Mets News & Notes

Pat Misch Starting Saturday

An article by posted on August 13, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 9:42 PM The Mets have sent down Ryota Igarashi and Raul Valdes to AAA-Buffalo to make room for Pat Misch and Frankie Rodriguez returning. Original Post 5:34 PM Jerry Manuel has confirmed that left-hander Pat Misch will start for the Mets on Saturday against the Phillies. The choice was between Misch and Oliver Perez. […]

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Jeff Francoeur – Worst Everyday Player?

An article by posted on August 13, 2010 0 Comments

Joe Posnanski answered a question on his blog a few days back about who is the worst everyday player in baseball for 2010. “A friend and I have a bet – I say Rony Cedeno, he says Chone Figgins. I know Yuni was your choice at one point last year, can you give us an […]

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Frankie Rodriguez Arrested For Assault, Father In Law Hospitalized

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

As reported by the Associated Press, New York Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez is in custody after what police called a “physical assault” on a family member at Citi Field.  Police say Rodriguez will be charged with third-degree assault. Police say the incident occurred after the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. […]

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Pat Misch Ready For 2010 Mets Debut On Saturday

An article by posted on August 11, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN-NY, Bisons starting pitcher Pat Misch was pulled after 55 pitches on Tuesday night and could be promoted to the Mets to make a start on Saturday vs. the Phillies. Misch has a 3.23 ERA with the Bisons this season and is in line for his 11th win if Buffalo holds […]

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Green Staying In Buffalo

An article by posted on August 10, 2010 0 Comments

**Update 8-12-10** Adam Rubin tweets that the Mets have decided to use reliever Sean Green’s final option and keep him at Triple-A Buffalo. Green’s rehab assignment was set to expire. He has a 5.40 ERA in seven appearances with the Bisons. **Original 8-10-10** Reliever Sean Green appears close to a return to the Mets. Green, […]

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The Forecast In 2011 Calls For Cloudy Skies And Huge Payroll Commitments

An article by posted on August 9, 2010 0 Comments

Here’s a sobering thought from Adam Rubin of ESPN NY. He lists the Mets payroll commitments for the 2011 season. Johan Santana $22.5 million Carlos Beltran $18.5 million Jason Bay $16 million David Wright $14 million Oliver Perez $12 million Francisco Rodriguez $11.5 million Jose Reyes $11 million Luis Castillo $6 million Ryota Igarashi $1.75 million […]

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More Mets Flubs: Why F-Mart And Not Lucas Duda?

An article by posted on August 8, 2010 0 Comments

I’m still a little bit confused by the snap decision by the Mets to promote Fernando Martinez on Saturday. It seemed as though it wasn’t very well thought out. Normally, I love to see a home-grown player promoted from the minor leagues, but the more I look at this particular case, the more it wreaks […]

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F-Mart Heading To The Mariners?

An article by posted on August 7, 2010 0 Comments

Update 2:15 AM Adam Rubin writes: Two sources — one with ties to the organization, one formerly with the organization — indicated the Seattle Mariners are the team involved in dialogue with the Mets. One of the sources indicated that 21-year-old outfielder Fernando Martinez, who was one of the two players scratched from the Bisons’ […]

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2011 Mets Slogan: The Tragic Is Back

An article by posted on August 5, 2010 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets’ reign of error is set to continue into 2011. Fred Wilpon will retain Omar Minaya for the 2011 season.  The team’s principal owner, Fred Wilpon, on Thursday said he is planning to stick with general manager Omar Minaya beyond this year, despite the threat […]

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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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