Mets News & Notes

Pedro Beato To Return From DL On Tuesday

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Pedro Beato To Return From DL On Tuesday

According to Adam Rubin via Twitter, Pedro Beato tossed an inning in an extended spring training game Friday for the first time since landing on the disabled list with what the team officially called right elbow tendinitis. Beato landed on the DL on May 4, three days after pitching three scoreles innings in relief at […]

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Mets Acquire Bubba Bell From Indians

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have acquired outfielder Bubba Bell from the Indians for cash considerations. The Indians had only aquired Bell in like manner from the Red Sox on March 31. Bell, 28, spent last season at AAA Pawtucket, where he hit .293 with 17 doubles, 6 home runs and 49 RBIs in 104 games. He was […]

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Mets Plan A Week Long Tribute To Honor The Troops

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Plan A Week Long Tribute To Honor The Troops

There’s nothing sweeter than checking my email this morning to find something from the Mets regarding a special week of events all intended to support and honor our troops. It’s so good to see our team is always out in front on things like this. I love the Mets and everyone who knows me knows that, […]

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Forward Progress: Johan Santana Throws From A Mound

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reported on Thursday that Johan Santana began throwing off the mound this week for the first time since he had surgery to repair his left shoulder.  Santana threw 15 pitches off the slope of the mound, but not from the rubber, that will come next.   It’s a huge step forward for Johan, and a […]

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Chris Young Opts For Surgery, Out For Season

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Mets right-hander Chris Young has opted for surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder. Young was considering whether to go through a second non-surgical rehabilitation program as he did last year. Mets assistant general manager John Ricco confirmed today that the scheduled operation is most likely season-ending. Young signed an incentive-laden one-year deal with […]

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Mets Place Ike Davis On DL, Call Up F-Mart

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets placed first baseman Ike Davis on the disabled list Wednesday with a sprained left ankle and a bone bruise. To replace him on the roster, the team recalled outfielder Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo. Davis was injured on Tuesday night when he collided with third baseman David Wright while trying to field […]

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Mets Sign Top Dominican Pitcher

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

According to Baseball America, the Mets have agreed to terms with Luis Mateo for $150,000, which should end a three-year process for the 21-year-old Dominican righthander with a mid-90s fastball to get signed. Mateo originally agreed to terms with the Giants on July 2, 2008, for $625,000. The Giants had that contract voided in August, […]

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Steve Cohen OUT of Mets Bidding

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Steve Cohen OUT of Mets Bidding

According to the NY Post, Hedge Fund billionaire Steve Cohen is out of the bidding for the minority stake of the Mets. In recent weeks the common report had Cohen as the front-runner for the minority stake of the team. However concerns over his trading activity have the Mets going in a different direction. Federal […]

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Kevin Burkhardt: Ike Davis Heading To NY For More Tests

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Kevin Burkhardt: Ike Davis Heading To NY For More Tests

According to SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt via Twitter, Ike Davis is flying to New York where he will meet with more team doctors. Not sure if he already had the MRI that the team discussed last night as there is no other offical word. Obviously, there are some concerns and I always brace myself when things like […]

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Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

I wanted to update this with some great information from analyst/statistician/Met historian Mark Simon at ESPN who writes, Young’s 1.88 ERA would be the best overall mark for any Mets pitcher who made at least four starts with the team. In single-season annals, it’s topped only by Dwight Gooden’s 1.53 ERA in 1985, Mike Birkbeck’s 1.63 […]

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