Mets News & Notes

Mets Quick Hits: Johan Getting Close, Power Outage, Trading Wright

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

HEAD TURNER: Justin Turner leads or is near the top in several rookie categories: is first in the majors with a .337 (31-92) batting average; first in the majors with a .384 on-base percentage; fifth in the majors with a .467 slugging percentage and ranks third in the NL and fifth in the majors with […]

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Dickey Fights, Offense & Parnell Fail, Mets Lose 5-1

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was stellar today, even with his injured foot but the Mets offense couldn’t capitalize and Bobby Parnell in his first outing since his return from the DL gave up two runs in the eighth inning. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out today, after injuring his foot in his last start and looked no […]

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Doctors Confirm Gary Carter Has Brain Cancer

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments
Doctors Confirm Gary Carter Has Brain Cancer

Tonight, doctors at Duke University Hospital have confirmed that Gary Carter has glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer which affects the central nervous system. The doctors have released the following statement: “The results of biopsies performed on the tumor in Gary Carter’s brain have conclusively shown that Mr. Carter has a glioblastoma. While surgery is not a good […]

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Alderson Hopes Ike Davis Can Return By The All Star Break?

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

Just a quick update as Mets GM Sandly Alderson spoke to reporters about the news that Ike Davis has been re-fitted with a new boot on his foot and that he will cease all baseball activities for three weeks. What got my attention was that Alderson said that he hoped Davis could return by the All Star […]

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Starless Mets Pound Pirates With 7-3 Win

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Dillon Gee, Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy all set personal records as despite the Mets missing four of their star players, rack up 15 hits and seven runs in a 7-3 win over the Pirates. Game Recap Dillon Gee pitched his second straight good outing tonight. Went 7 innings against the Cubs in his […]

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Parnell To Replace Reyes While He’s On Bereavement List

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes will miss the next 3 to 7 days after the Mets placed him on the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother in the Dominican Republic. To take Reyes’ place on the roster, the Mets have activated reliever Bobby Parnell from the disabled list, which will give Terry Collins a short bench until […]

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Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

Steve Serby of the NY Post intreviews Jose Reyes for his Serby’s Sunday series. Here are just a few of the questions asked, but check out the full three page interview here. Q: Carl Crawford signed a seven-year, $142 million deal with the Red Sox. Does it have to be seven years for you? Could […]

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Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reported that new Mets partner David Einhorn has an opportunity to become the majority and principal owner of the Mets in three years. “Einhorn has agreed in principal to purchase roughly 33 percent of the team for $200 million, which will infuse cash and keep the organization solvent […]

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Reyes & Co. Go Big, Niese Strong, Mets Win 9-5

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets offense, after being quiet for the last two days eviscerated Vance Worley & the Phillies behind Josh Thole’s three RBI and Jonathon Niese’s excellent outing. Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a gem today, going six and one third innings, giving up five hits and one unearned run, while walking four and striking out […]

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Schwinden Ready In Case Dickey Can’t Make Next Start

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Mazzeo of ESPN reports that right-hander R.A. Dickey long-tossed with pitching coach Dan Warthen on Saturday and remains on track to throw a bullpen Sunday and make his scheduled Tuesday start against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he told reporters. “It’s manageable,” Dickey said of the discomfort in his right heel. “I’m optimistic.”  Dickey was diagnosed with a […]

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