Mets News & Notes

Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

Let the showcasing begin for the Mets and Dillon Gee, whom they have been trying to trade since the end of last season. Gee will start today against Atlanta in the Mets’ exhibition opener, with the parameters being 35 pitches or two innings. Gee, who threw 199 innings two years ago, regressed last season and […]

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Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Make 30 Starts

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Make 30 Starts

Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest on Mets Hot Stove on Tuesday at Tradition Field. He told Gary Apple that in his first year back from Tommy John surgery, Matt Harvey should make at least 30 starts. “There are going to be nights when he’s dominant, and you got to let him stay out there, which means next time […]

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Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

According to Robert Brender of SNY, the Mets players no longer have their team issued “Take the Damn Thing” t-shirts. They’re all gone. “I haven’t checked further,” Brender says. “But was told they were taken back.” Sigh… February 23 I just read this post on MetsBlog where Matt Cerrone reports (via Robert Brender) that the […]

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Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

During today’s Intrasquad game, which ended in a scoreless tie by the way, the Daily News handed Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom a couple of mice and the two go doing play by play.   That’s what spring training is all about right there. A few dozen players taking to the field to prepare for […]

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Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

Sandy Alderson invited former ballplayer Billy Bean to Mets camp Tuesday. Bean, who is openly gay, now serves as Major League Baseball’s ambassador of inclusion. He spent the day as a roving instructor after meeting with the entire organization prior to Tuesday’s workout. Alderson initially wanted Bean to suit up with team and play in […]

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Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

Manager Terry Collins spoke with Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com and fully supported the way David Wright handled the situation with top prospect Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s a code of conduct in a professional locker room. Our captain thought it was abused and therefore he took action. I’m on his side. I’m sure there’s […]

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What We Learned From Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson Today

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
What We Learned From Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson Today

Here’s a wrap of the day’s Mets news and notes from Tradition Field at Port St. Lucie. Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters today and said: He expects that Dillon Gee will still be with the Mets on Opening Day. He reiterated Tuesday that his club has had little talk with other teams. If the trade […]

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Alderson Says No Active Trade Talks With Rangers About Gee

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says No Active Trade Talks With Rangers About Gee

Sandy Alderson denied there were any active trade discussions with the Texas Rangers about trading a starter. He added that it’s “fair to say” the Mets have had little to no recent talk about trading Dillon Gee or any other starting pitcher in recent weeks. If a trade were to materialize, he expects it would […]

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LHP Kyle Regnault Trying To Impress In Camp

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
LHP Kyle Regnault Trying To Impress In Camp

Kyle Regnault is a left handed pitcher who has been pitching the Can-Am league for the last 3 years after pitching at URI. He is 26 years old and last year did some starting, relieving, and closing for the Les Capitales de Quebec. In his 3 years in the league Kyle has a 4.11 ERA, […]

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Campbell Appears To Have Sewn Up Bench Spot

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Campbell Appears To Have Sewn Up Bench Spot

It appears that Eric Campbell has locked up the final bench spot even before the Mets play one inning of Grapefruit League games which begin on Wednesday. Terry Collins has had Campbell playing all all over the field so far in spring training. “He’s going to wear every one of those gloves that is in […]

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Dan Warthen Deserves Heaps Of Credit For Mets’ Pitching Renaissance

An article by posted on March 2, 2015 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Deserves Heaps Of Credit For Mets’ Pitching Renaissance

Pitching coach Dan Warthen told Marc Carig of Newsday that he is “very skeptical” Harvey will be allowed to reach the 200 inning threshold that Sandy Alderson talked about last week. Warthen indicated that a more appropriate limit would be between 180 and 190 innings pitched. “I would be very skeptical of 200 innings,” Warthen told […]

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