Here are your news and notes for today: The Mets won yesterday, beating the Braves by a score of 1-0. Johan Santana was stellar in his first big league start in 19 months, tossing five scoreless while holding the Braves to just two hits. You can read recaps at Real Dirty Mets, ESPN New York, and Mets Merized Online. Speaking… Read more →
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have called up Kirk Nieuwenhuis to replace Andres Torres, who was placed on the DL yesterday. Nieuwenhuis went 0-2 in his Triple-A debut yesterday.
Mets writer Tim Horodyski submitted two guest posts, which you can always do by filling out the “Contact” form on the site. Click read more to read Tim’s articles.
Outfielder Andres Torres left the Mets-Braves game today with a strained calf. After the game, Andres told reporters that he will be heading to the disabled list and will head down to Port St. Lucie. This was the same injury that caused Torres to miss two or so weeks during the spring. It is still unclear who will be called… Read more →
Nice start to what will hopefully be a promising season. Let’s go Mets!
I just wanted to quickly let my thoughts on the Jonathon Niese deal be known. For those who are unaware, Niese today agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal, with club options for 2017 and 2018 which could raise the total value of the deal to $46 million. Niese went 11-11 last season with a 4.40 ERA. I am a… Read more →
Terry Collins essentially set his Opening Day roster for tomorrow’s game against Tommy Hanson and the Braves. (Sorry if for some reason I thought they were playing the Nationals) Here is what it will likely look like: Andres Torres CF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Ike Davis 1B Lucas Duda RF Jason Bay LF Josh Thole C Ruben Tejada… Read more →
According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, the Mets and lefty Jonathon Niese are close to a five-year extension. Though the two sides haven’t agreed on a final total value of the contract, it could be around $30 million. Rubin said in his post: The eventual deal is believed to be comparable to the five-year, $28.5 million deal that included two… Read more →