Mets News & Notes

Utley Will Not Serve Any Suspension For Take-Out Slide Against Tejada

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
Utley Will Not Serve Any Suspension For Take-Out Slide Against Tejada

According to reporter Bill Shaikin of the LA Times, Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley will not serve any suspension for his vicious take-out slide against the Mets’ Ruben Tejada during the NLDS. The slide resulted in a fractured leg for Tejada who spent nearly two months in a cast. Utley was suspended and immediately appealed […]

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Robles Records Four-Out Save In Spring Debut

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
Robles Records Four-Out Save In Spring Debut

Hansel Robles put together a four-out save in yesterday’s 3-1 Mets win over the Houston Astros. A very nice beginning for the hard-throwing reliever who will be counted on to help solidify the back end of the bullpen this season. Manager, Terry Collins spoke with Anthony McCarron of the New York Times about Robles and […]

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Wright May Be Held Out Of Games For Another Two Weeks

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
Wright May Be Held Out Of Games For Another Two Weeks

Beat writer Mar Carig of Newsday is reporting that Mets third baseman David Wright might not appear in Grapefruit Leagues for another two weeks, according to what a source told him. Wright continues to take it slow this Spring so as not to place any excess strain on his back. The Mets captain has participated […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Astros 1

An article by posted on March 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Astros 1

The New York Mets defeated the Houston Astros by a score of 3-1 this afternoon at Kissimmee, Fla. for their first Grapefruit League win of the Spring. The Mets were down 1-0 going into the fifth inning when they broke through with a pair of runs to take the lead thanks to a double by Eric Campbell, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM

New York Mets at Houston Astros Osceola County Stadium – 1:05 PM RHP Robert Gsellman vs LHP Collin McHugh Today’s game marks the first of two with the Astros this Spring and it is the Mets only game in Kissimmee in 2016. Robert Gsellman makes his first official start of the Spring. He was named the […]

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Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

It’s with a sad heart to report that Shannon Forde, the longtime Mets media relations director, passed away tonight from breast cancer at the young age of 44. The Mets released the following statements. Jeff Wilpon: “Shannon was a very unique person. I was fortunate to see her a few weeks ago at the rehab […]

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Jenrry Mejia Claims MLB Conspired To Ban Him With Doctored Test Results

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Claims MLB Conspired To Ban Him With Doctored Test Results

After a third failed PED test, Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia threw his entire career away for his continued use of banned substances. At the age of 26, he received a lifetime ban from baseball on February 12,  essentially ending his MLB career. In an earlier MMO article, different avenues were examined as to the reason why […]

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Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 4 In Spring Home Opener

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 4 In Spring Home Opener

Finally, we got to watch the Mets play while hearing the voices of Gary, Keith, and Ronnie like baseball is meant to be. The sellout crowd of 7,003 at Tradition Field got to see one of my least favorite things in baseball, a tie. The Mets tied the game in dramatic fashion when Dilson Herrera […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets (0-1) will host the Miami Marlins (0-1) in their Grapefruit League home opener this afternoon at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. LHP Justin Nicolino (5-4, 4.01) gets the start for the Marlins and will oppose. RHP Logan Verrett (1-2, 3.59) for the Mets in the 1:10 PM matinee. Also expected to pitch […]

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Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Jacob deGrom had his contract renewed, making him the only non-arbitration eligible player with the Mets unable to agree on a  new deal for the 2016 season. Agent Brodie Van Wagenen who represents deGrom, issued the following statement after the Mets’ decision to renew his client’s contract. “We respect the Mets’ […]

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