Found November 22, 2011 on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog:
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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...

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.

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.

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...

Mets sign Adam Loewen to minors deal

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Mets have signed RF Adam Loewen to a minor league contract. Loewen, who will be 28 in April, is a converted pitcher and has primarily played right field since 2008. He hit .306 with a .377 on base percentage with 17 home runs and 85 RBI in 134 games with Triple-A Las Vegas in 2011. He’s a career .188 hitter in 14 big league games.  

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...

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 [...]

The Other Guy

Funny how things work.First off, one of the names that we've been talking about (not that the Mets are necessarily talking about him) to possibly replace Angel Pagan was a guy who used to be a pitcher and then, for the reasons of self preservation, became an outfielder. Well. we got that guy.But not Rick Ankiel. In the tradition of Mike Maddux, Gerald Williams, Robby Alomar,...

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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