Eddie Coleman has just announced on WFAN, that first baseman Carlos Delgado will not only miss today’s game with a chronic sore hip, but that there is a chance he could end up going on the disabled list. The Mets will not make that decision until they evaluate him after 2 or 3 more days. A recent MRI did not reveal any structural damage. Fernando Tatis will play first base for the Mets today. The [...]
Game Summary Making his first start of the year for the Mets, Jonathon Niese exceeded everyones expectations and pitched a solid game against the Pirates, holding them to just two runs. The Mets rallied in the eight inning to break a 2-2 deadlock and beat the Bucs 7-3. It was the fifth straight win for the Mets who remain a half game out of first place. Mets Pitching Jonathon Niese earned himself another start after pitching six solid innings [...]
Game Summary In yet another spectacular performance, Johan Santana dazzled a packed house at Citi Field by combining with Pedro Feliciano and Francisco Rodriguez on a 3 hit shutout of the Phillies on Wednesday night. It was a classic pitchers duel with the lone run being scored by Carlos Delgado thanks to a throwing error by Pedro Feliz. Mets Pitching Johan Santana was absolutely brilliant and improved his record to 4-1. Fresh off of winning his [...]
Game Summary Despite a solid pitching performance by Livan Hernandez and some clutch hitting, the Mets almost let the win slip through their fingers thanks to some shoddy defense. Luckily, Chipper’s liner landed in Church’s glove for the final out and the Mets eked out the victory and completed a mini sweep of the Braves. Mets Pitching Livan Hernandez gave the Mets the kind of start they really needed to build some momentum. He wasn’t [...]
David Lennon reports a not so optimistic view on the status of Carlos Delgado and his ailing hip. Carlos Delgado said he was not ready to play today after taking BP a few moments ago. GM Omar Minaya spoke with the first baseman behind the batting cage and Delgado told him he was “feeling better” but not to the point where he was OK to start today against the Phillies. Even so, it now appears [...]
Carlos Delgado will not be in the lineup Friday night as the Mets take on the Philadelphia Phillies in Citizens Bank Park due to right hip soreness, according to rotoworld.com. Delgado received an anti-inflammatory injection earlier in the week, and was on track for a return to the lineup Friday. Delgado missed the entire series with the Marlins and has not played since Sunday. With a left-hander pitching Saturday in Jamie Moyer, the Mets may [...]
Carlos Delgado is out of the starting lineup tonight and most likely for the remainder of this series because of right hip soreness. Jerry Manuel expects Delgado to return on return Friday when the Mets go to Philadelphia for a three game series against the Phillies. Delgado had been mire in a terrible slump in the last ten games. Luis Castillo will also be out of the lineup tonight because of back spasms. He will be [...]
In typical fashion, the Mets got off to an early 3-0 lead when Jose Reyes singled to center to get things started and moved to second when Murphy singled to center. A David Wright single loaded the bases for Delgado who hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield scoring Reyes. Two batters later, Church is intentionally walked to load the bases and bring up Castro who worked out a bases loaded walk to bring home Murphy. Castillo [...]
The Mets lost the game and the series to the Padres tonight thanks to a poor outing by John Maine and a lack of situational hitting. The game began with Ramon Castro behind the plate because Brian Schneider was given the night off after complaining of back and leg pain. Castro would later homer in the game. Jake Peavy started and did everything he could to give the Mets the win in the first inning. After a [...]
The first week of the season has been one of mixed emotions. It has provided us with both sources for optimism as well as reason for concern. Our hitting is off to a good start. Delgado has continued his offensive onslaught from last year, Beltran and Wright are definitely doing their part, Daniel Murphy is hitting just under 300 and Reyes, although a bit sluggish thus far, will soon kick it into high gear. Last [...]
The Mets won a thriller tonight in Cincinnati by a score of 9-7. Mike Pelfrey started and was in big trouble right from the start when the Reds tagged him for 4 runs including a three-run blast off the bat of Joey Votto. However, Pelfrey settled down some and weaved in and out of trouble and held the Reds scoreless for the next four innings. He threw 104 pitches and got the win, but just barely… [...]
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