Mets News & Notes

Mets DL Fernando Nieve, Call Up Cory Sullivan

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have placed starting pitcher Fernando Nieve on the disabled list with a strained right quadricep muscle. Nieve hurt himself while running to first base in Sunday’s game against the Braves, and he pulled up lame. He had to be carted off the field.  I’m a little surprised that the Mets opted to replace […]

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Snake Eyes! Gary Sheffield Pulls Up Lame

An article by posted on July 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets may have just lost Gary Sheffield to the disabled list after he pulled up lame trying to chase down a Yunel Escobar double. Sheffield caught up with the ball, flipped it to Angel Pagan, and grabbed his right leg in pain. After a long injury delay, he was escorted off the field by […]

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The Greed Game

An article by posted on July 17, 2009 0 Comments

I read an article on the internet earlier this week about how a group of agents want the new union chief to look into whether or not the owners committed collusion this past off season when it came time to sign free agents. The first thought that crossed my mind was “you got to be […]

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Are We Going To The Playoffs?

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Now that we are pretty much at the halfway point of the season, it is time to look and see what is in store for the next half of the season. After 87 games the Mets are 42-45 and 6.5 back in the division and the wild card.  Presumably the Mets want to get 88-90 […]

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The Timing Is Right For A Comeback

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

By August 12, a little less than one month from today, we’ll have a good idea whether the Mets will still be hunt for post season play, or if the 2009 Met season will end in disappointment (like the past three years). Thursday the Mets begin their first road trip of the second half with […]

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A Delgado & Reyes Return Is Better Than A Blockbuster Trade

An article by posted on July 12, 2009 0 Comments

     The Mets got some good news today on the eve of the All Star break regarding shortstop Jose Reyes and first baseman Carlos Delgado. According to several reports, both Delgado and Reyes worked out before Sunday’s game against the Reds and by all accounts everyone was all smiles. They both participated in agility drills on […]

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Watch Jenrry Mejia And Wilmer Flores In Futures Game Today

An article by posted on July 12, 2009 0 Comments

       If any of you want to catch a glimpse of two of the Mets brightest prospects, I urge you to tune in to ESPN 2 this afternoon at 2:00 PM EST and watch the Futures Game. The New York Mets will have two players participating; pitcher Jenrry Mejia and shortstop Wilmer Flores. Mejia was 4-1 […]

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Evans Sent Down, Francoeur Batting Fifth

An article by posted on July 11, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets made a couple of moves today. First, they claimed veteran infielder Angel Berroa off waivers from the Yankees and assigned him to AAA Buffalo. Berroa, the 2003 AL Rookie of the Year, had been designated for assignment by the Yankees on June 24 after hitting just .136 with one double and one RBI in 21 […]

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Mets Trade Church For Jeff Francoeur

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments

Moments ago in a press conference, Mets general manager Omar Minaya announced that they have traded rightfielder Ryan Church to the Atlanta Braves for rightfielder Jeff Francoeur. It was no secret that Church was on the outs as I have frequently pointed out this season, so this shouldn’t come as a big surprise to readers […]

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Pagan Activated, Evans Demoted, Maine Pitching Again

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments

Outfielder Angel Pagan has been activated from the disabled list. To make room for him, Nick Evans was sent down to Triple-A. Evans was batting .256 with one homer and six RBIs in 43 at-bats. Pagan will start tonight in center field and bat leadoff against the Reds. John Maine, who has been out with a […]

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