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 →
During last night’s rain delay, Sandy Alderson came up to the SNY booth to talk to Gary Keith and Ron in an extensive and interesting interview. Sandy talked about a variety of things- the team’s lack of offense, the David Wright rumors, as well as Ike Davis‘ struggles at the plate- but one thing Sandy spoke about that I absolutely… Read more →
Pitching prospect Zack Wheeler has been placed on the 7-day DL due to a right middle fingernail avulsion, retroactive to May 2. The righty is 1-2 in Double-A with a 1.75 ERA. The injury is not considered serious.
We are just one prospect away from officially announcing the official UpAlongFirst.com number one minor league prospect for 2012. Before that, here is number two: 2. Zack Wheeler- P HEIGHT: 6’4” WEIGHT: 185 THROWS:R BATS: R BORN: 5/20/1990 COLLEGE: none ACQUIRED: 6/28/2011: Traded by in July of 2011 GM Sandy Alderson made national headlines last year with the acquisition of… Read more →
Joe Janish brought up a very interesting topic in a piece he wrote in Mets Today the other day, in which he brought up a bunch of questions about rebuilding. It got me thinking of how the Mets are going to rebuild, when, with what, etc… so I decided to do a little research… First, take a look at the… 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 →