Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Cleveland Indians Sign Former Mets’ Catcher Anthony Recker to Minor League Deal
November 27th, 2015 at 3:48 PM
The New York Mets have officially seen the first player from their 2015 National League Championship Squad depart. Backup catcher Anthony Recker, who was removed from the Mets' 40 man roster last month, was signed to a minor league deal by the Cleveland Indians, Indians' beat writer Paul Hoynes reports....

Noah Syndergaard Wants to Be a New York Met for Life
November 21st, 2015 at 8:20 PM
Since the season has ended, New York Mets' right handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard has checked out his new town. Syndergaard has already attended games for the New York Knicks, New York Giants, New York Rangers, and New York Islanders. The world appears to be Syndergaard's oyster at this point as...

New York Mets’ Opening Day Game Selected for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball
November 20th, 2015 at 10:03 AM
When the New York Mets announced their 2016 schedule in early September, few raised an eyebrow that their Opening Day opponent would be the Kansas City Royals. That series took on greater significance when the two teams met in the World Series, with the Royals defeating the Mets in five...

Rehabbing Lefty Jack Leathersich Claimed Off Waivers by Chicago Cubs
November 20th, 2015 at 12:55 AM
With 40 man roster spots at a premium in the offseason, the New York Mets tried to sneak injured lefty Jack Leathersich through waivers. Leathersich, a promising young left hander, is on the shelf after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July. The move backfired as the Chicago Cubs claimed Leathersich...

New York Mets May Non-Tender Ruben Tejada
November 19th, 2015 at 7:44 PM
#WinForRuben became a rallying cry for New York Mets' fans during the playoffs after shortstop Ruben Tejada had his leg broken on a dirty slide by Los Angeles Dodgers' second baseman Chase Utley. Tejada, who has been much maligned throughout his tenure as a Met, actually drew standing ovations during...