Archive for March, 2012

Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

Either today or tomorrow the Mets are extremely likely, according to sources, to announce the 2012 minor league rosters for each of the long-season teams. Competition has been ferocious for all four teams, particularly for the most coveted prizes, a spot on one of the pitching staffs for each of the long-season clubs. Over-crowding, combined […]

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Duda Goes Deep, Freeman Does It Twice In Mets Loss

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Duda Goes Deep, Freeman Does It Twice In Mets Loss

Chris Schwinden started and subsequently got rocked today in a 7-5 defeat to the Braves. Summary It was a tough day for Chris Schwinden today, who could not finish the third inning and allowed 4 ER in just two and a third innings pitched. He looked fairly outmatched and struggled to hit his spots. Schwinden […]

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Random Mets Thoughts

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Random Mets Thoughts

I’m John Delcos from newyorkmetsreport.com. I will be posting for Joe while he is laid up for several days following surgery. Joe and I have teamed up in the past and we will do again throughout the year. I wish Joe a speedy recovery and hope you will do the same with your comments. With […]

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Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

With three weeks of Grapefruit League action in the books and just nine games to go before the Home Opener at Citi Field against the  Braves on April 5th, now’s as good a time as any to see which players are performing and who isn’t. METS HITTING – MIN 25 AB HOT Mike Baxter – 39 AB, […]

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Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

In an interview yesterday with Ben Wagner, the “voice of the Bisons,” which was posted on the Buffalo Bisons’ website, injured outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis talks about how his surgically repaired shoulder “feels good,” and his sore oblique “feels a lot better now.” He also gives us this progress report: that he began throwing Monday, and […]

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Fear Factor: Mets Bench Scares Nobody?

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Fear Factor: Mets Bench Scares Nobody?

So what do you make of a Mets bench that includes Mike Nickeas, Mike Baxter, Justin Turner, Scott Hairston and Ronny Cedeno? It doesn’t exactly strike fear in the hearts and minds of opposing pitchers, does it? Well on that note, check this out from Adam Rubin at ESPN NY: A Mets official said Monday there […]

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After His Grapefruit League Debut, Wright Will Get A Couple Of Days Off

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
After His Grapefruit League Debut, Wright Will Get A Couple Of Days Off

Playing in his first spring training game, Mets third baseman David Wright played his first game of the spring yesterday and had himself a good day at the plate going 1-for-2. Wright did a nice job working a 3-2 count before lining a sharp single off right-hander Jake Westbrook. Wright also made a great diving […]

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Mets To Honor Gary Carter On Opening Day

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Honor Gary Carter On Opening Day

The New York Mets will honor the memory of Gary Carter on Opening Day, Thursday, April 5 at Citi Field with his family participating in a special pre-game ceremony prior to the season’s opener against the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. Carter passed away February 16 after a courageous 10-month battle with brain cancer. Gary’s […]

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Alderson Confirms Chris Young Deal

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, first reported that the Mets have re-signed free-agent RHP Chris Young to a minor league contract. Sandy Alderson confirmed the signing today and spoke with reporters: “Right now we don’t have an expectation other than a general one — that he’ll be able to pitch at some point. Until he’s seen by […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Is Pretty Much Set

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Is Pretty Much Set

With David Wright back in the line-up (1-2, single) and Scott Hairston and Andres Torres looking like safe bets for Opening Day, it seems to me like the 25-man roster is seemingly set: Starting Line-up C- Josh Thole 1B – Ike Davis 2B – Daniel Murphy 3B – David Wright SS – Ruben Tejada LF […]

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