Mets News & Notes

Mets Re-Sign Farnsworth To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Re-Sign Farnsworth To Minor League Deal

(Photo by Dave Conde, Metsmerized Online) March 26 As expected, the Mets have re-signed Kyle Farnsworth to minor-league deal. He actually traveled to Viera yesterday when the Mets played the Nationals. March 24 Kyle Farnsworth, who was released by the Mets on Sunday, is officially due to be re-signed Tuesday, according to a report by Adam […]

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Frank Viola To Undergo Heart Surgery

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Frank Viola To Undergo Heart Surgery

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that former Cy Young winner Frank Viola is scheduled to undergo open-heart surgery next Wednesday and will be unable to serve as pitching coach of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s. Viola, 53, had a heart issue detected during his initial spring-training physical. Viola spent the past three seasons as […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 3

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 3

The Mets were home today at Tradition Field to face the St. Louis Cardinals and Daisuke Matsuzaka was on the mound to face Red Birds pitcher Shelby Miller. Behind a strong pitching performance from Dice-K and timely hitting, the Mets defeated the Cardinals 5-3 and improved their Grapefruit League record to 14-11. The Mets once […]

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Mets Announce Dillon Gee Will Start Opening Day

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce Dillon Gee Will Start Opening Day

March 24 Mets have officially announced that Dillon Gee will be their Opening Day starter vs. the Washington Nationals on March 31. Terry Collins made the announcement after Monday’s 5-3 win over the Cardinals. Congrats to Dillon who finished strong last season. March 21 Dillon Gee, who has been slated as the Mets Opening Day […]

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Matt Harvey and Mets Work Out Plan to Rehab in NYC

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey and Mets Work Out Plan to Rehab in NYC

March 24 Mike Francesa of WFAN first reported that Matt Harvey is going to rehab in NYC, as opposed to Port St. Lucie. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is now confirming the news. Harvey tentatively has a plan set up with Mets officials that will allow him to rehab in New York during the […]

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John Lannan Fitting Right Into A Relief Role

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
John Lannan Fitting Right Into A Relief Role

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that left-hander John Lannan passed another test in his transition to a relief role, he entered mid-inning and inherited runners on base, for not only the first time in his career, but also the first time working on consecutive days. Since switching roles, Lannan, has tossed two perfect innings in relief. “That’s […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:05 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets will host the St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie at 1:05 PM. Veteran right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka opposes Cardinals right-hander Shelby Miller. The game will be televised on SNY. The Mets will have to pay Matsuzaka $100,000 by noon on Tuesday if they do not guarantee him a spot on […]

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Tigers Sign Alex Gonzalez, Pass On Stephen Drew

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Tigers Sign Alex Gonzalez, Pass On Stephen Drew

March 24 The Detroit Tigers have acquired veteran shortstop Alex Gonzalez from the Baltimore Orioles for utility man Steve Lombardozzi, according to the Baltimore Sun. Gonzalez, 37, has played 15 seasons in the major leagues, for the Florida Marlins, Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. He appeared in 12 […]

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Niese Could Return April 6th

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Could Return April 6th

After a successful 45-pitch bullpen session earlier today, Mets lefty Jon Niese is eyeing an April 6th return according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Niese is battling inflammation in his pitching elbow, and has been receiving treatment along with cortisone injections in an attempt to get back on the mound. “It felt great,” […]

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Mets Announce Luis Natera As Their New Assistant Hitting Coach

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce Luis Natera As Their New Assistant Hitting Coach

The Mets announced on their Twitter page this morning that they have named Luis Natera their new assistant hitting coach, which is a newly created position for the major league club. Only 18 of 30 Major league ball clubs have an assistant hitting coach on their roster and now with the Mets newest addition to their […]

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