Mets News & Notes

Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

Mets closer Frank Francisco began his rehab assignment with Double-A Binghamton today, starting his rehab one day later than initially planned. Francisco was very rusty, allowing one run on three hits, a walk and a strikeout in 2/3 of an inning. Francisco threw 24 pitches, 14 of which were strikes. Francisco, who has been on the […]

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Lucas Duda Optioned To Triple-A Buffalo

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Optioned To Triple-A Buffalo

As expected, the Mets have announced that they have optioned Lucas Duda to Triple-A Buffalo. Duda was batting .241/.335/.391 in in 89 games with a dozen home runs and 44 RBI. Duda drew 42 walks and struck out 94 times in 307 at-bats this season, almost a third of the time. The big guy was mired in […]

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Alderson Says Mets No Longer Buyers

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets No Longer Buyers

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that while they are still exploring different scenarios on the trade market, they can no longer consider themselves buyers anymore. Alderson said the change in direction is due to the team’s poor performance since the All-Star Break. Mike Kerwick: Mets are no longer buyers, per Sandy, but that doesn’t […]

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Mets Place Johan Santana On DL With Ankle Injury

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Place Johan Santana On DL With Ankle Injury

The Mets have placed Johan Santana on the disabled list with an ankle injury. This is the same ankle injury that Santana suffered in his start against the Cubs two weeks ago after Reed Johnson stepped on it in a collision at first base. Terry Collins said that Santana’s injured ankle was not allowing him to land properly and that […]

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Mets Trade Quintanilla To Orioles For Cash

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Trade Quintanilla To Orioles For Cash

The New York Mets today announced that they have traded infielder Omar Quintanilla to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations. Quintanilla, 30, hit .257 (18-70) with one home run and four RBI in 29 games with the Mets. He was designated for assignment on July 17. The 5-9, 185-pounder has hit .218 (129-592) with 30 […]

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ESPN New York: DePodesta On Mejia, Wheeler, Not Signing Second Rounder, Prospect Hype, Fan Expectations

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN New York: DePodesta On Mejia, Wheeler, Not Signing Second Rounder, Prospect Hype, Fan Expectations

Over at ESPN New York, Adam Rubin talks with Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta who shared some insights on a variety of topics. In Part 1 of the interview, DePo sheds some light on Zack Wheeler’s innings workload, Jenrry Mejia’s transition from starter to reliever, and the following question in which he addresses fan expectations and […]

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Mets Won’t Overpay, We’re In Good Hands With Alderson

An article by posted on July 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Overpay, We’re In Good Hands With Alderson

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who spoke with Assistant GM John Ricco, the Mets will not overpay for any player that will help the team now, but at the expense of the future. “We’re watching every day the same thing people are,” said assistant GM John Ricco on Thursday. “But you also can’t fool yourself […]

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Harvey Could Still Get Call If Batista Fails To Impress On Saturday

An article by posted on July 19, 2012 0 Comments

It looks like this is the story that won’t go away this season. It feels like every week going back to Spring Training we’ve been reading or hearing about Matt Harvey after every mound appearance and then some. I often wonder if it’s like this with all teams regarding their top prospects or if this […]

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Mets Will Be Buyers At Deadline, Eyeing Jonathan Broxton

An article by posted on July 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Be Buyers At Deadline, Eyeing Jonathan Broxton

Sandy Alderson told reporters today that the Mets will be buyers at the July 31 trade deadline. Alderson said that while he does not intend to acquire a starting pitcher this month, but that he is focused on improving the bullpen as his number one priority. To a lesser degree, the Mets GM said he’ll […]

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Harvey Won’t Debut On Saturday, No Chance Wheeler Is A Met In 2012

An article by posted on July 17, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey Won’t Debut On Saturday, No Chance Wheeler Is A Met In 2012

The verdict is in on Harvey… Today in Washington, Sandy Alderson  announced that Miguel Batista will start Saturday’s game against the Dodgers and NOT Matt Harvey.. Last night for the Bisons, Harvey allowed two runs and three hits with four walks and four strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings against Triple-A Toledo in front of a group of […]

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