Category: ‘Mets 101 Features’

Report: Yoenis Cespedes Wants to Remain in New York for Next Few Years
August 24th, 2016 at 6:44 PM
When the New York Mets brought back outfielder Yoenis Cespedes unexpectedly in the offseason, one of the key parts of the three year contract was an opt out. Cespedes is getting paid 27.5 million dollars this season and is scheduled to make just under 23 million dollars in each of...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals
August 24th, 2016 at 5:37 PM
The New York Mets (63-62) picked up a huge win over the St. Louis Cardinals (66-58) last night, but it didn't go according to the initial script. Starter Jonathon Niese had to depart the game after facing just four batters, leaving the game in the hands of Robert Gsellman and...

Robert Gsellman Will Get His Chance in Rotation After Saving Day for Mets
August 24th, 2016 at 3:17 PM
When Robert Gsellman got his shot at the big league level, the New York Mets were planning on using him as a long reliever. The Mets weren't expecting to have to call on Gsellman in the first inning of a big game against the St. Louis Cardinals with runners on...

Jonathon Niese Placed on Disabled List with Knee Injury
August 24th, 2016 at 12:13 PM
After departing his start last night after just four batters, New York Mets' pitcher Jonathon Niese is headed to the disabled list. Niese has a knee injury of unknown severity at this point, but he did tell reporters after the game that he felt a "pop" in the first inning...

Robert Gsellman, Bullpen Save Day as Mets Secure Critical Opener with 7-4 Win Over Cardinals
August 23rd, 2016 at 11:58 PM
St. Louis-With the New York Mets needing to pick up a series win against the St. Louis Cardinals to stay alive in the wild card race, the last thing they wanted to do was have to go to the bullpen early. That happened tonight after starting pitcher Jonathon Niese left...