Mets News & Notes

Featured Post: Is Alderson On His Way Out?

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Is Alderson On His Way Out?

In an exclusive interview with Barry Bloom of Mets.com, Sandy Alderson acknowledged that it was time for the team to turn a corner after five consecutive losing seasons. “My goal was not to win 74 games as we did last year. I don’t recall specifically what I wrote down or had in mind. But we’re […]

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Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

We’re one third of the way through the baseball season. After their extra inning victory on June 1st, the Mets were on a pace for 78 wins, yet still very much in the playoff hunt. The team stood only four games out of the Division lead and 2.5 games out of the Wildcard. Baseball Prospectus […]

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Red Flags with Sandy’s Slow and Steady Approach?

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Red Flags with Sandy’s Slow and Steady Approach?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post raises some red flags about Sandy Alderson’s plan for the team and says that his slow-and-steady approach is no guarantee for future success. Taking the time to rebuild and “doing it right” slowly and methodically with player development does not guarantee an extended stretch of winning. Though that […]

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Lagares Headed To NY For MRI On Monday Morning

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Headed To NY For MRI On Monday Morning

June 1 The team has announced that center fielder Juan Lagares is heading to NYC for an MRI on Monday morning. After testing his rib cage injury before the game today, Lagares was inserted in the starting lineup. However late in the game he felt it tighten up running the bases on Sunday, and he was […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 3

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 3

The Mets (27-29) played one of their shorter games in recent memory, beating the Phillies (24-30) by a score of 4-3 in a measly 11 innings on Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Jon Niese got the start for New York and was a Man Amongst Mets, striking out 6 in 8 innings of work, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

The Mets and Phillies play their fourth game of the series as Jon Niese (3-3, 2.74 ERA) opposes left-hander Cole Hamels (1-3, 4.43) on Sunday at 1:35 PM. Niese has allowed three earned runs or less in 14 straight starts, tied for the third-longest streak in the majors. Since returning from the DL on August 11, 2013, […]

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Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Dana Eveland will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and join the team in time for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets optioned down OF Matt den Dekker to Vegas to make room for Eveland. He was hitless in four at-bats. After playing two 14-inning games over the past two days […]

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Ruben Tejada: Maybe We Were All Wrong?

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada: Maybe We Were All Wrong?

Don’t look now because I’m afraid we might jinx it, but what the hell, here comes Ruben Tejada. Yes that Ruben Tejada. The same kid who had been much maligned and dragged through the mud by even his own manager and general manager for most of 2013. The same kid who has been painted as […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4 (14 Innings)

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4 (14 Innings)

The Mets (26-29) beat the Phillies (24-29) by a score of 5-4 in 14 innings at Citizens Bank Park. Jacob deGrom took the ball for New York and was once again solid, striking out 11 in 6.1 innings, giving up 3 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks (with all of the damage coming on […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 3:05 PM

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 3:05 PM

The Mets and Phillies continue their five-game series on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park in a 3:05 PM matinee. Jacob deGrom (0-2, 1.83 ERA) takes the hill for the Mets and opposes Kyle Kendrick (1-5, 4.05 ERA) for the Phillies. DeGrom is still searching for his first major league win despite a pristine 1.83 ERA. […]

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