Tag: Marc Carig

Mets Not Ruling Out A Run At Jon Niese

An article by posted on July 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Not Ruling Out A Run At Jon Niese

Last year, the Mets had released Kirk Nieuwenhuis after he had hit .079/.125/.132 with no homers and two RBI in 27 games. Nieuwenhuis would go to the Angels where he would be similarly ineffective causing them to release him. The Mets then jumped on the chance to bring him back due to injuries and the […]

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The Horrendously, Impossibly, Unclutch 2016 Mets

An article by posted on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
The Horrendously, Impossibly, Unclutch 2016 Mets

Marc Carig of Newsday tweeted the following yesterday: “In short: the Mets have been so horrendously unclutch that it’s hard to think they could sustain that level of crappiness.” Carig was referring of course to an article by Jeff Sullivan of Fangraphs detailing just how “unclutch” the Mets have been. Clutch, as calculated on Fangraphs, measures […]

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Collins Bothered By Some Relievers Going Through Dead Arm Period

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Bothered By Some Relievers Going Through Dead Arm Period

Manager Terry Collins tells Jamal Collier of MLB.com that he is not overly concerned that his relievers are going through a “dead arm” period as the Mets begin the final week of Spring Training., but he has been bothered by it the last few days. Collins said he has noticed some diminished velocities from a […]

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Mets Acquire Yoenis Cespedes From Tigers

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Yoenis Cespedes From Tigers

The Mets have officially announced that they have acquired Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitching prospects Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa. This is been confirmed by multiple sources but has yet to be announced by the team. However, Sandy Alderson will be holding a press conference at Citi Field within the […]

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MLB Exec: Mets Want A Big Bat That Won’t Cost Anything

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Want A Big Bat That Won’t Cost Anything

If you’re wondering why the Mets still haven’t acquired a bat with just nine days left until the trade deadline, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN spoke to one MLB executive who told him, They want a middle of the order OF bat who isn’t going to cost anything — in terms of dollars or players. Marc […]

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Dan Warthen Deserves Heaps Of Credit For Mets’ Pitching Renaissance

An article by posted on March 2, 2015 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Deserves Heaps Of Credit For Mets’ Pitching Renaissance

Pitching coach Dan Warthen told Marc Carig of Newsday that he is “very skeptical” Harvey will be allowed to reach the 200 inning threshold that Sandy Alderson talked about last week. Warthen indicated that a more appropriate limit would be between 180 and 190 innings pitched. “I would be very skeptical of 200 innings,” Warthen told […]

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Harvey Tentatively Scheduled To Pitch March 6th Against Tigers

An article by posted on February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Tentatively Scheduled To Pitch March 6th Against Tigers

A team source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that Matt Harvey is tentatively scheduled to make his first spring training appearance on March 6 when the Mets take on the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. The game will be broadcast on SNY and would be Harvey’s first live game […]

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Wright Believes In His Team, Supports GM’s Decision Not To Trade Young Arm

An article by posted on January 24, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Believes In His Team, Supports GM’s Decision Not To Trade Young Arm

Speaking to Newsday reporter Marc Carig at his fundraiser to benefit a children’s hospital in his hometown Friday night, Mets third baseman David Wright said he supports Sandy Alderson’s decision not to trade a young arm like Steven Matz, Rafael Montero or Noah Syndergaard to bring in a player that can fill or upgrade a […]

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Mets Unlikely To Sign A Second Lefty Reliever

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Unlikely To Sign A Second Lefty Reliever

Speaking to reporters at Citi Field today, GM Sandy Alderson pretty much validated what I suspected a few days ago and said it’s unlikely the Mets sign a second lefty. “Right now, it’s sign a guy to a major league deal and eliminate all the competition, or sign some minor league deals and create some […]

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Mets Announce John Mayberry Signing, DFA Gonzalez Germen

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce John Mayberry Signing, DFA Gonzalez Germen

As was widely expected, to make room on the 40-man roster for outfielder John Mayberry Jr. the Mets have designated right-hander Gonzalez Germen for assignment. Germen spent parts of two seasons in the Mets’ bullpen, posting a combined 4.31 ERA with 64 strikeouts in 65 innings. December 12 Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirms […]

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Mets Discussing Bringing Back Reliever Buddy Carlyle

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Discussing Bringing Back Reliever Buddy Carlyle

Marc Carig of Newsday reports that the Mets have discussed bringing back reliever Buddy Carlyle, who was outrighted by the team two weeks ago. For a reliever who hadn’t pitched in the majors since 2011, the 36-year old righthander stepped right into the Mets bullpen and delivered the best performance of his career. In 27 […]

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