Mets News & Notes

Jason Bay Heading To DL, Pagan May Bat 6th, Thole 2nd

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets have officially placed left fielder Jason Bay on the disabled list with a strained left rib-cage muscle. The DL stint, according to Rubin, could be backdated into spring training, meaning Bay would only need to miss the season’s first seven games. He would be eligible […]

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Evans, Misch and Hernandez Clear Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, outfielder/first baseman Nick Evans has officially cleared waivers, and was sent to Triple-A. Evans was waived after losing out on a bench spot to Daniel Murphy, Willie Harris and Scott Hairston. Pat Misch and Luis Hernandez also cleared waivers. Original Post 3/28 This just in from Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Holy Thole!

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Holy Thole!

Holy Thole! One of the things I’m most excited about this season is watching the continued development of last season’s Mets rookie class, and what a class it was. Ike Davis and Jon Niese both stepped forward in big and demonstrative ways, but when a young 23 year old catcher name Josh Thole replaced Rod […]

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Ronny Paulino Could Lose Significant Time

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

It took New York Mets backup catcher Ronny Paulino more than half of spring training before he finally showed up to camp more than three weeks late due to visa problems stemming from his 50 game PED suspension. It now looks like Paulino will miss even more time as recent bloodwork revealed a serious problem that […]

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And Then There Was One…The Almost Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

With today’s news that Luis Hernandez, Nick Evans and Pat Misch were placed on waivers, the opening day roster is essentially in place, with the last bench spot expected to be going to newly minted super-utility man Daniel Murphy. The last expected bullpen slot is a footrace between Blaine Boyer, who appears to have a […]

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The 2011 Rotation May Not Be As Bad As The Experts Say

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

Skeptics and doom and gloomers aside, the starting rotation for the Mets this coming season may end up surprising even the most hardened of experts. Granted having Johan Santana on the shelf optimistically until June, realistically and probably until 2012, doesn’t warm the blue and orange blood running through a Met fans veins.   However, […]

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Carlos Beltran Played RF, Ran Bases, Had A Couple Of Hits

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Rich Couthino of MetsBlog.com summarizes how today went for Carlos Beltran who played five innings in a minor league game, hitting, running the bases, and fielding his position in right field. Carlos Beltran continued his journey towards Opening Day, playing five innings in right field during a minor league game in Port St. Lucie. In […]

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Angel Gets His Wings!

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Angel Gets His Wings!

Angel Pagan heard all the rumors that he wasn’t an everyday player, but that didn’t stop him from turning it on and having one the best seasons on the Mets in 2010. He exploded offensively batting .290 and scoring 80 runs while stealing 37 bases, but he also showed some surprising pop with 31 doubles and 11 […]

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Final 25 Man Roster Projection: It’s Crunch Time

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Willie Harris has an opt-out clause in his contract that kicks in today according to Adam Rubin, so we know the Mets must make at least one roster cut today if not more. Harris has been assured by Terry Collins that he has made the team. Speaking of Carlos Beltran, he will DH today in […]

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Ike, Ike, Baby!

An article by posted on March 26, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Ike, Ike, Baby!

The Ike-Man Cometh, Baby! After a solid debut last season that saw Ike finish second on the Mets in both home runs and RBI’s the sky’s the limit for Ike Davis. Put away any fears about a sophomore slump for this slugger, Ike’s already primed for a big season and leads the Mets in homers this […]

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