Tag: Adam Rubin

Jacob deGrom Will Have Elbow Surgery This Week

An article by posted on September 20, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Will Have Elbow Surgery This Week

Mets RHP Jacob deGrom has opted for season-ending surgery to repair the ulnar nerve in his right elbow. He will have the procedure this week, Terry Collins told reporters before Tuesday’s game with the Braves. DeGrom, 28, was initially slated to pitch last Sunday, but after throwing a bullpen session Friday, he felt the recurring […]

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Gsellman Has Labrum Tear In Non-Pitching Shoulder

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Gsellman Has Labrum Tear In Non-Pitching Shoulder

Robert Gsellman has at least some degree of labrum tear in his non-pitching shoulder, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Team doctors will wait until after the season to determine whether Gsellman will require surgery. Gsellman has not been swinging the bat at all in Las Vegas or with the Mets, which has made […]

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that RHP Logan Verrett will likely be recalled by the Mets to replace RHP Rafael Montero who was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas after last night’s game. The Mets added Montero to the 25-man roster for Monday’s start in place of Jacob deGrom and tossed five scoreless […]

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Mets Reshuffle Roster, Place Cabrera and Ruggiano on DL

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Reshuffle Roster, Place Cabrera and Ruggiano on DL

The Mets added outfielder Jay Bruce and LHP Jonathon Niese to the 25-Man roster. The club also recalled infielder Ty Kelly and LHP Josh Edgin from Triple-A Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League. New York also optioned outfielder Brandon Nimmo and RHP Seth Lugo to Las Vegas and placed infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and outfielder […]

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Houston Astros Sign Yulieski Gurriel

An article by posted on July 15, 2016 0 Comments
Houston Astros Sign Yulieski Gurriel

Update: According to Rolando Napoles and later confirmed by Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com the Astros have signed Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel to a five year deal worth $47.5 million. Original Report Yulieski Gurriel, the latest cuban defector who had been on the Mets radar is not believed to be on his way to New York anytime soon. […]

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Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

The New York Mets completed one of their best April’s in team history, going 15-7 for a .682 winning percentage. As Adam Rubin noted, the Mets twice had more wins in April in 2006 (16-8) and 2002 (16-10) but those were in more games played. A number of factors led to such an impressive month, […]

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Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

An article by posted on April 6, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

Last season, Noah Syndergaard basically dominated with a fastball/sinker, curveball, and a changeup. He tinkered with a slider, but he only threw it 3.15% of the time. After a full offseason to work on the pitch, Syndergaard announced in a big way that the pitch will be a big part of his repertoire this season. GIF: Did we […]

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Mets Release Ruben Tejada After He Goes Unclaimed

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Release Ruben Tejada After He Goes Unclaimed

The Mets announced that Ruben Tejada has been released after the infielder went unclaimed on waivers. Tejada, 26, was due to make $3 million dollars this season after the Mets offered him arbitration, but the team will only pay him $500,000 because they released him 15 days prior to Opening Day. Tejada is now free […]

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Granderson Arrives At Camp With Healthy Thumb

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Arrives At Camp With Healthy Thumb

Curtis Granderson arrived in camp on Monday and reported his surgically repaired thumb is completely healthy. In a video interview posted by Adam Rubin, Granderson said, “Hand’s all good. Met with the doctors, that would have been, middle of December to get the brace off and everything, and was instructed that really no physical therapy was […]

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Collins: Syndergaard Will Start Game 2, DeGrom Goes Game 3

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins: Syndergaard Will Start Game 2, DeGrom Goes Game 3

Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that Noah Syndergaard will start Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday. “Well, Noah came in today, and I ran by all the scenarios that certainly we have had with all of these young pitchers this season, and that is, Okay, you’re at 187 innings for the year, how […]

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Slumping Cespedes Will Be Moved Down Batting Order

An article by posted on September 19, 2015 0 Comments
Slumping Cespedes Will Be Moved Down Batting Order

After taking another collar during Saturday’s 5-0 loss to the Yankees, outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is now hitless in his last 17 at-bats. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the coaching staff is concerned that their once red-hot slugger hasn’t been the same since he was hit in the upper leg by Marlins right-hander Tom […]

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