Reyes Option Picked Up, Manager Search Begins

Sandy Alderson made his first player move yesterday when he picked up the option on Jose Reyes‘s contract. Reyes will make $11 million in 2011. Meanwhile, Alderson has invited Carlos Beltran to New York for a meeting. I’m not sure what Alderson wants to discuss but I’d speculate he wants to talk about the direction […]

Changing Managers Now Won’t Help

As optimistic as I try to be I have to believe that the Mets season is over. I don’t think we need to wait and see what happens on this road trip to call it. We Mets fans certainly know how badly a team with a 7.5 game lead in August must play to lose […]

Manuel Back On The Chopping Block

With the start of the second half of the season resulting in a 2-9 record the talk of manager Jerry Manuel’s job being in jeopardy have been resurrected. There’s also been talk of hitting coach Howard Johnson being on the hot seat. If winning and losing is the criteria with which you hire and fire […]

Mookie, Melvin Join Mets

Mookie Wilson is rejoining the Mets as the minor league outfield and base running coordinator and Bob Melvin is joining as a pro scout. Both men have major league coaching experience. Additionally, both men have been managers (Wilson managed the Brooklyn Cyclones in 2005 and Melvin managed the Mariners and Diamondbacks). Both are good hires […]

Mets Preparing For Big Changes?

Lost in all the hoopla of game 1 of the World series was some news out of Mets camp. These are only rumors at this point but are expected to be announced as fact right after the series. The juicier story was reported by Jon Heyman of Heyman reports that the Mets have talked […]