Mets News & Notes

Dillon Gee: Phenom Or Just More Mets Hype?

An article by posted on August 24, 2010 0 Comments

Some of you may have caught Monday night’s telecast of the Buffalo Bisons game on SNY. I wish they would broadcast minor league games more often, even if meant not broadcasting it live because of similar start times with the Mets. I’d rather watch a pre-recorded Bisons, B-Mets or Cyclones game over Beer Money and Daily News Live […]

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Are You Still Checking The NL Wild Card Standings?

An article by posted on August 24, 2010 0 Comments

I was just reviewing the latest posts on MetsBlog and came acros this morning’s posting of the NL Wild Card Standings. The Philadelphia Phillies are 70-54 and in first place in the NL Wild Card standings. With 38 games left to play, even if the Phillies played below .500 and ended up going 18-20, the […]

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Teenage Hitting Machine Suffers Right Knee Injury

An article by posted on August 23, 2010 0 Comments

The Buffalo Bisons lost both games of a doubleheader on Sunday, but that wasn’t all they lost. According to Bisons.com, Mets prospect Fernando Martinez suffered an apparent knee injury in the first game and did not play in the second game. Martinez played the entire first game, but could be seen nursing his right knee […]

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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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