Mets News & Notes

Rockies Place Waiver Claim On Wright

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, the Colorado Rockies were one of many teams that put a waiver claim on Mets’ third baseman David Wright. It’s unclear who was awarded the claim, but the Mets have made it known that they aren’t trading Wright. Teams do this all the time, and while the Mets […]

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Niese and Hairston Are Heading To DL With Rib Injuries

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

More bad news for the Mets out of Philadelphia tonight. As if losing 9-4 to the Phillies wasn’t bad enough, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, is reporting that both left-hander Jon Niese and outfielder Scott Hairston are heading to the disabled list with rib cage injuries. Niese re-injured a muscle on his right side while delivering a pitch […]

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Niese Gets Hit Around, Phillies Beat Mets 9-4

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese had possibly his worst outing of the season, and the Mets offense could not figured out Phillies starter Vance Worley yet again in their 9-4 loss. Game Notes Jonathon Niese only made it into the fifth, but was completely ineffective today. Niese allowed eight runs on ten hits, walking one and striking out […]

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Bullpen Blows Game, Again, Mets Lose 6-2 To Brewers

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey pitched a strong seven innings, but the bullpen combined to give up four runs in the last two innings in their 6-2 loss to the Brewers. Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked great today, and had another quality outing. Dickey went seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits, walking none and striking out […]

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Pelfrey Struggles As Mets Lose 6-1 To Brewers

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had one of his usual one inning explosions, and the Mets offense couldn’t hit with RISP in their 6-1 loss to the Brewers Game Notes Mike Pelfrey took 86 pitches to get through two difficult innings, and three fairly clean innings. Pelfrey’s final line was five innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on […]

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Sagging Home Attendance Adds To Mets Woes

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Sagging Home Attendance Adds To Mets Woes

Mets attendance at Citi Field continues to drop and according to a report in the NY Post they are about to fall to 14th place in in baseball’s average attendance standings. The Mets, already suffering from an 8 percent decline in home attendance, an out of contention ballclub and owners who expect to lose about $60 […]

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Izzy Mulling A Return For Next Season

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Izzy Mulling A Return For Next Season

According to Mike Puma of the NY Post, Jason Isringhausen is “leaving the door open for returning next season”, even if he doesn’t fit into the Mets’ plans. Izzy said he will wait until after the season to make his decision as he considers “the pros and cons” of pitching again in 2012. “If I […]

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Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

Dillon Gee pitched a great game and the offense didn’t manage many hits, but a big David Wright hit ensured the 7-3 Mets win. Game Notes Dillon Gee was in control both figuratively and literally up until the seventh inning, after being hit on the right knee in an at-bat the inning before. Gee went […]

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Madoff Decision Is Significant Setback For Owners Of Mets

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments

In a column in the New York Times this morning by Richard Sandomir and Ken Belson, all the current news about the Wilpon, Katz suit is brought up to date. For those who are really interested in the business part of the Mets Operation, this article is very informative. The New York Times doesn’t waste […]

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Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

  Jonathon Niese had a decent outing, but the bullpen couldn’t stop the bleeding and the offense offered no support in the Mets 6-1 loss to the Padres Game Notes Jonathon Niese had a peculiar outing today, allowing three runs on ten hits in six innings, walking none and striking out three. Niese gave up […]

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