Tag: Mets bullpen

Vic Black Recalled After Mets Release Valverde

An article by posted on May 26, 2014 0 Comments
Vic Black Recalled After Mets Release Valverde

After Jose Valverde was released today, Sandy Alderson announced that Vic Black will be flying back from Las Vegas to join the Mets bullpen in his place. Valverde was released after a disastrous outing that saw him give up four runs in the Mets 5-3 loss to the Pirates on Monday. He ends his Mets […]

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The Non-Roster Invitee Experiment

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
The Non-Roster Invitee Experiment

Prior to spring training, I was excited about the potential for the Mets bullpen. We had some young arms in the minors that were vying for their shot. Additionally we were going to have holdovers of Bobby Parnell, Carlos Torres, Scott Rice, and Gonzalez Germen occupying four of the spots. There were three spots up […]

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Jacob deGrom Gets the Call; Germen to DL

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Gets the Call; Germen to DL

According to multiple sources, Jacob deGrom has been called up to the Mets, and will join the team in the Bronx tomorrow. Gonzalez Germen will be placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 6th, with a virus. deGrom, 25, was having a sparkling year in Vegas at the time of the call-up. In seven […]

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Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

The Mets have announced that Rafael Montero will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and make his Major League debut on Wednesday against the New York Yankees. “We understand it’s a debut on a big stage,” Sandy Alderson said. “but we believe he is ready now.” Additionally, Jacob deGrom will be pulled from his Triple-A start tonight. […]

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Backman Says Flores Will Hit, Black Has Made Progress, deGrom Will Impress

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Backman Says Flores Will Hit, Black Has Made Progress, deGrom Will Impress

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News spoke to Triple-A manager Wally Backman on Thursday, and the fiery skipper told her that shortstop Wilmer Flores is on a mission to hit and if he’s given the playing time that’s exactly what he’ll do. “Ever since I have had him in 2011, he has been a run […]

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Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

According to a report by Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, help in the form of Jacob deGrom and Rafael Montero could be just weeks away for the Mets bullpen. Ackert spoke with Mets assistant general manager John Ricco who said that “we are getting to the point where it’s probably weeks as opposed to months,” […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:10 PM

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:10 PM

After losing their first two games against the Colorado Rockies, the Mets will try to regroup on Saturday night when they send 24-year old Jenrry Mejia (3-0, 3.49 ERA) to the mound. He will be opposed by left-hander Franklin Morales (3-1, 4.40) for the Rockies in the 8:10 PM matchup at Coors Field. Mejia is 3-0 in four starts […]

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MMO Morning Grind: The Insurance Run Epidemic

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: The Insurance Run Epidemic

Good morning, Mets fans! Let me set the scene. The Mets head into an important inning, late in the game. It might even be the 9th. It’s usually the 9th. They’re down by a run, or maybe 2. Whatever the deficit is, it’s usually larger by the time the inning ends. The Mets hand out […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Appreciating Gonzalez Germen

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Appreciating Gonzalez Germen

Good morning, Mets fans! Another nice win last night. A stress-free win, for once. The only blemish on our victory was Jenrry Mejia having to leave early with a torn blister, but considering Mejia’s luck with injuries, I’ll settle for a torn blister any day of the week with that guy. Anyway, my post this […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 3:35 PM

An article by posted on April 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 3:35 PM

After splitting a pair of extra-inning games, the Mets conclude their series with the Angels on Sunday at 3:335 PM as RHP Bartolo Colon (1-1, 2.08 ERA) takes the hill against LHP C.J. Wilson (1-1, 4.61) for Los Angeles. In his last nine starts against the Angels, dating to May 26, 2009, Colon is 6-1 with a 1.75 ERA (12 earned runs in […]

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