Mets News & Notes

Beltran Out With Knee Soreness, Duda Will Start In RF Tonight

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran Out With Knee Soreness, Duda Will Start In RF Tonight

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is not reporting that right fielder Carlos Beltran will NOT be in tonight’s lineup when the Mets open the season against the Florida Marlins. Carlos Beltran reported some soreness in his left knee this afternoon when he showed up for a team practice before tonight’s game. Manager Terry Collins decided […]

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Collins Joshes With Us… Jose Thole?

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Ha ha ha… Was Terry Collins joking with us on April Fools Day this morning? Here’s something that found it’s way into my in-box this morning with my Flushing Flash subscription. April 1, 2011 Dear Mets Fans: With our 2011 opener tonight in Florida, I want to make this pledge to Mets fans — our […]

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Last Minute Stuff Before Mets Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Today at Digital Domain Park, Jason Bay commented on the injury that led to him going on the Disabled List to start the season. “It was devastating at first. I took one swing and had a little bit of a sting or a stab in my side. I’ve never had that before. I kind of hoped it […]

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It’s No Joke, It’s Really Opening Day Mets Fans!

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments
It’s No Joke, It’s Really Opening Day Mets Fans!

The calendar might say today is April Fools Day, but for me it feels more like Christmas Eve, New Years Day and Fourth of July all rolled into one! It’s Opening Day Mets Fans!!! I always get so happy around this time of the year and combining my passion for art with my passion for the Mets […]

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Jason Bay Heading To DL, Pagan May Bat 6th, Thole 2nd

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets have officially placed left fielder Jason Bay on the disabled list with a strained left rib-cage muscle. The DL stint, according to Rubin, could be backdated into spring training, meaning Bay would only need to miss the season’s first seven games. He would be eligible […]

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Evans, Misch and Hernandez Clear Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, outfielder/first baseman Nick Evans has officially cleared waivers, and was sent to Triple-A. Evans was waived after losing out on a bench spot to Daniel Murphy, Willie Harris and Scott Hairston. Pat Misch and Luis Hernandez also cleared waivers. Original Post 3/28 This just in from Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Holy Thole!

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Holy Thole!

Holy Thole! One of the things I’m most excited about this season is watching the continued development of last season’s Mets rookie class, and what a class it was. Ike Davis and Jon Niese both stepped forward in big and demonstrative ways, but when a young 23 year old catcher name Josh Thole replaced Rod […]

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Ronny Paulino Could Lose Significant Time

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

It took New York Mets backup catcher Ronny Paulino more than half of spring training before he finally showed up to camp more than three weeks late due to visa problems stemming from his 50 game PED suspension. It now looks like Paulino will miss even more time as recent bloodwork revealed a serious problem that […]

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And Then There Was One…The Almost Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

With today’s news that Luis Hernandez, Nick Evans and Pat Misch were placed on waivers, the opening day roster is essentially in place, with the last bench spot expected to be going to newly minted super-utility man Daniel Murphy. The last expected bullpen slot is a footrace between Blaine Boyer, who appears to have a […]

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The 2011 Rotation May Not Be As Bad As The Experts Say

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

Skeptics and doom and gloomers aside, the starting rotation for the Mets this coming season may end up surprising even the most hardened of experts. Granted having Johan Santana on the shelf optimistically until June, realistically and probably until 2012, doesn’t warm the blue and orange blood running through a Met fans veins.   However, […]

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