The Washington Nationals acquired Scott Hairston on Monday from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro. Chicago general manager Jed Hoyer said on a conference call there are “players to be named (later) on either side,” but they “will not affect the balance of the deal.” The Cubs signed Hairston to a two-year deal in the offseason to platoon in right field, but he struggled, batting .172 with eight home runs and 19 […]
The trade winds are blowing, which means the ideas are coming! We received the following message from Ramon. I recently read that Starlin Castro was available, along with Carlos Gonzalez. Do you see it possible for the Mets to acquire Castro? What do you think it would cost the Mets to acquire both him (considering we’d be buying low since he’s had a poor season)? What about CarGo as well? Starlin Castro is a very interesting situation. At 23 […]
They say that every great run of success usually had its roots in a turning point. Looking at Mets history you can say we’ve had quite a few turning points – both good and bad. Gil Hodges and Tom Seaver were certainly turning points for the Mets – when they went from lovable losers to a team to be reckoned with and one that shocked the world in 1969. I always felt that the day […]
Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Cardinals and Cubs. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on YouTube at youtube.com/themetsweekly.
Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Citi Field, Flushing • 1:10 PM RHP Matt Garza (1-1, 6.26) vs RHP Jeremy Hefner (1-6, 4.11) Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – 2B Daniel Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes The Mets haven’t scored more than five runs at home in their last […]
Baseball has been uniting father and son since the inception of the game in the 1850s. So on this Father’s Day, we are grateful to the many dads out there who taught us how to play America’s pastime. With the Chicago Cubs in town for this past weekend’s series, a few of the visiting players shared their memories growing up learning the tools of the trade from their fathers. Following in Dad’s Footsteps As the […]
Nothing went right for Valdespin and the Mets against the Cubs on Saturday. The Mets dropped their second straight against the Cubs in a 5-2 loss at Citi Field on Saturday. Cubs starter Scott Feldman had the Mets number and held them to just one run and retired the last 12 batters he faced in a row. Jon Niese started for the Mets and pitched well enough to win, but clearly didn’t bring his “A” […]
Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Scott Feldman (5-5, 3.22) vs Jonathon Niese (3-5, 4.24) Citi Field, Flushing • 1:10 PM Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – 2B Daniel Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF Justin Turner – SS Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes Terry Collins said before the game today that shortstop Ruben Tejada is not close to being activated from […]
Chicago Cubs (26-38) vs New York Mets (24-37) Citi Field, Flushing • 7:10 PM Edwin Jackson, RHP vs Shaun Marcum, RHP Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin, 2b Daniel Murphy, 1b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, lf Marlon Byrd, rf John Buck, c Omar Quintanilla, ss Juan Lagares, cf Shaun Marcum, rhp Game Notes The Mets have a 2-7 record in June and the Cubs are 3-8, and the teams will begin a three-game series at […]
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