Tag: New York Mets

Travis Taijeron Looks For His Chance

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
Travis Taijeron Looks For His Chance

For Major League clubs, depth is never a bad thing. Each year, teams look to shore up deficiencies and weaknesses on their roster, and look to add positional depth by stashing players in the upper minors in case of an injury. It’s been widely reported that the injury to Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (out with […]

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David Wright To Make Grapefruit League Debut On Friday

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright To Make Grapefruit League Debut On Friday

Terry Collins told reporters that third baseman David Wright will make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday against the Washington Nationals. Earlier today, the Mets captain took live batting practice against LHP Josh Edgin, telling the team afterward he felt great. On Monday, Wright went 1-for-5 during a minor league game in Port St. Lucie. It […]

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

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets head to Jupiter to face the Miami Marlins on Tuesday. Noah Syndergaard makes his second start of the Spring for the Mets and opposes left-hander Justin Nicolino for the Marlins in a 1:05 PM game at Roger Dean Stadium. New York Mets Juan Lagares, CF Wilmer Flores, SS Travis d’Arnaud, DH […]

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Mets Could Regret Dealing Ruben Tejada

An article by posted on March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Could Regret Dealing Ruben Tejada

As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported on Friday, with the loss of their shortstop Jhonny Peralta for two months or longer, the St. Louis Cardinals have certain interest in acquiring infielder Ruben Tejada from the Mets. The New York Mets have made no secret that they have been shopping Tejada this spring and there was even two reports that […]

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Mets Looking To Deal For A Backup Catcher

An article by posted on March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Looking To Deal For A Backup Catcher

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that despite having a pair of major-league-ready young catchers, the New York Mets are telling teams they are interested in acquiring a backup catcher to break camp with the big-league club. As reported this morning, the Mets are debating whether Kevin Plawecki should open the season at […]

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Thirty Years Later, Looking At Mets Top Prospects

An article by posted on March 12, 2016 0 Comments
Thirty Years Later, Looking At Mets Top Prospects

Thirty years ago, prior to one of the most magical season in New York Mets team history, a young shortstop by the name of Kevin Elster was the Mets #1 prospect according to Baseball America. Elster became one of three players on this Top 10 list to play for the Mets in the 1986 championship season. Here […]

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Keep Harvey In Gotham

An article by posted on March 12, 2016 0 Comments
Keep Harvey In Gotham

Matt Harvey games have turned into events. Fans flocking to Citi Field and Tradition Field donning their Batman masks, holding up signs referencing The Dark Knight and how Harvey is the hero Gotham deserves. When Harvey pitches, we watch. It’s akin to the 1980s Mets teams, who had another hard throwing right-hander who brought the […]

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Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

Every so often you might peruse through the Mets minor league statistics, see who’s on a hitting streak, latest pitching highlights, or how the teams are faring in the standings. I for one love to go on MiLB.com and dissect some minor league numbers, as all of us try to predict who might have a […]

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Foul Call: Utley’s Slide Still Point Of Contention

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Foul Call: Utley’s Slide Still Point Of Contention

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times first reported early Sunday that Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley would not be facing a suspension stemming from the violent late slide he took in Game 2 of the NLDS last year. Flashback to October 10th at Dodger Stadium, where the Mets were clinging to a one […]

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Mets Shortstop Prospect Luis Carpio Has Shoulder Surgery

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Shortstop Prospect Luis Carpio Has Shoulder Surgery

Shortstop Luis Carpio, one of the top prospects in the New York Mets farm system, could miss an extended period of time with a shoulder injury, MetsMinors.net has learned. Carpio reportedly complained of the ailment while playing over the winter, and had surgery on his throwing shoulder last week. He was originally signed as an international […]

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