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Fox Sports is reporting that the Cincinnati Reds are looking for middle relief pitching and have considered Mets reliever Jason Isringhausen in trade talks. Reds have had internal discussions about a number of middle and setup relievers. The list includes Jim Johnson and Koji Uehara of the Orioles; Jason Isringhausen of the Mets; Jason Frasor [...]
David Wright played all 9 innings yesterday in Class A St. Lucie, according to Anthony DiComo at MLB.com, finishing 3 for 6. He is scheduled to play three more consecutive games before he rejoins the team, possibly on Friday. Manager Terry Collins told reporters yesterday concerning David’s return We have nothing etched in stone, but [...]
According to Metsblog’s Matthew Cerrone, Terry Collins suggested that Jason Bay could lose playing time to Scott Hairston — who has 4 hits in his last 6 at-bats while Bay in his last 35 at-bats is hitting .100 with 0 RBIs dipping his average to .234. Bay commented to MLB.com on his recent struggles. “If [...]
This season Francisco Rodriguez has served as a bullpen mentor for Bobby Parnell, even endorsing the hard-throwing righty just last week. Rodriguez said this about Parnell’s closing abilities: He can do it and he knows it. I love that kid. I talk to him a lot and I love him. He’s a guy who comes [...]
Another year at the All Star game and Jose Reyes has to sit out because of injuries. Reyes has actually only played in one All Star game after being chosen four times. Jose was trailing behind other National League shortstop Troy Tulowitski before a the greatest fans in baseball rallied behind their shortstop and successfully [...]
Carlos Beltran is starting to sound a lot like K-Rod nowadays. He recently told the Boston Herald of his feelings toward being traded to the Red Sox. They’re in first place. It’s a no-brainer. Boston is a great team. Like I say man, the Mets know that I have made it clear to them , [...]
The fire sale has officially begun: Francisco Rodriguez has been traded to the Brewers for two players to be named later. Obviously, a team looking to contend for the postseason does not trade their closer. So, expect to see more trades coming as the Mets sell off their most valuable assets and build for 2012 [...]
Mike Piazza managed the U.S team to a 6-4 victory over the World Team in the annual Futures Game at Chase Field on Sunday. When asked about the Roger Clemens steroids trial Piazza replied with a smile: “I really don’t want to say anything on that, I just want to enjoy the day. It’s about [...]
Per the official New York Mets website on MLB.com, Francisco Rodriguez has ditched agent Paul Kinzer for Scott Boras. I don’t know how this can be good for the Mets. As we all know, K-Rod is only 21 finishes away from the pot of gold — the $17.5M option for 2012 that automatically vests when [...]
With over a quarter of major league baseball being Hispanic, it was thought that some players would sit out the 2011 All Star game due to Arizona’s controversial Immigration Laws. According to Fox Sports, the head of the MLB players union, Michael Weiner, issued a definitive no-protest statement yesterday: “Our nation continues to wrestle with [...]
The Yankees set a Citi Field attendance record with a paid crowd of 42,020 on Friday night. According to various reports, there were also some Mets fans in the stands. Saturday afternoon’s game is just about sold out, BUT, there will be a limited number of standing room tickets on sale for the contest (this [...]
With the surprise resignation of manager Edwin Rodriguez, the sinking Marlins are searching for a replacement. Last night, several sources indicated that the Marlins asked the Mets for permission to speak with Binghamton manager Wally Backman. I know what you’re about to say: “but Joe, the Marlins already decided on 80-year-old Jack McKeon to take [...]
Several outlets are re-reporting Ken Rosenthal’s scoop that Jose Reyes and Scott Boras have met in regard to the shortstop’s representation in contract negotiations. Oh boy. Would the Mets have any chance of re-signing Reyes if he hires Boras?
The Phillies have DFA’d LOOGY J.C. Romero. Would the Mets be interested in picking him up?
In an article in the New York Post, Howard Johnson had critical words for Terry Collins and his benching of Jason Bay: