On December 10, 1971, the Mets sent pitching prospect Nolan Ryan to the Los Angeles Angels for third baseman Jim Fregosi. At the time, the deal seemed reasonable. Fregosi had been an All-Star for six of the past seven seasons and was widely regarded as one of the better third basemen in baseball. Meanwhile, the […]
Kirk Cahill is a native New Yorker and lifelong Mets fan. He's recently taken to blogging and enjoys following prospects and frequenting minor league games. You can follow him on Twitter @KirkC_.
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The Mets (33-40) won their second straight game, taking the opening game of the series from the Marlins (36-36) by the score of 1-0. All of the pre-game talk was about Marlins youngster Andrew Heaney, who was making his first Major League start. However it was the Mets own young starter who stole the show. […]
Updated 5:50 PM Adam Rubin of ESPN is reporting that Travis d’Arnaud is tentatively going to be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas in time for the Mets series against the Oakland Athletics starting on June 24th. The move is most likely going to be made so the minor league option will be rescinded. D’Arnaud has been […]
The Mets (30-37) got back in the win column Friday night, defeating the San Diego Padres (28-39) by the score of 6-2 tonight at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon started the game for the Mets and earned the win. Colon got off to a shaky start in the first inning before escaping, but would surrender two […]
Mets ace Matt Harvey has made it no secret that he’d like to pitch in 2014. While the Mets have made it clear that they’d like their 25-year old right-hander to slow things down, and let their rehabilitation schedule dictate his return to the mound. Just last week, after consulting with Dr. James Andrews, the […]
Update: 4:25 PM Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that the Mets didn’t allocate funds for a veteran catcher to help mentor Travis d’Arnaud, hence leaving them in the current situation they’re in at backstop. “We allocated our spending to other areas,” a source told Martino. 1:43 PM As many of you know, the Mets […]