Finally some good news on the Jose Reyes front. The Mets shortstop underwent surgery Thursday to clean up scar tissue around a torn hamstring tendon behind his right knee. The surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Cooper at North Central Surgical Center in Dallas. The team said in a statement that Reyes will begin rehab in the near future and will resume baseball activities in January. Reyes played just 36 games this year because of [...]
After putting it off for months, the day has finally come for Jose Reyes and the scalpel to become acquainted. From the category of better late than never, Jose Reyes will be undergoing surgery on his injured right leg. According to the Associated Press and Bart Hubbuch’s blog in the New York Post, the surgery will be performed by Dr. Daniel Cooper at North Central Surgical in Dallas on Thursday. Dr. Cooper is the head [...]
When it comes two building a championship team for next season, the names Matt Holliday and Jason Bay usually spearhead the list as essential additions the club must make. However, the Mets will need more than just a single free agent slugger to be competitive in the National League East. The free agent market, as a whole, isn’t very deep this season so Omar Minaya and the Mets will most likely look at acquiring new [...]
According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, the Mets and Red Sox completed the Billy Wagner trade by acquiring AAA OF Chris Carter and Single-A 1B Eddie Lora. Carter was immediately added to the Mets’ 40-man roster, which brings the current number to 38. Carter, 26, is a career minor leaguer who has consistently hit well over .300 at Class AAA. This season, he hit .294 with 16 homers for Pawtucket. Originally a first baseman, [...]
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News is reporting that there is some speculation going around that the SNY announce trio may not be back in full next season. Raissman, who always does a stellar job covering the network, reveals that there are some rumblings going around that Keith Hernandez may not be back in the booth next season. This speculation is fueled by comments made by the former All-Star first baseman following Sunday’s [...]
I really don’t understand what the big fuss is about bringing Wally Backman to the Mets, but apparently according to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets will offer Backman a job on one of their minor league teams, possibly at Class-AA Binghamton where there is a managerial vacancy. The Mets are leaning toward giving 1986 hero Wally Backman a second chance. Backman, a fiery leader from that championship 1986 team, recently called for a job [...]
No NL East Report today, as the division is clinced, everybody is eliminated, and nothing has really changed. Monday will feature a year-in-review edition of the NL East Report, though. Today we will take a look at the award races across Major League Baseball and my picks. National League MVP: Albert Pujols has had this award sealed since June, and there is no other player as all-around offensively accomplished. Could have had a shot at [...]
According to various sources, including SI.com and MetsBlog, Jose Reyes has now suffered a tear in his right hamstring. An MRI revealed the new tear, which occurred during one of his running drills on Tuesday at the facility where Reyes was training. Reyes has been on the disabled list since late May with what was first classified as a torn hamstring tendon behind his right knee. Recently, in an attempt to perhaps play before the [...]
Only moments ago, Jerry Manuel spoke to reporters before the game according to MetsBlog. Matt writes, Jerry Manuel told reporters Jose Reyes felt discomfort while running yesterday, and will be re-examined today. Manuel believes the team and Reyes will make a decision regarding surgery as soon as tomorrow, though a team spokesman quickly dismissed that any such timetable exists. I just can’t think of any other team handling one of their core players with as much dysfunction [...]
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