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BREAKING METS NEWS: REYES HAS GRADE 1 HAMSTRING STRAIN

by @ Sunday, July 3rd, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

NY Mets SS Jose Reyes underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan Sunday morning(July 3rd) and the  test revealed he has a grade 1 strain(Least severe of all hamstring injuries) of his left hamstring. Manager Terry Collins told r…

Oh No: Reyes hurt, Record setting offense, Wright, Santana updates, Reyes wins SS vote, Beltran also picked for all star team, Other Notes

by @ Sunday, July 3rd, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Just when things started to look good for the 2011 New York Mets, Saturday July 2nd happened and SS Jose Reyes, the 2011 NL MVP, came up lame after trying to beat out an infield hit in the  1st and was pulled in the 2nd inning with tightness in his le…

Reyes, Beltran and Duda lead the offensive charge to .500, medical updates on Wright, Davis and Santana

by @ Sunday, June 26th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

The suddenly surging New York Mets improved to 39-39 in 2011 with a 8-5 win over Texas Rangers Sunday June 26th. With the victory, the Mets climb to within 4.5 games of the National League wild card  while improving to 5-1-1 in their last 7 series. He…

Strange twist in Mets sale

by @ Thursday, June 16th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Interesting twist in the recent Mets sale being reported by several media outlets. According to Forbes.com, hedge fund manager David Einhorn could gain control of the Mets for $1 in 3 years. Under the agreement of the sale of 33% of the club from Fred …

Mets continue to work despite injuries and financial woes, Stand one game under .500

by @ Monday, June 13th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

The  New York Mets(33-34 as of June 12th) have adopted almost a blue collar workman like persona with all the issues and obstacles-on and off the field- they have faced in the first half of the 2011 campaign. First, the never ending Madoff-Wilpon scan…

Wright, Davis updates, Reyes returns, Terry Collins blows up, Other news

by @ Saturday, June 4th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

The  New York Mets (26-31) continue to be one of the more interesting and entertaining teams over the course of the 2011 season. This injury riddled and cash strapped team plays hard and battles but is just talent short, particularly within the  pitc…

Breaking News: David Einhorn purchases 33% of Mets, Pagan back, Dickey hurt plus Gary Carter update and more Mets news

by @ Saturday, May 28th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Investor and businessman David Einhorn,43,  purchased 33% of the New York Mets this week and has infused the cash strapped club with a reported $200 million, according to numerous reports. A lifelong Mets fan and New Jersey native, Einhorn’s pur…

Wright’s back, Davis,Pagan updates, Beato Back, Justin Turner’s record setting week, Reyes amazing start, Gary Carter news

by @ Sunday, May 22nd, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Busy week for the New York Mets on and off the field. The big news was the expected placing of the teams franchise player, 3B David Wright, on the disabled list with a stress fracture in his lower back.  Wright will travel to California Monday(May 23r…

BREAKING METS NEWS: Wright has stress fracture in his back

by @ Monday, May 16th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

New York Mets franchise face and player, 3B David Wright was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his lower back after undergoing an  MRI Monday May 17th. The Third baseman is waiting on the results of a CT scan before the Wright and the Mets decide a …

Mets continue recent string of strong play, Davis DL-ed, Beltran’s strange week, C Young out for season,other news

by @ Sunday, May 15th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Another week of newsworthy items regarding the 2011 New York Mets, who have been playing excellent baseball as of late. The team stands at 19-21 as of May 15th and have won 3 straight series including the last two on the road. Lets look at some of the …

Improvement continues,Reyes rumors, Young, Pagan updates, Bay impact, Other news

by @ Sunday, May 8th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Never a dull moment in Queens on or off the field for the 2011 New York Mets. The team has battled after a brutal start and is now a respectable 15-18 as of May 18th. When you consider the division they play in as well as the injury issues they have ba…

Team ends April on up swing, 2B,Bay,Mejia updates

by @ Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

The New York Mets ended a tough first month of the 2011 season  at 11-16 but the return of LF Jason Bay(April 21st) from a late spring training oblique injury  seemed to spark the club.  The team won 6 straight then fell to 1-3 in the next four. How…

Bay’s return energizes team

by @ Monday, April 25th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

The return of Left fielder Jason Bay(.333, homer, 3 rbi in 15 at bats) from an early season oblique injury has jump started the offense, leading the New York Mets(9-13) to a season high 4 game winning streak. The big free agent signing of the 2010 offs…

Blown leads, poor pitching lead to early struggles

by @ Sunday, April 17th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

The New York Mets opened the 2011 campaign with several question marks, mostly regarding the rotation and makeup of the bullpen. Well the early returns are in and many fans are asking for refunds. With true ace Johan Santana out due to shoulder surgery…

Pitching, Depth and Wright offer hope as Mets approach homer opener

by @ Thursday, April 7th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Solid first week for the New York Mets, a team many picked last in the National League East. The won both a road series and  get away game, two areas the club greatly struggled with in 2010. ((32-49 road record, 2-8 in series rubber games). Additonall…

Breaking News: Bay likely headed to DL

by @ Thursday, March 31st, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

LF Jason Bay will open the 2011 season on the 14 day disabled list with a intercostal strain in his left rib cage.  Lucas Duda will get  most of the work in left with Willie Harris occasionally filling in. The Mets plan to back date the DL stint to l…

2011 Awards Predictions

by @ Tuesday, March 29th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

MVPs AL: New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriquez NL: St Louis Cardinals 1B Albert Pujols CY YOUNG AL: Boston Red Sox LH Jon Lester NL: Philadelphia Phillies RH Roy Halladay ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AL: Chicago White Sox LHP Chris Sale NL: Atlanta Braves 1B Freddi…

2011 Season Preview

by @ Tuesday, March 29th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

2011 NEW YORK METS PREVIEW Prediction:  3rd in the NL East Strengths: Potentially strong lineup with speed and power….. Elite 3B David Wright…. Team plays well at Citi Field….New Management team has made wise moves, hi-lighted by th…

Busy week as season nears

by @ Sunday, March 27th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Never a dull moment with the New York Mets and this week several news items to report. 1- Perez waived: The Mets finally released LHP Oliver Perez on March 21 with a year and 12 million dollars remaining on his 3 year/36 million dollar deal signed afte…

Castillo era ends

by @ Sunday, March 20th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Busy week for the New York Mets hi-lighted by the release of 2B Luis Castillo Friday(March 18th). With this move, the financial strapped team is on the hook for the entire $6 million 2011 salary. The former three time all star was hitting .286 with no …

As season nears, 2B,5th starter the major question marks, Other Spring Training notes

by @ Thursday, March 17th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

The 5 way battle for the starting Second base position will work itself out over the next couple of days, according to New York Mets manager Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson. Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Justin Turner have battled veteran Luis Cast…

Santana rumors and other spring training notes

by @ Monday, March 14th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Lots of noise Sunday(March 13th) out of Mets spring training with a report that ace lefty Johan Santana’s (offseason shoulder surgery) 2011 season was in serious jeopardy due to his lack of progress in the rehabilitation program. Steve Popper fro…

Busy week 3 of Spring Training for New York Mets

by @ Thursday, March 10th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Updates on several key components for the 2011 New York Mets, a team that is many things but not boring! RF Carlos Beltran:  The Mets former CF’s left knee was feeling better Wednesday(March 9th) a day after the club was set to shut him down as …

Beltran move to Right erases one key camp question

by @ Thursday, March 3rd, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

New York Mets OF Carlos Beltran voluntarily has decided to move from Center to right field and informed Manager Terry Collins and OF Angel Pagan Monday(February 28th). After two surgeries on his right knee over the past two seasons, Beltran thinks this…

Up and downs after week 1 of Spring Training

by @ Sunday, February 27th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Some news and notes as well as who has looked good in week 1 of Mets spring training. Stock Up: 1- RHP Chris Young pitched well Sunday Feb 27th vs the Atlanta Braves over 2 innings and skipper Terry Collins was impressed. 2- RHP Jenrry  Mejia allowed…

Santana and Reyes updates

by @ Thursday, February 17th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson gave a detailed report on ace lefty Johan Santana’s recovery from shoulder surgery at camp today.(Thursday, February 17,2011) The 31 year old Santana had the procedure in his throwing shoulder September 14 and …

2nd Base,rotation the major on field question entering Spring training, other news

by @ Sunday, February 13th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

With pitchers and catchers reporting to Port St. Lucie, Florida Tuesday to start the 2011 season, lets look at some on field issues the club faces. The competition for 2nd base looks to involve 4 players while as many as 8 candidates competing for 2 ro…

Mets mess

by @ Friday, February 4th, 2011. Filed under 2011 Mets

I know I speak for all followers of the New York Mets when I say that regardless of who owns this team we want to win… BOTTOM LINE. However part of winning in ANY organization and business is stability and financial backing. I am not sure what or…

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