Tag: Adam Rubin

Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

According to a report by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York, Terry Collins handled the eighth inning initially with Vic Black on Monday because the staff had advised Collins to stay away from Jeurys Familia. “I talked to the pitching guys today and they said, ‘Listen, if you can give him a night, give him a night, because […]

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Niese Feels Fine After Being Struck, GM Says Very Unlikely Southpaw Is Traded

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Feels Fine After Being Struck, GM Says Very Unlikely Southpaw Is Traded

Jon Niese feels fine after being struck in the left rib cage area by a line drive in the first inning of the game on Friday. Niese insisted to manager Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez that he was fine and wanted to remain in the game. But despite tossing only 12 pitches, Niese was […]

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Gee to Make Next Rehab Start on Sunday with Cyclones

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
Gee to Make Next Rehab Start on Sunday with Cyclones

Dillon Gee will make his next rehab start with the Brooklyn Cyclones on Sunday at MCU Park against the Staten Island Yankees. Gee is expected to throw 30 warm-up pitches and 55 in-game pitches as he continues to rehab from a strained right lat muscle. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York believes he will need one […]

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Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Chris Young sees parallels between his subpar start last season with the Oakland Athletics, which resulted in reduced playing time, and his current status with the Mets. “It’s a little similar with the playing time and with the gaps in between at-bats that I’ve had from time to time,” Young tells […]

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Eric Young Returns Without Any Right Hamstring Issues

An article by posted on June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Eric Young Returns Without Any Right Hamstring Issues

June 17 Eric Young Jr. returned to the Mets line-up on Monday in St. Louis and didn’t have any issues with the strained right hamstring that had sent him to the disabled list. “I was able to sprint out a couple of things today and everything felt good on the leg,” Young tells Adam Rubin of […]

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Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

The roster is about to get as back to normal as it can.  Adam Rubin of ESPN has reported that Juan Lagares took like batting practice on Monday in Port St. Lucie.  His last appearance was back on June 1st.  Lagares has been nursing a strain on his right side and hopes to be back […]

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Mets Minors Notes: Montero Has Left Oblique Strain, Syndergaard Returns Today

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Notes: Montero Has Left Oblique Strain, Syndergaard Returns Today

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Rafael Montero left Saturday’s Las Vegas start after just five pitches with a left-oblique strain. Montero, who was sent back to Vegas after a 6-5 loss to the Phillies on May 30, has not pitched well since returning to Triple A, tossing 8.2 innings, while going 0-1 (two ND), and allowing four earned […]

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Mejia Is Unavailable This Weekend, But Should Avoid Trip To DL

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Is Unavailable This Weekend, But Should Avoid Trip To DL

Terry Collins told reporters that Jenrry Mejia will avoid a trip to the disabled list, but added that the young righthander will more than likely be unavailable this weekend as a precaution. “They said it’s probably going to be a day or so before he’s going to be available,” said Collins. Mejia underwent an MRI […]

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Zach Lutz Leaves Vegas To Play In Japan

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Zach Lutz Leaves Vegas To Play In Japan

Adam Rubin reports that sources told ESPNNewYork.com that Zach Lutz is headed to Japan in play for the Rakuten Eagles. Lutz was hitting .291, with seven homers and 37 RBIs in 227 at-bats with Vegas this season. He appeared in 22 games for the Mets in 2012 and ’13, producing a combined .226 average and two RBIs […]

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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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