Tag: Rafael Montero

Mets Option Jack Leathersich Back To Las Vegas

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Option Jack Leathersich Back To Las Vegas

What goes up, must come down… To make room for second baseman Dilson Herrera on the active roster, the Mets optioned Jack Leathersich back to Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday afternoon. Leathersich made just two appearances during his brief stay, pitching to one batter on Wednesday and then on Thursday he got hit hard, allowing […]

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3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

3 Concerns To Keep An Eye On 1. Defense Holding On By A Thread The Mets are 5-7 on the road this year and the middle infield defense has played a large part in those results. Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have shown signs of life at the plate, but aside from a few long […]

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Rafael Montero Headed To NYC For MRI On Shoulder

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Headed To NYC For MRI On Shoulder

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters in Miami that Rafael Montero is being sent to New York to have an MRI on his right shoulder. Montero complained of tightness in the back of his right shoulder. Ricco says it’s precautionary. Montero took a scoreless effort into the sixth last night against the Marlins, but ultimately […]

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Gee Not In Jeopardy Of Losing Rotation Spot To Montero

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Not In Jeopardy Of Losing Rotation Spot To Montero

According to Terry Collins, Dillon Gee is not in jeopardy of losing his spot in the rotation, despite Rafael Montero starting Tuesday against the Marlins. Collins told reporters in Bismarck, North Dakota Miami he has the “biggest pain in the ass job there is” because of media speculation Gee could get bumped by Montero. “I […]

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Matt Harvey Was Sick, But Wanted To Make His Start

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Was Sick, But Wanted To Make His Start

Matt Harvey had an excuse for Sunday’s mediocre performance by his standards. He was sick for a couple of days. It affected his sleeping and his ability to comfortably swallow. (Adam Rubin, ESPN) The illness intensified on Sunday so he texted a Mets trainer at 7:30 AM. But despite that, he still decided to make […]

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Montero To Return April 28, Fifth Starter Role Could Be Up For Grabs

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Montero To Return April 28, Fifth Starter Role Could Be Up For Grabs

The Mets activated infielder Danny Muno after promoting him from Triple-A Las Vegas, and to clear a spot on the roster for him the team optioned starter turned reliever Rafael Montero to Triple A. The move involving also allows the Mets to normalize their bench size back to five. Montero, who competed with Dillon Gee […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Salvage The Finale!

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Salvage The Finale!

3 Up A Different Core Four Earlier this spring, Matt Harvey referred to a unit within the team known as the ”core four” and in it the team’s most valuable players.  It included himself and David Wright, Curtis Granderson and newly acquired outfielder Michael Cuddyer.  Harvey may have been on to something with the title, but he […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

It’s the 2015 season, baseball is back in Queens and the Mets are looking to revive a city enriched in National League baseball history.  Let’s dive into this seasons first edition 3 and 3.  As always, you’re feedback is a necessity, there was well over 10 hours of Amazin’ baseball to watch this week, I’m […]

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Smashing Debut: Montero Shuts Down Nationals For Two Innings

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
Smashing Debut: Montero Shuts Down Nationals For Two Innings

The health of New York Met closers resurfaced as a major opening day story again this year.  After Bobby Parnell was lost to Tommy John surgery following his Opening Day appearance a year past, it was Jenrry Mejia who headed to the disabled list with elbow inflammation this week. Mejia’s injury is disconcerting to Met […]

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Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins met with reporters and discussed a variety of issues at Nationals Park in D.C.. 1. Alderson was not too pleased with the trade that sent Craig Kimbrel to the Padres. According to Adam Rubin, Alderson did not analyze the trade as a big win for his club, despite […]

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