Continuing to bolster their front office with experienced baseball-operations staff members, the Mets announced on Monday that they have hired former Dodgers general manager Paul DePodesta as vice president of player development and scouting.
As a Mets fan, it’s exciting to see some established, well-liked in the game, respected executives added to the front office. Alderson. [...]
The Mets have agreed in principle to make Alderson their new general manager, with only contractual details left to complete, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Wednesday morning.
From what I’ve read, baseball people around the league think it’s a good move. As a Mets fan, I am happy about the hire, it’s [...]
Via The New York Post:
A source on Friday confirmed that general manager Omar Minaya has been told he won’t be retained in his present role, and manager Jerry Manuel will be dumped as early as Monday.
Minaya, who is still owed more than $2 million on a contract that runs through 2012, may remain in the organization [...]
The New York Mets have called up first base prospect Ike Davis today for the start of a 10-game homestand that begins tonight against the Chicago Cubs. Davis will replace the failed platoon that included Mike Jacobs and Fernando Tatis. Daniel Murphy was slotted to start the season there but a sprained knee has sidelined [...]
04.18.10. Lady of the Week. Miss Kristen Bell. Say goodbye to Sarah Marshall. We will have a new Lady tomorrow. Enjoy the NBA playoffs today and catch some baseball if you can. If you missed yesterday’s action like I did (working), you missed the first no-hitter of the season. It was by Ubaldo Jimenez [...]
Jose Reyes made his long-awaited return to the New York Mets lineup Saturday afternoon with no hiccups or setbacks. The energetic shortstop batted leadoff and went 1-for-4 with a line drive single up the middle in his 2010 debut. He looked good. Healthy. Active. Many people were skeptical about Reyes’ health and hamstring coming into [...]
13W-9L. 3.13 ERA. 1.21 WHIP. 167 INN. 146 K.
2010 PROJECTED STATS:
BASEBALL HQ: 13-8. 3.39 ERA. 1.21 WHIP. 189 INN. 167 K.
BILL JAMES: 17-8. 3.08 ERA. 1.08 WHIP. 225 INN. 224 K.
CHONE: 11-9. 3.96 ERA. 1.25 WHIP. 182 INN. 165 K.
PECOTA: 11-10. 3.96 ERA. 1.26 WHIP. 182 INN. 148 K.
2010 PROJECTED STATS & OUTLOOK:
Jose Reyes will be out of action for up to 8 weeks due to his hyperthyroid. Mike Vaccaro from the NYPOST has an article here where you can read about the Reyes injury.
Most likely, Reyes is out until late May. His projections may slip a bit to due the cut in plate appearances. I [...]
.267-36-119-103-13 in 531 AB
2010 PROJECTED STATS:
BASEBALL HQ: .272-34-112-107-12 in 574 AB
BILL JAMES: .268-32-103-99-11 in 560 AB
CHONE: .267-34-105-98-7 in 529 AB
PECOTA: .261-28-95-94-9 in 635 AB
2010 PROJECTIONS & OUTLOOK:
.267-32-104-100-10 in 575 AB. Bay will now suit up for his third team in three seasons. After being traded from the Pirates to the Red Sox in [...]
A couple signings recently over the past week, give or take, so I thought I’d touch on a couple and their potential fantasy impact in 2010…
Johnny Damon: NEW PLACE – Detroit Tigers, OLD TEAM – New York Yankees.
2010 OUTLOOK: Fresh off a World Series Championship, the New York Yankees have parted ways with their [...]