“Perpetual Pedro” is back. Today the Mets announced that they have placed Josh Edgin on the DL, and promoted Pedro Feliciano to take his place in the bullpen.The move comes as a surprise, as there had been no rumblings about an Edgin injury until today. The injury is a stress fracture in his ribs, which will cause Edgin to miss… Read more →
It’s spring cleaning in Queens. A little late perhaps, but Sandy Alderson made the biggest shakeup up the season after today’s 8-4 loss to the Marlins, sending Ike Davis, Robert Carson, and Mike Baxter down to Triple-A Las Vegas. Davis’ struggles at the plate and on the field have, of course, been very well-chronicled. Davis showed signs of life last… Read more →
Final Score: Mets 5, Marlins 1 Player of the Game: Jason Bay- 2-for-4, first-inning grand slam Goat of the Game: Scott Hairston- 0-for-4, 2 K Jason Bay hit a grand slam. I know, I know, it sounds ridiculous, but it actually happened! The struggling Bay, who was hitting .152 coming into today’s game in Miami, had been hitting .120 since returning from… Read more →
Final Score: Reds 3, Mets 0 Player of the Game: Chris Young- 5.2 IP, 8 H, 0 ER, 4 BB, 4 K, 105 pitches (65 strikes) Goat of the Game: Josh Edgin- 0.0 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 1 HR/ Manny Acosta- 0.0 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 1 BB Notes: Chris Young wasn’t particularly great. Sure, he kept the Reds scoreless, but… Read more →
Final Score: Mets 6, Braves 5 Player of the Game: Jonathon Niese- 8 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 106 pitches (71 strikes) Goat of the Game: (co-honors) Josh Edgin- 0.2 IP, 3 ER, 2 BB and Frank Francisco- 0.0 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB
Final Score: Braves 4, Mets 0 Player of the Game: Matt Harvey- 6 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 5 BB, 101 pitches (64 strikes) Goat of the Game: Josh Edgin- 0.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, K Notes: Harvey struggled to throw strikes early on. In the first inning, he threw 33 pitches, only 18 of them for strikes. He paid for… Read more →
The bullpen has been a major discussion virtually every day in Mets-world over the past few months. As a unit, they are clearly the worst in baseball, and the numbers back that up as well. We know that Sandy Alderson needs to acquire a reliever or two net off-season. However, the bigger question this winter will be: Who stays?
According to ESPN New York, Dillon Gee will face additional surgery to prevent a blood clot in his right shoulder from returning. Adam Rubin writes: Gee is expected to be able to resume throwing in six to eight weeks. But under the best-case scenario he would return only in late September, or in October if the Mets reach the playoffs…. Read more →