Category: ‘Game Previews’

Sandy Alderson Hints Jonathan Lucroy Deal to Mets “Dead on Arrival”
July 25th, 2016 at 5:19 PM
Prior to tonight's game with the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets' general manager Sandy Alderson addressed the media. There were questions about the trade rumors that have emerged in the last 24 hours linking the team to Milwaukee Brewers' catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Alderson could not directly address Lucroy since...

Minor League Mondays: David Thompson Slugging at Third for St. Lucie
July 25th, 2016 at 8:14 AM
The New York Mets will need to figure out a long term plan for third base given the uncertainty of David Wright's future. Wright is likely out for the remainder of this season after undergoing neck surgery, making his already murky future even more questionable. The Mets have Wright signed...

Report: New York Mets Still in Mix for Jonathan Lucroy
July 24th, 2016 at 8:45 PM
The general sentiment around the New York Mets in the weeks leading up to the trade deadline is that their focus would be on pitching. The Mets are indeed looking to acquire another reliever, but they may still have another rabbit in their hat on the offensive front. Kristie Ackert...

Zack Wheeler Close to Facing Hitters in Next Rehab Step
July 23rd, 2016 at 10:50 AM
The New York Mets watched rehabbing right hander Zack Wheeler toss a bullpen session in Miami yesterday, and the results were encouraging. Wheeler was able to throw fastballs, curveballs, and changeups in the 30 pitch session. The next step for Wheeler is to face live hitting, James Wagner of the...

Hansel Robles Becoming Valuable Member of New York Mets’ Bullpen
July 22nd, 2016 at 10:53 AM
When the year began, the New York Mets' bullpen looked relatively set in the late innings. Jeurys Familia would be the closer, while Addison Reed was the primary set up man with Jim Henderson and Antonio Bastardo slated to be seventh inning guys. As the season wore on, Henderson got...