Here is a recap of all that has transpired this afternoon. To begin, Carlos Beltran was placed on the disabled list with a right knee injury that the Mets are calling a bone bruise. Beltran, had an MRI on his ailing knee this morning at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and the Mets expect him to be back after the minimum time on the DL. Omar Minaya said, “The bruise was getting bigger in [...]
According to Adam Rubin, The Mets placed center fielder Carlos Beltran on the 15-day disabled list today with a bone bruise on his right knee. The team called up Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo today, though he wasn’t expected to be there in time for tonight’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Martinez had been sent down to Buffalo last week.. How frustrating… Omar Minaya said, “The bruise was getting bigger in size and we [...]
ESPN is reporting, that Donald Fehr is stepping down as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. Don Fehr joined the MLBPA as general counsel in August of 1977 and was named executive director in December of 1985. Prior to joining the Association, Don was associated with the Kansas City law firm of Jolley, Moran, Walsh, Hager & Gordon, where, on behalf of the MLBPA, he worked on the landmark Messersmith-McNally free agency [...]
According to several sources including Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, the Buffalo Bisons released outfielder/first baseman Wily Mo Pena and infielder Javier Valentin today. The Mets released two veterans, outfielder Wily Mo Pena and infielder Javier Valentin, from Triple-A Buffalo today while activating newly claimed left-handed reliever Arturo Lopez to the Bisons’ roster. Pena had five homers and 21 RBIs in 41 games for Buffalo, while Valentin had been mired on the disabled list recently. [...]
If you were paying attention during the fourth inning of today’s Mets broadcast, you would have learned that the Mets catchers lead the National League with 45 runs batted in. Wow, really? Omir Santos leads the pack with 22, followed by Ramon Castro who knocked in 13 runners before being traded, and Brian Schneider is holding up the rear with 10 ribbies. Santos is seventh in the league, but when you take a closer look it gets [...]
According to David Lennon of Newsday, Carlos Beltran is hurting again from the bone bruise below his right knee and he plans to get an MRI soon to find out the extent of the damage. “I just want to make sure it’s not going to get worse,” Beltran told Newsday this afternoon. “If it can get worse, I want to take care of it.” With Jose Reyes and Carlos Delgado out indefinitely, the Mets can [...]
According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, Nick Evans has been called up to the Mets to replace Fernando Martinez who was optioned back to Buffalo. Evans was batting .276 with a .294 OBP at Double-A Binghamton since he was demoted from Buffalo where he batted .093 in 22 games. The Mets also had Evans consult a sports psychologist at the time to find the root of his problems. It was no surprise that [...]
Much is being made about Pedro Martinez lately. Not only will he be back soon, but that he is already negotiating with two clubs. The AP reported, Pedro Martinez could be back on a Major League Baseball mound soon. The pitcher said on Wednesday that he has had talks with the Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays and hopes to sign a contract in the near future. “There’s a good chance I’ll be signing soon, [...]
Oliver Perez took a big step forward in his rehab today and seems to be nearing a return which could have him back by early July. According to AP, Perez who has been on the disabled list since May 7, threw 48 pitches in three shutout innings of an extended spring training game Thursday at the Mets’ rehab facility. He gave up three hits and one walk, and struck out five in the pain-free performance that [...]
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