Mets News & Notes

Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

New Mets hitting coach Kevin Long gave Dan Martin of the New York Post a player by player progress report as the team enjoyed a day off on Wednesday. “I’ve seen good things from a lot of these guys,” the hitting coach said. “Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been good. Ruben Tejada has been better. And Wilmer […]

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Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York published a review last night of Sandy Alderson’s upcoming biography “Baeball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets”. In his review, Rubin highlighted Alderson’s comments on Terry Collins‘ job security and what happened behind the scenes in the Carlos Beltran trade. Here are some of the […]

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Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

Zack Wheeler met Dr. David Altchek in New York on Wednesday to discuss his options, and is headed for Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed a full tear of the UCL. He has yet to decide if the Mets’ Dr. Altchek will perform the surgery or fellow leading orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. There […]

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New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

There it is… The Mets tweeted an image of our new state of the art scoreboard, featuring one of the largest high-definition digital screens in any sports venue in the country. The Daktronics digital video board is 62% larger than the original screen and measures a whopping 5,670 square feet . Said Chief Operating Officer […]

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MLB Needs A Paradigm Shift On Starting Pitching Health

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Needs A Paradigm Shift On Starting Pitching Health

The NFL has recently been praised for their efforts to ensure the long term health and well-being of their players by instituting stringent new protocol on concussions. I remember reading one time that for most players who participate in an NFL game it’s the equivalent of one of us being in like four or five […]

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Alderson Fires Back, Wheeler’s Agent Responds, About Those MRIs

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Fires Back, Wheeler’s Agent Responds, About Those MRIs

Adding a little balance to yesterday’s tirades from a few Mets reporters, you have Sandy Alderson firing back at them and Zack Wheeler‘s agent B.B. Abbott saying he had no problem with the way the Mets handled his client. “Anything that happened last year, or any other time Zack has been a Met, has been […]

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The Truth About Zack Wheeler’s Usage

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
The Truth About Zack Wheeler’s Usage

The Mets front office is a lot like congress. People don’t trust them. So when it was announced that Zack Wheeler has a torn UCL, the first thing everyone did was point their fingers at management. We all watched the games last year. How many times did Terry Collins leave Wheeler on the mound past […]

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Rafael Montero Could Start Season In Mets’ Bullpen

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Could Start Season In Mets’ Bullpen

With the news of Zack Wheeler‘s injury, It is becoming increasingly likely that prospect Rafael Montero will be on the Mets Opening Day roster. Dillon Gee will move back into the rotation to replace Wheeler, which opens up a spot for Montero in the bullpen. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, recent comments […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Marlins 4

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Marlins 4

In front of a nice St. Patrick’s Day crowd at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, the New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by a score of 6-4. Pitching After Jordany Valdespin blooped a single in front of Michael Cuddyer in left, Jacob deGrom, who started both batters off with 2-0 counts, got Martin […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM, (SNY)

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM, (SNY)

Jacob deGrom takes the mound for the Mets as they take on the Miami Marlins at Tradition Field in Port St m Lucie for a 1:10 matchup. The reigning NL Rookie of the Year will be opposed by left-hander Brad Hand for the Marlins. It was a tough day for Mets fans yesterday, but looking […]

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Mets Notes: Parnell and Black Injury Updates, Wheeler Declines Comment

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Parnell and Black Injury Updates, Wheeler Declines Comment

Closer Bobby Parnell had been scheduled to pitch in a minor-league game today, however he told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that  that plan has been scrapped and instead he’ll throw another bullpen session this morning. “It’s all good,” he told Rubin. Parnell is sidelined with a left hamstring injury. He is expected to begin the […]

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