Outfielder Angel Pagan has been activated from the disabled list. To make room for him, Nick Evans was sent down to Triple-A. Evans was batting .256 with one homer and six RBIs in 43 at-bats. Pagan will start tonight in center field and bat leadoff against the Reds. John Maine, who has been out with a pinched nerve in his shoulder, threw off a mound today and reported no problems. Jerry Manuel said he was pain […]
UPDATE 6:15 PM: Jon Heyman confirms that the Phillies are in very serious negotiations with Pedro, but he cannot confirm the $4 million dollar figure in the DR report. According to a post on MetsBlog, the Latino publication Candela Deportivo is reporting that the Phillies have signed Pedro Martinez, who last pitched with the New York Mets. As Matt Cerrone wrote in his blog, lets wait to see if it is confirmed by someone in the mainstream […]
Believe it or not, the Mets are ever so slowly getting healthier and making their way back. Last night we witnessed the return of Oliver Perez and regardless the mixed results, it was a good first step considering he hasn’t pitched in well over a month. We have some more updates in the news, so lets get you caught up… Carlos Delgado Out since May 11th, Delgado fielded 25 ground balls for the first time […]
In the just released list of Baseball America’s Top 25 Prospects, no Mets appeared among baseball’s premier prospects. The Mets did appear at number numbers 40 (RHP Brad Holt) and number 47 (RHP Jenrry Mejia). The Philadelphia Phillies had three players in the Top 25. Here is the complete list… Mid-Season Top 25 Prospects 1. Jason Heyward, of, Braves 2. Mike Stanton, of, Marlins 3. Jesus Montero, c, Yankees 4. Justin Smoak, 1b, Rangers 5. Madison […]
Here is a sobering video of the Mets worst plays of the season according to ESPN. I warn you that this is definitely not for the squeamish. Can you believe that this Mets team was predicted to win the World Series by Sports Illustrated? Is it time to think about 2010 yet? A hat tip to Mark for the video link.
The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed on a deal that will send OF Lastings Milledge and RHP Joel Hanrahan to Pittsburgh in return for OF Nyjer Morgan and LHP Sean Burnett. After reading some opinions from a few Pirates and Nationals bloggers, the consensus seems to be the Nationals have a slight edge. In my opinion the Nationals fleeced the Pirates. Of course we may not know the real winner for years to come. […]
Break out the champagne Mets fans, Oliver Perez pitched five scoreless innings this afternoon.. Oliver Perez started for the Class-A (short season) Brooklyn Cyclones today and beat the Hudson Valley Renegades Perez allowed no runs on two hits in five innings pitched. He walked one batter and struck out six while throwing 72 pitches. The Renegades lineup featured a half dozen players that recently begun their professional careers only seven days ago and most of […]
Earlier this afternoon we posted the following on our site… Earth to Sheffield, earth to Sheffield, can you read me? You would think that with Beltran going on the DL, it would open up even more playing time for right fielder Gary Sheffield. Especially when you consider that he is now our active homerun leader, and only true power source. So why has he yet to take the field since Beltran hit the skids? “I’ve […]
For one night this summer, the Brooklyn Cyclones will be transformed into the Baracklyn Cyclones, honoring the 44th President of the United States with a night of patriotic partying at the ballpark. The landmark game will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd – the “Inaugural Tuesday” of the 2009 New York-Penn League season – and will feature, among other highlights: Alternate red, white, and blue jerseys adorned with the team’s new name. FREE Barack Obama […]
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