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  • newBackman not likely to get hired outside of the Mets
    Wally Backman is not likely to get a job managing a big-league team unless it’s the Mets, several baseball people told columnist Bill Madden (Daily News, Aug. 31). Backman was recently named the 2014 Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year, the l…
    - 50 mins ago2 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • newSNY’s The Good Doctor, about Doc Gooden, will re-air this Wed.

    - 2 hours ago2 Sep 14, 4:33pm -
  • newVote for the Mets Thrill of the Game highlight, pres. by Pepsi
    If you didn’t already catch all of this week’s plays, click here to watch them now before you vote!
    - 3 hours ago2 Sep 14, 4:15pm -
  • newBobby Parnell will stay in PSL, aiming to throw off mound in Dec.
    Bobby Parnell played catch Saturday with his teammates in Miami for the first time since having Tommy John in April. Parnell told reporters he will spend the off-season rehabbing in Port St. Lucie. He plans to pitch off a mound around Christmas.…
    - 4 hours ago2 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • newIt’s been a good and bad start for Dilson Herrera
    In four games since his promotion from Double-A last Friday, 20-year-old 2B prospect Dilson Herrera has four hits for the Mets, including a home run and triple on Monday… He has struck out three times and walked twice in his 15 plate appearances. H…
    - 5 hours ago2 Sep 14, 1:42pm -
  • newWhat’s on Tap for Tuesday, Sept. 2…
    The Mets (64-74) continue their three-game series against the Marlins (67-69) on Tuesday in Miami at 7:10 p.m. ET. Jon Niese (7-10, 3.48 ERA) will get the start for the Mets, opposed by Brad Penny (1-0, 5.40 ERA) for the Marlins. Schedule… Weekend…
    - 9 hours ago2 Sep 14, 9:30am -
  • newMonday’s meltdown was ‘ugly,’ ‘not a big league game.’
    Terry Collins didn’t mince words Monday after the Mets committed six errors, including three in a brutal eighth inning, as the Marlins rallied for a 9-6 victory. “Well, I’m not sure I can say it publicly,” Collins said, when asked what he was…
    - 10 hours ago2 Sep 14, 9:12am -
  • newConforto promoted to Savannah
    First-round pick OF Michael Conforto has been promoted to Single-A Savannah from Brooklyn. The Sand Gnats are heading to the playoffs, while Brooklyn did not make the postseason. SS Amed Rosario and 3B Jhoan Urena were also promoted to Savannah from…
    - 16 hours ago2 Sep 14, 2:54am -

NY Daily News

  • newSloppy Mets take Labor Day off, make six errors in loss to Marlins
    As the rest of the country celebrated Labor Day, the Mets played like they had taken the day off. They committed a season-high six errors - three in the eighth inning alone - as they fell to the Marlins 9-6 at Marlins Park Monday.
    - 14 hours ago2 Sep 14, 4:49am -
  • newMets Insider: Josh Edgin has MRI on elbow
    Terry Collins is not optimistic about getting Josh Edgin back quickly. The left-handed reliever was left behind in New York to have his elbow looked at by team doctors on Tuesday morning.
    - 16 hours ago2 Sep 14, 2:30am -
  • Anthony Recker's blast carries Mets to 6-5 victory over Phillies
    Anthony Recker does not exactly get to pick his spots, but he makes the most of them. The back-up catcher's playing time has dropped with the development of young starter Travis d'Arnaud, but Recker takes advantage of his opportunities.
    - 1 day ago1 Sep 14, 2:13pm -
  • Mets Insider: More elbow woes for Josh Edgin, Daisuke Matsuzaka
    The Mets left Citi Field with plenty of concern about left-handed reliever Josh Edgin and right-handed reliever Daisuke Matsuzaka. They were left behind in New York and will be looked at by team doctors this week because of elbow issues.
    - 2 days ago1 Sep 14, 2:20am -
  • Bartolo Colon shelled as Mets make 90 wins mathematically impossible
    Whatever Sandy Alderson’s challenge of 90 wins really meant for the Mets this season, whether it was a goal, a guideline or a reminder to the organization to lift expectations — it is officially no longer possible after the Mets lost to the Phill…
    - 3 days ago31 Aug 14, 5:32am -
  • Harper: Wally Backman deserves bigger role with Mets
    So Wally Backman was named the Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year, and while that probably won’t increase the likelihood that he will be the Mets’ next manager, it could put GM Sandy Alderson in a rather awkward position.
    - 3 days ago31 Aug 14, 5:27am -
  • Mets Insider: Bobbleheads and boos for Curtis Granderson
    Before Saturday night’s game, Terry Collins said he was hoping Curtis Granderson would start a hot streak like the one the outfielder enjoyed earlier this season.
    - 3 days ago31 Aug 14, 5:23am -
  • Madden: Derek Jeter, David Wright not delivering from prime batting order spots
    Oh Captain! Our Captains! August has been the unkindest month for Derek Jeter and David Wright, both of whom are finding just hitting the ball hard, for extra bases, to be a yeoman’s task.
    - 3 days ago30 Aug 14, 9:10pm -

Amazin Avenue

  • newHow the Mets can realistically get better this offseason
    The Mets can be Wild Card contenders in 2015. Here's how.Sandy Alderson has taken steps in the past few years to put the Mets in a position in which they are just a few key acquisitions away from competing for a playoff spot. They have a strong farm…
    - 4 hours ago2 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • newMets Daily Prospect Report, 9/2/14: Coffee's For (The Season) Closers
    Catch up on all of yesterday’s minor league action from around the Mets farm system!*All results from games played on Monday September 1st, 2014Triple-A - Las Vegas 51's (81-63)_______________________________________LAS VEGAS 5, ALBUQUERQUE 0 (B…
    - 4 hours ago2 Sep 14, 2:25pm -
  • newReports of Curtis Granderson's demise have been greatly exaggerated
    While Granderson has avoided becoming the next incarnation of Jason Bay, many Met fans feel that Granderson has been underperforming and is in his decline phase. Although his age can't be ignored, Granderson is still much the same hitter as he's been…
    - 5 hours ago2 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • newMets Morning News: Mets have labor pains, despite Dilson's big day
    Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsDespite a home run and a triple from Dilson Herrera, the Mets made a number of costly mistakes in a disastrous, error-filled eighth inning. If you would like to…
    - 6 hours ago2 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • newMets promote Michael Conforto, Amed Rosario, Jhoan Ureña to Savannah
    The players will join Savannah for its playoff run.Following the Brooklyn Cyclones' elimination from the New York-Penn League playoffs, the Mets promoted Michael Conforto, Amed Rosario, and Jhoan Ureña to Single-A Savannah. All three had been with…
    - 15 hours ago2 Sep 14, 4:15am -
  • newFinal Score: Marlins 9, Mets 6—Marlins Park, a.k.a. House of Horrors
    The Mets lost an ugly one in Miami this afternoon.The Mets could have very well beaten the Marlins this afternoon in Miami, but thanks to the six errors they committed in the field—and generally poor defense—they did not. Zack Wheeler was not hi…
    - 21 hours ago1 Sep 14, 9:59pm -
  • newMets injury update: Bobby Parnell will not throw off a mound until after Christmas
    The rehabbing, right-handed reliever will stick to flat-ground sessions until then.Bobby Parnell, who is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery in April, will not be throwing off a mound for another four months, according to Newsday's Marc Ca…
    - 22 hours ago1 Sep 14, 8:50pm -
  • newMets' Josh Satin unhappy with 2014 season
    After getting called up to the majors on Sunday, Satin explained his disappointment with the way his season progressed.Despite his recent call-up from Triple-A Las Vegas to the Mets, Josh Satin is not happy with his 2014 season. According to ESPN…
    - 23 hours ago1 Sep 14, 8:08pm -

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Mets Trade Rumors

  • Quick Hits: Abreu, Thornton, Hicks
    The Mets have announced that they will promote former star outfielder Bobby Abreu from Triple-A Las Vegas tomorrow. Abreu is 40 and hasn't played in the big leagues since 2012, which he spent with the Angels and Dodgers. But he made a good impression…
    - 21 Apr 14, 1:43am -
  • Quick Hits: Hardy, Gonzalez, Hanrahan, Davis, Harang
    The Orioles are in Boston for a wraparound series with the Red Sox culminating tomorrow on Patriots' Day. Mike Seal, the agent for J.J. Hardy is in Boston this weekend, but the Orioles shortstop says it's not for extension talks. "He's here because h…
    - 20 Apr 14, 10:00pm -
  • Quick Hits: Prospects, Pirates, Brewers
    Service time is often among the most important factors when determining when to promote a top prospect, a new analysis by Baseball Prospectus suggests (via FOX Sports). For followers of teams such as the Astros, who recently netted themselves an extr…
    - 20 Apr 14, 2:38am -
  • NL East Notes: Mets, Braves
    Mets manager Terry Collins says he expects Lucas Duda to settle in and produce now that the Ike Davis trade has opened up the club's full-time first base job, MLB.com's Spencer Fordin reports. Duda, however, says he doesn't feel much has changed. "If…
    - 20 Apr 14, 12:45am -
  • Lannan Accepts Mets' Outright Assignment
    SATURDAY: Lannan has accepted the assignment, ESPN's Adam Rubin tweets. WEDNESDAY: The Mets have outrighted left-hander John Lannan to Triple-A Las Vegas and purchased the contract of right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka, tweets MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. L…
    - 19 Apr 14, 11:00pm -
  • NL Notes: Braves, Mets, Cubs, Willis
    The Braves don't get as much attention as the Cardinals, Athletics or Rays for being well-run teams, but perhaps they should, the New York Post's Joel Sherman suggests. The Braves' relative lack of postseason success may be one factor, says Sherman,…
    - 19 Apr 14, 9:21pm -
  • NL Notes: Polanco, Bradley, Abreu
    Toolsy Pirates outfield prospect Gregory Polanco ought to be the next top prospect to win a promotion, MLB.com's Jim Callis writes. MLB.com ranked Polanco the No. 13 prospect in baseball heading into the season, and he's done nothing to diminish his…
    - 19 Apr 14, 6:25pm -
  • Pirates Acquire Ike Davis From Mets
    SATURDAY: The PTBNL in the deal is likely to be a 2013 draft pick, Heyman tweets. He also notes that that player, and not Thornton, is the "key piece." 2013 picks will not be eligible to be traded until the summer. FRIDAY 6:22pm: The PTBNL is "fairly…
    - 19 Apr 14, 2:25pm -

Mets.com

  • newNiese out to help Mets even series with Marlins
    The Mets will send Jon Niese to the mound for the middle game of their series with the Marlins on Tuesday at Marlins Park. Miami will counter with veteran Brad Penny, as it looks to gain ground in the National League Wild Card race.
    - 19 hours ago1 Sep 14, 11:30pm -
  • newSix errors too much for Mets to overcome
    For non-contending teams, September is a month for growth. The Mets know now that they won't be involved in postseason play. They are at peace with it. So over the season's final four weeks, they simply want to set themselves up as well as possible f…
    - 21 hours ago1 Sep 14, 10:15pm -
  • Collins understands why Colon drew few calls
    Terry Collins may not have expected such a scant number of teams to check in on starter Bartolo Colon prior to Sunday's waiver trade deadline, but the manager was unsurprised to learn that Colon would ultimately remain with the Mets.
    - 1 day ago1 Sep 14, 4:39pm -
  • Mets look to callups to keep 'pen functioning
    Some teams look to September callups as a chance to give their bullpens much-needed breaks. The Mets looked at their 2014 callups simply as a way to keep their fractured bullpen intact.
    - 1 day ago1 Sep 14, 4:38pm -
  • Satin called up from Triple-A Las Vegas
    The Mets officially recalled infielder Josh Satin on Monday, rewarding him for his .386 on-base percentage and .825 OPS in 100 games at Las Vegas.
    - 1 day ago1 Sep 14, 4:38pm -
  • Mets calling up Satin, Centeno, two others
    Reinforcements are coming for the injury-riddled Mets. Following the club's 6-5 win over the Phillies on Sunday, the team announced it is calling up four players -- Josh Satin, Juan Centeno, Erik Goeddel and Dario Alvarez -- for Monday's opener again…
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 11:32pm -
  • Edgin, Dice-K staying in NY to have elbows checked
    The Mets headed to Miami following their 6-5 win over the Phillies on Sunday. Left-hander Josh Edgin and right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka did not. Both relievers are staying in New York to have their problematic elbows examined by doctors.
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 11:32pm -
  • Recker delivers big blow to help Mets win series
    For a moment Sunday afternoon at Citi Field -- before the Mets finished off the Phillies, 6-5 -- one Anthony Recker swing in the sixth inning eased the pains of a difficult season in Queens, his bat colliding with an A.J. Burnett breaking ball that n…
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 10:47pm -

Kranepool

  • newMets Baseball Like It Used To Be
    <> This scene could never happen today, I’m there somewhere in shallow left field. I’ll never forget my wife’s parting words to me when I left for this game “please don’t get arrested”     If there was ever a good time for SNY to air Th…
    - 6 hours ago2 Sep 14, 1:15pm -
  • Wake Up Mets Fans, It’s 2015
    I hope the promotion of Dilison Herrera comes with instructions for the manager that (a) Herrera is to play every day the rest of the season and (b) is never to be put in the 8th spot of the lineup. If the instructions are carried out by Terry Collin…
    - 4 days ago29 Aug 14, 2:10pm -
  • Did Bud Selig Make The Wilpon’s An Offer They Couldn’t Refuse ?
      Put your seat belt on as it’s purge my brain day here at The Eddie Kranepool Society, so the seat belt sign will remain on for this whole post as I’m expecting a lot of turbulence. The flight crew will be serving refreshments shortly. How ridi…
    - 7 days ago26 Aug 14, 3:01pm -
  • Keane on Sports Podcast 8-20-14
    < Popular Music Internet Radio with WBAR NYC on BlogTalkRadio >   On the latest episode of Keane on Sports Podcast, my guest was Jeffery Radice, the producer/director of a documentary on the life of Dock Ellis titled NO NO: A Dockumentary. We discus…
    - 12 days ago21 Aug 14, 12:56pm -
  • I Want Youuuuuu To Show Me The Way
          Com’on Sandy, Fred and Jeffey Show me the way to a pennant contender!!!!!!   I see that yesterday’s post struck a chord with many readers and fellow Mets bloggers who have the same feelings I do. Some even thought that yesterday was a s…
    - 14 days ago19 Aug 14, 12:57pm -
  • I’ve Got The Mets Bloggers Blues
        I’ve been writing on this blog for 13 years and for 9 of those years it’s been fun. I couldn’t wait to post something here and discuss the wins, loses, positive steps the organization was making and pointing out their failures. But as I s…
    - 15 days ago18 Aug 14, 12:29pm -
  • Terry Collins Will Be Back In 2015, Oh How I Miss AT&T Park
      So the word around social media is that Terry Collins will return as Mets manager in 2015. Not a shock, he’s everything Sandy Alderson covets in a manager.  He follows orders, says all the right things in the press, TV and radio and is the esse…
    - 19 days ago14 Aug 14, 3:05pm -
  • For The NY Mets 2015 Came Early
        We had a lively episode of The Kult of Mets Personalities this past Saturday,  Back after a two week vacation and I wish I were still in California, still sitting on the beach in Santa Monica watching the “sights” but vacations come to a…
    - 22 days ago11 Aug 14, 3:16pm -