Mets News & Notes

We Should Promote Misch And Send Down Valdes

An article by posted on August 4, 2010 0 Comments

 About a week and a half ago, I pleaded my case for calling up starting pitcher Pat Misch, inserting him into the rotation, and sliding Hisanori Takahashi back into the bullpen. Since then, Misch has made two starts and allowed just one run in 15 innings pitched, striking out 15 more batters and walking none. His record […]

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Heyman Cites Beltran As A Met Who Could Hit Waiver Wires

An article by posted on August 2, 2010 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com, named 31 players he believes could end up hitting the waiver wires and potentially get dealt before the August 31st waiver deadline. Carlos Beltran was just one of four Mets players he listed: Ollie Perez, Mets SP. The Mets offered him around but there were no takers. They’d like him to go to […]

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Jason Bay Placed On DL, Reflecting On His Signing

An article by posted on July 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets officially placed outfielder Jason Bay on the disabled list on Friday. Bay continues to suffer with continued headaches, a week after he hit the outfield wall at Dodger Stadium while making a catch. Minor league outfielder Jesus Feliciano was promoted from Triple-A Buffalo to take his place and will be available tonight against […]

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Mets Out On Lilly and Myers

An article by posted on July 29, 2010 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, count the Mets out as far as Ted Lilly and Brett Myers go. A Mets official told me that obtaining Lilly is “very doubtful.” The Mets have talked regularly with the Cubs, but feel that there is not a match because the Mets are not willing […]

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Jenrry Mejia Impresses In Return (96-98 mph)

An article by posted on July 29, 2010 0 Comments

I just wanted to pass this along from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Jenrry Mejia, who tossed three innings in the Gulf Coast League on Wednesday in his first official game action since straining the back of the rotator cuff while working in Double-A Binghamton’s rotation, was so impressive in the performance he will […]

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Jason Bay Has A Concussion

An article by posted on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

It just keeps getting better and better. Hat Tip To Seven Train To Shea. So as we step into this crucial home stand, we must now do it without Jason Bay. However some people may feel this is more of a blessing than a curse. Bay has not lived up to expectations at all this […]

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Barajas Heading To DL, Hessman Gets Nod Over Turner

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have put catcher Rod Barajas on the 15-day disabled list and promoted infielder Mike Hessman from Triple-A. Barajas had an MRI exam Monday that showed a mild strain on his left side. The move was retroactive to Sunday. A Mets press release on Mike Hessman reads as follows: Hessman will join […]

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Mets Source: “We Are Staying Put For Now”

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

I was about to post the news that everyone’s jobs are safe as far as the coaching staff goes as reported by MetsBlog and Kevin Burkhardt. I’m not sure if either were on the conference call or if they spoke with people who were on the conference call, but usually those two are as accurate […]

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Sounds Like Heads are Gonna Roll

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

In a post to his blog on ESPN New York, Adam Rubin wrote that even though Omar Minaya declared manager Jerry Manuel’s job safe at the start of the Dodger series, he would offer no such assurances for hitting coach Howard Johnson and the rest of Manuel’s staff on Sunday. Asked specifically if the entire staff would be in […]

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Mets And Royals Talks Heating Up

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com, the Mets and Royals are in discussion about a potential multi-player trade that could include: Gil Meche (0-44, 6.66), Kyle Farnsworth and Jose Guillen from the Royals, and Oliver Perez, Jeff Francoeur and Luis Castillo from the Mets. Basically, it looks like a swap of bad contracts for both teams, and […]

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