The Mets are hopeful that first rounder Brandon Nimmo will be able to make his professional debut in the Gulf Coast League this Sunday, tweets MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. Nimmo signed for $2.1MM earlier this week after being the 13th overall pick in the draft. Let's round up the latest from the Big Apple...
- Jason Isringhausen picked up his 300th career save earlier this week, and the Mets closer told Mike Puma of The New York Post that he hasn't ruled out pitching in 2012 yet (Twitter link), "I'm not coming back for $500K again, I know that," said Izzy. Make sure you check out CloserNews.com for everything you need to know about fantasy closers.
- Richard Sandomir and Ken Belson of the New York Times say that the latest decision in the Bernie Madoff case could be a significant financial blow to the Wilpons. The Mets owners might have to turnover $300MM to a trustee as a result.
- Harvey Araton of the New York Times says that Alex Rodriguez's knee injury is a reminder that the 36-year-old is a DH-in-waiting with six more years left on his landmark contract.