Mets News & Notes

Reyes Runs Wild, Niese Strong, Mets Win 4-3

An article by posted on June 15, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese pitched a solid game and the offense sparked by Jose Reyes beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Tuesday. Game Notes Jonathon Niese went a quality six and one third innings, giving up two runs on five hits, striking out five and walking one. After some early season control trouble Niese has been extremely […]

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The Mets Are In Third Place!

An article by posted on June 15, 2011 0 Comments
The Mets Are In Third Place!

With Tuesday night’s 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves, the New York Mets moved past the Florida Marlins and into third place in the NL East. It’s the first time the Mets have been better than fourth place since April 10. Credit the Mets rotation for turning around the Mets fortunes in the past month and a half. […]

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Today In Mets History: When Johnny Comes Marching Home

An article by posted on June 14, 2011 0 Comments
Today In Mets History: When Johnny Comes Marching Home

It was one of those games I had forgotten, but fit in with the wildness and uniqueness of the early Mets. This time they came out on the winning end. On this date in 1965, Cincinnati’s Jim Maloney threw a gem against the Mets with ten innings of no-hit ball and 18 strikeouts. The Mets’ […]

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Reyes Passes Rollins, Still Trails Tulo In All Star Voting

An article by posted on June 14, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes passed Philadelphia’s Jimmy Rollins in All-Star voting, but still trails Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. The Daily News, also shares a short exchange with Reyes who is clearly interested in the All Star voting results. “Really, I’m in second now?” he said, when informed of the latest voting. “How far behind?” About 600,000 votes, […]

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Santana Has Soreness In Left Shoulder

An article by posted on June 13, 2011 0 Comments

I don’t like the sound of this one bit, but Johan Santana’s comeback attempt took a step back today when GM Sandy Alderson announced that the lefthander experienced “soreness in his left shoulder while attempting to increase the intensity of his mound sessions.” Santana was expected to begin his final phase of his recovery this week and face live hitters, but  when […]

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Capuano Pitches Gem, Mets Win 7-0

An article by posted on June 12, 2011 0 Comments
Capuano Pitches Gem, Mets Win 7-0

Chris Capuano and the bullpen combined for a shutout and the offense exploded in the late innings for a 7-0 win against the Pirates Game Notes Chris Capuano pitched a strong seven innings today, giving up three hits, allowing six total baserunners (two via walk, one via HBP) and five strikeouts. Capuano kept inducing weak […]

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Minaya’s Stamp Is All Over These Spirited Mets

An article by posted on June 12, 2011 0 Comments
Minaya’s Stamp Is All Over These Spirited Mets

Andy Martino of the Daily News writes that while Sandy Alderson is developing a thoughtful plan for this and future seasons, it is also worth noting that nearly every player contributing right now, firing up the fan base and keeping the season interesting, is a product of the Omar Minaya regime. Minaya’s legacy will always […]

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Mets Recall D.J. Carrasco, Demote Dale Thayer

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Recall D.J. Carrasco, Demote Dale Thayer

The New York Mets optioned Dale Thayer to Triple-A Buffalo, after tonight’s 3-2 loss to the Pirates. To replace Thayer on the roster, the Mets recalled D.J. Carrasco. Thayer made four appearances for the Mets, and allowed two runs in four innings for a 4.50 ERA. Carrasco started the season with the Mets but after […]

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Collins Wants To See Johan Santana For Himself

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the game last night and said he wants to have Johan Santana come to New York during the next homestand so him and Dan Warthen can watch him pitch. Collins also said it’s more likely the Mets will have to wait until at least late July for Santana’s return. The Mets […]

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All Dillon Gee Does Is Win

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
All Dillon Gee Does Is Win

What can you say about Dillon Gee that hasn’t been said already? After another sparkling performance against the Pirates last night, Gee improved his record to 7-0 and became the first rookie in Mets franchise history to open a season by winning his first seven decisions. Gee tossed a career high eight innings and allowed just […]

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