Category: ‘Quick Hits’

New York Mets Replace Tim Teufel as Third Base Coach
November 16th, 2016 at 12:07 PM
After the end of the season, New York Mets' manager Terry Collins told reporters that he anticipated no changes to his coaching staff. That statement seemed a bit premature considering that the team as a whole had some issues, particularly due to questionable work from bench coach Dick Scott and...

Noah Syndergaard Won’t Have Bone Spur Surgically Removed
November 11th, 2016 at 7:52 AM
Even though New York Mets' starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard avoided the disabled list in 2016, he wasn't entirely healthy. Syndergaard pitched for the majority of the season with a small bone spur in his elbow. The spur was discovered in mid-June at about the same time as a larger spur...

New York Mets Release 2017 Promotional Schedule
November 10th, 2016 at 8:34 AM
While the New York Mets are hard at work figuring out what changes they want to make to their 2017 roster, the team's marketing department is finalizing what promotions to come up with to get fans to come to Citi Field next season. ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports that...

Binghamton Mets Rebrand Themselves as Rumble Ponies for 2017 Season
November 5th, 2016 at 9:29 AM
For the second straight year, one of the New York Mets' minor league affiliates will be undergoing a name change. After the Savannah Sand Gnats moved to become the Columbia Fireflies this year, the Mets' AA Affiliate in Binghamton opted for a name change this winter. Binghamton, which had previously...

New York Mets Outright Justin Ruggiano Off 40 Man Roster
November 5th, 2016 at 5:24 AM
The New York Mets continued their 40 man roster maneuvering last night. The latest casualty was outfielder Justin Ruggiano, who the Mets outrighted off of their 40 man roster on Friday. Instead of accepting a minor league assignment, Ruggiano elected to test free agency instead. Ruggiano appeared in only eight...