Rosters expanded to 40 players September 1 and the Mets have now taken full advantage. After calling up Collin McHugh, Mike Nickeas, and Zach Lutz earlier this week, they called up six other players for today’s game in St. Louis. Here is a more in-depth breakdown of the players called up, why they’re here, and what this month may mean… Read more →
With the Triple-A season ending for the Buffalo Bisons this afternoon, the Mets will call up six more players to join the team before tomorrow’s game in St. Louis. Those players will be Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, Elvin Ramirez, Jordany Valdespin, Fred Lewis, and Justin Hampson. The Mets have already taken advantage of the rosters expanding, calling up Zach Lutz,… Read more →
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 address. We take a look.
Mike Nickeas may be the weakest-hitting catcher I have ever seen. In 32 games this season, he is hitting a meager .183. His career average is even worse- .177. The Mets need to get rid of him. I used to understand why Nickeas is on the roster in the first place- he’s cheap and he’s great with pitchers. There is… Read more →
It’s season preview time! Each Saturday I will analyze each position, looking at the quality, as well as the depth of the Met roster, and how players at each position could perform this season. Enjoy. Young catcher Josh Thole is the future of the catching position for the Mets. After playing 73 games in 2010 and 114 in 2011, Thole… Read more →
Jose and Beltran are back! Here are the lineups for today’s game between the New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals: Mets: 1. Jose Reyes SS 2. Justin Turner 2 B 3. Carlos Beltran RF 4. Dan Murphy 3B 5. Angel Pagan CF 6. Jason Bay LF 7. Lucas Duda 1B 8. Ronny Paulino C 9. Dillon Gee… Read more →