Tag: Nelson Figueroa

Mets Notes – Figgy Back, Big Pelf, Redding, Heads Rolling

An article by posted on 25/04/2009 0 Comments

The Daily News reports that Nelson Figueroa has decided to re-sign with the organization after testing free agency by refusing a minor-league assignment earlier in the week. Apparently, sometimes the best opportunity is where they know and like you, even if he was abruptly designated for assignment to make room for a second lefty reliever, […]

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Figueroa Refuses Assignment To AAA, Opts For Free Agency

An article by posted on 23/04/2009 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News reports that Nelson Figueroa who was designated for assignment by the Mets immediately after his last start, has cleared waivers and will refuse an assignment to AAA Buffalo. A source told the Daily News that Figueroa has decided to become a free agent instead which means he can now sign […]

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What The Heck Was That All About?

An article by posted on 20/04/2009 0 Comments

Talk about your classic head scratchers. I would have loved to be a fly in the room when Omar and his brain-trust made the decision to DFA Darren O’Day, promote Nelson Figueroa, DFA Figueroa 18 hours later and promote Casey Fossum. I bet the conversation went just like this… Omar: Have a seat fellas, we […]

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Mets Lose To Brewers 4-2, DFA Figueroa

An article by posted on 19/04/2009 0 Comments

I guess a three game sweep was too much to ask for as the Mets wasted plenty of scoring opportunities and fell to the Brewers 4-2. The problem with this loss is that the Mets squandered a gutsy start by Nelson Figueroa who did all he could manage to keep the Mets in the game […]

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Nelson Figueroa Starts Sunday, Darren O’Day DFA’d

An article by posted on 18/04/2009 0 Comments

Newsday is reporting that Mike Pelfrey will not make his scheduled start Sunday against the Brewers because of right forearm tendinitis. Shortly after the Mets beat the Brewers, 5-4, on Friday, they announced that Nelson Figueroa will be Pelfrey’s replacement and that Darren O’Day had been designated for assignment to make room on the roster.The […]

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Nelson Figueroa Pulled, Is Pelfrey Out?

An article by posted on 16/04/2009 0 Comments

Hopefully, the Mets are playing it safe and will allow Mike Pelfrey to rest rather than pitch on Sunday. In a post I made this morning, I suggested that the Mets call up Nelson Figueroa and let him pitch until Mike Pelfrey is 100% pain free and has no further soreness in his forearm. I […]

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Beltran Explodes In World Baseball Classic

An article by posted on 14/03/2009

Oh mercy… Only moments ago, Puerto Rico beat the USA 11-1 in seven innings after the game was ended by the mercy rule. The star of the game for Puerto Rico was our own Carlos Beltran who was a literal one-man show tonight. At the plate he went 3-3 with a walk, three runs scored, […]

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? And Who’s Stuck in the Middle?

An article by posted on 10/05/2008

Welcome back to another addition of Hot and Not. The Mets have shown great strides towards improvement, but they had good numbers against Brad Penny to begin with. Hopefully, they’ll sweep this doubleheader and they get the confidence they need. Who’s HotMoises Alou: Okay, so he’s only played in a couple of games. And he […]

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