Tag: injury

Granderson and Niese Clear Waivers

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson and Niese Clear Waivers

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, left-hander Jon Niese and outfielder Curtis Granderson have both cleared waivers and can now be traded to any team. However, this doesn’t mean either player should be packing their bags anytime soon. The fact that they cleared waivers means that teams were not interested. Sometimes you get lucky and an injury can lead […]

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Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

David Wright insists he’s not injured and that he’s not hurting. Instead, he tells Daily News columnist John Harper that he is struggling mentally at the plate, and that he has forgotten what it feels like to be in a good hitting groove. “I’ve made some mistakes this year, revamping some things with my swing that […]

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Montero Tosses Four Scoreless Innings In Rehab Outing

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
Montero Tosses Four Scoreless Innings In Rehab Outing

Rafael Montero completed his second minor league rehab start today with the St. Lucie Mets, tossing four scoreless innings. He allowed two hits and one walk while striking out four batters. Montero has been battling an oblique strain for a couple of weeks now. In mid-June, he left a start for Las Vegas after only […]

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Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

An article by posted on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

Jon Niese downplayed the severity of his shoulder strain Saturday, telling MMO he will start the fourth game out of the All-Star break in Seattle on July 21. Niese, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5 last week, said his shoulder is fatigued, not necessarily injured.  “It really is not an injury, it’s […]

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Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

According to a report by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York, Terry Collins handled the eighth inning initially with Vic Black on Monday because the staff had advised Collins to stay away from Jeurys Familia. “I talked to the pitching guys today and they said, ‘Listen, if you can give him a night, give him a night, because […]

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With d’Arnaud Heating Up and Plawecki Almost Ready, Will Mets Make A Play For Starlin Castro?

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
With d’Arnaud Heating Up and Plawecki Almost Ready, Will Mets Make A Play For Starlin Castro?

Travis d’Arnaud may have had his coming-out party for the Mets on Friday night, when he drove a two-run double into the gap to snap an eighth-inning tie that led to a 6-5 4th of July victory over the Rangers. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Mets and showcased what has been […]

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4th of July Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
4th of July Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Happy Independence Day! The Mets begin the homestand with a three game series against the Texas Rangers. Jon Niese (5-4, 2.88) will oppose Yu Darvish (8-4, 2.42) in the Fourth of July series opener at 7:10 PM. Niese earned a win in the Mets’ 5-3 victory over the Pirates on June 28 at PNC Park in his last start. He tossed 6.0 innings, allowing […]

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Lagares’ Rehab Takes Him To Binghamton

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares’ Rehab Takes Him To Binghamton

Juan Lagares, returning from an oblique injury, got his rehab off to a roaring start at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton on Monday.  Lagares showed no ill effects from his muscle strain, and reached base safely the first three times he stepped into the batter’s box.  Lagares hit at the top of the B-Mets order, drawing […]

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Granderson Homers In First Stint As Mets Lead-off Batter

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Homers In First Stint As Mets Lead-off Batter

Curtis Granderson, who returned to the starting lineup for the first time in three games due to a left calf injury, homered and was 2-for-3 with two walks in Sunday’s 3-1 Mets victory. “I just tried to get myself on base and try to get the team going,” Granderson told Adam Rubin of ESPN NY after […]

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Granderson Is Day To Day With Sore Calf

An article by posted on June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Is Day To Day With Sore Calf

Curtis Granderson has been the Mets’ hottest hitter in the month of June, batting .361 in 44 plate appearances. Just when you think he is going to turn his season around, he comes up lame with a calf injury and is held out from Thursday’s game. He did pinch hit for Gonzalez Germen in the […]

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