Tonight, the Mets begin their three-game series in Houston against the Astros.
After yesterday’s 11-inning, 6-5 win over the Rockies at Coors Field, the Mets are sitting just one game behind the Nationals and Braves for first place in the NL East. To be honest, this team has surprised me. Coming into this year, I knew the Mets were a team on the rise. Armed with youth and potential, this was supposed… Read more →
Tonight at 7:10, the Mets begin their four-game set against the Giants…
Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit in the leadoff spot for the first time in his career yesterday. He ended the day with three hits and a walk in five plate appearances. He also managed to steal a base. Does this mean “Captain Kirk” should hit leadoff for good?
In the fourth inning of tonight’s game, rookie outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit his first major league home run, a two-run bomb to right field that tied the game at three. Nieuwenhuis is the first Met since Mike Jacobs to hit a home run in one of his first three major league games.
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have called up Kirk Nieuwenhuis to replace Andres Torres, who was placed on the DL yesterday. Nieuwenhuis went 0-2 in his Triple-A debut yesterday.
Center field may be up for grabs.. Recently acquired outfielder Andres Toress will likely start off the season playing the position every day, but after that, it will likely go to a younger player. When the Mets traded for Andres Torres in December, they knew they were bringing in a weak bat. Personally, I think the bigger piece in the… Read more →
Welcome to the third installment of the UpAlongFirst.com official prospect list. Here are numbers seven and eight. 7. Reese Havens- INF HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT: 195 THROWS: R BATS: L BORN: 10/20/1986 COLLEGE: University of South Carolina ACQUIRED: 22nd pick (1st round) of 2008 Draft It has always been about injuries for Havens. Ever since being drafted out of South Carolina,… Read more →