Mets News & Notes

Morale Sinking As Barajas Heads West

An article by posted on August 23, 2010 0 Comments

A sobering sign of the sinking morale in the Mets clubhouse revealed in a Tweet from Andy Martino of the Daily News. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/SurfingTheMets/status/21857745313[/tweeted] Before he left the Mets clubhouse for the last time, Barajas spoke with reporters. “It was disappointing. We were excited. I think all the Mets’ fans in New York were excited. Things were […]

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Barajas Claimed By Dodgers, Feliciano Called Up

An article by posted on August 22, 2010 0 Comments

Breaking news Mets fans! Catcher Rod Barajas was just claimed off waivers by the LA Dodgers. Also, outfielder Jesus Feliciano will be called up to replace him. @KBurkhardtSNY Barajas claimed by the Dodgers. Jesus Feliciano will replace him. Barajas, 34, was hitting .255 with the Mets this season with 12 homeruns and 34 RBIs. He […]

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Mets May Limit Innings For Niese

An article by posted on August 21, 2010 0 Comments

Mike Puma of the NY Post writes, Jon Niese could be facing his own version of the Joba Rules. Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen told The Post yesterday that a discussion will be held this week about whether Niese’s innings should be limited for the remainder of this season in an effort to preserve the […]

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Jason Bay Out For Season?

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

In a post by Andy McCullough on NJ.com, he writes that Jerry Manuel does not expect Jason bay to return this season. The reports the manager says he sees do not offer much hope. Jerry Manuel indicated on Friday he does not expect to see outfielder Jason Bay return to the playing field this year. […]

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Jenrry Mejia Was Dealing Last Night

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

Mets top pitching prospect Jenrry Mejia had the best start of the season last night after some struggles and a stint on the disabled list. The young righthander hurled seven one-hit innings for Double-A Binghamton, striking out eight and walking two in the Mets’ 5-0 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. “I pitched pretty well,” […]

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Barajas Returns From DL And Could Be Traded, F-Mart Demoted

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are reportedly activating catcher Rod Barajas from the disabled list and expect to have him available for tonight’s game against the Astros. As the Mets face a decision over how long to retain three catchers. Josh Thole has earned the majority of the starts lately with his solid play, but Barajas could cut into Thole’s playing time, […]

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MLBPA Files Grievance Against Mets

An article by posted on August 18, 2010 0 Comments

The Major League Baseball Player’s Association filed a grievance against the Mets and the Commissioner’s Office on Tuesday to contest the Mets’ placement of Francisco Rodriguez on the Disqualified List. The Mets announced the decision to place Rodriguez on the list Monday after they determined that he injured his right pitching thumb during his encounter […]

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Mets Place K-Rod On Disqualified List

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

Only moments ago, the Mets announced on a conference call that closer Francisco Rodriguez has been placed on disqualified list. Mets CEO Jeff Wilpon, said in a conference call: “The Mets today announced that they have placed pitcher Francisco Rodriguez on the Disqualified List for conduct in violation of his Uniform Player’s Contract. In addition, the Mets […]

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Mets Sign First Round Pick Matt Harvey

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have confirmed that they have agreed to a deal with first round draft pick,  RHP Matt Harvey. A team official made the announcement just a short time ago, as the Mets seemingly got it done before the clock struck midnight. Terms of the deal have not been released yet, but Harvey was […]

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K-Rod Has Torn Ligaments In Thumb, Out For Season

An article by posted on August 16, 2010 0 Comments

This just came out of nowhere. Kevin Burkhardt of SNY has just tweeted the following: Krod has a torn ligament in right thumb. Sounds like it happened in the fight. Surgery coming, season over. I’m actually a little stunned, yet not surprised… The Mets have every right to not pay the rest of K-Rod’s salary […]

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