News: Baxter back in action- ESPN New York Matt Harvey Solid In His Audition For Mets Execs- MetsMerized Online Yankees, Mets looking at Francisco Liriano- CBS Sports Phillies said willing to offer Hamels at least $120 million- CBS Sports Opinion: Collins brings right touch at right time to Mets- MLB.com Scouts weigh in on Harvey to show- ESPN New York… Read more →
News: Mets outfielder Lucas Duda to be examined for hamstring tightness- NJ.com Mets continue to search for bullpen help, backup catcher- MetsBlog.com Wheeler dominates, goes the distance- MiLB.com TC praises Wheeler … but says no way- ESPN New York Opinion: The Sound and the Fury: The fall and rise of the first all-sports talk station, WFAN- Grantland Could Liriano Be… Read more →
News: Zack Wheeler could pitch in big leagues in 2012- MetsBlog.com Bay return close; Baxter to begin rehab- ESPN New York Duda has a hamstring problem, to lose playing time- MetsBlog.com Batista or Harvey could be Mets’ fifth starter- MLB.com Mets may target Kelly Shoppach- CBS Sports Opinion: Comparing Pelfrey to Harvey first call-up- Mets Five keys to Mets success… Read more →
The Mets need a right-handed bat. The lineup has become so heavy with left-handed hitters that it’s becoming very hard to win games against lefty pitchers. Carlos Quentin could be the perfect solution to the Mets’ problem. Quentin, 29, is playing for a struggling Padres team, a team that will likely be looking to sell at the deadline. They are… 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.
There has been plenty of news today regarding the Mets and possible acquisitions. Here we go… Brian Fuentes was designated for assignment today by the Oakland Athletics. Fuentes, 36, has a 6.85 ERA in 25 innings with Oakland this season. In 2009, Fuentes led the American League in saves with a career-high 48. Despite being DFA’d today, Fuentes can still… Read more →
Mets Adding Reliever? Jon Heyman of CBS Sports went on WFAN yesterday and said he expects the Mets to trade for a reliever. However, this weekend Buster Olney said the Mets won’t dive into the trade market until the All-Star break. Mejia To Rotation Again According to Adam Rubin, the Mets are planning on moving Jenrry Mejia back to the… Read more →
Here are today’s top three Mets stories, as well as news and notes from around Major League Baseball. The Mets begin a three-game series with the crosstown Yankees at Citi Field tonight at 7:10. Andy Pettitte will go up against Jonathon Niese in what will certainly be the beginning of a very exciting series. The Nationals won last night, so… Read more →