July 2011

Mets send Beltran and cash for Wheeler

July 27, 2011 // 3 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, the Mets have agreed to a trade with the Giants, sending Carlos Beltran to the Giants with a reported $4 million in exchange for top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. Wheeler was the sixth overall pick in the 2009 draft, the top pick by the Giants. In the [...]

Pre-game: Mets (52-51) at Reds (50-53)

July 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Here is tonight’s Met lineup: 1. Jose Reyes SS 2. Willie Harris 2B 3. Dan Murphy 1B 4. David Wright 1B 5. Angel Pagan CF 6. Jason Bay LF 7. Lucas Duda RF 8. Ronny Paulino C 9. Mike Pelfrey RHP (5-9, 4.73) vs. Bronson Arroyo (7-8, 5.56) Notes: The first game without Carlos Beltran… [...]

Behind Murphy, Pridie, Mets win 8-6

July 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Notable performances: Jonathon Niese- (W, 10-8) 5 IP, 6 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 81 pitches (52 strikes) Dan Murphy- 3-4, 2 RBI, R Jason Pridie- 2-5, 2 RBI Jose Reyes- 0-5, R Notes: Tonight was all about the Met offense, as they pounded Johnny Cueto and the Reds for eight runs on [...]

News: Nats acquire Gomes

July 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Nationals have acquired Johnny Gomes and cash from the Reds in exchange for two minor leaguers. Gomes, a 30 year-old outfielder is hitting just .211 this season, but had a career season last year, hitting 18 home runs and driving in 86. Gomes has a .192 career [...]

The best time to trade Beltran has come and gone

July 26, 2011 // 12 Comments

Just a few weeks ago, Carlos Beltran‘s stock was as high as ever. The All-Star was having a great season, earning an All-Star selection for the first time since 2008. It seemed very likely that the Mets were going to get a top prospect in exchange for Beltran. Well, he still is having a great [...]

Pre-game: Mets (51-51) vs. Reds (50-52)

July 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Here is tonight’s Met lineup: 1. Jose Reyes SS 2. Justin Turner 2B 3. Carlos Beltran RF 4. David Wright 3B 5. Dan Murphy 1B 6. Jason Bay LF 7. Ronny Paulino C 8. Jason Pridie CF 9. Jonathon Niese LHP (9-8, 3.76) vs. Johnny Cueto RHP (6-3, 1.98) Notes: Niese gave up three earned [...]
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