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Heyman: $15 million of money owed to Jason Bay is being deferred till 2015

Last week New York Mets fans were left to rejoice in the news that the team had cut ties with arguably one of the biggest free agent busts in baseball history, Jason Bay.  The team stated that it had “negotiated an early expiration of Bay’s contract” and that the agreement would provide Bay his unconditional [...]

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Christmas in November: Mets part ways with Jason Bay

Well Mets fans, you don’t even have to wait for Christmas to unwrap this gift; Jason Bay is no longer a New York Met.  According to the teams official press release: Jason Bay and the New York Mets today announced a negotiated early expiration of his contract. The agreement provides Bay his unconditional free agency [...]

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Tonight May Have Been Good-Bye To 20 for Dickey

R.A. Dickey has had an amazin’ season for a horrendous team.  But don’t we all just wish the rest of the team would muster up enough offense to get Dickey to 20 wins, and presumably a Cy Young?  Of course we do, we’re fans. But this Mets team was unable to support Dickey and once [...]

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Bay helping Mets make move towards mediocrity

The New York Mets won for the 7th time in their last 8 games today when they took down the Marlins by a score of 5-1.  With the victory the Mets regain a share of third place in the NL East as Chipper Jones helped the Braves to a walk-off victory against the Phillies. To [...]

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No Runs, Big Problems

The Mets have been shut out 7 times this year, but doesn’t it seem like more? The more I watch this team, the more I realize that their first half success was reliant almost entirely on the shoulders of the starting pitching and two-out RBI hits.  And when the team doesn’t drive in any two-out [...]

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Alderson: “Jason Bay is not going anywhere, nor is his contract.”

Prior to Tuesday night’s loss to the Miami Marlins, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told ESPN New York the Mets will not eat the final guaranteed season of Jason Bay’s four-year, $66 million contract, according to Andrew Merchand, saying “Certainly, there are times when it is appropriate to eat a contract. There are [...]

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Jason Bay lands on the DL with a concussion

During the top of the second inning of Friday night’s 7-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets outfielder Jason Bay went crashing into the left field wall at Citi Field and was forced to exit the game; with what was later diagnosed as a concussion. Bay, who was attempting to make a diving [...]

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Talk of sending Ike Davis to Triple-A continues

If you’re a diehard Ike Davis fan then you may be able to look past his struggles to start the 2012 season and proclaim that the New York Mets should stick with him at first base till he figures it out.  The reality is, that’s probably not what’s best for the Mets or Ike, who [...]

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Struggling Ike is unlikely to be demoted

For New York Mets fans, it’s been easy to like Ike.  He’s a homegrown talent with the potential to deliver monstrous home runs and a knack for web gems at first base .  You’d be hard pressed to dig up an article where a beat writer or reporter has a bad word to say about [...]

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