Mets News & Notes

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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Big Pelf, Big Flop, Big Hole In Rotation

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Big Pelf, Big Flop, Big Hole In Rotation

Mike Pelfrey’s 2011 season continues to deteriorate and he had his butt handed to him tonight in Philadelphia where he failed again to make it out of the fifth inning. His final line was as ugly as all the other stinkers he’s pitched this season: 4.1 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 1 BB , 3 K, […]

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Ronny Paulino Activated From DL; Mike Nickeas Optioned To Buffalo

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced that they have activated catcher Ronny Paulino from the 15-Day Disabled List and he will be available for tonight’s game at Philadelphia. He will wear uniform #9. In order to make room on the 25-man roster, the Mets optioned catcher Mike Nickeas to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. […]

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What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

Jose Reyes is really lighting up the Mets blogosphere today with several posts debating the merits of giving him an extension that will keep him in Flushing. But what are the odds that that can really happen? Is there a number that would make both sides happy? MetsBlog was asked if 5 years at $85-95 […]

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Daniel Murphy: We’re Trying To Get To A Hundred

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy: We’re Trying To Get To A Hundred

In a column by David Waldstein of the NY Times, Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, still overflowing with enthusiasm after a dramatic win, channeled his inner Tug McGraw after the game. Waldstein explains: Daniel Murphy, who had two very big hits and one bad defensive mistake, said after the Mets beat the Washington Nationals, 6-3, […]

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Mets Notes: Bay Leaves 2010 Behind

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments

Don’t look now, but have you taken a look at Jason Bay’s numbers since he returned from the disabled list? The Mets are 5-0 since Bay was activated on April 21st, and he has strengthened and fortified what was once a meek lineup. Bay is hitting .368 (7-19) with two doubles, one home run, three RBI and […]

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A Visit To Walter Reed To Support Our Wounded Heroes

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments
A Visit To Walter Reed To Support Our Wounded Heroes

This year’s visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center was much different from last years. This year, the Mets team and staff had a real military man with them who understands how and why these visits are so important. Yes, Sandy Alderson is a retired Marine and a Vietnam veteran who served as a platoon […]

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Paulino Will Be Activated Friday

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments
Paulino Will Be Activated Friday

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN? The Mets have confirmed that Ronny Paulino will be activated from the disabled list for Friday’s game in Philadelphia. Paulino caught all nine innings on Tuesday for Triple-A Buffalo and went 0-for-4. Original Post 4/26 Since the Mets first signed catcher Ronny Paulino on December 7th, he’s been pretty scarce in the […]

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Mets Considered Sending Niese To Bullpen

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

According to the NY Post, Mets officials had been privately discussing using Niese out of the pen because they were concerned Niese was dismissing his changeup (he had thrown just nine in four starts), which reduced him to more of a reliever-like repertoire of fastball and curve. The Post says that this illustrates how dedicated this […]

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Wright On Time, Niese Strong, Mets Win 8-4

An article by posted on April 24, 2011 0 Comments
Wright On Time, Niese Strong, Mets Win 8-4

David Wright continued his torrid hitting and Jonathon Niese went a strong seven innings and the Mets swept the Diamondbacks with an 8-4 win, their fourth in a row. Game Notes Jonathon Niese had one of his best outings of the season, going seven innings giving up three runs, two earned on six hits while […]

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