Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Mets Promote Kirk Nieuwenhuis, DFA Slumping Ankiel

June 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Well, it was a nice run. OK, not really. The Mets finally ended the Rick Ankiel experiment today, demoting him after a dreadful two weeks. Ankiel has been struggling at the plate the entire season, but has recently began striking out at a ridiculous rate, striking out three times in four at-bats [...]

Some Surprises As Opening Day Roster Takes Shape

March 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets made some moves yesterday to clear out the 40-man roster in preparation for Opening Day. Here’s what happened: The Mets exposed Darin Gorski and Reese Havens to the waiver wire to clear two more spots. Both cleared waivers and are headed to the minors, according to Adam Rubin. In a [...]

Is Collin Cowgill The Solution At The Leadoff Spot?

March 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

We are only just a few games into the 2013 exhibition season, but things are looking up for some of the new Mets outfielders, especially right-handed hitting Collin Cowgill. Through nine spring games, Cowgill is tied with Jordany Valdespin for the team lead in hits, with eight. So far (keep in mind [...]

Reaction: Mets Option Lucas Duda To Triple-A Buffalo

July 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced today that they have optioned outfielder Lucas Duda to Triple-A Buffalo. Duda, 26, has a .241/.335/.391 batting line this season with 12 home runs and 44 RBI this season. However, since June 15, he is hitting just .189 with two home runs and four RBI.  He has also struck out at [...]

A Look At The Mets’ Biggest Needs

July 5, 2012 // 4 Comments

The trade deadline is approaching fast. We are already a week into July and with the All-Star break beginning next week, the wheeling and dealing is about to heat up around baseball. The Mets are certainly a team with flaws, with a bad bullpen being one of a few holes that Sandy Alderson must [...]

Morning Links: 7.5.12

July 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

‘Spin active; Kirk avoids DL; Hampson out- ESPNNewYork.com Beato to replace Hefner- ESPNNewYork.com Phillies’ Lee Stops Mets for First Win This Year- New York Times A tweet yesterday from Buster Olney:                                                 [...]
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