Finally! After weeks of unconfirmed reports of being offered a contract, not being offered a contract, the truth has finally emerged: Chris Young will be pitching for the Mets in 2011.
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Big couple of days for big Mike Pelfrey. After posting 15 victories in 2010, the Mets rewarded Pelfrey with a hefty raise. Pelfrey, who earned $500,000 last season, will earn $3.9 million in 2011.
But wait, it gets better. Not only will Big Mike be cashing bigger checks, manager Terry Collins has already announced Pelfrey as the opening day Continue reading
The left-handed Tankersley comes to the Mets via Florida having bounced back and forth Continue reading
The Mets continued their pursuit of injury-risk pitchers with potential strong upsides as they signed Chris Capuano and Taylor Buchholz to deals last Monday. Both are Tommy John survivors who are trying to revive their careers.
This deliberate and tactical approach the Mets Continue reading
As a Met from 2009 to 2010, Green logged just 79 innings and appeared in 90 games as a reliever with a 1-4 record and Continue reading
I’ve already been asked a few times about the artwork to the right in our header banner. It’s a custom sketch that artist Joe Petruccio did for GodBlessBuckner when he and I sat down for an interview last season. He was gracious and kind enough to provide a sketch for our website capturing perhaps the Continue reading
We’d like to take a moment to thank Fanball Sports Network for taking us on to blog about our favorite team, the New York Mets. Also, a big thank you to Bryan Douglass who gave us the opportunity Continue reading
Could you ask for a more ironic, yet appropriate ending to the Mets 2010 season? There was Oliver Perez on the mound in the final game, missing the strike zone, pitch after pitch. Perez took the loss after a winless season and allowed one more earned run and three more walks to give him 42 Continue reading
As Matt had mentioned in yesterday’s post, the Mets had traded Jeff Francoeur for infielder Joaquin Arias just before the trade deadline. Matt did a great job of profiling Arias and what the Mets can expect from him this season and beyond.
But I wanted to take one last moment to recount Francoeur’s contributions to the Mets (and lack thereof). Continue reading