Mets News & Notes

Santana On Strict Pitch Count, Excited To Face Strasburg

An article by posted on April 11, 2012 0 Comments
Santana On Strict Pitch Count, Excited To Face Strasburg

Yesterday, Terry Collins said Johan Santana will likely be on a strict pitch count of 95 pitches max when he opposes Stephen Strasburg this afternoon in the series finale. Additionally, Santana will pitch on an extra day of rest for the next six starts, including today, because of the way team days off fall. “It will still be monitored very closely,” Collins said. “One […]

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On The Road With Petey Pete: B-Mets – Part Two

An article by posted on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey Pete: B-Mets – Part Two

On day two of my trip to Bingo, I am reminded of the words Julius Caesar presumably penned in 47 B.C.: Veni, Vidi, Vici. Translation: I came, I saw, I conquered. I think that sums up my triumphant road trip to Binghamton rather nicely. At least I came and I saw, and I guess I did […]

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Has David Wright Regained His 2008 Form?

An article by posted on April 9, 2012 0 Comments
Has David Wright Regained His 2008 Form?

David Wright has begun the 2012 season on an absolute tear, first in the NL batting average, second in OBP behind Corey Hart, and three walks to zero strikeouts in nine at-bats. To boot, he has also already hit his first home run, and it was not aided by the fences being brought in. While […]

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On The Road With Petey Pete: The Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on April 9, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey Pete: The Binghamton Mets

In the words of Mark Twain, “The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.” An excellent thought but obviously Mr. Twain never saw a baseball game at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, NY on a Friday night at the beginning of April. Wow, it really gives new meaning to the phrase “chilled to […]

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Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

An article by posted on April 8, 2012 0 Comments
Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

METS GREAT EDGARDO ALFONZO TO GREET NEW YORK METS FANS AND CITI CUSTOMERS TO KICK OFF FIRST FULL WEEK OF SEASON Alfonzo to Sign Autographs at Citibank Branch at 1155 Avenue of the Americas (between 44th and 45th Streets) from 12:00-1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 10 New York, NY – Mets great Edgardo Alfonzo, who […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

There’s a great pic from our new photo services provider of Mets center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis picking up his first major league hit against Atlanta’s Jair Jurrjens. The single was one of two hits for Captain Kirk who was making his major league debut. “It feels great,” Nieuwenhuis said. “I try to keep it on an […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

Newly promoted Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis will platoon with veteran Scott Hairston says Mike Mazzeo of ESPN via twitter. Hairston will start against left handed pitching while Nieuwenhuis will be penciled in against the righties while Andres Torres recovers from his strained calf that he re-injured in the 7th inning of the Mets Opening Day game Thursday. […]

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Mets Announce Jon Niese Deal

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Jon Niese Deal

The Mets  made it official and announced the five-year, $25.5 extension for Jon Niese, who, if he lives up to expectations will make that a bargain. Premium left-handers are in high demand and Niese has already shown a high upside. Throw in two team option years and the deal could rise to $45.5 million. The Mets […]

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Rounding Out The Herd

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding Out The Herd

  With opening night Thursday for the Buffalo Bisons, here is the “official” opening day roster for the Mets AAA entry in the International League. With at least five major league prospects on the roster in Harvey, Familia, Valdespin, Lutz, and Nieuwenhuis, this AAA team is getting away from the image of fielding a team […]

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Here Are Your 2012 Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Here Are Your 2012 Binghamton Mets

It took some time, but the Binghamton Mets have finally announced their “official” opening day 2012 roster. The first game of the regular season was slated for last night in Binghamton when they faced off against the Akron Aeros, AA team for the Cleveland Indians. The starting pitcher for the season opener was right-hander Collin […]

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