According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Phillies have acquired All-Star outfielder Hunter Pance from the Astros in exchange for Philadelphia minor leaguers Jarred Cosart, Jonathan Singleton, and Josh Zeild, plus a PTBNL. Pence is hitting .309 this season with 11 home runs and 62 RBI. He has been a consistent, middle of the order player since he came up as… Read more →
Notable performances: Dillon Gee- (W, 10-3) 6.2 IP4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 5 SO, 103 pitches (59 strikes) Ronny Paulino- 3-4, 2 R, RBI Jose Reyes- 1-3, 2 R, RBI David Wright- 2-4, R Notes: The Mets scored early in often in Washington, scoring four runs in the first, two in the fourth, and two in the… Read more →
Here is tonight’s Met lineup: 1. Jose Reyes SS 2. Justin Turner 2B 3. Dan Murphy 1B 4. David Wright 3B 5. Angel Pagan CF 6. Jason Bay LF 7. Lucas Duda RF 8. Ronny Paulino C 9. Dillon Gee RHP (9-3, 3.75) vs. Chien-Ming Wang (0-0, -.–) Notes: Gee struggled in his last start, getting a no decision, but… Read more →
Here is SNY’s breakdown of Johan Santana‘s start:
Bob Klapisch was at Johan Santana‘s rehab start in Florida and tweeted: I find the Tweet about Randy Niemann very interesting. Is it actually possible that Santana returns and is never the same? Well, of course it is, but as a baseball fan, you never think of the worst happening to your ace. The… Read more →
Johan Santana threw three scoreless innings in a rehab start in High-A Port St. Lucie. Santana threw 33 pitches, 26 of them strikes. He allowed two hits and hit a batter. He also struck out three. Terry Collins still expects Santana to be back with the Mets in late August. However, according to Mets Blog, Santana is nothing close to… Read more →
Notable performances: Chris Capuano- (W, 9-10) 5.1 IP, 8 H, 6 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO, 98 pitches (61 strikes) Jason Bay- 3-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI Lucas Duda- 2-4, 3 RBI, R Angel Pagan- 3-5, 3 R, RBI, SB Notes: Today’s game in Cincinnati was a sluggfest with both starters, Chris Capuano and Homer Bailey, really struggling. Capuano allowed… Read more →
Sign Carlos Beltran‘s goodbye card.