Sandy Alderson indicated to reporters that Zack Wheeler did see a doctor after complaining of shoulder stiffness last week, . The exam came at the stadium from the doctor on duty, not via a special trip to the Hospital for Special Surgery. The Mets were satisfied Wheeler does not have an injury, so the rookie was not sent for an MRI. Wheeler has been shut down for the season. Tonight would have been Wheeler’s originally scheduled start, Aaron […]
Minor League writer David Conde was fortunate enough to get a chance to interview Chasen Bradford of the Binghamton Mets this past weekend. Bradford, 24, had a solid season and between Advanced-A and Double-A combined, he appeared in 50 games – all in relief – and posted a 2.61 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 2.99 FIP. In 69.0 innings, Bradford struck out 61 batters and walked 17. Here is a portion of David’s interview with Chasen: David […]
It’s been a long road back to the major leagues for Jeurys Familia this season. He last appeared with the Mets in the bigs on May 8th, then underwent surgery on June 5th to clean out a bone spur and loose bodies in his pitching elbow. While he was working to get himself back into shape, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported there was no expectation for Familia to make it back to the […]
The Mets announced that RHP Jeurys Familia will rejoin the team in time for their doubleheader today against the Marlins. After undergoing surgery to remove bone spurs in his elbow last June, Familia has worked hard to get himself back to the big-league team. Going forward, Familia has put himself in line for a significant role in our 2014 bullpen. During his string of rehab games in the minors, the young righty has pitched well, allowing […]
Last nights game between the Mets and the Cleveland Indians was stomach churning bad. That first inning pitched by Jon Niese made me wish that Shaun Marcum was still with the team (well not really). All I know is that after viewing last night’s game, I have finally come to terms with the fact that this Mets team, the way it is currently structured, has pretty much no shot to finish the season remotely close […]
They say that baseball is a game of inches, or centimeters if you find yourself in the British Isles. You could take that old baseball adage and apply it in so many ways, but basically it juxtaposes the reality of how easily the game can change on a dime or how suddenly the momentum in a game can shift. But for now I want to shift your focus back to the Mets and our newest […]
Updated by Joe D. Jeurys Familia made his first rehab appearance for Advanced-A St. Lucie this morning, marking the right-hander’s first game action since undergoing surgery on June 5 to clean out his right elbow. According to Adam Rubin, Familia tossed one scoreless inning of relief, allowing a single a walk and striking out one. With the St. Lucie Mets now completing their regular season, it will be interesting to see if the Mets opt to […]
The Eastern League announced that Binghamton Mets reliever Chase Huchingson was suspended for 50 games today without pay, after his second violation of the league’s drug abuse policy. (marijuana, cocaine, etc,) This news comes on the heels of two scoreless innings from Huchingson yesterday — and in fact, a spectacular season in relief for Binghamton overall. He has appeared in 45 games for Double-A Binghamton, while posting a 1.61 ERA and a 29/68 BB:K ratio. […]
New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect Chasen Bradford was kind enough to grant me an interview which I’m pleased to share with MMO. Chasen was drafted by the Mets in the 35th round of the 2011 MLB Draft and he always stood out to me as someone who did not get the attention he deserved. Chasen has performed exceptionally well at every minor league level and has a career 2.80 ERA in 105 minor league appearances. This […]
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