Mets News & Notes

Beltran, Pelfrey Come Up Big In 5-2 Win Over Giants

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey went a strong seven and two-thirds innings, and the offense hit when it mattered and the Mets won the last game of the series, 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had his second strong outing of the season, going seven and two-third innings, allowing two runs, one unearned on four hits, walking two and […]

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Mets Place Beato on DL

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Place Beato on DL

The New York Mets today announced the team has placed righthanded pitcher Pedro Beato on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to May 2, with tendinitis in his right elbow, and has selected the contract of lefthanded pitcher Mike O’Connor from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. O’Connor will wear #50 and will be available for […]

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Johan Santana Way Ahead Of Schedule

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

According to several reports, Mets ace Johan Santana said yesterday, that he is “way ahead” of schedule as he continues to rehab his surgically repaired left shoulder. The New York Post reported that Santana threw the ball 110 times Monday on flat ground at the Mets spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, and that his […]

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Thole May Soon Be Riding the Pine

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

After last night’s 7-6 loss to the Giants, manager Terry Collins was asked if Josh Thole’s recent poor defensive performance can land the young catcher into a reserve catcher role. “That’s a possibility. And not just that, but to also maybe let Josh have a chance to clear his head a little bit.” Thole disagreed […]

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Dickey Ineffective, Bullpen Can’t Hold, Mets Lose 7-6 In 10

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was hit hard today, and despite two home runs and six runs of offense, the Mets couldn’t win today, with the bullpen coughing up the winning run, and losing in extra innings 7-6 to the Giants Game Notes R.A. Dickey was the victim of bad luck, an aggressive offense and an inability to […]

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Who Gets Cut When Pagan Returns This Weekend?

An article by posted on May 3, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday, outfielder Angel Pagan got into his first game since going down with a strained left oblique. Pagan went 1-for-4 with a walk while playing five innings in an extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie. It was originally reported by some that the oblique strain suffered by Pagan could take a minimum of three weeks to fully […]

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Valentine Made Reyes Into A Switch-Hitter

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments
Valentine Made Reyes Into A Switch-Hitter

Last night before the game, former Mets manager and new ESPN Sunday Night Analyst Bobby Valentine met with Mets shortstop Jose Reyes. They exchanged greetings, talked, and Valentine kissed the back of his hand. According to David Waldstein of the NY Times, Valentine then came away with a huge smile, and said, “And by the way, in […]

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Mets Win, NY Wins, USA Wins

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Win, NY Wins, USA Wins

I woke up around 6 , turned on the TV and he was still dead. Osama bin Laden is dead, and it will be one of those moments that  you’ll always remember where you were and what you were doing when you heard the news. For those who learned on ESPN last night, it was […]

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Niese Strong, Offense Held In Check, Mets Lose 2-1

An article by posted on April 30, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese went a strong six and one third innings but the Mets offense was held in check by Roy Halladay and the Mets lost 2-1 to the Phillies. Game Notes Jonathon Niese went out today, and pitched a great game. Jonathon gave up two runs in six and one third innings on six hits, […]

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Pelfrey & The Pen Fail, Mets Lose 10-3

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey was atrocious today, and the bullpen wasn’t much better in the 10-3 loss to the Phillies. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey went out today, and looked good to decent for the first three innings, then completely fell apart in the fifth. Pelfrey went four and one-third innings giving up four runs on eight hits […]

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