Mets News & Notes

Lenny Dykstra Charged With “Indecent Exposure”

An article by posted on August 26, 2011 0 Comments
Lenny Dykstra Charged With “Indecent Exposure”

Just when you think that Lenny Dykstra has hit rock bottom, he grabs a shovel. According to CNN, the former Met has been charged with exposing himself to women he lured through Craigslist. The charges accuse Dykstra of “placing ads on Craigslist requesting a personal assistant or housekeeping services. The victims allege when they arrive, they were informed […]

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Johan Santana Is Back On Track For Return This Season

An article by posted on August 25, 2011 0 Comments

Mets ace Johan Santana threw off a mound Tuesday for the first time since pitching three scoreless innings nearly a month ago reports TCPalm.com. Santana’s rehab was put on hold for three weeks after the he felt shoulder discomfort following his first rehab start on July 28. “We’re just taking it one step at a […]

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Mets Fans Aren’t Flocking To CBP Like They Used To

An article by posted on August 25, 2011 0 Comments

Jorge Castillo of the NY Times had an interesting piece that talks about the shrinking Mets fan presence at Citizens Bank Park. The numbers have dropped dramatically he says, “a notable transformation from just a few years ago when the two franchises were National League contenders and the rivalry was one of the sport’s best.” Al Gallo, […]

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Mets Annual Equipment Drive At Citi Field This Saturday

An article by posted on August 25, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Annual Equipment Drive At Citi Field This Saturday

To support the growth of youth baseball and softball, the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) has teamed up with Major League Baseball Clubs to organize equipment collection drives across the United States. This season, the Mets will once again team up with the BTF to assist local youth baseball and softball organizations by collecting new and […]

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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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