Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Bartolo Colon Will Start on Short Rest Saturday
July 27th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
Monday's rainout, combined with no off day tomorrow, means that the New York Mets have to change their rotation plans. Noah Syndergaard was originally scheduled to start on Saturday, but he will instead start on Sunday on normal rest. The Mets will instead pitch Bartolo Colon on Saturday on three...

Jose Reyes Out a Few Days with Intercostal Strain
July 27th, 2016 at 8:20 AM
The New York Mets suffered another injury in yesterday's double header with the St. Louis Cardinals. Third baseman Jose Reyes suffered a strained right intercostal muscle during a swing in the opener and had to sit out the night cap. After the game, Mets' manager Terry Collins told reporters that...

New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals Rained Out
July 25th, 2016 at 7:27 PM
The New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals have been rained out of the opener of their three game set at Citi Field. A rain of heavy thunderstorms entered the New York area at around 6:00 and the tarp was placed on the field. With the forecast looking bad, the...

Yoenis Cespedes Still Dealing with Right Quad Strain, Considered Day to Day
July 16th, 2016 at 12:26 PM
The New York Mets started the second half last night without outfielder Yoenis Cespedes in the lineup. Cespedes tried to test his injured right quad in pre-game warmups with some extra batting practice and drills, but the quad flared up when he tried to run the bases. Mets' manager Terry...

Yulieski Gurriel Signs Five Year Deal with Houston Astros
July 15th, 2016 at 4:56 PM
One potential option for the New York Mets to boost their offense is now off the board. Cuban third baseman Yulieski Gurriel, who held a private workout with the Mets a few weeks ago, has signed a five year deal with the Houston Astros. The deal is worth 47.5 million...