Mets News & Notes

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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Nationals vs Mets Game 3: Lineup, Notes, Preview

An article by posted on April 10, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Willie Harris – LF David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Lucas Duda – RF Brad Emaus – 2B Josh Thole – C Chris Young – RHP Game Notes Carlos Beltran sits this one out coming off of a strong performance on Saturday night. […]

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Mets Flash: Beltran Blasts A Pair, Ike Remains Hot

An article by posted on April 9, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets picked up their first win of the season at Citi Field thanks to a big night by Carlos Beltran and Ike Davis. Beltran blasted a two-run homer in his first at-bat to put the Mets up 2-0 in the first inning, then after the Mets lost the lead, he belted a solo shot […]

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Walkathon ’11, Bats Silent, Mets Lose 6-2 To Nats

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey had ZERO control today, and that seemed to be a recurring theme for the Mets as they took a loss in their home opener to the Nationals, 6-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey just couldn’t find it today. Dickey allowed three runs on six hits in five innings, walking five and striking out three. […]

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Pitching & Bats Vanish, Mets Lose 11-0

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese & the Mets pitching staff was mauled today, and the offense struggled to get a rhythm against Roy Halladay and the Mets lost the game 11-0. Game Notes Jonathon Niese had a bad outing today. Jonathon was hit, and hit consistently. He gave up six runs on eight hits in four innings, walking […]

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Mets Hang On To Manny Acosta After He Clears Waivers

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have  announced that right-handed reliever Manny Acosta has cleared waivers, and will be assigned to Triple-A Buffalo. With Pat Misch also clearing waivers a week earlier, the Mets manage to hang on to two relievers that will give their bullpen some depth in the minors in case somebody falters or is injured. Another well played […]

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Could Mike Pelfrey Be Traded?

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments
Could Mike Pelfrey Be Traded?

Jayson Stark of ESPN wrote today that one MLB Executive told him the likelihood that the Mariners will trade Felix Hernandez are so slim, that teams should just cross him off their list. However, the same executive believes that Wandy Rodriguez of the Astros and Mike Pelfrey of the Mets will be available at some point between […]

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Ralph Kiner To Throw Ceremonial First Pitch For Mets Home Opener

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments
Ralph Kiner To Throw Ceremonial First Pitch For Mets Home Opener

  More than 140 Veterans from All Five U.S. Armed Services on Field for Pre-Game Presentation of a Giant Flag; Michael Amante to Sing the National Anthem FLUSHING, N.Y., April 6, 2011 – The New York Mets today announced that original Met and Mets Hall of Fame broadcaster Ralph Kiner will throw out the ceremonial […]

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Forever Young, Mets Beat Phillies 7-1

An article by posted on April 5, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Young, in his Mets debut pitched a great first game, going five and one-third innings, giving up one run on five hits with four walks and seven strikeouts and the offense exploded in the third inning, chasing Cole Hamels in their 7-1 victory. Game Notes Chris Young looked pretty good in his first outing […]

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