Mets News & Notes

Josh Edgin: Over And Out…

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Josh Edgin: Over And Out…

Before last night’s game, Terry Collins told reporters that reliever Josh Edgin would make one more relief appearance this season before being shutdown for the season. It didn’t go as planned… With the Mets already being pounded 11-1 by the Phillies, Edgin came on for the final appearance of the season and inherrited a very […]

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Mets Shuffle The Deck To Give Dickey Two More Home Starts

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Shuffle The Deck To Give Dickey Two More Home Starts

Trying to get the most out of R.A. Dickey, both on the field and at the gate, the Mets moved him from Sunday’s start to Saturday. The switch allows him to start the home finale next Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates instead of in Atlanta the next night against the Braves. It might not be […]

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Ike Davis Responds To Charges About Staying Out Late And Resisting Coaching

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis Responds To Charges About Staying Out Late And Resisting Coaching

Ike Davis responded to a report on ESPN NewYork this morning that said he could potentially be traded this offseason and allegations from a baseball source that he is un-coachable and likes to stay out late. “I don’t really have an answer for that because it’s never been an issue,” Davis said. “I’ve never done anything wrong. I show […]

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Mets Notes: Edgin Unscored Upon In Last 16 Appearances, Wright Has 41 Game Errorless Streak

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Edgin Unscored Upon In Last 16 Appearances, Wright Has 41 Game Errorless Streak

R.A. DICKEY: Leads the National League with a 2.67 ERA (second in the majors) and is tied for second in the majors with 18 wins, one behind Gio Gonzalez and David Price. Dickey is second in the NL with 205 strikeouts. Dickey also leads the NL in complete games (five), shutouts (three) and innings pitched (212.0). He is third […]

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Matt Harvey Scratched Due To Forecast, Jeremy Hefner Will Start Instead

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Scratched Due To Forecast, Jeremy Hefner Will Start Instead

The Mets just announced that Matt Harvey has been scratched from tonight’s start due to the forecast. He will still have one start remaining before he is shut down for the season. Jeremy Hefner is going to start tonight in place of Harvey. Hefner was originally scheduled to start tomorrow’s game. Here is tonight’s lineup vs. […]

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Buffalo and Blue Jays Nearing a PDC Agreement

An article by posted on September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Buffalo and Blue Jays Nearing a PDC Agreement

Updated Post 9/16 Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News writes this morning: It’s been hush-hush until now because of the rules of the minor and major leagues, but the window for MLB clubs to talk to potential new minor-league affiliates officially opened today — and the Bisons and Toronto Blue Jays are now working on […]

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Wally Backman Talks About Matt Harvey, Says He’s Never Seen Him Pitch Like This Before

An article by posted on September 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wally Backman Talks About Matt Harvey, Says He’s Never Seen Him Pitch Like This Before

Here’s a clip from SNY of Kevin Burkhardt interviewing Wally Backman who is now part of the Mets coaching staff since the minor league season ended. The subject is Mets rookie Matt Harvey who Backman says he’s never seen him pitch like this when he was at Triple-A Buffalo, and he wonders if Harvey was […]

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Alderson Would Gladly Rip Up Dickey’s $5MM Option In Favor Of Bigger Deal?

An article by posted on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Would Gladly Rip Up Dickey’s $5MM Option In Favor Of Bigger Deal?

Mets beat reporter Anthony DiComo answered some fans’ questions in his latest mailbag feature at Mets.com. The following question regarding R.A. Dickey’s future this offseason was one of many nice exchanges. What are the chances the Mets sign R.A. Dickey to a longer deal in the offseason, despite the young arms coming up through the […]

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R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

An article by posted on September 13, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

R.A. Dickey, star pitcher of the New York Mets, has been named the winner of the 2012 Branch Rickey Award, presented by AMG National Trust Bank. Jim Wilkins, founder of the award, made the announcement today during a press conference at the Denver Athletic Club. Dickey, currently one of the best pitchers in Major League […]

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Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

Mets closer Frank Francisco has a 6.75 ERA and a 1.607 WHIP in the last 28 days. He has allowed seven earned runs on eleven hits and four walks in his last 9.1 innings pitched including last night. Francisco is in the first year of a two-year $12 million dollar deal he signed last December […]

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