Mets News & Notes

Thole Headed To 15 Day DL With Symptoms Of Concussion

An article by posted on May 8, 2012 0 Comments
Thole Headed To 15 Day DL With Symptoms Of Concussion

During last night’s 5-3 win over the Phillies, former Met Ty Wigginton barreled into Josh Thole in the bottom of the eighth on a play at the plate. Thole took a jolt to the head from Wigginton’s left shoulder. Thole held onto the ball, preserving the 2-2 score, but it was a jarring blow to the head and […]

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Matz Says Elbow Not Feeling Right, Verrett To Throw Second Bullpen On Tuesday

An article by posted on May 7, 2012 0 Comments
Matz Says Elbow Not Feeling Right, Verrett To Throw Second Bullpen On Tuesday

As part of today’s MMO Mailbag, we reached out to Steve Matz and Logan Verrett who are both rehabbing in St. Lucie to answer a couple of questions. Ben M:  On January 18, 2012, MMO did an interview with Steven Matz, who at the time was optimistic about his recovery and return to baseball. I […]

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It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

An article by posted on May 7, 2012 0 Comments
It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

The Mets have put Ruben Tejada on the disabled list with a right quad strain and infielder Jordany Vladespin has been added to the 25-man roster and is available for tonight’s game. The NY Post reported yesterday that a Mets source told him Ruben Tejada’s MRI results were not good and that a DL stint was very likely. We’ll have […]

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Teams Interested In Trading For Parnell

An article by posted on May 6, 2012 0 Comments
Teams Interested In Trading For Parnell

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported this morning that several teams have called the New York Mets with serious interest in dealing for reliever Bobby Parnell. Parnell has bounced back after struggling last season and has mostly pitched in the 6-8 innings this season after a failed attempt at closing in 2011. He currently has 2.84 ERA in […]

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Santana Earns First Win Of The Season As Mets Top D-Backs 4-3

An article by posted on May 6, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Earns First Win Of The Season As Mets Top D-Backs 4-3

The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Saturday as Johan Santana grinded out a hard fought win – his first since September of 2010. Santana (1-2) allowed nine hits but gave up only three runs, striking out five and walking one. He threw a season high 108 pitches and did a fantastic job of gutting out […]

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Mets Activate Carrasco From DL, Option Valdespin to Buffalo

An article by posted on May 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Activate Carrasco From DL, Option Valdespin to Buffalo

The Mets have activated D.J. Carrasco from the disabled list. Carrasco began the season on the DL after twisting his ankle in a Spring Training game. Carrasco is coming off of a down season in which he went 1-2 with a 6.02 ERA in 49 innings pitched. To make room for Carrasco on the roster, the Mets optioned […]

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Collins Tabs Batista To Join Rotation, Will Start Tuesday Against Phillies At CBP

An article by posted on May 5, 2012 0 Comments
Collins Tabs Batista To Join Rotation, Will Start Tuesday Against Phillies At CBP

Prior to last night’s game Mets Manager Terry Collins announced to reporters that right-hander Miguel Batista will join the rotation and start on Tuesday against Phillies in Citizens Bank Park. Batista will try to improve on the two failed attempts to replace Mike Pelfrey by Chris Schwinden who was demoted to Baffalo before the game.   “One of the things […]

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Mets Option Chris Schwinden, Call-up Vinny Rottino

An article by posted on May 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Option Chris Schwinden, Call-up Vinny Rottino

The New York Mets today announced the team has selected the contract of outfielder Vinny Rottino from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and optioned righthanded pitcher Chris Schwinden to the Bisons.  Rottino will wear uniform #33 and will be available for tonight’s game vs. Arizona. In addition, righthanded pitcher Mike Pelfrey was transferred to […]

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Zack Wheeler On Disabled List

An article by posted on May 3, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler On Disabled List

The Binghamton Mets have placed number one prospect Zack Wheeler on the seven-day D.L. with a fingernail problem. The injury just needs a little time to heal and is not considered serious. Hah! Made you look! (click photo to embiggen)

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Hits and Misses: Just Another Manic Monday

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
Hits and Misses: Just Another Manic Monday

The Mets are 13-9 and if the season ended today, and I know it doesn’t, the Mets would be in the playoffs. The Marlins and Phillies on the other hand would be watching from home like you and me. Now onto the meaty stuff… During the Colorado series the Mets bullpen was charged with 17 […]

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