As the post season crawls to a close, thus ushering in the hot stove season, there seems to be a growing tide of great and unrealistic expectations for players the Mets could or should target. Over at MetsBlog, they’ve spent this weekend writing multiple times about Tim Lincecum as well as other potential free agents or players presumed to be on the block like Mike Napoli, Jacoby Ellsbury, Andre Ethier and Matt Kemp. Readers here […]
MATT HARVEY, RHP PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS The Mets were patient in bringing up Matt Harvey last year and it paid off. After making a splash with 10 mostly eye opening starts and leaving a strong impression with his poise and command, it was anticipated Harvey would take the next step and become a solid starter in the rotation. Harvey outpitched his experience and numbers with an ability to mix his pitches and throw breaking pitches in […]
Brewers (73-87) at Mets (73-87) • 4:10 PM RHP Jimmy Nelson (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Aaron Harang (0-1, 4.24) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Lucas Duda – 1B David Wright – 3B Daniel Murphy – 2B Mike Baxter – RF Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Aaron Harang – RHP The Mets have dropped two in a row following a 5-1 road trip. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games and are 32-37 […]
The Mets (73-86) lost to the Brewers (72-87) by a score of 4-2 on Thursday night at Citi Field. Dillon Gee took the ball for the final time this season, and struggled a bit. Dillon gave up 2 walks and 4 singles in the 2nd inning, which allowed Milwaukee to score the only 4 runs they would need. Gee did settle down after that, pitching scoreless ball the rest of the way before departing after the […]
Mets (70-84) at Phillies (71-83) • 1:05 PM RHP Carlos Torres (3-5, 3.39) vs. LHP Cliff Lee (14-6, 2.95) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Wilmer Flores – 3B Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Wilfredo Tovar – SS Carlos Torres – RHP Game Preview The Mets look to make it three in a row against the Phillies this afternoon. Yesterday, […]
Mets at Phillies • 7:10 PM Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-3, 6.12) vs. Cole Hamels (8-13, 3.48) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Josh Satin – 1B Andrew Brown – RF Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Daisuke Matsuzaka – RHP The Mets officially activated David Wright from the disabled list Friday in anticipation of him returning to the lineup in the series opener against […]
Mets righthander Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews this week for a second opinion to help him determine if he should opt for Tommy John surgery as the Mets team doctors initially advised. Manager Terry Collins said before Sunday’s game confirmed the news, but added that no date has been set yet. Harvey was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 27 with a partial tear of […]
Mets at Indians • 1:05 PM Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-3, 10.95) vs Danny Salazar (1-2, 3.00) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – DH Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Juan Lagares – RF Matt den Dekker – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS After Matsuzaka served up six runs Monday in Atlanta, manager Terry Collins said “there’s no reason” why the Mets should replace […]
Mets at Indians • 6:05 p.m. ET LHP Jon Niese (6-6, 3.66) vs. RHP Corey Kluber (7-5, 3.54) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Zach Lutz – DH Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Juan Lagares – RF Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jon Niese had his last start cut short by a left leg cramp, but he did not think it […]
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