The Mets are moving Jenrry Mejia back to the starting rotation and it’s about time. Mejia, 22, has bounced between the bullpen and the starting rotation throughout his career including a stint in the big league bullpen as a relief pitcher. The original thought on Mejia was he was coming off Tommy John surgery, so his innings would be limited… Read more →
Alright, I know these past few weeks have been frustrating. The Mets have gone from a playoff contender to almost completely out of it. The team has obvious holes and inconsistencies. But why are so many people mad at Sandy Alderson? If we look back to late 2010, when it was obvious that Omar Minaya was going to be fired,… Read more →
While Terry Collins has always been patient with Jason Bay, even he has to be sick of his perforemance right now. He stuck with him these past two years based on his long track-record of success in Pittsburgh and Boston. However, his leash with Bay is shortening, as it should be.
Here are this morning’s Mets links: The Mets imploded in the 10th innin last night, losing 8-2 to the Nationals to drop to 47-49. Chris Young pitched well and Ike Davis tied it up late, but Pedro Beato got rocked in the top of the tenth. (Post, Box Score) Sandy Alderson told reporters before yesterday’s game that they would not… Read more →
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Sandy Aldrson said today that the Mets are no longer buyers in the trade market: “You’ve got to be realistic and take into account where you are from day to day,” Alderson said before Monday’s series opener against the Nationals, which the Mets entered a game below .500. “We’re certainly not in the… Read more →
(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 →
News: Source: Mets looking at Broxton- ESPN New York Mets seek pen help but view K-Rod and Huston Street as too pricey- CBS Sports Miguel Batista to start Saturday, not Harvey- MetsBlog.com Zack Wheeler will not pitch in MLB in 2012- MetsBlog.com Gee says he’s sympton-free, calls blocked artery ‘very scary’- New York Daily News Gee hopeful for 2012 return-… Read more →
Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that the Mets will not call up Matt Harvey to pitch Saturday against the Dodgers. Instead, Miguel Batista will get the start. Harvey has had a solid season in Triple-A Buffalo this season and was the MVP of the Triple-A All-Star Game last week, but scouts say that he isn’t quite MLB-ready. They say… Read more →