Tag: injury

Understanding the Business of Baseball: Insurance on Player Contracts

An article by posted on February 1, 2013 0 Comments
Understanding the Business of Baseball: Insurance on Player Contracts

The business of baseball is a lot tougher to grasp than the dynamics of “on-the-field” play. As fans, we look at the end result of every decision made. Did he sign? Who did we trade? When was he drafted? Rarely do we get to see what happens behind closed doors. Recently, the injury of Alex […]

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Is It Time For Mets To Lock Up Ike Davis?

An article by posted on January 15, 2013 0 Comments
Is It Time For Mets To Lock Up Ike Davis?

Taskmaster asks: We know Niese was signed long term in ST last season and the idea of locking up the young guys is a model that is being followed. I am not sure the Mets are 100% sold on Ike yet but they are certainly leaning that way. My question is when do we see […]

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Mets Minors: Steven Matz Update, Instructional League Roster Set, Las Vegas 51′s Make It Official

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Steven Matz Update, Instructional League Roster Set, Las Vegas 51′s Make It Official

Toby Hyde of Mets Minor League Blog had this update on Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz who ended the season with shoulder soreness: Matz is not on the official instructs roster. However, he is in St. Lucie and on a throwing program. The lefty was shut down at the end of July with discomfort in his shoulder […]

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From Left Field: Dillon Gee’s Injury Proved Crippling

An article by posted on August 23, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Dillon Gee’s Injury Proved Crippling

It’s a fact: Every team experiences some sort of injuries over the course of a 162-game season. For some reason however, it always seems the Mets are plagued with the injury bug more so than other teams. This year was no different, as Mike Pelfrey went down early, Ruben Tejada missed time and now Johan […]

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Injuries to Shortstops Are Nothing New To Mets Fans

An article by posted on June 7, 2012 0 Comments
Injuries to Shortstops Are Nothing New To Mets Fans

This is nothing new. The injury carousel that is the New York Mets shortstop position has been an issue for the past few seasons now, and probably the last decade when you really look at it. Aside from the 4-year span from 2005-2008 where Reyes played everyday, injuries have plagued whoever has manned this position. […]

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It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

An article by posted on May 7, 2012 0 Comments
It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

The Mets have put Ruben Tejada on the disabled list with a right quad strain and infielder Jordany Vladespin has been added to the 25-man roster and is available for tonight’s game. The NY Post reported yesterday that a Mets source told him Ruben Tejada’s MRI results were not good and that a DL stint was very likely. We’ll have […]

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Torres Is Optimistic, Bay Backs Down, Valdespin Could Take Center Stage

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
Torres Is Optimistic, Bay Backs Down, Valdespin Could Take Center Stage

I wanted to update this post with some new information on the center field front as follows: Center fielder Andres Torres spoke to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York this morning and said his calf injury is improving. “I feel better,” Torres said. “Just a few more days, I hope, I’ll go back to the field. […]

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Terry Collins Very Upset After Learning Tejada Is Out With Groin Strain

An article by posted on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins Very Upset After Learning Tejada Is Out With Groin Strain

Terry Collins showed some “signs of frustration” today and was “visibly upset” according to several reports after he learned that Ruben Tejada had been scratched from this afternoon’s game with an apparent groin injury. Mike Puma of the NY Post, reported that it “pushed the Mets manager over the edge.” A visibly irritated Collins said: “Shocker. It’s […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Holy Kervokian, That Didn’t Take Long!

An article by posted on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: Holy Kervokian, That Didn’t Take Long!

In Doug’s Dugout today, it’s “deja vu all over again,” with the news that David Wright will miss this week due to a nagging rib injury (but last week he had a great day in the weight room-cue the applause). It’s only March, but what Mets’ fan is not a tad alarmed? This is (already) […]

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Don’t Shoot The Messenger: Concern Should Be About Medical Staff, Not Rubin

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t Shoot The Messenger: Concern Should Be About Medical Staff, Not Rubin

Anthony Rieber of Newsday spoke to Ike Davis yesterday who said that he does not blame the medical staff for the treatment of a bone bruise in his ankle despite the setback that occurred after the team opted to put the ankle in a boot that restricted circulation in his foot and ankle and prevented healing. “I wasn’t really […]

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