The New York Mets could look to trade for a replacement for injured first baseman Lucas Duda, MetsBlog.com reports. Prior to last night's game with the Washington Nationals, Mets' Assistant General Manager John Ricco noted that the Mets don't have the ability to replace Duda internally right now.
The New York Mets (26-18) used a five run third inning to power past the Washington Nationals (27-18) 7-1. Bartolo Colon (W, 4-3) was outstanding for the Mets, allowing only one run in seven innings to avenge a loss to the Nationals from last week.
New York Mets' starting pitcher Zack Wheeler threw off the slope of the mound today, MetsBlog.com reports. Wheeler remains on target for a return to the major leagues around July 1st.
The New York Mets (25-18) will begin another key divisional series against the Washington Nationals (27-17) tonight. The Nationals won two out of three over the Mets at Citi Field last week.
New York Mets' first baseman Lucas Duda has been placed on the 15 day disabled list with a stress fracture in his lower back. There is no timetable for Duda's return and he has been replaced on the active roster by infielder Ty Kelly, with Mets' manager Terry Collins conceding that "it will be a while" before Duda returns.
New York Mets' starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard was named National League Player of the Week, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports. Syndergaard, who went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 21 strikeouts last week, is the second Mets' pitcher to take home the award this season after Bartolo Colon won it two weeks ago.
Utility infielder Ty Kelly has joined the New York Mets in Washington, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports. Kelly's arrival hints that Lucas Duda may be headed to the disabled list after missing the last two games with more back problems.
Mets 101's Minor League Mondays feature looks at starting pitcher Robert Gsellman. Gsellman, a 13th round draft pick in 2011, is 1-3 with a 2.56 ERA in eight starts for AA Binghamton this season.
The New York Mets (25-18) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (18-26) 3-1 to complete a three game series sweep. Noah Syndergaard (W, 5-2) was outstanding for the Mets, allowing one unearned run in seven innings while striking out 11.
The New York Mets (24-18) will look to complete a series sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers (18-25) at Citi Field this afternoon. Noah Syndergaard (4-2, 2.19 ERA) will face off with Chase Anderson (2-5, 5.32 ERA) in the pitching matchup.