Tag: injury

Ruggiano Back on DL with Sore Shoulder, T.J. Rivera Recalled

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
Ruggiano Back on DL with Sore Shoulder, T.J. Rivera Recalled

The New York Mets have placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the disabled list after he aggravated the left shoulder injury he suffered last month. Mets manager Terry Collins said the team had no sense of when he would be able to return. Ruggiano was hitting .333 with two home runs and seven RBIs in eight games. To […]

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

One of the now forgotten storylines of the early part of the 2016 season for the Mets, was their futility against left-handed pitching. During their careers, both Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda have mostly struggled against them, effectively neutralizing two of the team’s best bats in the lineup. Terry Collins ices a third when he refuses […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

3 Up 1. De Aza’s Da Man Coming into Thursday night’s series finale against the Cardinals, Alejandro De Aza had been mired in a 4-34 slump over his last 16 games. Due to Jay Bruce’s calf injury, De Aza got the start in center and it paid dividends almost immediately. De Aza robbed a homerun in […]

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Jay Bruce Not In Lineup, Remains Out With Strained Calf

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Not In Lineup, Remains Out With Strained Calf

Right fielder Jay Bruce is not in tonight’s lineup after suffering a strained right calf on Wednesday night. Batting cleanup for the Mets tonight is James Loney who is batting .143 (6-42) with no extra-base hits and two RBI in his last 12 games. Terry Collins said Bruce should be available to pinch hit tonight […]

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Cespedes and Cabrera Activated, Kelly and Rivera Optioned

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes and Cabrera Activated, Kelly and Rivera Optioned

The Mets have officially activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the disabled list and optioned both TJ Rivera and Ty Kelly to Triple-A. Cespedes has been out since August 3 with a strained quad, and had been playing through the injury for weeks before that. He and his .289/.362/.548 batting line will […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

With Travis d’Arnaud missing time with a shoulder injury and struggling at the plate all season, the Mets were all but forced to inquire about Jonathan Lucroy. The Mets interest in Lucroy was understandable as the team needed another bat in the lineup with Lucas Duda and David Wright being gone for the season, Yoenis […]

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Reyes To Begin Rehab Assignment Thursday With Brooklyn

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Reyes To Begin Rehab Assignment Thursday With Brooklyn

Update – Aug 10 Reyes will fly to Brooklyn tonight and start a three game rehab assignment with the Cyclones beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. Update – Aug 9 Sandy Alderson confirmed today our report that Jose Reyes will not begin his rehab assignment tonight as was expected. As we wrote yesterday, Reyes […]

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Alderson Hopeful Cespedes Can Return From DL When Eligible

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Hopeful Cespedes Can Return From DL When Eligible

Updated – Aug 9 Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters that outfielder Yoenis Cespedes took batting practice in Port St. Lucie on Tuesday. While he remains hopeful that Cespedes will be able to return from the DL as soon as he is eligible after the minimum 15 days, Alderson would not commit to a […]

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Why Golfing On A Strained Quad is Detrimental to the Injury

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Why Golfing On A Strained Quad is Detrimental to the Injury

I would never think that this would be the topic at hand on August 4th in Mets-Ville, but I guess with the 2016 Mets if there is one thing we have learned is that you can not assume anything about this baseball team or about the way any injury is handled.  Yoenis Cespedes quad injury […]

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Juan Lagares Underwent Successful Thumb Surgery

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Underwent Successful Thumb Surgery

Update – Aug 2 The Mets announced that Juan Lagares underwent successful surgery on Monday to repair the torn ligament in his left thumb. Team doctors say it will be a six-week recovery before Lagares can resume baseball activities. The Mets signed Justin Ruggiano to a major league deal to replace Lagares on Saturday, but he pulled […]

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