Terry Collins had some high praise for Eric Young Jr. yesterday, in a conversation with the New York Post. “The energy level has been raised since we got E.Y. and called up some guys from the minor leagues,” Collins said. “Andres Torres did a nice job last year when he wasn’t hurt, but certainly this year Young has made a big difference in our lineup.” And even right fielder Marlon Byrd is happy to have Young […]
Last night, just before the game, Mark Simon tweeted that in the last 30 days, the Mets led MLB with 90 Good Fielding Plays. Not surprising to see David Wright and Omar Quintanilla leading the pack here… The Mets had a rough start to the season defensively. The usually reliable Ike Davis was taking his slump to the field with him, Ruben Tejada was more erratic then ever, and Collin Cowgill and Lucas Duda didn’t […]
Juan Lagares is covering lots of ground in center field and Mark Simon of ESPN New York has the clear and convincing evidence of just how much better Lagares has been over every other Mets center fielder. “The average center fielder makes an ‘out of zone’ catch every 14 innings,” he says. “Juan Lagares has made one every seven innings, basically amounting to one per game.” “Those catches add to Lagares’ value, though they’ve come at a cost […]
The Mets have traded Collin Cowgill to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for minor league right fielder Kyle Johnson. Johnson, 23, was batting .310 with with a .414 on base and had 16 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 30 RBI in 67 games for Single-A Burlington. He also had 30 stolen bases. The right-handed hitting outfielder was drafted in the 25th round of the 2012 Draft from Washington State University. He will be […]
Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Braves and Phillies while weighing in on the Ike Davis, Jon Niese, Travis d’Arnaud and Collin Cowgill storylines. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on their YouTube channel at youtube.com/themetsweekly. “See that guy over there? They call him Cowgill. He’s a real bad-ass.”
The Mets announced that they have acquired outfielder Eric Young Jr. from Colorado for RHP Collin McHugh. On Wednesday, the Rockies designated Young for assignment giving them 10 days to trade him. Young, 28, hit just .261 with a .671 OPS in 313 career games and is a .211 career hitter away from Coors Field. Young was hitting .246 on the season with one home run and eight stolen bases, but his defense was the subject […]
Bill Madden of the Daily News with the sobering reality most Met fans probably don’t want to hear: There were 21,747 gluttons for punishment at Citi Field Sunday for the conclusion of another Mets-Marlins series, which now qualify for the worst baseball on the planet. Not satisfied with having tortured their fans for 20 innings of record-tying ineptitude the day before, the Mets lost in similar fashion — just not so long in doing it […]
Updated by Satish Ram at 7:45 PM: Adam Rubin is reporting that first baseman Josh Satin, center fielder Collin Cowgill and lefthanded reliever Josh Edgin will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace Ike Davis, Mike Baxter and Robert Carson who were all optioned to Triple-A after today’s 8-4 loss to the Marlins. Satin will be added to the 40-man roster to fill the empty spot left when Rick Ankiel was released yesterday. That means within the last 24 hours, […]
It’s time. Losing seven out of our last eight to the Miami Marlins is proof enough. Measured changes at Citi Field are long overdue. Binghamton’s southpaw reliever Jack Leathersich has been nothing short of dominant this season — and his ascent to the show should be at the top of a long list of personnel changes. As a B-Met fan who attends Binghamton games regularly, I would hate to see Leathersich go. He is a […]
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