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Is It Time For Fernando Martinez To Make A Splash?

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

As a Mets fan, the name Fernando Martinez has always perked my ears when I would hear or read his name. It seems like F-Mart has been around for a long time, though he’s just 22 years old. (His birthday is only two months after mine, and he turns 23 on Oct. 10 this year.) […]

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Mets DFA Acosta, Give Boyer Last Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

According to Sandy Alderson, Blaine Boyer has won a spot on the Opening Day roster, as has Daniel Murphy. Manny Acosta has been designated for assignment. Jason Isringhausen will stick around in extended spring training. Original Post 3/28 10:00 PM As was previously reported by HoJo this afternoon, reliever Manny Acosta is on the bubble and unless the […]

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Opening Day Just Days Away

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

This weekend, I ventured down to Port St. Lucie to catch two late-March Spring Training games. It’s been a routine trip I make each year, typically toward the end of March, that way I can catch as close to the Opening Day lineup as possible. The Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 16-3, Thursday, March […]

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Harvey: The Future of Mets Pitching?

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments
Harvey: The Future of Mets Pitching?

Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey has been the hottest topic among Mets fans/writers over the past few days. Harvey, who was drafted seventh-overall in last season’s draft, will likely begin this season in Single-A Port St. Lucie. He has the stature of a starting pitcher (6-feet, 4-inches tall and weighs 225 pounds) and might have […]

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And Then There Was One…The Almost Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

With today’s news that Luis Hernandez, Nick Evans and Pat Misch were placed on waivers, the opening day roster is essentially in place, with the last bench spot expected to be going to newly minted super-utility man Daniel Murphy. The last expected bullpen slot is a footrace between Blaine Boyer, who appears to have a […]

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Notorious Met Killers: The D-Train

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

DONTRELLE WILLIS Remember this guy? Facing the the D-Train in a three-game series against the Florida Marlins was always one of the least favorite things to do for the Mets back during the 2003 – 2006 seasons. Dontrelle Willis went 11-3 against the Mets with a 2.51 ERA in 19 starts. Willis won the Rookie of […]

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Beato Clinches Spot in Bullpen, Are Evans And Izzy Out?

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Pedro Beato has been one heck of a player in the spring, and it looks like all his hard work just payed off for him. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman, Pedro Beato is going to be on the Mets opening day roster in the bullpen.  This was what Jon Heyman said via Twitter: Beato to […]

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Pedro Feliciano Could Start Season On DL

An article by posted on March 26, 2011 0 Comments
Pedro Feliciano Could Start Season On DL

According to Bryan Hoch who covers the New York Yankees for MLB.com, Pedro feliciano could start the season on the Disabled List. Hoch says that Feliciano has a sore left triceps (forearm) and he has not pitched since March 9, almost three weeks ago. Feliciano signed a two-year deal is worth $8 million, and it included a […]

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MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo Reveals Mets Top 10 Prospects

An article by posted on March 26, 2011 0 Comments

Just posted on Mets.com, Jonathan Mayo’s annual look at the Mets Top 10 Prospects, complete with predictions, near misses, and estimated times of arrival. Mets’ Top 10 Prospects 1. Wilmer Flores, SS: Flores’ best tool, by far, is his bat. After scuffling a little at age 17 in 2009, he started to figure things out last […]

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Izzy Could Go To Extended Spring Training?

An article by posted on March 26, 2011 0 Comments

As we all know, Izzy (Jason Isringhausen) is on his way back from an elbow injury.  With about 1 spot left in the bullpen, (with Sandy Alderson saying that Pedro Beato will probably make the roster) some are wondering if he will even make the bullpen.  Well, it may still be a possibility.  According to Mike Puma of […]

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