Category: ‘Quick Hits’

After Tough Outings, Mets Must Handle Jim Henderson with Care
April 15th, 2016 at 10:00 AM
While the Jim Henderson story in New York may have started out like a fairy tale, it's starting to trend more towards a horror story after a pair of concerning outings this week. The 33-year old journeyman reliever is back in the bigs for the first time since 2014 and...

Jacob DeGrom Leaves New York Mets for Birth of First Child
April 11th, 2016 at 5:55 PM
After a week of nervous waiting, Jacob deGrom finally got the phone call he has been waiting for this afternoon. At around 3:00 this afternoon, deGrom left the New York Mets to fly to Florida to be with his pregnant wife, Justin Tasch of the New York Daily News reports....

Report: Zack Wheeler Will Have Minor Medical Procedure Next Week
April 8th, 2016 at 6:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Mets' starting pitcher Zack Wheeler will undergo a minor medical procedure next week, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The procedure is to remove a stitch from Wheeler's Tommy John surgery that did not properly dissolve. The stitch can cause irritation in the forearm, and it was...

Mets’ Minority Owner Bill Maher Criticizes Bryce Harper
April 7th, 2016 at 12:28 PM
One of the New York Mets' minority owners is comedian Bill Maher. Maher bought a share in the team a few years ago and has kept a low profile when it comes to baseball since then. That changed on Wednesday afternoon, when Maher discussed Washington Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper in...

Mets Fans Can Vote for Curtis Granderson’s Walk up Song This Season
April 4th, 2016 at 5:25 PM
An amusing part of any baseball game is the walk up music each player chooses. Every player picks a song (or songs) that will briefly play as they walk to the plate during their home games. Those choices are usually decided by the players themselves, but New York Mets' outfielder...