Tag: injury

Emotional Trade: Torres 2012 for Pagan 2013-2016

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Emotional Trade: Torres 2012 for Pagan 2013-2016

Last year, the Mets whiffed on a trade that brought Ramon Ramirez and Andres Torres to New York in exchange for Angel Pagan. The deal was supposed to deal one of the Mets many outfielders, for a need which was middle relief and also bring in a veteran outfielder to fill the gap. Ramirez never […]

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The Mets Draft Philosophy and the Durability Profile

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Draft Philosophy and the Durability Profile

A few weeks ago, with their second selection, the Mets drafted Andrew Church, a righthanded pitcher who was the 90th ranked high school prospect in the country. He’s got four pitches (fastball, curveball, slider, and change-up), a decent build and has dialed it up to 95 mph, but, good stuff aside, Church was by most […]

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Collins Says Quintanilla Will Remain Starter At SS When Tejada Comes Back

An article by posted on June 27, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Says Quintanilla Will Remain Starter At SS When Tejada Comes Back

The question has been asked and answered… Mets manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters today and said that Ruben Tejada will have to earn back his starting shortstop job when he returns from the disabled list. Unless he can do that, Omar Quintanilla has earned the right to keep the job, Collins said. “Based on what […]

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Ruben Tejada Ready To Begin A Rehab Assignment

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Ready To Begin A Rehab Assignment

Shortstop Ruben Tejada is ready to begin a rehab assignment later this week for the GCL Mets, according to Terry Collins. Collins said Tejada will work his way up to Triple-A Las Vegas before completing his rehab and being activated. Tejada was placed on the DL on May 30 with a right quadriceps strain suffered while […]

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According To Collins, Niese Will Not Require Surgery

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
According To Collins, Niese Will Not Require Surgery

In his weekly interview with WFAN Terry Collins relayed the information that Jonathon Niese is unlikely to require surgery on his partially torn rotator cuff. Collins, claiming to have spoken to Niese on the phone, said that the pitcher was feeling “tremendous.” “He is not going to need any surgery” Collins said. “Next week he is […]

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Niese Is Out With A Rotator Cuff Tear, Collins Is Just Out Of Touch

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Is Out With A Rotator Cuff Tear, Collins Is Just Out Of Touch

The injury that forced Jonathon Niese out of Thursday’s game after only 3 1/3 innings of play has been revealed to be a partially torn left rotator cuff. No immediate surgery will be necessary, but two weeks rest and extreme caution has been advised. Earlier, Mets manager Terry Collins recently announced to reporters that the […]

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Niese Has Partial Tear In Rotator Cuff

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Has Partial Tear In Rotator Cuff

Jonathon Niese has been diagnosed with a partially torn rotator cuff, although surgery may be avoided according to assistant general manager John Ricco. The diagnosis came after Niese was examined by team doctor David Altchek on Friday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Ricco said doctors believe the tear is small and surgery may […]

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Mateo Had Tommy John Surgery This Week

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mateo Had Tommy John Surgery This Week

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, Mets prospect Luis Mateo had Tommy John Surgery this week after making just four appearances this season. This feels like it’s coming out of left field…It’s not as surprising as I make it seem because injury experts were actually expecting him to have TJ surgery at the time […]

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Atlanta Braves Broadcaster Shows Little Class During Matt Harvey At Bat

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Atlanta Braves Broadcaster Shows Little Class During Matt Harvey At Bat

This is just something I noticed during the first game of yesterday’s doubleheader. During Matt Harvey‘s at bat in the top of the third, an Atlanta Braves broadcaster made a comment in bad taste. Here’s the clip. For those of unable to play video at work or office, what Braves announcer Joe Simpson said was that […]

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Atchison Leaves Game With Sore Right Groin

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Atchison Leaves Game With Sore Right Groin

Before today’s game the New York Mets placed infielder Justin Turner on the 15-day disabled list due to an intercostal strain and subsequently activated reliever Scott Atchison. However, when Atchison came in to pitch the bottom of the 7th inning, he appeared to injure in his leg while tossing his warmup pitches. Atchison was immediately […]

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