Mets News & Notes

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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How ‘Bout Them Cowboys… Err Mets…

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
How ‘Bout Them Cowboys… Err Mets…

After tonight’s series win against the Rockies, the Mets filed out of the clubhouse one by one dressed in western garb as they head down to Houston, Texas for the start of a three game showdown with the Astros. Here are a few pictures courtesy of the Mets. Ruben Tejada & Dillon Gee look like […]

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Hairston Becomes 10th Met Ever To Hit For Cycle

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Hairston Becomes 10th Met Ever To Hit For Cycle

  Mets outfielder Scott Hairston has just hit for the cycle tonight in Colorado. He is the 10th Mets player to record a cycle in team history and the first to accomplish the feat since Jose Reyes did it on June 21, 2006 against the Cincinnati Reds. Hairston started things off with a single in the second inning, a […]

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MMO Gallery: Matt Harvey In Action!

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Gallery: Matt Harvey In Action!

Petey Shoots Top Prospect Matt Harvey… With His Camera, Silly… Our own Petey Pete was on assignment this week covering the Buffalo Bisons on the road in Lehigh Valley as they took on the Iron Pigs. One of his many great moments included watching Matt Harvey toss an absolute gem… Well, I’ll just let him […]

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Talkin’ Baseball With Bisons Manager Wally Backman

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball With Bisons Manager Wally Backman

I was standing in the Bison’s clubhouse talking to my buddy Dylan Owen. Dylan isn’t just a very talented RHP, he can hit too, and he happens to be a really nice guy. I was telling him, I had watched Monday night’s game on the internet, and when I saw him hit his historic home […]

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Video: Pelfrey To Have Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Video: Pelfrey To Have Tommy John Surgery

(Video courtesy of SNY) Mike Pelfrey will undergo Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow, and miss the remainder of the season. His recovery and return could be anywhere between 12 and 18 months depending on how the elbow responds and any potential setbacks. Pelfrey does have youth on his side which could bode well for […]

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Terry Collins On Today’s All Homegrown Mets Lineup

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins On Today’s All Homegrown Mets Lineup

I wanted to update this with a comment Terry Collins made regarding today’s all homegrown lineup: “Coming from player development,” said Collins, “this really is a great tribute to the scouts that go out there and get no glory except for reading the box scores every day and hoping that someday one of the players […]

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