Mets News & Notes

Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

The outbreak of injuries at Mets Spring Training camp has become quite alarming. Terry Collins is very concerned as he bemoaned the number of players  he’s had to scratch off his lineup cards of late. “You better believe it’s troubling,” Collins said. “And we have no answers.” Collins is taking immediate action and has mandated […]

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Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

Ken Davidoff of Newsday says the Mets are trying to sign free agent LHP C.J. Nitkowski, and an “agreement seems likely.” If the two sides come to terms, Davidoff says it will be for a minor league deal. Original Post 3/8 According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Nitkowski said the Mets seemed pleased with what they saw from […]

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Wright and Byrdak Return To New York For Exams

An article by posted on March 11, 2012 0 Comments
Wright and Byrdak Return To New York For Exams

Update: According to Kevin Burkhardt, Tim Byrdak will be having a surgery on his meniscus tomorrow.   Original Post: According to Mets.com, David Wright will be returning to New York to have an examination of his sore rib cage muscle that has kept him from participating in any games. The Hospital for Special Surgery is expected to give Wright […]

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Mets Bullpen Taking Shape, Parnell and Batista In, Carrasco and Beato Out?

An article by posted on March 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Taking Shape, Parnell and Batista In, Carrasco and Beato Out?

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Mets officials have told him that Bobby Parnell has emerged as a “very strong frontrunner” to earn a one of the final spots in the Mets bullpen, and the team sees the only true competition between relievers as Miguel Batista versus D.J. Carrasco – with Batista holding an advantage and Carrasco a […]

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Mets Say Wright Could Be Out Another Week

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Say Wright Could Be Out Another Week

This is not good… David Wright will not return until next weekend at the earliest as he continues to experience left rib-cage soreness. Wright has yet to appear in any Grapefruit League games and since he’s been sidelined with this injury he has yet to swing a bat. Team doctor Struan Coleman is expected to examine Wright in Port […]

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Mets Sign Kevin Mulvey To Minors Deal, Chris Young Hoping For Return To Amazins’

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Kevin Mulvey To Minors Deal, Chris Young Hoping For Return To Amazins’

The New York Mets announced on Twitter, that they have signed former prospect RHP Kevin Mulvey to a minor league contract. Mulvey, 26, last pitched in the Major Leagues with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2010 where he appeared in two games in relief. He has appeared in only ten big league games in his career going 0-3 with […]

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Injured Players “Frustrated” Early On

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Injured Players “Frustrated” Early On

Over at the Star Ledger, Andy McCullough has updates on a few of the injury plagued Mets. He kicks things of with the tidbit that Lucas Duda, who was injured his back working out, is “frustrated” with his swing right now. Duda is expected to take part in the Mets game versus Washington today. McCullough also […]

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Matt Harvey Rebounds With Impressive Outing Against Braves

An article by posted on March 9, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Rebounds With Impressive Outing Against Braves

Mets’ top prospect Matt Harvey may have suffered from a case of the jitters during his first spring start against the Nationals, but he was anything but jittery today against the Atlanta Braves. This of course isn’t going to change the fact that that he’ll be starting the season in the minors and was told […]

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FanGraphs Ranks Mets Minor League System No. 16

An article by posted on March 9, 2012 0 Comments
FanGraphs Ranks Mets Minor League System No. 16

Marc Hulet of the very esteemed baseball site FanGraphs, ranked all 30 of MLB’s Minor League Systems and placed the New York Mets at a much improved No. 16. 16. New York Mets Top 2011 Draft Pick: Brandon Nimmo, OF Top 2012 Prospect: Zack Wheeler, RHP Org Strengths: Pitching Org Weaknesses: Catching, power-hitting prospects Top Scout(s): Ismael Cruz, responsible […]

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Lucas Duda Out With Back Stiffness, Joins Growing List Of Ailing Mets

An article by posted on March 9, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Out With Back Stiffness, Joins Growing List Of Ailing Mets

Lucas Duda will not be making the trip to Lake Buena Vista where the Mets will take on the Braves later this afternoon. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Duda is suffering from back stiffness, and may miss a few games. The list of Mets that are ailing this spring continues to grow. Other players currently […]

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