Mets News & Notes

Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

Update 2:00 PM August 26th – The Mets have announced that Neil Walker has been activated from the paternity list with infielder T.J. Rivera being optioned back to the Las Vegas 51s. Rivera went 0 for 4 in his second stint with the Mets and is now hitting .314/.306/.371 in 36 plate appearances at the […]

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Mets Need to Beat the Teams They Should Beat

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need to Beat the Teams They Should Beat

There are a multitude of reasons why the Mets are only a game over .500 and 3.5 games back of the Cardinals for the second Wild Card. The most popular excuse is injuries. There is some validity there with Matt Harvey, Lucas Duda, and David Wright gone for the year. Yoenis Cespedes was hobbled by a quad injury before he was […]

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Series Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Series Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets

The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies will get to know each other a little more over the last 35 games of the season. The two NL East rivals will play each other ten times between now and October 2nd, with the first meeting scheduled for Friday night. Both teams will have a lot to […]

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Alejandro De Aza Had a Night to Remember

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Alejandro De Aza Had a Night to Remember

In what seemed like an absolute must-win game for a team who is fighting to stay relevant in the Wild Card race, they took care of business. Coming from an unlikely place, Alejandro De Aza provided half the offense on a night they would score 10 runs. A man who had been tossed aside by […]

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Mets Might Have Something With Seth Lugo

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Might Have Something With Seth Lugo

May 2014. Dillon Gee was headed to the disabled list and the Mets were forced into a corner. Without other options available, it was a lanky right-handed flamethrower with bouncy, brown locks that received the call. Jacob deGrom made his debut against the New York Yankees, not exactly the ideal team to debut against given […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

3 Up 1. De Aza’s Da Man Coming into Thursday night’s series finale against the Cardinals, Alejandro De Aza had been mired in a 4-34 slump over his last 16 games. Due to Jay Bruce’s calf injury, De Aza got the start in center and it paid dividends almost immediately. De Aza robbed a homerun in […]

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Mets Explode For 10 Runs; Take 2 of 3 From Cards

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Explode For 10 Runs; Take 2 of 3 From Cards

The New York Mets (64-63) defeated the St. Louis Cardinals (67-59) by a score of 10-6 tonight at Busch Stadium. With the victory, the Mets pull within 3.5 games of the second wild card spot. Pitching: Seth Lugo toed the rubber for the Amazin’s tonight, and out-dueled Adam Wainwright, pitching five innings of scoreless ball, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Cardinals, 7:15 PM

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Cardinals, 7:15 PM

Thursday, August 25, 2016 • 7:15 p.m. (ET) Busch Stadium • St. Louis, MO RHP Seth Lugo (0-2, 3.04) vs. RHP Adam Wainwright (9-7, 4.71) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets winning streak hit a bump in the road yesterday as deGrom struggled in his second straight start […]

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Jay Bruce Not In Lineup, Remains Out With Strained Calf

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Not In Lineup, Remains Out With Strained Calf

Right fielder Jay Bruce is not in tonight’s lineup after suffering a strained right calf on Wednesday night. Batting cleanup for the Mets tonight is James Loney who is batting .143 (6-42) with no extra-base hits and two RBI in his last 12 games. Terry Collins said Bruce should be available to pinch hit tonight […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

With injuries and poor production, the Mets have seemingly been rotating players at every position this season. One position that has been in a constant state of flux is catcher. Travis d’Arnaud is a victim of injuries and poor production, which has led to an increased role for Rene Rivera. Both players have received significant […]

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