, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has reached out to the agent of Frank Francisco: #bbpBox_136950402460553216 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_136950402460553216 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }The #Mets met with the representatives for free agent RHP Frank Francisco.about 14 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite...

Wright has 'gut feeling' he will be back with Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- David Wright understands why the New York Mets are open to listening to trade offers.

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Mets have met with Frank Francisco’s agent

“The Mets met with the representatives for free agent RHP Frank Francisco,” Newsday’s Ken Davidoff said tonight on Twitter. Earlier this week, Joel Sherman of the New York Post said he believes the Mets would be willing to spend ‘$8-$10 million for late inning relief,’ and ‘they are considering if it is best to share that total between two relievers with some closer...

What is this, MarlinsBlog?

Friend of MetsBlog, @ChrisDAPS on Twitter, created this: Matthew Cerrone: Obviously that’s an exaggeration, but it’s a point well taken… it has felt like this of late, considering every third post here over the last week or so has mentioned the Marlins. It’s frustrating to spend this much time mulling over the seemingly progressive moves of a division rival, especially...

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