Ed Price of AOL FanHouse is reporting that the Mets and the Nationals have swapped second basemen (Hat tip to MLB Trade Rumors). In exchange for the 26 year old, Anderson Hernandez, the Mets will send Class A prospect Greg Veloz. Not much of an acquisition if you ask me, as Hernandez is hitting below the league average. However, Hernandez is certainly an upgrade over what the Mets currently have at the Major League level […]
If you were watching today’s game when Gary Sheffield left the bases with apparent leg stiffness, Gary and Ron were reciting the litany of Met injuries, and having trouble remembering all of them. That got me wondering who has not been injured out of the Opening Day roster. Take a look: Out of the Opening Day lineup, only Wright and Murphy have never been injured. Castillo is listed because we don’t have enough information on […]
Jack Curry of the NY Times reports the following: Jose Reyes, who was rehabilitating his injured right calf in Port St. Lucie, Florida, experienced some discomfort and returned to New York on Monday night. Reyes was examined by the Mets’ physicians on Tuesday, but the team has not offered any further details. This is a discouraging sign for the shortstop, who has been on the disabled list since May 26. The Mets have been reticent […]
With the Mets making absolutely no moves at the trade deadline, it makes me wonder if Omar Minaya has given up on this years team. After winning 6 of 9, most Mets fans are believing, but apparently Minaya is not. Minaya has also not pushed very hard to get Reyes, Beltran, Delgado, Maine, and Putz back into the lineup. He is letting them take their time. If Minaya thinks that the season is over then […]
Every time an updated injury report is released, August appears to be the month circled for the majority of the disabled players to make their return to the Mets. What will this mean for the players who have been thrust into everyday roles over the past few months? Let’s start analyzing what August has in store for the Mets, beginning with the hitters. The key Mets injuries in 2009 have been the ones to Carlos […]
According to Steve Popper of the Bergen Record, Carlos Beltran took batting practice today on the field for about twenty minutes. Popper said that Beltran appeared to be “fine”. He reports that Beltran hit a ball hard enough to reach the Pepsi Porch, which is definitely encouraging. He even goes as far as saying that he was surprised that Beltran was not in the lineup tonight. Bart Hubbuch echoed a similar report, however he noticed […]
The Mets lost the second game of the doubleheader tonight. The Rockies broke their own 27 inning drought winning the game 4-2. Jon Niese didn’t bring his best stuff to Citi Field tonight. He barely survived 6.1 innings, giving up 8 hits, 4 walks, and 4 runs including a two run homer. The damage could have been a lot worse but Niese executed some big pitches when he absolutely needed an out. David Wright continued his […]
Jon Heyman of SI.com just said on SNY that he believes that the Mets have turned down an offer from the Indians for All Star catcher Victor Martinez. The 30 year old Martinez, has been rumored to be on the trading block all month and if this is true I would be very interested in knowing why and who the other players in the deal were. I’m actually quite surprised that Omar would turn down the opportunity […]
These last four games have been great for us Mets fans and for the Mets themselves, but they can’t be making Omar Minaya’s job any easier. With the Mets sinking fast at 7 games under .500 and in fourth place in the NL East after Friday’s loss in Houston, Minaya had to be thinking about becoming a seller at the trade deadline. Sure, that would piss off many of us, but the farm system is […]
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