Tonight, the Mets begin a brief two-game set against the Brewers at Citi Field. The Brewers are a team that has been riddled with injuries. After losing Prince Fielder this offseason to the Detroit Tigers, the Brewers needed everyone on their roster healthy and productive more than most teams. However, Mat Gamel, once thought to be the heir apparent to… Read more →
Although the Met offense looked great today, pounding the Braves’ pitching staff for seven runs on eleven hits, the real story of the day may have been what Niese did- or almost did. Recently-extended Jonathon Niese was stellar through six, holding the Braves hitless until Freddie Freeman broke it up in the seventh. Still waiting on that Met no-hitter. The… Read more →
Nice start to what will hopefully be a promising season. Let’s go Mets!
The Mets and Cardinals tied today in ten innings down in Florida. THE GOOD: Lucas Duda hit an absolute bomb in the bottom of the fourth inning to dead center field, over the 408 feet sign. If a barrier hadn’t been there to block the shot, it would’ve gone another 20 feet. It was a very impressive display of power… Read more →
The Mets made a flurry of moves tonight, including trading Angel Pagan to the Giants for Andres Torres and Ramon Martinez, signing Jon Rauch to be the setup man, and Frank Francisco to close. Let’s knock down my reactions one deal at a time. JON RAUCH SIGNING: The Mets signed Rauch with a cheap, one-year, $3.5 million contract to be… Read more →
There have been some big shakeups and possibly even more to come with the Mets regarding their bullpen. Here are the happennings so far: The Mets have signed Jon Rauch to a one-year, $3.5 million deal, pending a physical. Rauch, who by the way is 6’10″, went 5-4 last season with the Blue Jays, saving 11 games to the tune… Read more →