Mets News & Notes

Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

Closer Jenrry Mejia was warming up in the bullpen and getting ready to enter the ninth inning on Monday against the Washington Nationals, when he suddenly dashed back to the dugout to alert trainer Ray Ramirez that he had a stiff elbow and couldn’t loosen up. Mejia apparently told the team he had a tender […]

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Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

According to a report by Adam Rubin, when the Mets placed Cesar Puello on waivers, which he cleared and was eventually demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, technically none of it ever happened. Apparently, Puello told the team he was injured and general manager Sandy Alderson had to rescind the demotion after an MRI on Monday […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

The Mets opened their season with a win on Monday afternoon, beating Washington 3-1 at Nationals Park. Bartolo Colon earned got the start for the Mets and pitched very well. The big righty struck out eight in six innings of one-run ball, allowing just three hits and walking one en route to the 205th win […]

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Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

Opening Day 2015 has finally arrived! After an off-season of anticipating the 2015 rotation, wondering what was going to happen with the shortstop, trying to figure out why Fred Wilpon would be named to the head of the MLB Financial Committee, stressing about Wheeler, stressing about the Opening Day starter, stressing about left handed relievers, […]

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Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins met with reporters and discussed a variety of issues at Nationals Park in D.C.. 1. Alderson was not too pleased with the trade that sent Craig Kimbrel to the Padres. According to Adam Rubin, Alderson did not analyze the trade as a big win for his club, despite […]

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2015 Mets Over and Unders

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Over and Unders

With a new Mets season thankfully – and perhaps mercifully – upon us, ten of us at MMO looked to the future and pondered the many possibilities and outcomes of the months ahead. I love doing Over and Unders each new season and here’s what we came up with this year. I consolidated our results […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

“They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as a way of keeping the club going. I’ll never make the mistake of being seventy again.”  ~ Casey Stengel Here is the official Opening Day roster followed by a look at today’s potential lineup. Starting Lineup […]

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Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

Joel Sherman of the New York Post posted a Top 5 list ranking the best managers and baseball executives and I took a look to see what he came up with. Not only did the Baseball Maverick fail to make his top five, but he wasn’t even listed among the five honorable mentions either. I’m […]

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Padres Acquire Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton Jr. From Braves

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Padres Acquire Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton Jr. From Braves

The San Diego Padres have acquired closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton, Jr. (Formerly B.J. Upton) from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for outfielder’s Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin as well as prospects Matt Wisler and Jordan Paroubeck. Kimbrel, 26, leads the majors in saves over the past four seasons with 185. Kimbrel has […]

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Lucas Duda and Mets Cease Extension Talks

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda and Mets Cease Extension Talks

As expected Lucas Duda and the Mets have agreed to put off talks about a contract extension, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Both sides had previously agreed on an Opening Day deadline from the onset. “No agreement was reached, so talks have concluded and Lucas will focus on the upcoming season,” agent Dan […]

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