Mets News & Notes

Mets DFA Misch After Doubleheader To Make Room For Gee

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

Misch didn’t even get a chance to shower… He was just DFA’d to make room for Gee.   Dillon Gee will be called up and take Chris Young’s start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, with Pat Misch being used to back up D.J. Carrasco’s start today. Original Post In a surprising turn of events, the Mets have placed right-hander Chris Young […]

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Not So Amazins’ Get Swept By Rockies; All Alone In Last Place

An article by posted on April 15, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets, backed by overall sloppy play on both the pitching side of the ball, and the defensive side and lost both games in today’s back-to-back double header. Game 1 – Rockies Win 6-5 R.A. Dickey started today, and didn’t have a very good outing today, allowing five runs on eight hits, walking four and […]

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An Open Letter To Brooklyn Dodger Lover Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on April 14, 2011 0 Comments
An Open Letter To Brooklyn Dodger Lover Fred Wilpon

Dear Mr. Wilpon, I was recently at the Mets Team Store on the Field Level at Citi Field looking for some Mets T-shirts. After being pleasantly surprised to finally see R.A. Dickey and Angel Pagan number shirts for sale, my jaw dropped when I saw yet another piece of Brooklyn Dodgers merchandise. This wasn’t yet […]

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Carlos Delgado Announces His Retirement

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Delgado Announces His Retirement

Former Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado has announced his retirement from baseball two years after he was sidelined with a serious hip injury. He made the announcement from his home in Puerto Rico where he was presented with a rocking chair engraved with “Puerto Rican Home Run King” as a retirement gift. Delgado was a two-time All-Star and […]

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R.A. Dickey Declares Himself Fit For Next Start

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

According to Scott Cacciola of the Wall Street Journal, R.A. Dickey declared himself fit to return to the mound for the Mets this week, and he was happy to report that the nail on his right index finger was 100% healthy. This is big news for the Mets, who are relying on Dickey—who owns two of […]

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Dillon Gee Could Make Spot Start On Sunday

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

Due to the implications from tonight’s rain out and Thursday’s doubleheader, the Mets may have to use R.A. Dickey on short rest or callup another starter to pitch Sunday’s game. Adam Rubin of ESPN believes that the Mets could send reliever Ryota Igarashi down to the minors and callup starting pitcher Dillon Gee from Buffalo to make the spot […]

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Isringhausen Comes Full Circle

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments
Isringhausen Comes Full Circle

It didn’t take long for GM Sandy Alderson to act after yesterdays debacle by the bullpen that cost starter Chris Young a well deserved win. For reliever Jason Isringhausen however, it was opportunity knocking as he replaces the ousted Blaine Boyer who was cut minutes dater his meltdown. “We need some innings,” Alderson said. “We’re […]

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Game Recap: Young Dominates, Bullpen Blows, Mets Lose 7-3

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Young was dominant today, allowing one hit over seven innings but the bullpen blew it in the eighth, and then in the eleventh and the Mets lost 7-3, losing the series as well. Game Notes Chris Young looked excellent today, allowing one run on one hit over seven innings, walking two and striking out […]

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Mets Cut Boyer and Duda, Promote Izzy and Iggy

An article by posted on April 10, 2011 0 Comments

After today’s 7-3 loss to the Nationals, the Mets announced two moves intended to bolster an already spent and woefully ineffective bullpen. Blaine Boyer, who was largely responsible for todays loss and had a 10.80 ERA so far this season, was released and designated for assignment. Boyer will be replaced by former Met Jason Isringhausen, who […]

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Mets DL Ronny Paulino

An article by posted on April 10, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets placed Ronny Paulino on the15-day DL list before Sunday’s series finale against Washington.   The move couldn’t be backdated due to Paulino’s suspension, so the Mets expect him to play in some minor-league games before returning April 26. “It’s important for him to ramp it up these next 15 days so he can […]

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