Tag: Scott Rice

Syndergaard Named PCL Pitcher of the Week!

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Named PCL Pitcher of the Week!

And with such perfect timing, Mets top prospect Noah Syndergaard was named the Pacific Coast League’s Pitcher of the Week I was crossing my fingers for the last 24 hours, hoping to see Syndergaard get recognized for what’s been a remarkable week for him, And making it even more special was being on hand to […]

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Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

Left-handed reliever Brian Matusz has a “robust” market, and is getting several trade inquiries, says Oriole’s GM Dan Duquette. The Orioles have four lefthanded relievers, counting closer Zach Britton, so it’s a possibility, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, who also adds that after the Mets’ interest leaked out in Matusz many other teams became […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

The New york Mets host the Atlanta Braves at Tradition Field on Friday at 1:10 PM. The game will be broadcast on SNY. Jon Niese gets the start for the Mets and will be opposed by lefthander Manny Banuelos for the Braves. Also slated to pitch for the Mets are Sean Gilmartin, Erik Goeddel, Cody […]

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LHP Joe Thatcher Signs Minor League Deal With Astros

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
LHP Joe Thatcher Signs Minor League Deal With Astros

Chris Cotillo is now reporting that LHP Joe Thatcher has signed a minor league deal with the Houston Astros. February 12 According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Mets are among 10 teams that have expressed interest in lefthanded reliever Joe Thatcher. Thatcher, 33, had a 3.86 ERA in 53 appearances for the D-Backs and […]

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Have The Mets Wrapped Up Their Offseason?

An article by posted on January 7, 2015 0 Comments
Have The Mets Wrapped Up Their Offseason?

The Mets are no longer as rigid on finding a second lefty for the bullpen, writes Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. He adds that Michael Cuddyer and John Mayberry may be the only MLB deals the Mets give out this winter. Sandy Alderson did say in December that the additions of LHP Scott Rice, who signed […]

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Mets Unlikely To Sign A Second Lefty Reliever

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Unlikely To Sign A Second Lefty Reliever

Speaking to reporters at Citi Field today, GM Sandy Alderson pretty much validated what I suspected a few days ago and said it’s unlikely the Mets sign a second lefty. “Right now, it’s sign a guy to a major league deal and eliminate all the competition, or sign some minor league deals and create some […]

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Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

When your ballclub is cruising toward another mid-70s win season and seeing its attendance in continued decline you try everything you can think of to get fans out to the park. The Mets have tried promotions like fireworks nights, concerts by name entertainers, and have given bobblehead dolls out of everyone from Ed Kranepool to […]

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Mets Activate Germen From DL, Demote Rice To Vegas

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Activate Germen From DL, Demote Rice To Vegas

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that Scott Rice, was demoted to Vegas after Tuesday’s 6-2 win against the Milwaukee Brewers, leaving Josh Edgin and Dana Eveland as the only left-handers in the bullpen. Rubin adds that Gonzalez Germen will be activated from the disabled list, where he had been since May 6 with a virus and abscess. When Rice was given word on […]

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Wright Shoulders The Blame For Loss To Cubs

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Shoulders The Blame For Loss To Cubs

David Wright took the blame for last night’s 2-1 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field, telling reporters, “We gave this away.” The Mets third baseman bobbled a potential double play ball off the bat of Starlin Castro. Then rather than get the lead runner at second base, Wright settled for the out at first, putting […]

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Howie Rose: That’s As Good As It Gets!

An article by posted on April 22, 2014 0 Comments
Howie Rose: That’s As Good As It Gets!

In probably one of the most satisfying wins thus far, the Mets, backed by superb pitching and spectacular defense, narrowly shut out the Cardinals, 2-0. While the offense was not overwhelming, they were able to work Cardinals’ starter Tyler Lyons enough to knock in two runs and draw four walks. it was a much needed […]

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