Category: ‘Quick Hits’

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...

Michael Conforto Will Remain in Triple-A to Start Second Half
July 14th, 2016 at 2:14 PM
The New York Mets will not take the opportunity to promote outfielder Michael Conforto from Triple-A Las Vegas prior to the start of the second half, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Conforto has hit well for Triple-A Las Vegas since his demotion in mid-June, batting .340 with three homers...

Former New York Mets’ Legends Focus of Documentaries Scheduled to Premiere This Week
July 11th, 2016 at 8:29 AM
***PHOTO1***The All Star Break has arrived in Major League Baseball, so the New York Mets are off for the next four days. Aside from possibly seeing Bartolo Colon or Jeurys Familia pitch in the All Star Game tomorrow night, there won't be any game action for Mets' fans to enjoy...

Bartolo Colon Added to National League All Star Team
July 8th, 2016 at 3:21 PM
The New York Mets' All Star contingent headed to San Diego next week just increased by one. Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon was just added to the National League's roster, David Lennon of Newsday reports. Colon will replace San Francisco Giants' starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, who is ineligible to pitch since...