Mets News & Notes

In Omar-esque Style, Mets Shutdown Wright For Three More Weeks

An article by posted on June 4, 2011 0 Comments
In Omar-esque Style, Mets Shutdown Wright For Three More Weeks

Sandy Alderson was the bearer of bad news tonight after the Mets 6-3 loss to the Braves. The Mets GM announced that third baseman David Wright will be shutdown from all baseball activities for three more weeks. Alderson said Wright was seen at the Hospital for Special Surgery today, but there were no x-rays or […]

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New York Mess, Bullpen Still Useless, Mets Lose 6-3

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese had a great start, but the bullpen collapsed YET AGAIN and the Mets lost against the Braves, 6-3 Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a great game, going seven and two-third innings giving up two runs on eight hits striking out seven and walking one. Niese had everything working today, and with most Mets […]

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Today Is Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day!

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments
Today Is Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day!

DON’T TRADE JOSE REYES DAY! FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CITI FIELD, FLUSHING, NEW YORK Today is “Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day” at Citi Field. What started out as a cool idea by lifelong Mets fan Donna Bauer, has evolved into a big time event that will feature thousands of fans who will […]

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Wright and Fred Patch Things Up, Wants To Stay A Met

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

David Wright is expected to have another X-Ray taken on his back today. Obviously, there’s no timetable for him, and there won’t be until the tests are completed. It bothers me it took so long for him to be diagnosed with the stress fracture. Blame him for putting the tests off and the Mets for […]

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Mets Promote Reliever Manny Acosta

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has selected the contract of righthanded pitcher Manny Acosta from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Acosta will wear uniform #36 and will be available for tonight’s game vs. Atlanta. After yesterday’s game, the Mets optioned lefthanded pitcher Mike O’Connor to Buffalo. In order to make room […]

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Pelfail, Bullpen & Beltran Save The Day, Mets Win 9-8

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had another bad outing, but the bullpen brigade and a great comeback spearheaded by Carlos Beltran helped the Mets split the series and win the game, 9-8 Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit hard from the onset of the game, getting shelled for three runs in the first, second and one in the […]

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Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

Justin Turner has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for the month of May. A couple of days ago I wrote the following post in which I speculated that Turner could win the Rookie of the Year award. Turner leads all National League rookies with 85 or more at-bats in batting average […]

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The Curious Case Of Josh Thole.

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

It seems like just two years ago, a 53 at bat appearance from an apparent non-prospect catcher Josh Thole showed the Mets their backsto of the future, hitting .321 with nine RBI and a 4/5 BB/K ratio. He had plate discipline, a short swing and was not named Brian Schneider. 2009 saw the Mets go […]

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From Left Field: Two Down, Four To Go

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

Today is June 1st, so that marks the one-third point of the season. The Mets are eight games behind the Phillies for first place in the NL East and 6.5 games behind the Florida Marlins for the Wild Card. While some claim it’s still too early to be scoreboard watching, I believe every game counts, […]

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Mets All Star Snubs? And Flubs?

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

If you’re expecting to see Jose Reyes take the filed for the 2011 All Star Game in Arizona’s Chase Field, Mets fans better start stuffing the ballot box with all due haste. According to Adam Rubin, the Mets have barely made a ripple in the first balloting results announced for the All-Star Game. The only […]

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