Considering he’s relied upon so heavily in the Mets’ bullpen, Pedro Feliciano was given a nice little break recently. Now, with about a week and a half remaining in Spring Training, he’ll be used rather steadily as he aims to prepare himself for what will probably be another 80-appearance season in relief for the Amazin’s. But the veteran left-hander has something else in mind. “I just want to be the setup man,” Feliciano said prior […]
As most Mets fans know by now, former Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested yesterday after fleeing the scene of an accident. He was driving with his five year old son at the time and everyone involved was unharmed. The story first broke on Deadspin so you can imagine all the delirious twists and turns the story has taken, and in a post to MetsBlog, Adam Salazar (Brooklyn Met Fan) cautions that much of what […]
Joining in the latest new blog craze, we’ll be linking to you to some other great reads each day as you may have already seen on some other Mets sites. Last summer, before his leg betrayed him, Jon Niese provided his manager a glimpse of how good it all could be. Jerry Manuel has retained an image of a young left-handed starting pitcher finding and fighting his way through big league lineups. The Mets manager […]
As the Mets round the final turn and race down the stretch and toward the finish line, let’s take a look at which players will be standing in the winners circle come April 3rd. Remember, many leads are always lost as the pack tightens up near the finish line, but here’s how I see it now. The Hitters 80:1 – Ike Davis is still a long shot despite the solid spring. 75:1 – Chris Coste will […]
According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets have released RHP Josh Fogg. Fogg, who signed a minor league deal with the Mets in January, did not appear in a Grapefruit League game with the Mets this spring and so he requested his release to give him some time to catch on with another team. R.A. Dickey is looking more and more like the next pitcher the Mets might cut bait with. Dickey has just a […]
The New York Mets are really hoping to surprise some people this season after the dismal, injury-riddled 2009, but a portion of that expectation is resting on the rehab from surgery on the right knee of Carlos Beltran. According to the New York Daily News, Beltran is likely going to be back in the lineup before early May. “Every day I’m improving,” Beltran told the paper. “I don’t feel the same way I did last year. At the […]
In a sign that Mets shortstop Jose Reyes might be out closer to eight weeks rather than two weeks, the Mets are reportedly looking at Cristian Guzman as a possible temporary replacement. Rich Coutinho of ESPN reported via Twitter, The Mets may be looking for another SS since Reyes could be out a few weeks- I am hearing the name Cristian Guzman has been discussed. I like Guzman and he’d be an obvious upgrade over both […]
Update 5:00 pm Fernando Martinez will start the season in the minors according to Omar Minaya a guest on SNY. Well, I’m glad we got that settled… Original Post 7:00 am Jon Harper of the Daily News penned an interesting piece in which he he concludes that Mets prospect Fernando Martinez should be the starting center fielder until Carlos Beltran comes back. He does admit that Martinez looked overmatched and showed little evidence that he was […]
Adam Rubin of the Daily News reports that fourteen players have been cut from Mets camp and reassigned to minor league camp. Most notable among them, but hardly a surprise is catcher Josh Thole who will start the season in AAA-Buffalo where he will hone his defensive skills. We may see him again this season, but probably not before the All Star break. Here is the complete list of players who have been cut. C – Josh Thole 3B […]
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