Tag: Rafael Montero

It’s Tulo Time For The Mets

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Tulo Time For The Mets

Not at all lost amidst the Mets strong start to the 2015 season is the inconsistent play from Wilmer Flores. Wilmer has been good with the bat, but his nine errors in the field are second only to the enigmatic Ian Desmond. As the Mets inch closer and closer to legitimate title contention, it is […]

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ESPN: Mets Top Landing Spot For Tulowitzki

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Top Landing Spot For Tulowitzki

Despite statements by Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Bridich that Troy Tulowitzki is not available for trade, Jim Bowden of ESPN (Insider Subscribers) writes that ultimately Tulo will be dealt in a blockbuster deal for the good of the organization. He lists the top five likely trade destinations as the Mets, Yankees, Mariners, Padres and Nationals. […]

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Mets Notes: Parnell Struggles In Rehab, Carlyle Exits With Back Stiffness, Montero Still Sore

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Parnell Struggles In Rehab, Carlyle Exits With Back Stiffness, Montero Still Sore

Bobby Parnell surrendered three runs in his first minor league rehab appearance since suffering a setback from Tommy John surgery three weeks ago. According to Jeff Moore of Baseball Prospectus, Parnell’s fastball was sitting at 90-92 MPH. Moore also tweeted that Parrnell was hit hard and lacked command on both his fastball and breaking pitches. Buddy Carlyle left […]

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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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