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The New York Mets say they have cut some of their business staff. The team issued a statement Friday that read: "Several weeks ago, we made workforce reductions in both the baseball and business operations departments, which amounted to less than 10 percent of our full-time staff." New York just finished its third straight losing season and has reduced ticket prices for the third...
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There’s been a lot of talk lately about Jose Reyes not re-signing with the Mets. I still believe that he will, and if he doesn’t, I’ll be heartbroken. But if they don’t re-sign Reyes that frees up a lot of money for this organization. That would leave them with about $40M to fill out the roster with. So who are my top 5 free agent choices after Reyes, you ask? Well even if...
Yesterday, I read over Matt Cerrone’s post entitled, “What is a New York payroll?“. Great question, right? And one that is certainly worthy of debate, and I can’t wait to dig my teeth into this one.
Cerrone’s piece was spurred on by a series of tweets by Adam Rubin who said the following:
If Mets decision on Jose Reyes is based purely on another team making astronomical...
According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, The Mets have laid off 15 of about 180 non-player team employees.
Martin also said that the Mets released this following statement:
“Several weeks ago, we made workforce reductions in both the baseball and business operations departments, which amounted to less than 10 percent of our full-time staff.”
Photo: Hopefully they don'...
In 2011, Mike Pelfrey earned $3.9 million and went 7-13 with a 4.74 ERA in 193 2/3 innings.
Despite the poor season and the liklihood he will earn between $5-6 million through arbitration, Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger says Pelfrey will probably be back with the Mets in 2012, and during the September 20 broadcast on SNY, Sandy Alderson said he expects to go into Spring Training...
As of midnight last night, free agents (such as Jose Reyes) are now able to negotiate and sign with a new team.
Reyes, Willie Harris, Chris Young, Chris Capuano, Miguel Batista, and Jason Isringhausen are among the 148 players who filed for free agency last month.
For the complete list of free agents, click here.
The last day for teams to offer arbitration to their ranked free...
According to ESPN’s statistics, the 2011 New York Mets were the fifth oldest team in all of Major League Baseball.
The oldest team was the Phillies (29.9), then the Rangers (29.8), then the Brewers and the Yankees (both 29.5). The Mets, Red Sox, and Giants (all 29.3) were tied for the fifth oldest team in Major League Baseball.
I had no idea that the Mets’ players were much older...
Yesterday afternoon on Twitter, I asked my followers what they thought the Mets should do with Angel Pagan. Here is what some had to say:
I realize Pagan didn’t have a great year, in fact, I spent most of the season hearing from fans about his defensive miscues, lack of offense, and bone headed base running mistakes. With that said, in looking over the free-agent outfielders...
The Mets laid off about 10 percent of their front-office staff, which is not a good omen in the Jose Reyes sweepstakes.
As Adam Rubin mentioned yesterday to Joe D of Mets Merized Online, Angel Pagan has been looked down apon in the Mets organization. Taken from what Rubin said, its now likely that Pagan will be non-tendered, and will be looking for a new team.
With that being said, then we are going to have some fun talking about who could replace Angel Pagan in CF. Clearly from the 2012 MLB Free...
The Mets laid off 10% of their non-playing employees. As the article points out, they didn’t fire any of the their higher executives. I would guess there are a couple of departments they could consolidate, but choose not to.