Mets optioned RHP Lino Urdaneta to Triple-A New Orleans. and recalled RHP Ambiorix Burgos. Urdaneta was only up for quick look because Willie Randolph wanted to see what the kid had in the tank. It turned out that it wasn’t much, so Burgos is back and should stick around for the rest of the season barring a significant step backward in progress. Burgos is one of those guys who can be dominating when his stuff […]
Mets Transactions After last weeks flurry of moves, the Mets made a signing earlier this week. The Mets signed pitcher Brian Lawrence to a Minor League contract. Lawrence was on the Colorado Rockies this Spring, but missed the cut and was released. He missed the entire 2006 campaign following surgery on his right shoulder. Minor League Roundup AAA – New Orleans Zephyrs (17-18) 5/7 – After a couple losses against the Iowa Cubs, the Zephyrs lost again getting […]
Sports Illustrated ran a very interesting article in their latest issue that ranked the best prospects in baseball under the age of 25. Tom Verducci, who penned the article chose the top 10 players that he felt you could build a franchise around. Not surprisingly, Jose Reyes was ranked number 3. He was also accompanied on the list by David Wright who was ranked number 9. Here is what he said about each of them, […]
I know this really isn’t Mets news, but considering most fans are Yankee haters I felt it was relevant to report it. Free agent Roger Clemens announced Sunday that he plans to pitch for the Yankees this season. It looks like he could be pitching for them anywhere from 4-6 weeks. Here is what MNV had to say. In an incredible and completely unexpected announcement, Roger Clemens appeared after the seventh inning stretch in the owners […]
More Great News Mets Fans!!! John Maine was just named National League Pitcher of the Month of April as announced by Major League Baseball! Here is what they had to say on the Press Release at MLB.COM… Maine, whose 1.35 ERA led the Major Leagues in April, posted a 4-0 record in the month. Over 33.1 innings pitched, Maine has allowed only five earned runs and no more than two earned runs in any outing. He […]
Jose Reyes was just named the National League Player of the Month for April! How awesome is that! Only a few days ago on this site, we named Jose Reyes Mets Merized Player of the Month for April. Apparently, Major League Baseball agreed with our writer Michele!! Check out what Adam Rubin had to say about it in in his article! Reyes entered today’s action leading Major League Baseball with 17 stolen bases and five triples. The 2006 […]
Last night was a strange night as I watched the Mets fall to the Florida Marlins 9-6 on SNY. During the 7th inning, I was suddenly overcome by a deep feeling of deja vu’. I believed that I was watching the Yankees playing at Yankee Stadium and that Alex Rodriguez was at the plate, but when I looked closer at the television screen, it wasn’t ARod at all, it was David Wright. And while my […]
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