Tag: Kirk Nieuwenhuis

T.J. Rivera Named Player of the Month

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
T.J. Rivera Named Player of the Month

And of course the Pacific Coast League has named Las Vegas 51s infielder T.J. Rivera Player of the Month for May. Because, why not? Rivera, 27,  batted .373 in May with five home runs and 31 RBI, and currently leads the Pacific Coast League with 48 RBI. He is batting a team leading .358 with a .398 […]

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Collins Relieved That Cespedes Only Suffered Bruised Fingers

An article by posted on October 1, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Relieved That Cespedes Only Suffered Bruised Fingers

The team breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday night, when x-rays on Yoenis Cespedes came back negative and revealed no broken bones. He was diagnosed with contusions on his ring and middle fingers on his left hand. “I felt the pain when I first got hit,” Cespedes said after the game. “I didn’t think […]

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Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

“This Mets team right now, it doesn’t matter who comes off the bench. Everyone contributes.” – Ron Darling. I couldn’t have said it any better myself. It is quite possible that, a year from now, I won’t be able to remember a specific, standout home run hit by Lucas Duda, Travis d’Arnaud, or Curtis Granderson […]

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Mets Announce First Wave Of September Call-Ups

An article by posted on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce First Wave Of September Call-Ups

The New York Mets announced that catcher Kevin Plawecki, infielder Eric Campbell and outfielders Eric Young Jr. and Kirk Nieuwenhuis will join the team on Tuesday from Triple-A Las Vegas when major league rosters expand. Sandy Alderson also said on Friday that RHP Erik Goeddel will be activated from the DL on September 1st. Goeddel pitched very well for the Mets to start the year […]

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Terry Collins Deserves A Lot Of Credit

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Deserves A Lot Of Credit

I thought this was pretty funny and worth sharing with you. Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post sheepishly sneaked the following into his Kirk Nieuwenhuis article. “There is a small corollary to Nieuwenhuis’ big day, and there is probably a segment of Mets fans who will want to skip ahead five paragraphs and look […]

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Nieuwenhuis Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Las Vegas

The Mets announced that Kirk Nieuwenhuis has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas. June 13 The New York Mets have reclaimed OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels, according to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. To make room for Nieuwenhuis on the 40 man roster, reliever Jerry Blevins […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

The Mets opened their season with a win on Monday afternoon, beating Washington 3-1 at Nationals Park. Bartolo Colon earned got the start for the Mets and pitched very well. The big righty struck out eight in six innings of one-run ball, allowing just three hits and walking one en route to the 205th win […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

The Mets (11-9) beat the Yankees (12-8) by a score of 6-0 on Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey (!!!) got the start for the Mets and was awesome, throwing 5.2 scoreless innings of 2-hit ball, striking out 4 and walking none while throwing 60 pitches. The Mets got it going early against CC […]

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Can Puello Squeeze Out Campbell For Bench Spot

An article by posted on March 21, 2015 0 Comments
Can Puello Squeeze Out Campbell For Bench Spot

Eric Campbell is a virtual lock to make team. Dave in Spain asks… ”Also, what are the chances of Puello making it over Campbell? Or does he get optioned/sent down on the last day of ST, after most teams have set their rosters?” Daniel McCarthy replies… My understanding, as of this moment, is that outfield […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Port Charlotte on Sunday to play the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:05 PM. The game will not be televised, but will be broadcast on WOR radio. Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Matt Andriese for the Rays. NEW YORK METS […]

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