Mets News & Notes

Mike Baxter Begins Rehab In Port St Lucie

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Baxter Begins Rehab In Port St Lucie

According to a report on ESPN New York, Mike Baxter’s recovery from a displaced collarbone is moving forward. Baxter told ESPNNewYork.com that he was heading to the Mets’ Port St. Lucie, Fla., complex later in the day. Baxter said he has full range of motion in the shoulder and has started hitting off a tee, “so […]

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Marlins Acquire Carlos Lee For Two Minor Leaguers

An article by posted on July 4, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Carlos Lee For Two Minor Leaguers

The Miami Marlins have acquired outfielder/first baseman Carlos Lee from the Houston Astros according to Fox Sports‘ Ken Rosenthal. Houston will receive two minor leaguers, third baseman Matt Dominguez and left-hander Rob Rasmussen in exchange for Lee. The Astros will pay almost all of the approximately $9 million remaining on Lee’s contract. Miami will assume the pro-rated […]

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Mets Recall Pedro Beato From Triple-A Buffalo, Option Jeremy Hefner

An article by posted on July 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Recall Pedro Beato From Triple-A Buffalo, Option Jeremy Hefner

The New York Mets today announced the club has recalled righthanded pitcher Pedro Beato from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and optioned righthanded pitcher Jeremy Hefner to the Bisons. Beato, 25, will wear uniform #27 and will be available for Thursday night’s game vs. Philadelphia. Beato was 3-2 with a 1.16 ERA (three earned […]

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Mets Farm Report: Mateo Tosses Another Gem, Familia and Mazzoni Get Rocked

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Mateo Tosses Another Gem, Familia and Mazzoni Get Rocked

Durham 12, Buffalo 6 By Connor O’Brien Coming off a 12-6 loss to the Durham Bulls on Saturday night, the Bisons lost by the same score in yesterday’s afternoon game. Jeurys Familia took the hill for the Mets, looking to stop the Bisons’ six-game losing streak to the Bulls. Familia came into the night with […]

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2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

The starting lineups for the 2012 All-Star Game on July 10 at Kauffman Stadium have been announced. including the 17 starters as well as the all the reserves and of course the pitchers. Only David Wright and R.A. Dickey made the cut, Wright as a reserve and Dickey as a starting pitcher. Congratulations to both […]

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Dickey Leading The Majors In Wins and Awesomeness

An article by posted on June 30, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Leading The Majors In Wins and Awesomeness

DICKEY IN JUNE: R.A. Dickey went 5-0 with a 0.93 ERA (five earned runs/48.1 innings) in six June starts. Dickey allowed 21 hits, eight walks and had 55 strikeouts. SHUTOUTS: The Mets posted their ninth shutout of the year last night. The Mets are third in the majors with nine shutouts, one behind the Angels and Giants, who have […]

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Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

An article by posted on June 30, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

Last night rumors abounded that the Mets were actively looking for relief help and actually contacted the san Diego Padres to inquire about Huston Street. You could read more about that below this update. However, Adam Rubin reported that a baseball official familiar with the Mets plans told him that he did not foresee the Mets […]

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Ike Davis Is Coming On Fast and Furious

An article by posted on June 28, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis Is Coming On Fast and Furious

Ike Davis is tied for fifth in the National League with 20 RBI in June and is batting .267 (20-75) with five home runs, two behind the NL lead, this month. Since June 9th, Davis is batting .353 (18-51) and has five multi-RBI contests during that stretch. His last seven hits have all been for extra-bases. Yesterday against […]

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Jenrry Mejia Going Back To Buffalo Rotation

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Going Back To Buffalo Rotation

This is via Adam Rubin, but according to Terry Collins, after Jenrry Mejia’s two-week reintroduction to bullpen Mejia very well may be headed back to starting rotation work with the Bisons — not the major league bullpen! After rehabbing from Tommy John surgery as a starting pitcher, Mejia has underwhelmed in five relief appearances with Buffalo, […]

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Mets News: Valdespin Is Out As Mets Activate Tejada From DL

An article by posted on June 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Valdespin Is Out As Mets Activate Tejada From DL

In somewhat of a surprise, the Mets have announced that Jordany Valdespin has been optioned to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for shortstop Ruben Tejada who was activated from the disabled list and is batting second in tonight’s lineup. The Mets have also activated Ramon Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list, but have yet to announce a corresponding move. I […]

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