Jonathon Niese will be put on the Disabled List, possibly today, with a pulled rib cage muscle. Niese originally sustained the injury in his previous start, which causes his start against the Phillies to be pushed back to last night. Niese re-injured it last night while pitching to Hunter Pence early in the game. He finished up after allowing eight… Read more →
The Mets start a three-game series against the Phillies on Monday. Here are the pitching matchups for the series: Monday Night (7:05 ET): Dillon Gee (11-4, 3.92) vs. Cliff Lee (13-7, 2.82) Lee has won each of his last four starts, but has otherwise been inconsistent this season, at least by his standards. Lee has allowed four runs or more… Read more →
At 26, Daniel Murphy has proven himself a major league hitter. However, he hasn’t proven himself as a major league fielder. So, what should the Mets do with him? Do they actually have room in the outfield or infield to put him? Probably not, so why not think about trading him.
The Mets start a three-game series against the Brewers Friday at Citi Field. Here are the pitching matchups: Friday Night (7:10 ET): Mike Pelfrey (6-9, 4.58) vs. Shaun Marcum (10-3, 3.50) Marcum is having a career year after being traded to the Brewers by the Blue Jays. The move to the National League has helped Marcum. He has lowered his… Read more →
One year wonders. They’re one of the most frustrating aspects of baseball. When a player comes in, plays really well, and they never reach expectations again, it’s so frustrating for the fans, the organization, and their teammates who are counting on them to stay consistent after a breakout year. These types of players become hated by fans often times because… Read more →
After years and years of making just terrible moves in free agency and the trade market, the Mets get another fresh start with Sandy Alderson this winter. Last year, when Sandy was hired to replace Omar Minaya, he was left with a mess that he couldn’t clean up for a year. He had to wait out a year before he… Read more →
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, four more Mets have reportedly cleared waivers. Yesterday, Buster Olney reportesd that Chris Capuano has cleared waivers. Now, Jason Bay, Angel Pagan, Willie Harris, and D.J. Carrasco have now cleared them too. Pagan and Carrasco could definitely be traded. Pagan could get some value on the open market, and Capuano could also… Read more →
The Mets start a three-game series in San Diego tonight at 10:05. Here are the pitching matchups: Tonight (10:05): R.A. Dickey (5-11, 3.75) vs. Aaron Harang (11-3, 3.95) Haarang’s last start was against the Mets at Citi Field. He pitched 5.1 innings and allowed three runs on ten hits, while striking out five. Now, he will get another shot at… Read more →