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New York Mets Planning on Using Six Man Rotation at Least Once
April 18th, 2015 at 8:01 AM
When the New York Mets recalled Danny Muno from the minor leagues, many expected reliever Erik Goeddel to be sent back to the Las Vegas 51's. It came as a bit of a surprise, however, when Rafael Montero was demoted instead. Montero had been working as a middle reliever in...

Settling Bullpen Roles Key to New York Mets’ Season
April 17th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The New York Mets' bullpen looks a lot different now than it did just two months ago when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. Its top lefty reliever, Josh Edgin, is out for the season with Tommy John surgery. Bobby Parnell and Vic Black, two relievers who figured to...

New York Mets Will Need Lucas Duda to Keep Hitting with David Wright Out
April 16th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
One of the New York Mets' hottest hitters at the start of the season has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Entering Wednesday night's game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Duda was hitting .345 to lead the team. Duda also has driven in five runs even though he has yet to homer,...

Report: Nothing Guaranteed for Jenrry Mejia After Steroid Suspension
April 14th, 2015 at 1:47 PM
The New York Mets had a bomb dropped on them over the weekend when Major League Baseball announced that Jenrry Mejia was suspended for 80 games due to a positive steroid test. Mejia, who was already on the disabled list with an elbow problem, was originally supposed to be sidelined...

Minor League Mondays: Steven Matz Starts at Top of Las Vegas Rotation
April 13th, 2015 at 8:32 PM
The New York Mets have gained a reputation around baseball for their collection of talented young pitchers. While a few of them have graduated to the big leagues, a bunch more remain in the minor leagues as they continue to develop. One guy who has developed rather quickly over the...

Jenrry Mejia Suspended 80 Games for Positive PED Test
April 11th, 2015 at 6:24 PM
The New York Mets' bullpen situation went from bad to worse thanks to a drug test. Prior to tonight's contest with the Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball announced that Mets' closer Jenrry Mejia has been suspended for 80 games without pay. The suspension is due to a positive test for...

Lucas Duda Will Get a Day Off in Atlanta
April 10th, 2015 at 8:23 AM
The new lineup for the New York Mets has proven to be successful so far, helping the Mets take two out of three against the Washington Nationals. The lineup will get its first temporary tweak sometime in the next two days. Manager Terry Collins told reporters that Lucas Duda will...

New York Mets Get Good News About Jenrry Mejia
April 7th, 2015 at 3:28 PM
It appears as if the New York Mets dodged a bullet with closer Jenrry Mejia. Mejia couldn't get loose in yesterday's game with the Washington Nationals and complained of elbow pain, leading to an MRI today. The MRI results revealed only that Mejia had elbow inflammation, Mike Puma of the...

Jenrry Mejia Will Undergo MRI on Elbow
April 7th, 2015 at 11:31 AM
While the New York Mets picked up an Opening Day win over the Washington Nationals yesterday, this is the second straight year the Mets have left their first game with a huge question mark in the back of the bullpen. Jenrry Mejia couldn't get loose in yesterday's game, reporting that...

New York Mets, Lucas Duda Shelve Contract Talks for Now
April 6th, 2015 at 9:15 AM
The New York Mets and Lucas Duda were unable to reach agreement on a long term extension before the season began. As a result, both sides have chosen to shelve the talks for now, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The talks were halted so that Duda could focus on...

New York Mets Finalize Opening Day Roster
April 4th, 2015 at 4:52 PM
The New York Mets finalized their Opening Day roster on Saturday afternoon, and it featured few surprises. During their final exhibition game against the Texas Rangers, the Mets announced their final cuts. ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that infielders Matt Reynolds, Danny Muno, and Eric Campbell, pitchers Zack...

New York Mets Considering Eight Man Bullpen
April 4th, 2015 at 9:07 AM
The New York Mets are in Texas for their final exhibition game of the spring today, and there are still a few questions left about the Opening Day roster. The biggest area that needs to be addressed is the construction of the bullpen, which was shaken up this week by...

Matt Harvey Will Be Handled with Care in April Starts
April 3rd, 2015 at 6:39 AM
Matt Harvey looked like a guy ready to burst into action this spring. After tossing another four scoreless innings in his final spring tuneup, Harvey finished the spring season with a tidy ERA of 1.17. Harvey has also displayed impeccable control, walking only one batter in 22 spring training innings...

Daniel Murphy Could Be Ready for Opening Day
April 2nd, 2015 at 8:29 AM
In a surprising turn of events, it appears that Daniel Murphy might be ready to go on Opening Day after all. Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News is reporting that the Mets believe Murphy will be ready to go on Opening Day. If Murphy can't go, the Mets...

New York Mets, Juan Lagares Close to Four Year Extension
April 1st, 2015 at 10:44 AM
The New York Mets had been rumored to be discussing a long term deal with Lucas Duda earlier in the week. The team instead is closing in on a long term deal with another key young player that has come seemingly out of nowhere. The Mets and outfielder Juan Lagares...

Report: Dillon Gee Wins Final Spot in Rotation
April 1st, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Dillon Gee's wild ride will continue in the New York Mets' rotation for at least the next few weeks. After speculation earlier in the week that Gee could lose his rotation spot to hard charging prospect Rafael Montero, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that Gee will get the...

Report: New York Mets Open to Trading Dillon Gee
March 31st, 2015 at 12:24 AM
Dillon Gee is going to have a very interesting next couple of days. After Zack Wheeler went down, the wide assumption was that Gee would become the fifth starter again. Buzz the last few days has indicated that is not a formality, as Rafael Montero remains in the mix for...

New York Mets Continue Lefty Overhaul by Trading for Jerry Blevins
March 30th, 2015 at 4:09 PM
The New York Mets made some news earlier today when they traded for lefty Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres. Torres was expected to fill the primary lefty role in the Mets' bullpen that had come available following the loss of Josh Edgin to Tommy John surgery. The Mets...

New York Mets Trade for Lefty Alex Torres from San Diego Padres
March 30th, 2015 at 1:01 PM
After apparently being unsatisfied with the candidates they had in camp, the New York Mets have made a move. The Mets acquired left handed reliever Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports. According to multiple media reports, the Mets will be sending back pitching prospect...

Report: Dillon Gee May End up in Bullpen After All
March 30th, 2015 at 9:06 AM
When Zack Wheeler went down with a season ending injury, the wide assumption was that it meant Dillon Gee would return to the New York Mets' starting rotation. Gee has performed well as a starter since the injury, and with an open spot in the rotation it appeared as if...