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Archive for January, 2009

Mets Bring Back Argenis Reyes

The Mets signed infielder Argenis Reyes to a minor league contract yesterday. Reyes had played for the Mets last season but was non-tendered last month and became a free agent. Reyes will serve as backup in case recently signed Alex Cora gets injured. He didn’t hit very well on the major league level last year […]

Sanchez Gets 128% Raise, Avoids Arbiration

According to reports the Mets have reached an agreement with Duaner Sanchez on a one year contract for $1,687,500 and avoids arbitration. The deal gives Sanchez a $950,000 raise. Sanchez faded down the stretch last year when it mattered most but in the crazy business of major league baseball he still merited a 128% increase. […]

Colbert Gets In On The Patch Bashing

Domino’s Replaces Citi?

The folks at have posted a story lampooning the corporate sponsorship of CitiField and the similarities between the CitiField and Domino’s Pizza logos.

Hello Alex, Goodbye Damion

The Mets signed infielder Alex Cora to a 1 year deal yesterday. Could this spell the end for Damion Easley? Easley is a free agent and though he played well for the Mets he’s really just a spare part. Why would the Mets sign another spare part if they didn’t intend to get rid of […]

Mets Patch Sucks

The images below are the patches that the Yankees and Mets will wear on their sleeves this season to commemorate the opening of their new stadiums. Once again the Yankees beat the Mets. The Mets season doesn’t even say what is being inaugurated! Get with it, Mets!

CitiField from PS3 in MLB:09 The Show

I saw this posted on Metsblog but felt the need to put it here too:

Report: Lowe Signs With Braves

According to reports by Paul Newberry of the AP (link) and David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution (link) the Braves have come to an agreement with free agent pitcher Derek Lowe. The deal is estimated to be worth $60 million over 4 years. This puts the screws to the Mets regarding Oliver Perez whose […]

Rickey, Rice Elected to Hall

Congratulations to short time Mets player and coach Rickey Henderson and former Boston Red Sox outfielder Jim Rice on being elected to the hall of fame! When asked how he felt about getting into the hall of fame Henderson replied in typical Rickey fashion “I feel great about it. It’s been a long time coming.” […]

Hot Foot Welcomes The Bisons

In the latest installment at Hot Foot Andrew Beaton gives us a brief introduction to the Mets new AAA affiliate, the Buffalo Bisons.