According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are considering Jenrry Mejia for a start next Saturday. The Mets play a doubleheader on Friday in Washington, and will need an extra pitcher on Saturday. Also being considered, but I view as extreme long-shots, are Chris Schwinden, Jacob deGrom, and Rafael Montero – neither of whom are on the 40-man roster. MMO Prediction: Mejia will make his 2013 debut and have a solid performance after a […]
Updating this post from Thursday, Terry Collins threw his weight around on the matter of trading Marlon Byrd. In short, Collins is hoping that it doesn’t happen and is fearful of how a team struggling to score runs would survive the loss of their second most productive hitter, “If there’s moves made before the end of the season, whenever that might be, I certainly think if you’re taking one of your better bats out of […]
Sandy Alderson is happy that tings have gotten better and credits Eric Young Jr. for part of the turnaround. He had his eye on him for a while and felt fortunate when he was placed on waivers and that he happened to have someone on waivers too, so he called the Rockies and it clicked. Alderson spoke to Mike Francesa yesterday and they had a substantial discussion on a variety of topics. I broke it […]
The Futures Game Was Bright With Syndergaard, Montero and Nimmo On Hand Well that was fun.. The game’s best young prospects converged on Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, to take part in the Futures Game, where the U.S. Team defeated the World Team by a score of 4-2. As for the good guys, Noah Syndergaard started for the U.S. Team and allowed one hit in his inning of work, while Rafael Montero started for […]
Jeremy Hefner was drafted by the Mets out of high school in the 46th round of the 2004 June amateur draft. He chose not to sign. One year later, the Mets selected Hefner in the 48th round of the June amateur draft. Once again, Hefner did not sign. Instead, he transferred from small Seminole State College in Oklahoma to the much-larger and more scoutable Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, where he hoped to improve his […]
So, Cesar Puello isn’t the only prospect getting some love from Baseball America today. Both Kevin Plawecki and Rafael Montero have been named to their Minor League All-Star Team, which is a part of their massive mid-season prospect update. This is a nice honor for both guys, and it is a well deserved distinction for the first half they each put together in their respective leagues. The 22-year-old Plawecki started his 2013 season with Low-A Savannah. He tore up opposing pitching, and […]
Ed Coleman first reported on WFAN that starting pitcher Shaun Marcum is done for the year. ”It hasn’t been announced here today, but it’s coming shortly. He’s pitched his last game with the Mets” True enough, Marc Carig of Newsday has confirmed the news and is reporting that Marcum has been diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, and will have surgery on Monday to repair a blocked artery. He will be out 2-3 months and possibly miss the rest of […]
Contributed by Mike Stainkamp who you can follow on Twitter at @mikestainkamp34. Matz continues to improve while staying healthy A few weeks ago, Mets fans saw something that they’ve been waiting years to see: two top-prospect arms mowing down Braves hitters. Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler pitched both ends of a doubleheader, Wheeler, of course, making his big league debut. To say the future is bright for the Mets is an understatement, at least in terms […]
As the non-waiver trade deadline draws nearer, the Mets find themselves in what’s normally a seller’s situation. They are ten games under .500 and eleven games out of the second Wild Card spot. However, with 2014 being the year everything is supposed to start coming together, what with (presumably) plenty of money to spend and the top two starters both on the major league roster, the Mets can afford to add pieces via trade that […]
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