Mets News & Notes

Josh Smoker Will Be the 26th Man Tonight

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Josh Smoker Will Be the 26th Man Tonight

Pursuant to Major League Baseball’s 26th Man Rule, the Mets have elected to call-up Josh Smoker from AAA to be available in the bullpen for the second game of tonight’s single admission twilight doubleheader between the Mets and the Cardinals at Citi Field. Smoker was the former 2007 first round draft pick of the Washington […]

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Game 1 Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 4:10 PM

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Game 1 Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 4:10 PM

Game One – 4:10 PM Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y RHP Carlos Martinez (9-6, 2.83) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (9-4, 2.43) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets were set to start their series with the Cardinals last night but the weather gods had other ideas and have blessed the faithful […]

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Should the Mets Pursue Drew Storen?

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Pursue Drew Storen?

The Blue Jays designated Drew Storen for assignment on Monday, giving them 10 days to trade or release him before he becomes a free agent. The timing is a bit odd as Storen is going to become a free agent on Wednesday, August 3rd, two days after the trade deadline. If the Blue Jays are unable […]

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Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

When Mike Piazza was inducted into the Hall of Fame yesterday, he became the 14th ex-Met to gain enshrinement into Cooperstown– and only the second player to go in orange and blue. The Mets have seen an alumnus inducted in each of the last three seasons; first with Tom Glavine in 2014 and then with […]

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Can Yoenis Cespedes Carry The Mets To The Postseason Again?

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Can Yoenis Cespedes Carry The Mets To The Postseason Again?

There will be no Yoenis Cespedes type player coming this year to propel the Mets into the postseason. No mid-season spark to carry the offense to the promised land. Can Cespedes repeat his 2015 second half to propel the team to the playoffs once again. The Yo Show has put up nice numbers this season, […]

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David Wright Welcomes Baby Girl

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Welcomes Baby Girl

According to the New York Mets, David Wright and his wife Molly welcomed their first child, a daughter named Olivia Shea Wright on Saturday. She weighed in at eight pounds, 11 ounces. This is the first child for the Wrights, who were married in December of 2013. Wright, 33, last played with the Mets on […]

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Cardinals vs Mets Rained Out, Doubleheader On Tuesday

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Cardinals vs Mets Rained Out, Doubleheader On Tuesday

RAINED OUT! The New York Mets have announced that tonight’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals has been rained out and rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader tomorrow, Tuesday, July 26 at 4:10 p.m. The second game of the double-header will start approximately 20 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. • Only […]

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Alderson Says Starting Pitcher or Bat Unlikely, Unwilling To Deal Top Prospects

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Says Starting Pitcher or Bat Unlikely, Unwilling To Deal Top Prospects

Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Citi Field before the game on Monday and said that it’s unlikely that the team will add a starting pitcher or position player and that their focus is on adding a bullpen arm before the trade deadline. “I think realistically, the bullpen is the area we can […]

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Gilmartin Placed on DL with Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Gilmartin Placed on DL with Triple-A Las Vegas

Las Vegas 51s  announced that pitcher Sean Gilmartin has been placed on disabled list with what is being called shoulder “soreness”. No word yet as to the severity or full diagnosis. Though with Matt Harvey in our recent memory, having a not so optimistic outlook can’t be helped. On the season Gilmartin is 9-5 and has a 4.63 ERA […]

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Report: Jonathan Lucroy To Mets “Not Happening”

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Report: Jonathan Lucroy To Mets “Not Happening”

Bob Klapisch of The Record spoke to a source familiar with the negotiations between the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers and was told that a deal that would send Jonathan Lucroy to the Mets is “not happening.” On Sunday, the Daily News reported that the Brewers rejected a straight-up Travis d’Arnaud for Jonathan Lucroy trade offer […]

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Topps Now: Win A Free Exclusive Mike Piazza HOF Card

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Topps Now: Win A Free Exclusive Mike Piazza HOF Card

MIKE PIAZZA ENTERS THE HALL OF FAME – TOPPS NOW Topps Trading Cards is honoring Mike Piazza with an exclusive Topps Now baseball card featuring his enshrinement to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. This exclusive card is only available for 24 hours and can be purchased up until the deadline […]

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