Mets News & Notes

With A Heavy Heart, Colon Delivers A Sparkling Performance

An article by posted on April 9, 2014 0 Comments
With A Heavy Heart, Colon Delivers A Sparkling Performance

One of my favorite moves of the offseason was the signing of Bartolo Colon to a two year, $20 million dollar deal. And while I never expected him to duplicate his near-Cy Young season of a year ago, I loved the veteran presence he was bringing and his ability to bear down in every game, […]

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Parnell Had Successful Tommy John Surgery Today

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Parnell Had Successful Tommy John Surgery Today

April 8 The Mets announced.that closer Bobby Parnell underwent successful Tommy John surgery today. Parnell made the decision to undergo the procedure right away without seeking a second opinion because he did not want the uncertainty of wondering when the medial collateral ligament ultimately would give out. He also wanted to minimize the risk of the injury […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

The Mets begin their first road trip of the season with a three game series against the Atlanta Braves beginning Tuesday night in Turner Field at 7:10 PM. Bartolo Colon will make his second start of the season for the Mets and will oppose Aaron Harang for the Braves. A pregame ceremony will honor 80-year-old […]

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Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

At about the same time that pinch hitter Ike Davis‘ walk-off grand slam landed in the right field seats at Citi Field Saturday, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson should have picked up the phone and called Brian Cashman, writes Anthony Rieber of Newsday. The Yankees and Mets haven’t made a trade since 2004  when the Mets […]

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Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

After a slow start at home (2-4), the Mets embark on a difficult nine-game road trip beginning in Atlanta on Tuesday night. The road trip will continue over the weekend in Anaheim, before concluding in Arizona. Of course, it is on the road where the Mets have found their best success in recent years. They […]

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Mets Farm Report: Puello Keys Walk-Off Win For Vegas

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Puello Keys Walk-Off Win For Vegas

LAS VEGAS 7, SACRAMENTO 6 The only game played in the Mets minors yesterday, this one was certainly a battle of the bats as both teams went back and forth the entire game.  Daisuke Matsuzaka gave up five hits and three earned runs in five innings, walking four and striking out four, but the Mets eventually won […]

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Good or Bad, This Season Is All On Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Good or Bad, This Season Is All On Sandy Alderson

As the Mets head into their second week of the season, ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin believes that the New York media will start to ramp up their focus on Mets GM Sandy Alderson. “Sandy spotlight intensifying. Say what you want about Terry Collins, but educated fans know where the fault will lie if the […]

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Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

In an attempt to get the team winning at home, the Mets brass have decided to make adjustments to their food service in an attempt to break their losing ways at Citi Field. Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal explains:  For the Mets, leaving New York means escaping their personal haunted house—a black hole […]

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Vic Black Placed On Minor League DL With Pinched Nerve

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
Vic Black Placed On Minor League DL With Pinched Nerve

Adam Rubin is reporting that reliever Vic Black has landed on the disabled list at Triple-A Las Vegas with a pinched nerve on the right side of his neck, although the injury is believed to be minor. Black walked two and hit a batter in his first 51s appearance, apparently feeling healthy. The next morning […]

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My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

  With the news that closer Bobby Parnell will miss the rest of the season after deciding to have Tommy John surgery, I received a couple of emails asking me if this could pave the way for the MLB debut of pitching prospect Rafael Montero. The 23-year old control artist had a stellar season debut […]

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