Just days after being released by the New York Mets, pitcher Livan Hernandez was handed a $16,000 lawsuit, TMZ reports. The lawsuit, which was filed by a man named Luis Vizcaino, states that Livan had used him as his personal driver throughout the 2009 season for when he was in New York. According to the suit, Hernandez owes Vizcaino $7,500 for his services as a driver. The suit also alleges that the pitcher totaled Vizcaino’s […]
With two roster spots open after Wagner was dealt to the Red Sox earlier today and Santana having season ending surgery, Mets have recalled up LF Nick Evans and LHP Pat Misch. Nick Evans played for the Mets earlier this season after Fernando Martinez got injured. Nick Evans is batting .250 with 1 homerun and 6 RBIs. Pat Misch was recently sent down after activating Wagner, but will be called back up. Misch has a […]
Jeff Francoeur is getting an MRI on his left thumb this morning, after injuring it while making a diving catch the half-inning before he hit into the unassisted triple play Sunday. The thumb swelled Sunday night. Francoeur will be out of the lineup for Monday’s game and let’s hope that’s all he will miss. Francoeur is hitting .305 with 6 homeruns and 24 RBIs with the Mets, leading all active players. He will be […]
As my fellow writer HoJo’s Mojo reported that Billy Wagner had been claimed off waivers by the Boston RedSox, we have heard from Boston’s closer Jonathon Papelbon. “What has he done? Has he pitched this year?” Jonathan Papelbon told WEEI.com. “Is he ready to pitch or is he not? … I think our bullpen is good where we’re at right now. Don’t get me wrong. But I guess you could always make it better. It’s […]
Well now that it is in almost everyone’s minds that this season is over, I would like to present a question. Would a smaller Citi Field be a better Citi Field? Would it benefit or hurt the Mets to make the field smaller for next season by bringing in the outfield fence or even making it a level fence. I would like to say it would definitely be a benefit but honestly I am not […]
Get it? Okay, anyway. According to Espn.com, the Mets have announced that Billy Wagner has been activated from the disabled list. To make room for Wagner, the Mets have released pitcher Livan Hernandez. Hernandez was 7-8 with a 5.47 ERA. Hernandez started the year off strong, but since July 3rd at Philadelphia, he really hasn’t shown the Mets much. You know, the one thing I could never stand about him was how he never seemed to care […]
Washington Nationals Great job by the Nats on doing what it takes to get Stephen Strasburg to sign his name on the dotted line. It’s good news all the way around. To honor the occasion, the Nats are offering 2,000 tickets for just one buck a piece to catch a glimpse of baseball’s newest phenom on Friday. Before their game against the Brewers, the Nats will have an on-filed press conference to introduce number one overall draft pick […]
According to ESPN, Manny Acta has been fired was manager of the Washington Nationals on Sunday. The Nationals were blanked by the Houston Astros on Sunday 5-0 to go into the All-Star break with the worst record in the league at 26-61. “I thank the Nationals for giving me this opportunity and I’m sorry that things didn’t work out as expected. It’s normal for the manager to pay the price when the team is not […]
UPDATE 6:15 PM: Jon Heyman confirms that the Phillies are in very serious negotiations with Pedro, but he cannot confirm the $4 million dollar figure in the DR report. According to a post on MetsBlog, the Latino publication Candela Deportivo is reporting that the Phillies have signed Pedro Martinez, who last pitched with the New York Mets. As Matt Cerrone wrote in his blog, lets wait to see if it is confirmed by someone in the mainstream […]
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