Coutinho: Mets Daniel Murphy Working Hard On His DefenseWe all know Daniel Murphy can hit. After all, he was a doubles machine last year and was fifth in the league in batting prior to his injury. The question is: Can he consistently field the position well enough to be in there every day?
Mets' Wally Backman Named Manager Of Triple-A Buffalo BisonsIt's not Flushing, but hey, chilly Buffalo is still New York. And for 1986 champion Wally Backman, it's still the Mets organization.
Report: Mets' Wally Backman 'Considering The Possibility' Of Job With NationalsIs it too soon to call the Nationals "'86 South"? According to the New York Post, Wally Backman is "considering the possibility" of teaming up in Washington with former Mets manager Davey Johnson.
Collins To Mookie: No Hard Feelings; Mets' Alderson Says Change Was Needed1986 legend Mookie Wilson has been let go by the Mets. Again.
Coleman's Corner: The Mets' Coaching Carousel SpinsThe winds of change blew through the Mets' coaching staff on Wednesday, and when the gale subsided, four coaches were gone.
Coutinho: Hale Will Be Missed, But Mets Coaching Changes Make SenseThe Mets have announced some coaching changes for 2012 and my immediate reaction is that losing Chip Hale is a big hit while adding Tim Teufel as third base coach and Ricky Bones as bullpen coach makes sense.
Teufel Vs. Teufel: Ex-Mets Star Loses Buffalo Bisons Triple-A Game To SonWell, no need for a scouting report here. Tim Teufel's son made his Triple-A debut Thursday night -- and dad was there, all right.
Former Met Tim Teufel Dragged Into Madoff MessFormer New York Mets player Tim Teufel is among the hundreds of Bernard Madoff investors who have been asked to return bogus profits from the fraudster's Ponzi scheme.
Strawberry: Backman 'Will Be' Next Manager Of MetsWally Backman was passed over for Terry Collins as the next manager of the Mets, but the fiery Double-A manager still has a firm believer in Darryl Strawberry.
Mets Promote Backman To Manage BinghamtonThe Mets have tapped Wally Backman to replace Tim Teufel as manager of New York's Double-A Binghamton farm team.
Mets Add Left-Hander Tim ByrdakThe 27-year-old was 2-2 with a 3.49 ERA in 64 relief appearances for the Houston Astros last season, holding lefty hitters to a .213 batting average.