Mets News & Notes

One Thing Is Clear; Terry Collins Is No Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments
One Thing Is Clear; Terry Collins Is No Jerry Manuel

Were any of you wondering what transpired the other day in Atlanta, when Daniel Murphy tried to steal third base and was out by a mile? You may remember an enraged (or was it embarrassed) Terry Collins taking Murphy into the back of the dugout as soon as trotted off the field with his head down. […]

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Bobby Parnell Feeling Numbness, Could Be Headed To DL

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

After tonight’s 6-1 loss to the Astros, Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters that he met with setup man Bobby Parnell in the trainers room, where he was being examined after feeling some discomfort. Collins said he was concerned because he hasn’t seen Parnell throwing his upper nineties fastball and is worried that there may be a problem. Parnell later said […]

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Bay’s Return From DL Now Pushed To Thursday

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments
Bay’s Return From DL Now Pushed To Thursday

The Mets announced that Jason Bay will be activated from the disabled list on Thursday, two days later than he would have been eligible on Tuesday. Bay was in New York today to meet with Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins, and team doctors, and it was decided he needed more time before being activated. Due to […]

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Gee Strong, Reyes Ignites Mets 3-2 Win

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had a good outing, Jose Reyes was the tablesetter and new #2 hitter Josh Thole was productive and the Mets broke their losing streak, beating the Braves 3-2. Game Notes Dillon Gee in his first start of the season looked great. Gee only got in trouble once, and that was in the second […]

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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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