Mets News & Notes

Familia Sets New Franchise Consecutive Saves Record

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Sets New Franchise Consecutive Saves Record

Jeurys Familia improved to 16-for-16 in save opportunities on Wednesday, when he got Wilson Ramos to ground out to end the ninth and give the Mets a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals. Familia, 26, also set a new franchise record by converting 32 straight regular-season saves, passing Billy Wagner who converted 31 straight save attempts […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Feels Fine, Should Play Friday (Back Spasms)

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Feels Fine, Should Play Friday (Back Spasms)

According to manager Terry Collins, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is doing fine and is expected to be in the lineup on Friday when the Mets host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field. Cabrera left the game in the first inning due to back spasms and never took the field against the Nats. “All of a […]

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Braves Claim LHP Dario Alvarez Off Waivers

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Claim LHP Dario Alvarez Off Waivers

Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, Alvarez had been designated for assignment by the New York Mets on Monday after they promoted utility player Ty Kelly from Triple-A Las Vegas and was added to the 40 man roster. Alvarez, 27, had a 3.01 ERA and 1.212 WHIP over seven […]

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MMO Game Recap: Matz Dominates Nationals In 2-0 Win

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Matz Dominates Nationals In 2-0 Win

The Mets (27-19) defeated the Nationals (28-19) 2-0 today in Washington D.C. to pull a half game behind in the National League East race. Pitching Another day, another dominant start by Steven Matz. Since his terrible first start in early April, Matz has been nothing short of wonderful, and took his game to a new […]

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Matt Harvey Will Make His Next Start Against White Sox

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Will Make His Next Start Against White Sox

After being summoned to the manager’s office by Terry Collins, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey was told that he would make his next start against the Chicago White Sox on Monday. Also in attendance was pitching coach Dan Warthen and assistant GM John Ricco. According to Collins, optioning Harvey to the minor leagues was never discussed. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals at 1:05 PM

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals at 1:05 PM

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 • 1:05 p.m. Nationals Park • Washington, D.C. LHP Steven Matz (6-1, 2.81) vs. RHP Tanner Roark (3-3, 2.89) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets lost to the Nationals last night, setting up a matinee rubber game today between Steven Matz and Tanner Roark. […]

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The Butt-Hurt Media Didn’t Get Their Pound Of Flesh Last Night

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
The Butt-Hurt Media Didn’t Get Their Pound Of Flesh Last Night

Let me be clear; I don’t really care that Matt Harvey opted not to talk to the media regardless of the hissy fit by the Mets beat writers and columnists this morning. Harvey – or any other ball player for that matter – is under no obligation to meet with media after the game or […]

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The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s Subtle Pitching Flaw

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s Subtle Pitching Flaw

During last night’s SNY broadcast, SNY showed Matt Harvey’s opposing batting average broken down by number of times through the opposing team’s lineup: First time through the lineup:  .243 Second time through the lineup:  .284 Third time through the lineup:  .510 This pattern continued last night as the Washington Nationals hit two home runs their […]

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Mets’ Relationship With Cespedes Getting Stronger After Hot Start

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets’ Relationship With Cespedes Getting Stronger After Hot Start

With Yoenis Cespedes off to an excellent start, Kevin Davidoff of the NY Post says the Mets’ relationship with Cespedes appears to be warming up. But Davidoff wonders if this means the two sides will be able to commit to a long term deal. “It’s a little early,” John Ricco, the Mets’ assistant general manager, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Murphy Leads Nats To 7-4 Win Over Mets

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Murphy Leads Nats To 7-4 Win Over Mets

The New York Mets (26-19) were defeated by the Washington Nationals (28-18) by a score of 7-4 on Tuesday night in DC. Pitching: Matt Harvey started for the Mets in arguably his most important regular season start in his career. He walked the leadoff hitter Ben Revere on 5 fastballs, after which the nail biting […]

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