Tag: Rafael Montero

Mets Option Rafael Montero to Las Vegas, Activate Jacob deGrom

An article by posted on April 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Rafael Montero to Las Vegas, Activate Jacob deGrom

After the New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves by a score of 6-3 on Friday night, they optioned right-hander Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas to clear a spot on the roster for Jacob deGrom. Montero, 25, appeared in just two games but got hit pretty hard, allowing three runs on five hits and a […]

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Sandy Alderson Backs Terry Collins’ All-In Strategy

An article by posted on April 15, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Backs Terry Collins’ All-In Strategy

Sandy Alderson, the Mets GM and creator of the term “Panic Citi,” agreed with how Terry Collins managed Wedensday’s 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins. Collins who previously stated he was “managing like it was the seventh game of the World Series,” made some interesting moves in the Mets third win of the season. Jim Henderson […]

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Mets Activate Rafael Montero, Option Eric Campbell To Vegas

An article by posted on April 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Rafael Montero, Option Eric Campbell To Vegas

The New York Mets have activated RHP Rafael Montero from the Taxi Squad and will option infielder Eric Campbell to Triple-A Las Vegas. Logan Verrett will still start the 1:10 PM game on Wednesday, while Jacob deGrom continues to recover from his lat muscle issue. Looks like he will avoid the DL. Original Report The […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets head to Orlando, Fla. where they will play the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium this afternoon. 1:05 PM ET. Matt Harvey will make his first start of the spring for the Mets and will oppose RHP Matt Wisler for the Braves in a 1:05 PM matchup. Also slated to pitch for […]

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Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

In a season where there is not much doubt who the starting five will be in the Mets pitching rotation, Rafael Montero still has a very important month ahead of him. Marc Carig of Newsday looked at Montero’s forgettable first appearance of spring. Montero, who is trying to regain the trust of the Mets front […]

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Montero Looks To Right The Ship In 2016

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Looks To Right The Ship In 2016

Rafael Montero, once lauded as one of the Mets’ best pitching prospects, has struggled to stay on the field due to injuries these last couple of seasons. His mechanics have suffered as well due to a possible lack of confidence. That hit to the player’s mental make-up possibly took a plunge after not cracking the […]

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Lagares Extends Hitting Streak, Montero Throws Bullpen

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Extends Hitting Streak, Montero Throws Bullpen

Wuilmer Becerra had his hitting streak snapped at seven games last night but extended his RBI streak to five games after going 0 for 3 with a sacrifice fly. He did get moved up to the seventh spot in the lineup for the game after hitting out of the eighth and ninth hole most of the […]

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Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

According to multiple sources I talked to on Tuesday, RHP Rafael Montero will make his Dominican Winter League debut on Thursday pitching for the Leones del Escogido in the Parallel League. The Parallel League is like the minor league feeder system for the younger players to get some experience. If all goes well Montero could pitch […]

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Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

While the Mets have no intention of trading any of their top pitchers this offseason, one starter they’ll consider dealing is Jon Niese if something interesting were to materialize. Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that they are open to trading the veteran lefty, even though they are not currently shopping him. “We haven’t been […]

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DiComo: Montero Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
DiComo: Montero Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

Mets beat writer Anthony DiComo of MLB.com answered a bunch of questions in his Mailbag this week and included an update on Rafael Montero. What is Rafael Montero‘s injury status? This was a lost season for a pitcher who ranked higher than Jacob deGrom on the Mets’ depth chart as recently as 18 months ago. […]

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