Every morning, we’ll give you the top three stories from Mets-land yesterday, as well news and notes from around Major League Baseball. The Mets beat the Orioles by a score of 5-0 last night. R.A. Dickey dominated once again, throwing his second straight one-hitter. He has thrown three complete games this month, two of them shutouts. He struck out a… Read more →
1-800-Flowers CEO Jim McCann is a new minority owner, according to Newsday. McCann was originally interested in buying the full $200 million stake, but the Mets chose to move forward with David Einhorn instead, a deal that fell through. Ruben Tejada still hasn’t played since a hamstring flareup in a Triple-A game 9 days ago. Ronny Cedeno has ran on… Read more →
Here are a few notes… —– Ruben Tejada was placed on the Disabled list yesterday, and was replaced on the roster by Jordanny Valdespin. Tejada has a strained right quad muscle, which he hurt while falling into first base. He also apparently hurt his eye on the play. From ESPNNewYork.com: Tejada had a significant cut on his left cheek Monday, but… Read more →
Tonight, the Mets begin a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The Mets play the Phillies, who, up until this point, have been unable to get on any kind of a roll. Many thought before the season that due to the injuries to Ryan Howard and Chase Utley, as well as the age of Jimmy Rollins,… Read more →
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 →
Ruben Tejada: the successor to Jose Reyes. Tejada has impressed everyone with his play so far. He has shown he can get on base, field, do almost anything the Mets need him to do. However, there is one thing that has impressed me the most about Tejada this season: patience at the plate.
In Philadelphia, tonight belonged to R.A. Dickey. Despite the favorable pitching matchup for the Phillies- Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee vs. R.A. Dickey- the Mets won the game behind their number two starter. Here’s how it went down. In the first, the visiting Mets began a rally with Ruben Tejada, who is hitting .320 this season, hitting a leadoff… Read more →
After sweeping the Braves over the weekend, the Mets will look to the Nationals to be their next victims as they start a three-game series in Citi Field tonight at 7:10. David Wright comes in hot for the Mets tonight. David has driven in a run in each of the first three games of the season. At this point, his rib… Read more →