Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Former Met Rusty Staub Suffers Heart Attack on Flight
October 3rd, 2015 at 1:11 PM
Former New York Mets' icon Rusty Staub suffered a heart attack on a flight from Ireland to New York on Thursday, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Staub, 71, played 23 seasons in the major leagues, including two separate stints as a Met. The flight was diverted back to Shannon...

New York Mets, Washington Nationals Rained Out
October 2nd, 2015 at 7:42 PM
With dicey weather in the forecast all night, the New York Mets did their fans a favor by calling off tonight's game with the Washington Nationals several hours before first pitch. The game will be made up tomorrow afternoon as part of a day/night doubleheader, with separate admission for each...

Hansel Robles Suspended Three Games for Throwing at Cameron Rupp
October 2nd, 2015 at 8:48 AM
New York Mets' relief pitcher Hansel Robles was suspended for three games by Major League Baseball for his actions in Wednesday night's game. During that game, Robles was ejected for throwing a 93 mile per hour fastball near the ear of Philadelphia Phillies' Cameron Rupp in the sixth inning. Both...

Juan Uribe Could Miss Start of Postseason with Chest Injury
September 26th, 2015 at 5:19 PM
The New York Mets did get some bad news last night. During last night's 12-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds, Juan Uribe made an appearance as a pinch hitter. It was Uribe's second appearance in a week after he left last Sunday's game with a chest injury. Uribe aggravated the...

New York Baseball Icon Yogi Berra Passes Away at 90
September 23rd, 2015 at 3:20 PM
The baseball world suffered a tremendous loss this morning. Lawrence Peter Berra, better known as Yogi, passed away in his New Jersey home at age 90 due to natural causes. Berra's family released a statement via the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center and said the following: "While we mourn the...