Mets News & Notes

Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

With injuries and poor production, the Mets have seemingly been rotating players at every position this season. One position that has been in a constant state of flux is catcher. Travis d’Arnaud is a victim of injuries and poor production, which has led to an increased role for Rene Rivera. Both players have received significant […]

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Jacob deGrom Insists He is Fine After Consecutive Poor Starts

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Insists He is Fine After Consecutive Poor Starts

For the second consecutive start, the New York Mets needed Jacob deGrom to be Jacob deGrom. Both times he failed to be the dominant pitcher he has been known to be. His line on the night was not pretty by any standards, pitching just 4.2 innings before being pulled from the game. He allowed five […]

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Mets Recall Sean Gilmartin, Option Erik Goeddel To Las Vegas

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Recall Sean Gilmartin, Option Erik Goeddel To Las Vegas

The New York Mets announced that they have recalled LH reliever Sean Gilmartin after Wednesday night’s 8-1 loss to the Cardinals, and optioned RH reliever Erik Goeddel back to Triple-A Las Vegas. Goeddel, 27, had just been activated before tonight’s game after the Mets placed Jon Niese was placed on the DL. But his stay was short-lived […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Pounded for 19 Hits in 8-1 Loss to Cards

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets Pounded for 19 Hits in 8-1 Loss to Cards

The New York Mets (63-63) were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals (67-58) by a score of 8-1 on Wednesday night in Busch Stadium. The loss brings the Mets back to .500 and 4.5 games behind the cards for the second wild card spot. Offense: After Jay Bruce led off the second with a bloop […]

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Niese Will Have Knee Surgery Thursday, Mets Recall Goeddel

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Will Have Knee Surgery Thursday, Mets Recall Goeddel

The New York Mets announced that LHP Jon Niese will undergo arthroscopic surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery tomorrow to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee. Mets Team Physician Dr. Struan Coleman will perform the procedure. Niese, 29, said he has been dealing with pain in his knee since June, but felt […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Cardinals, 8:15 PM

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Cardinals, 8:15 PM

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 • 8:15 p.m. (ET) Busch Stadium • St. Louis, MO RHP Jacob deGrom (7-6, 2.73) vs. RHP Carlos Martinez (11-7, 3.24) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets picked up their third win a row yesterday as they started a crucial series with the Cardinals, who hold […]

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Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

According to Matt Ehalt of the the Bergen Record, outfielder Yoenis Cespedes plans to honor his three-year deal with the Mets without opting out after the 2016 season. “I have it in my mind to stay three years,” Cespedes said through a translator.  Asked directly by Ehalt if he intends to complete his three-year deal […]

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Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

Another dubious decision by manager Terry Collins could have caused damaging results, but the Mets were saved by a couple of pitching prospects who performed gracefully under pressure. In a must win series opener against the Cardinals, starter Jon Niese lasted a third of an inning as his faulty knee failed him, retiring only one […]

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Flores and Ruggiano Come Through With Big Blasts In Win

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Flores and Ruggiano Come Through With Big Blasts In Win

Wilmer Flores and Justin Ruggiano continue to mash left-handed pitching. The two provided big homers for the Mets in their 7-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in what has become the team’s biggest series of the season thus far. Flores got it going for the Mets early, providing a three-run blast in the first, […]

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10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

When Matt Ehalt of The Record asked Yoenis Cespedes about his opt-out clause and if he intended to honor all three years of his deal with the Mets, Cespedes flatly said, “Yes.”  However, Bob Klapisch, also of The Record, cautions the Mets to prepare for the worst as each dramatic home run only increases the odds that Cespedes will […]

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Niese Headed to DL, Goeddel Recalled, Gsellman Helps Save the Day

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Headed to DL, Goeddel Recalled, Gsellman Helps Save the Day

Mets pitcher, Jon Niese lasted just a third of an inning before leaving the game due to injury. He was replaced by rookie, Robert Gsellman, who helped navigate his team to victory in his major league debut. Niese, 29, left Tuesday’s 7-4 victory over St. Louis after feeling a pop in his left knee. In his […]

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