The Mets today sent down starting pitcher Chris Schwinden to Triple-A Buffalo. In his place, they called up outfielder Vinny Rottino. Schwinden, 25, has struggled so far this season in his two starts, going 0-1 with an 11.25 ERA. In his first start, Schwinden was roughed up by the Rockies, allowing five earned runs over four plus innings. In his second… Read more →
Pitching prospect Zack Wheeler has been placed on the 7-day DL due to a right middle fingernail avulsion, retroactive to May 2. The righty is 1-2 in Double-A with a 1.75 ERA. The injury is not considered serious.
Without a doubt, the player that has carried the Mets this season has been third baseman David Wright. David is on fire, hitting .389 with three home runs and 14 RBI in the month of April. Even more impressive, was been David’s knack for getting on base. He led the NL with a .494 on-base percentage. Coming off three so-so… Read more →