Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Erik Goeddel Underwent Off Season Surgery to Remove Bone Spur in His Elbow
February 15th, 2017 at 9:47 AM
One of the biggest surprises for the New York Mets' pitching staff in 2015 was the emergence of relief pitcher Erik Goeddel. Goeddel, a relatively unheralded prospect at the time of his big league call up, made a huge impact in the bullpen, pitching to a 2.43 ERA and earning...

Report: Wilmer Flores Wins Arbitration Case with New York Mets
February 4th, 2017 at 2:06 PM
Infielder Wilmer Flores became the first member of the New York Mets to go to salary arbitration since 2008. The case was for a relatively small amount of money, with Flores asking for a $2.2 million salary in 2017 while the Mets countered with a $1.8 million offer. Despite the...

SNY Will Live Stream New York Mets’ Games in 2017
February 2nd, 2017 at 8:42 AM
SNY has taken a big step forward in its coverage of New York Mets' baseball for the 2017 season. The regional network, which has televised Mets' games since 2006, announced that they will live stream their game coverage beginning with the 2017 season, reports. The content, which will include...

Brandon Nimmo Will Play for Italy in World Baseball Classic
January 22nd, 2017 at 10:09 AM
The World Baseball Classic saw another member of the New York Mets join a tournament bound team this week. Outfielder Brandon Nimmo has decided to play for Italy in the fourth edition of the WBC, Fox Sports' Jon Morosi reports. Nimmo is not from Italy but was eligible to play...

Texas Rangers Sign James Loney to Minor League Deal
January 21st, 2017 at 3:21 PM
First baseman James Loney, who spent 2016 as a member of the New York Mets, has signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports. The deal will pay Loney one million dollars if he makes the major league roster. Loney started 2016 in the...