Tim Byrdak

Byrdak Will Have Shoulder Surgery

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tim Byrdak confirmed today that he will in fact have surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder. Byrdak was placed on the DL on August 3. Then on Monday, it was announced that the injury was very serious, and could require surgery. This is the same operation that Chris Young and [...]

Mets To Call Up Lefty Garrett Olson

August 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets will activate Garrett Olson from Triple-A Buffalo before tomorrow’s game. Olson, 28, has pitched in 25 games for Buffalo this season, posting a 4.56 ERA in 108.2 innings. He walked 4.2 batters per nine and struck out 7.2. The Mets really need [...]

Tim Byrdak Placed On Disabled List

August 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lefty reliever Tim Byrdak has been placed on the 15-day DL with a sore left shoulder. In his place, the Mets have activated Frank Francisco from the DL. He has been out since June with an oblique injury. Byrdak, 38, has pitched in 56 games this season, the most in the major leagues. In 30.2 [...]

Mets Sweep Braves Behind Niese, Offense

April 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Although the Met offense looked great today, pounding the Braves’ pitching staff for seven runs on eleven hits, the real story of the day may have been what Niese did- or almost did. Recently-extended Jonathon Niese was stellar through six, holding the Braves hitless until Freddie Freeman [...]
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