Tag: Rafael Montero

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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Gee Overcomes Challenge From Montero, Wins Fifth Starter Job

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Overcomes Challenge From Montero, Wins Fifth Starter Job

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, veteran righthander Dillon Gee will be the Mets fifth starter based on information he received from several team sources. Despite a stiff challenge from prospect Rafael Montero, Gee will remain in the rotation as the Mets head into Opening Day. Gee could get traded within the month […]

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Still No Decision On Mets Fifth Starter As Race Tightens

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Still No Decision On Mets Fifth Starter As Race Tightens

After another dominant performance by Rafael Montero on Monday, the question as to who will be named the team’s fifth starter between him and Dillon Gee rages on. Montero strengthened his case with six scoreless innings against a stacked Marlins lineup, allowing just two hits, walking none and striking out six batters. It was vintage […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

Big game for Rafael Montero who gets another chance today today to make a case for the starting rotation as the New York Mets take on the Miami Marlins. Montero opposes right-hander Dan Haren for the Marlins in a 1:10 PM matchup at Tradition Field (SNY). Mets Notes Fred Wilpon addressed Mets players in a […]

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Rafael Montero Could Start Season In Mets’ Bullpen

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Could Start Season In Mets’ Bullpen

With the news of Zack Wheeler‘s injury, It is becoming increasingly likely that prospect Rafael Montero will be on the Mets Opening Day roster. Dillon Gee will move back into the rotation to replace Wheeler, which opens up a spot for Montero in the bullpen. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, recent comments […]

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