Mets News & Notes

Montero Optioned To Vegas To Make Room For Carlyle

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
Montero Optioned To Vegas To Make Room For Carlyle

1:30 PM As expected, the Mets have demoted rookie right-hander Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas to clear the roster spot for reliever Buddy Carlyle who was promoted after last night’s game. Montero lasted just 3.2 innings in Friday’s 14-inning loss to the Phillies. Mets asst GM John Ricco said Montero’s demotion was solely out of necessity because the […]

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Chris Young’s Costly Flub Snaps Mets 3-Game Win Streak

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young’s Costly Flub Snaps Mets 3-Game Win Streak

May 31 Credit outfielder Chris Young for manning up and owning his mistake after he dropped a routine flyball in right that cost the Mets the game. “It was just a ‘flub up,’” Young said. “I was talking to a couple of my teammates inside. It was like I’m looking dead at it, the ball’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 5 (14 Innings)

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 5 (14 Innings)

The New York Mets were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 6-5 in a 14 inning marathon at Citizens Bank Park. The winning run was unearned and the result of Marlon Byrd hitting a routine fly ball to right field which was dropped by Chris Young to open the floodgates.. With the bases […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

After a 4-1 victory on Thursday night, the Mets continue their five-game series against the Phillies in Philadelphia tonight at 7:05 PM. Rafael Montero (0-2, 4.96 ERA) gets the start for the Mets and will be opposed by A.J. Burnett (3-4, 3.51 ERA) for the Phillies. Last Start: Montero earned a no-decision in the Mets’ 2-1 defeat to […]

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Mejia, Familia and Black Are Bringing the Heat

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia, Familia and Black Are Bringing the Heat

May 30 Jenrry Mejia struck out the side to earn his fifth save last night and is five-for-five in save chances since being moved to the bullpen on May 12. Mejia has excelled in his new late inning role, sporting a 9.44 strikeout rate and being unscored upon in nine relief appearances spanning 10.1 innings. The pen in general […]

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MLB Scout: Put d’Arnaud in the Overhyped Category

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Scout: Put d’Arnaud in the Overhyped Category

Travis d’Arnaud returned to the lineup on Thursday night after a nearly two week absence due to concussion like symptoms after being struck on the helmet by a backswing off the bat of Alfonso Soriano. D’Arnaud, now 25, went 0-for-4 and grounded into a double play with the bases loaded in a continuation of the hitting […]

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Nimmo Forcing Mets To Rethink Keeping Him In St. Lucie All Year

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo Forcing Mets To Rethink Keeping Him In St. Lucie All Year

Lynn Worthy of the Press & Sun-Bulletin spoke with Dicky Scott, the Mets Director of Player Development, about top outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo and the possibility that he may be nearing a promotion to Double A Binghamton. “He’s tearing it up down there right now.” Scott continues, “It’s the perfect scenario where you have guys forcing your hand. It […]

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Wheeler’s Improved Command Was On Full Display

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Wheeler’s Improved Command Was On Full Display

Zack Wheeler pitched what may have been his best start of the season in Thursday night’s 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The young righty brought his A-game to Citizens Bank Park, using every pitch in his arsenal to stifle the Phillies offense and pick up only his second win of the season while improving […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 1

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 1

The Mets took on the Philadelphia Phillies tonight, for the first of five, as Zack Wheeler squared off against David Buchanan. What you should know: Wheeler started off the night striking out six of the first eight batters he faced, and would ultimately pitch 6.1 innings, striking out nine and scattering four hits and only […]

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Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki had the best game of his Double-A career on Tuesday when he doubled, homered and drove in five runs in his first two at bats. The game would be suspended in the second inning due to rain and was completed on Wednesday afternoon prior to the regularly scheduled game. The catching prospect finished […]

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