Dillon Gee went on the DL yesterday with a blood clot in his right shoulder. Depending on the severity, he could be out anywhere from two weeks to over a month. So today, Terry Collins had to make an adjustment to the rotation. He had two choices: Miguel Batista or Matt Harvey. He made the decision to plug in Miguel… 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.
Here is your Mets news: According to the Daily News, the Mets are “actively” searching for relief help and have also inquired about Rockies righty Houston Street. Street is in the last year three-year, $22.5 million contract. The Mets have signed Dominican shortstop prospect Ahmed Rosario, according to ESPN Deportes. Rosario is ranked the 11th best international free agent by Baseball… Read more →
Before last night’s 5-4 loss at Citi Field, Terry Collins announced that with Chris Schwinden heading back to Buffalo, Miguel Batista will enter the rotation, making his first start on Tuesday against Philadelphia. “One of the things we brought Miguel Batista in for was not just to be a bullpen guy, but if we needed a spot starter at any… Read more →
David Wright will be playing at third base today for the Mets after missing three games with a broken pinkie finger. I think this really surprised us all when we heard the news. Yesterday, Wright told reporters that his finger was so swollen, he could not move it. Terry Collins said if the swelling didn’t go down by today, Wright… Read more →
The Mets today announced the starting rotation to start off the season. At the top, after nearly 19 months of rehab and recovery is Johan Santana. It was expected that he would be ready for Opening Day and that he would start, but this is a symbolic move for Terry Collins and the Mets. Following Santana, the rotation will go:… Read more →
Today, Terry Collins and the New York Mets officially announced in a press release that there will be coaching changes for the 2012 season. Bench coach Ken Oberkfell, Third Base Coach Chip Hale, First Base Coach Mookie Wilson and Bullpen Coach Jon Debus will not return net season. All of them, with the exception of Chip Hale, will be reassigned… Read more →
The Mets ushered out the 2011 season in an afternoon win against the Reds on Tuesday. They finished up with a 77-85 record, “earning” them fourth place in the NL East, worse than what was expected by most at the beginning of the year. Today, we’ll look into the big headlines of this season, analyze what went wrong, and grade… Read more →