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New York Mets Planning on Using Six Man Rotation at Least Once
April 18th, 2015 at 8:01 AM
When the New York Mets recalled Danny Muno from the minor leagues, many expected reliever Erik Goeddel to be sent back to the Las Vegas 51's. It came as a bit of a surprise, however, when Rafael Montero was demoted instead. Montero had been working as a middle reliever in...

Minor League Mondays: Steven Matz Starts at Top of Las Vegas Rotation
April 13th, 2015 at 8:32 PM
The New York Mets have gained a reputation around baseball for their collection of talented young pitchers. While a few of them have graduated to the big leagues, a bunch more remain in the minor leagues as they continue to develop. One guy who has developed rather quickly over the...

Matt Harvey Will Be Handled with Care in April Starts
April 3rd, 2015 at 6:39 AM
Matt Harvey looked like a guy ready to burst into action this spring. After tossing another four scoreless innings in his final spring tuneup, Harvey finished the spring season with a tidy ERA of 1.17. Harvey has also displayed impeccable control, walking only one batter in 22 spring training innings...

Report: Dillon Gee Wins Final Spot in Rotation
April 1st, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Dillon Gee's wild ride will continue in the New York Mets' rotation for at least the next few weeks. After speculation earlier in the week that Gee could lose his rotation spot to hard charging prospect Rafael Montero, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that Gee will get the...

Report: New York Mets Open to Trading Dillon Gee
March 31st, 2015 at 12:24 AM
Dillon Gee is going to have a very interesting next couple of days. After Zack Wheeler went down, the wide assumption was that Gee would become the fifth starter again. Buzz the last few days has indicated that is not a formality, as Rafael Montero remains in the mix for...

Report: Dillon Gee May End up in Bullpen After All
March 30th, 2015 at 9:06 AM
When Zack Wheeler went down with a season ending injury, the wide assumption was that it meant Dillon Gee would return to the New York Mets' starting rotation. Gee has performed well as a starter since the injury, and with an open spot in the rotation it appeared as if...

New York Mets Will Name Bartolo Colon Opening Day Starter
March 23rd, 2015 at 10:47 AM
With just two weeks to go before the start of the regular season, New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins has finally decided on his Opening Day starter. That honor will go to 41 year old righty Bartolo Colon, organization sources told ESPN New York's Adam Rubin. Colon will face off...

Terry Collins Still Deciding on Opening Day Starter
March 18th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
The Major League Baseball season kicks off on April 6th in Washington for the New York Mets, but manager Terry Collins is still figuring out who will be on the mound that afternoon. The Mets had already ruled out Matt Harvey after he missed all of the 2014 season, and...

MRI Reveals Zack Wheeler Has Torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament
March 16th, 2015 at 10:39 AM
The New York Mets got some very bad news Monday morning. After initially downplaying the severity of an elbow injury to Zack Wheeler, the team sent him for an MRI exam. The exam came back revealing that Wheeler has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament, a very significant injury....

Matt Harvey Perfect in Two Innings of Work
March 6th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
Friday afternoon in Port St. Lucie was the first time in nearly a year and a half that New York Mets' fans could celebrate Harvey Day. Matt Harvey missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, making today's exhibition start against the Detroit Tigers his first meaningful action...

Noah Syndergaard Motivated by Snub at End of 2014 Season
February 26th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
Noah Syndergaard entered last season as the New York Mets' top pitching prospect. Almost every pundit expected Syndergaard to make his major league debut during the 2014 season, but after struggling with Triple-A Las Vegas the Mets passed on a promotion. The snub came as a bit of a surprise...

Dillon Gee not Thrilled About Potential Bullpen Move
February 23rd, 2015 at 11:43 AM
After failing to trade Dillon Gee this winter, the New York Mets are prepared to keep him around as a member of their bullpen in 2015. Gee appears to be the odd man out in the Mets' rotation with Matt Harvey set to return from Tommy John surgery, and GM...

New York Mets Will Keep Dillon Gee for Now
February 15th, 2015 at 2:52 PM
With the return of Matt Harvey this spring, the New York Mets were going to have six starting pitchers for five rotation spots. The Mets spent much of the winter trying to trade starting pitcher Dillon Gee to clear the logjam, but they didn't find an offer to their liking....

Matt Harvey Arrives in Port St. Lucie Feeling Good
February 9th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
The report date for pitchers and catchers is still over a week away for the New York Mets, but one prominent member of the pitching staff made his way to Port St. Lucie early. Matt Harvey arrived in spring training today and told SNY that he is feeling healthy and...

New York Mets Planning on Debuting Matt Harvey in Home Opener
February 5th, 2015 at 2:51 PM
Matt Harvey's return has been one of the biggest storylines for the New York Mets this winter. After seeing Harvey miss the entire 2014 season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, fans have eagerly awaited news of when he will take the mound in a big league game. Harvey has...

New York Mets Still Have Teams Interested in Dillon Gee Trade
January 13th, 2015 at 5:31 AM
After actively trying to move Dillon Gee at the Winter Meetings, the New York Mets made it clear they wanted to deal a pitcher before spring training. Mets' GM Sandy Alderson indicated at the team's holiday party that he would probably deal a pitcher in January. January has arrived, and...

Report: New York Mets “Aggressively” Shopping Dillon Gee
December 9th, 2014 at 1:42 PM
The Winter Meetings are in full swing, and the New York Mets are looking to get in on the wheeling and dealing. After a busy first day that saw several big trades completed, including Jeff Samardzjia moving from the Oakland A's to the Chicago White Sox, the Mets are shopping...

Matt Harvey Aiming to Face Hitters on February 1st
December 4th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
Matt Harvey is set to return next season from Tommy John surgery, but the big story surrounding his return is hs new innings limit. There has been a ton of speculation that the Mets will want to limit Harvey's innings to protect him from re-injury. A lot of options had...

Sandy Alderson Fine with Matt Harvey’s Celebrity Status as Long as Performance is Strong
December 2nd, 2014 at 1:44 PM
Matt Harvey's potential return has plenty of New York Mets fans excited for 2015. Harvey became an overnight sensation for the Mets, winning people over with his swagger and strong results. The city became swept by Harvey fever, and the media attention on Harvey swelled to massive proportions. Sports Illustrated...

Daisuke Matsuzaka Set to Return to Japan
November 29th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
The New York Mets entered the offseason with only one major league free agent: pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka. Matsuzaka was a member of the Mets for the past two seasons, splitting time between the rotation and the bullpen. While Dice-K did his job without complaint, he hinted that he would like...