Tag: Rafael Montero

How the Wild Card Race Stacks Up

An article by posted on 09/09/2016 0 Comments
How the Wild Card Race Stacks Up

After sweeping the Reds, and having won 14 of their last 18 games, the Mets have rallied from two games under .500 to get themselves back into the thick of the Wild Card race. In fact, after Thursday’s games, the Mets are a half game up on the  St. Louis Cardinals for the second Wild […]

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Bullpen Comes Up Big in 4th Consecutive Win for Amazins

An article by posted on 07/09/2016 0 Comments
Bullpen Comes Up Big in 4th Consecutive Win for Amazins

It took seven Mets pitchers to contain the Reds on Monday night, and again manager Terry Collins is making all the right moves in a come from behind 5-3 victory on the road. The Mets got their 13th straight win over Cincinnati, keeping pace with the Cardinals who overcame the Pirates with four two out runs […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Reyes Making A Difference, Wild Card Muck

An article by posted on 04/09/2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Reyes Making A Difference, Wild Card Muck

Today I have an early show before the Mets-Nats game on ESPN I talk about the “Wild Card Muck” and how now the Mets must make this a race with St. Louis if they are to have a realistic shot at being the second Wild Card. They can no longer fall behind Pittsburgh and Miami […]

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Montero Will Start in Place of DeGrom on Tuesday

An article by posted on 03/09/2016 0 Comments
Montero Will Start in Place of DeGrom on Tuesday

RHP Rafael Montero is expected to get the start on Tuesday when the New York Mets take on the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Montero will be pitching in place of the injured Jacob deGrom, who was diagnosed with right forearm inflammation and prescribed more rest. Terry Collins explained that Montero will be […]

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The 2016 Ya Gotta Believe Mets!

An article by posted on 01/09/2016 0 Comments
The 2016 Ya Gotta Believe Mets!

“This team continues to be resilient in the face of injuries and adversity and I think that speaks volumes about their character. This season hasn’t played out quite the way I envisioned it, but here they are only 3.5 games out with a healthier team, a revitalized offense, three young power pitchers in the rotation, and […]

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These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

An article by posted on 31/08/2016 0 Comments
These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

From June 22 to August 3. Detroit’s rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer had five quality starts while winning seven consecutive starts. With the Mets swooning and Yoenis Cespedes dealing with injury, it was an opportune time for some media outlets to write about the young starter Mets GM Sandy Alderson gave up for the slugging left […]

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

An article by posted on 30/08/2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that RHP Logan Verrett will likely be recalled by the Mets to replace RHP Rafael Montero who was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas after last night’s game. The Mets added Montero to the 25-man roster for Monday’s start in place of Jacob deGrom and tossed five scoreless […]

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Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

An article by posted on 30/08/2016 0 Comments
Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

Yoenis Cespedes set Citi Field on fire with a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 10th to bring the New York Mets even with the slumping Miami Marlins in the Wild Card standings, just 2.5 games behind the front-running St. Louis Cardinals. Returning to the line-up after missing Sunday’s painful loss, Cespedes and […]

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The Thrill of Victory

An article by posted on 30/08/2016 0 Comments
The Thrill of Victory

At this point of the season every game feels like a must-win. Especially for a team who finds themselves trailing in a playoff race. The current series against the Marlins is a big one for the Metropolitans and boy did they start it off on the right foot. The Mets gambled Monday night, skipping Jacob […]

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Montero Recalled, T.J. Rivera Sent to Las Vegas

An article by posted on 29/08/2016 0 Comments
Montero Recalled, T.J. Rivera Sent to Las Vegas

The Mets announced that they have recalled right-hander Rafael Montero from the Binghamton Mets to make the start tonight against the Marlins. T.J. Rivera has been optioned back to the Las Vegas 51s in the corresponding move. Montero, 25, was 4-2 with a 1.70 ERA (nine ER/47.2 IP) in eight starts at Binghamton including two straight […]

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