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Mets Recall Danny Muno, Option Johnny Monell
The Mets announced they have called up infielder Daniel Muno from Triple-A Las Vegas. This will be the second time around for Muno, who had one hit in six plate appearances for the Mets earlier this season. He was hitting .280 with one home run ...
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 9, Mets 1
The Mets (24-21) were swept out of Pittsburgh this afternoon by the Pirates (21-22) by a score of 9-1. In the series, the Mets were outscored by their opposition 21-4, and struck out 38 times in only 27 innings. It is also the first time since 196...
Giants DFA Casey McGehee, Should Mets Bite?
Third baseman Casey McGehee was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Acquired in a trade with the Miami Marlins this past offseason to replace Pablo Sandoval as the everyday third baseman, McGehee has been absolutely aw...
Frustrated Gee Says Mets Have Him “Wasting Bullets”
After learning that he will make one more minor-league rehab start with Double-A Binghamton on Wednesday, an exasperated and frustrated Dillon Gee told reporters that the Mets have him “wasting bullets.” Initially expected to rejoin th...
Duquette: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade
Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the t...
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 1:35 PM
The New York Mets will try to salvage a win against the Pittsburgh Pirates and avoid getting swept this afternoon at 1:35 PM at PNC Park. Jonathon Niese (3-4, 3.72) will oppose left-hander Francisco Liriano (1-4, 4.15) in Sunday’s finale. Juan L...
Fair’s Fair, Except When It’s Unfair
Perhaps one of the “fairest” ballparks in Major League Baseball (not to mention the most beautiful), PNC Park in Pittsburgh has seemed a little biased against the visiting Mets these past two games. Even Matt Harvey seemed a little ...
Eric Campbell: Soup’s Too Cold
David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, which varies in its severity. While doctors are hoping it can be alleviated with rest in David’s case, it has also been known to be more severe, as it caused Lenny Dykstra to end his care...
Collins Attributes Harvey’s Career-Worst Outing To Pitching On Regular Rest
After Matt Harvey endured the worst start of his major league career on Saturday, Terry Collins told reporters that “pitching on regular rest played a role” in what transpired. Harvey, who made it known before the game he unhappy abou...
Travis d’Arnaud To Begin Rehab Assignment This Week
Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is expected to begin a minor-league rehab assignment during the middle of this week, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. D’Arnaud, 26, has been participating in batting practice since Friday and ...
Mets Dealt A Serious Blow As Wright Is Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis
Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters on Saturday that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time in 15 days due to a serious back issue. Wright has been diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis – a narrow...
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 2
The Pirates (20-22) defeated the Mets (24-20) by a score of 8-2 on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh. This was undoubtedly Matt Harvey‘s worst start of his career. His final line: 4 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, including two wild...
Mets Trying To Trade Nieuwenhuis
Assistant general manager John Ricco said the New York Mets “are doing their due diligence” to see if a trade option exists before trying to pass outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis through waivers. (Adam Rubin, ESPN New York) Nieuwenhuis, ...
Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop? One Scout Doesn’t Think So…
While the Mets continue to monitor whether Wilmer Flores is viable at shortstop, and making the decision to stick with him for another month, there has been a lot of speculation about infield prospect Matt Reynolds. The Mets have been hesitant to ...
Breaking: Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back
The team just announced that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time this month due to a sore back. Doctors have made it clear that only rest will help, and Wright could make the injury worse if he trie...
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM
The New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates will go at it again on Saturday at 4:05 PM in beautiful PNC Park. Matt Harvey (5-1, 1.98 ERA) gets the nod for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander A.J. Burnett (3-1, 1.38) for the Bucs. Harvey has ...
Matt Harvey Not Happy About Six-Man Rotation?
It was tough not to notice the following item about Matt Harvey while reading Adam Rubin’s Morning Briefing today: “Matt Harvey has every reason to be perturbed. He has tossed a career-high-matching 16 straight scoreless innings, yet h...
Piggy-Backing Niese and Gee Could Be Solution To Mets Rotation
Piggy-backing is a practice employed primarily in the low minors where teams will pair 8 starting pitchers into 4 tandems that alternate starting and relieving duties from one start to the next. The games are usually split into 5 and 4 inning incr...
No Time Like The Present To Honor Our Past
Ready? Set? Go!!! Quick. Name FIVE San Diego Padres to have their number retired. A few weeks back I needed to get recharged and drove one hour north of Las Vegas to Valley of Fire State Park. One of the many things to see amongst the 42,000 acres...
Noah Syndergaard Will Remain In The Rotation
Speaking to reporters after Friday night’s 4-1 loss to the Pirates, manager Terry Collins emphatically said that Noah Syndergaard will remain in the rotation. “I like him a lot… Right now, he’s not going anywhere,” Collins said. ...
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 4, Mets 1
The Mets (24-19) lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates (19-22) by a score of 4-1 tonight at PNC Park. Noah Syndergaard got the start for the Mets and was the tough luck loser, as he pitched well despite allowing four runs, three earned over six innings. ...
Brandon Nimmo Out 4-6 Weeks With Sprained ACL
Binghamton manager Pedro Lopez told Lynn Worthy of the Press and Sun Bulletin that outfielder Brandon Nimmo is on his way to the team’s minor league complex in Port St. Lucie to begin rehabbing his left knee. Nimmo was diagnosed with a spraine...
David Wright Took BP, Could Begin Rehab Assignment Soon
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that third baseman David Wright took batting practice on Friday and may soon begin a minor league rehab assignment as soon as next week. GM Sandy Alderson told reporters on Tuesday that it would be about 10-...
With Gee Rejoining Team On Saturday, Mets Leaning Toward Six-Man Rotation
Manager Terry Collins left reporters at PNC Park with a strong impression that when Dillon Gee returns to the Mets tomorrow, that he will become part of a six-man rotation. It will allow the Mets to hold off making an immediate decision on what to...
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM
Noah Syndergaard (1-1, 3.18 ERA) will make his third major league start tonight as the New York Mets head to Pittsburgh for a weekend series against the Pirates. Opposing Syndergaard will be Gerrit Cole (5-2, 2.40) in a 7:05 PM matchup at PNC Park...
This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met
17 years ago today, Mike Piazza became a New York Met after the Florida Marlins swapped him for Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz, and Ed Yarnell. Little did both General Managers know, this trade would create a New York icon. I am a Mets fan of the mil...
Could Plawecki Stay On The Roster When d’Arnaud Returns?
With Travis d’Arnaud nearing a return from the disabled list, Terry Collins says that sending down Kevin Plawecki will be a hard decision. Even though Plawecki is batting only .205 with two home runs and 10 RBI during 21 games, Collins is im...
Savannah Sand Gnats Moving To Columbia, SC
The Savannah Sand Gnats are moving to new grounds in Columbia, South Carolina for the 2016 season, the team announced. The Sand Gnats have been the Mets’ Class A affiliate since the 2007 season. (Anthony DiComo) The Mets Class-A affiliate w...
Mets Minor League Recap: Matz Gets 5th Win, Meisner K’s 10
Las Vegas (27-14) 11, Okla. City 6 Steven Matz did not have one of his typical dominant outings giving up six runs (four earned) on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven batters in 6.1 innings. He threw 92 pitches, 66 of them for strikes ...
Breaking Down Jacob DeGrom vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Jacob DeGrom doesn’t like to be overlooked or over shadowed by his other two young rotation mates Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard. Over the past two weeks, Harvey and Syndergaard have been taking the spotlight away from the 2014 National Leag...
Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better, Has 1.207 OPS Against LHP
After a breakout 2014 season where he hit 30 home runs, it wasn’t unrealistic to expect Lucas Duda to experience some regression. However, Duda is defying the odds again as he’s on pace for an even better season. With an incredible two...