Johan Santana was on his game today, but Ryota Igarashi couldn’t continue the Mets winning streak nor their scoreless inning streak in a 2-0 loss to the Brewers Game Notes Johan Santana was dominant against the Brewers, becoming the first Mets pitcher to pitch a full 8 innings in the season up to this point. Johan allowed 0 runs on 3 hits, with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts. Johan was drawing flyball after flyball, pitching [...]
The Mets have activated reliever Ryota Igarashi from the disabled list and he will be in the bullpen when the Mets play their finale tonight against the Yankees. According to mets.com, rather than send highly regarded prospect Jenrry Mejia back to the Minor Leagues to stretch out as a starter, the Mets opted to keep Mejia on the roster following Saturday’s 5-3 win over the Yankees, instead optioning Manny Acosta to Triple-A Buffalo to make [...]
The Mets have placed reliever Ryota Igarashi on the 15-day disabled list and promoted Manny Acosta from Triple-A Buffalo. After his MRI Wednesday morning, the Mets announced that he sustained a moderate injury to his left hamstring in last night’s game. The right-hander strained his left hamstring in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s 4-0 victory over the Cubs when he squatted to field a bunt. Iggy was just beginning to emerge as a viable setup man in the [...]
We all know the Mets added a power bat in Jason Bay, are still dealing with injuries/medical issues to key players like Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, and have huge holes in the starting rotation. But I haven’t heard as much talk about the bullpen. A year ago, almost to the day, I wrote a blog on this site about how the Mets’ revamped bullpen, a terrible weakness in 2008, would pile up K’s and [...]
Competition is a good thing, and in Mets camp there is a lot of it. Many players have entered Mets camp this year hopeful they can win a job with the big league club. Let’s break down this completion position by position and name the favorites. Center Field – Carlos Beltran’s injury leaves a void in center field. The Mets acquired Gary Mathews Jr. to compete with Angel Pagan for the opening day center field [...]
Bay Watch Redux The Jason Bay saga continues for yet another day as both sides continue to hold firm on their positions. The Mets of course, are yet unwilling to budge from their original 4 year offer, while the Bay camp insists it will take a deal longer than 4 years for them to agree. Adam Rubin of the Daily News writes, The Mets continue to hold to their position that they don’t need to [...]
Finally, some hot stove activity on the Mets front as Mets.com is reporting that the Mets are close to a two-year deal with Japanese reliever Ryota Igarashi. Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post says he talked to a Mets official who believes the team is going to sign Igarashi. According to the NPB Tracker, his agent Arn Tellem was quoted as as saying, “I think Igarashi is a member of the Mets. We’re working out the fine points [...]
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