Tag: Jenrry Mejia

Collins, Alderson Comment On Dice-K Demotion

An article by posted on March 29, 2014 0 Comments
Collins, Alderson Comment On Dice-K Demotion

Update 6:30 PM Rubin (ESPN) was on-hand today when Manager Terry Collins and General Manager Sandy Alderson addressed the decision to demote Daisuke Matsuzaka and name Jenrry Mejia the fifth starter. Collins, who by most accounts was in the Dice-K camp, always favoring veterans, reacted emotionally. “There are some circumstances that are beyond all of […]

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Dice-K Wants To Be There On Opening Day

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Dice-K Wants To Be There On Opening Day

March 27 – 1:20 PM Update by David Conde Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes that Daisuke Matsuzaka decided to weigh in on the decision the Mets made to pay him $100,000 rather than name him the fifth starter. Matsuzaka said he has learned since arriving in the United States for the 2007 season that stuff […]

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Mets Considering Montero and Mejia for Bullpen Roles

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Considering Montero and Mejia for Bullpen Roles

With opening day only nine days away, the Mets have yet to decide on their fifth starter, and according to Marc Carig of Newsday, the battle between Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jenrry Mejia is expected to come down to the final days. While Dice-K is the clear front runner, a person with knowledge of the situation […]

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Mets Are Still Undecided On One-Time Phenom Mejia

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are Still Undecided On One-Time Phenom Mejia

Jenrry Mejia takes the mound and will oppose Cubs left-hander Chris Rusin at 4:05 PM Sunday as the Mets wrap up their two-game series at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. The Mets have never settled on a role for Mejia, which could be the case again this spring. At 24, Mejia is one of those promising young arms the […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets Lose a Pair to Nats and Marlins

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets Lose a Pair to Nats and Marlins

A Mets split-squad traveled to Space Coast Stadium to play the Washington Nationals, while the rest of the team remained in Port St Lucie to take on the Miami Marlins. Nationals 11, Mets 5 Jenrry Mejia got the start today and faced off against Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez as both pitchers made their spring debuts. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins (SNY), Mets vs Nationals (WOR)

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins (SNY), Mets vs Nationals (WOR)

The Mets will play a pair of split-squad games this afternoon. In Port St. Lucie, Dillon Gee opposes reigning National League Rookie of the Year Jose Fernandez and the Miami Marlins at 1:10 PM (SNY). In the other game, a contingent on Mets travel to Viera where Jenrry Mejia opposes Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals at […]

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Mejia Will Be Considered For Bullpen If He Doesn’t Win Rotation Spot

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Will Be Considered For Bullpen If He Doesn’t Win Rotation Spot

Terry Collins told reporters today that if pitching prospect Jenrry Mejia doesn’t win the fifth spot in the Mets rotation, he will be considered for the Opening Day bullpen. Mejia will be competing with the likes of John Lannan and Daisuke Matsuzaka for the final rotation spot. Recent reports have indicated that the Mets would like […]

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Valverde Here To Support Team and Help Younger Arms Develop

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Valverde Here To Support Team and Help Younger Arms Develop

Anthony Dicomo of MLB.com writes that it was not long after Jose Valverde‘s arrival at Mets camp on Sunday that a small crowd of new teammates gathered around the 35-year-old veteran, pulling up chairs. If Bobby Parnell is unable to be ready for the start of the season, Valverde or Kyle Farnsworth can temporarily fill the role, but no matter what the […]

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Lannan Is Pitching Unrestricted, Looks Forward To Competing

An article by posted on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
Lannan Is Pitching Unrestricted, Looks Forward To Competing

John Lannan will not go into the fifth-starter competition hamstrung, writes Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The left-hander, who underwent season-ending surgery last August to repair a large tear in the tendon in his quadriceps, was cleared to work out unrestricted in January and is already throwing off a mound in camp. “I’ve been working without […]

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ESPN: Montero could be key for Mets in 2014

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Montero could be key for Mets in 2014

The buzz regarding highly touted pitching prospect Rafael Montero making his major league debut this season continues to build. Several prognosticators have ticketed the Mets to finish with a similar record from last year (74-88) as they continue their rebuilding project and wait for the return of Matt Harvey from Tommy John surgery. On the […]

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