According to Keith Law of ESPN.com, the Mets have completed the Kelly Shoppach deal with the Red Sox by sending Pedro Beato to Boston . Boston traded Shoppach to the Mets earlier this week in return for a player to be named later. Beato was acquired in the Rule 5 draft in December 2010. Last season in 60 games, Beato… Read more →
Here are this morning’s Mets links: The Mets lost last night by a score of 5-2. R.A. Dickey was only alright. Combine that with only three hits on offense and you have a big problem. Even a dramatic late-inning home run by Jordany Valdespin couldn’t save them. (Post, Box Score) The Mets called up Matt Harvey and Manny Acosta yesterday,… Read more →
The Mets sent Pedro Beato back to Buffalo after his awful outing last night. In his place, they called up Manny Acosta. Beato, a Rule 5 pick in 2010, just returned from injury this month. He pitched a total of 4.1 innings over seven outings, pitching to a 10.38 ERA, largely thanks to last night’s game. Acosta, 31, was designated… Read more →
Final Score: Nationals 8, Mets 2 Player Of The Game: Chris Young- 7 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO, 106 pitches (64 strikes) Goat Of The Game: Pedro Beato- 0.1 IP, 4 H, 5 R, BB
(NOTE: I’m trying out a new format for the morning links. Let me know what you think.) Here are this morning’s Morning Mets Links: Frank Francisco will probably not return until August with a left oblique injury. Francisco recently suffered a setback and will not begin his rehab assignment until next Friday. That leaves an already consistently awful bullpen shorthanded… Read more →
‘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: “The Mets… Read more →
We are just a little more than halfway through the year for the Mets’ full-season minor league affilliates, so now would be a good time to take a look at how the season has gone so far for each team. We reviewed the Sang Gnats, the St. Lucie Mets, and the Binghamton Mets. Now it’s time for the final mid-season… Read more →
Mets writer Tim Horodyski submitted two guest posts, which you can always do by filling out the “Contact” form on the site. Click read more to read Tim’s articles.