Tag: Rafael Montero

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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Updated Opening Day Lineup, Rotation, Bench, Bullpen Projections

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Updated Opening Day Lineup, Rotation, Bench, Bullpen Projections

As things continue to develop in Mets camp and we also consider the season ending injuries to Zack Wheeler and Josh Edgin the Opening Day Roster projection sure looks a lot different than my last one in February. Here’s my latest stab at it. Starting Lineup: CF Juan Lagares SS Wilmer Flores 3B David Wright […]

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

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field on Thursday at 1:10 PM. Jacob deGrom gets the start for the Mets and will go up against A.J. Cole for the Nationals instead of Stephen Strasburg who was sidelined with an ingrown toenail. Also slated to pitch for the Mets are Jeurys […]

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Intrasquad and Grapefruit League Pitching Assignments

An article by posted on March 2, 2015 0 Comments
Intrasquad and Grapefruit League Pitching Assignments

The Mets will have an intrasquad game on Tuesday before beginning their Grapefruit League games on Wednesday. Here’s the pitchers slated to go for Tuesday’s noon intrasquad game: Team Blue Jonathon Niese Rafael Montero Sean Gilmartin Carlos Torres Vic Black Team Orange Zack Wheeler Jenrry Mejia Buddy Carlyle Jeurys Familia The Mets also announced the […]

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Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

There are a number of young prospects and fringe players who will be fighting for recognition this spring.  Every year, there’s usually one surprise performance that puts a previously unheralded name on the radar.  After all the action wraps up in the Grapefruit League, who will be the player to leave a lingering impression on […]

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Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com recently wrote that of all the top prospects in camp including Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and Kevin Plawecki, right-hander Rafael Montero is the only one with big league experience and the best bet to make New York’s Opening Day roster. Though the Mets’ rotation is currently full, he says, the bullpen […]

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Syndergaard Among Five Mets Prospects In MLB Top 100

An article by posted on January 31, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Among Five Mets Prospects In MLB Top 100

RHP Noah Syndergaard has been ranked by MLB.com as the third best pitching prospect in baseball for 2015. “Even though he was pitching at home in hitting-friendly Las Vegas, Syndergaard still managed to lead the organization in strikeouts in 2014,” said MLB Network’s Jonathan Mayo. “The two-time Futures Gamer is knocking on the door with his combination of […]

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