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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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 17th, 2015 at 6:52 PM
After a 7-5 victory last night, the New York Mets (7-3) find themselves in sole possession of first place in the National League East. The win over the Miami Marlins (3-7) also extended the Mets' winning streak to five games, their longest win streak since May of 2013. The Mets...

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...

Rare Mental Gaffe from David Wright Costs New York Mets in 5-3 Loss
April 11th, 2015 at 12:19 AM
Atlanta-The New York Mets came into their matchup with the Atlanta Braves looking to make an early statement. The Mets won their opening series with the Washington Nationals, but found themselves looking up at the Braves. The Braves were not expected by many to contend, so an early jump could...

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 Cruise to 7-1 Spring Win Behind Rafael Montero’s Strong Start
March 30th, 2015 at 8:15 PM
After news leaked this morning that the New York Mets are still undecided about their fifth starter, a lot of attention shifted to today's exhibition contest with the Miami Marlins. After Dillon Gee's strong start against the Cardinals yesterday afternoon, Rafael Montero would have to deliver a gem of his...

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...

New York Mets Cruise to 7-2 Spring Win Over New York Yankees
March 25th, 2015 at 4:57 PM
The New York Mets swept the spring version of the Subway Series today by winning 7-2 over the New York Yankees in Tampa. This comes just three days after Matt Harvey led the Mets to a 6-0 win over the Yankees in Port St. Lucie. Rafael Montero was the starter...

New York Mets Split a Pair of Exhibition Contests
March 7th, 2015 at 8:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Today the New York Mets had their first split squad contests of the Grapefruit League season. Split squad games are a popular way for managers to give young players some starts and an opportunity to earn more playing time, potentially leading to roster spots. The Mets, appropriately, split their...

New York Mets Should Explore Trade for Kansas City Royals’ Outfielder Alex Gordon
November 5th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
The news that Michael Cuddyer received a qualifying offer yesterday has changed the landscape of the offseason for the New York Mets. Most pundits and fans had banked on the Mets signing Cuddyer to address their need in left field, but the qualifying offer has killed the Mets' interest in...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Rafael Montero
November 2nd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets Looking at Rotation Crunch Heading into 2015
October 14th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
With Matt Harvey pegged to return to the New York Mets rotation for Opening Day 2015, the Amazins are going to have to move a starter, with no fewer than six big league arms currently in the rotation. In addition to Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jonathon Niese, Dillon Gee, Bartolo Colon...

Rafael Montero Will Throw in Winter League
October 5th, 2014 at 12:34 PM
The New York Mets have chosen to allow righty Rafael Montero to pitch winter ball in the Dominican Republic this year, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Montero will pitch for Escogido this winter, a club in Montero's home country, the Dominican Republic. Montero is expected to begin his winter...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Starting Pitching
October 2nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The New York Mets 2014 season is over, and as part of our offseason coverage we will take a look back at how the Mets performed in each phase of the game this past season. Over the next several days we will review the Mets' offense, starting pitching, and bullpen....

New York Mets Build Some Hope with Strong September
September 28th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
September usually isn't a month to remember for the New York Mets, especially in the last half decade. With the Mets usually out of playoff contention by the time September begins, previous editions of the team have essentially mailed in the last 30 days of action. That was not the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Houston Astros at New York Mets
September 27th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
With the season winding down, the New York Mets (77-83) simply want to get out of it without suffering any more injuries. Over the last several weeks, the Mets have seen seven players go down with season ending injuries. Jonathon Niese was the latest one last night, who saw his...

New York Mets Shut Jacob DeGrom Down for Season
September 24th, 2014 at 12:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets made a cautious choice yesterday. Mets' skipper Terry Collins told reporters prior to yesterday's game with the Washington Nationals that Jacob deGrom's rookie season is over, MetsBlog.com reports. deGrom had pitched 178 innings between the major and minor leagues, with the Mets wanting to cap...

Jacob DeGrom Wants One More Start, New York Mets Undecided
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:49 AM
Jacob deGrom boosted his resume for the National League Rookie of the Year yesterday, tossing six innings of two run ball to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-2. deGrom has been fantastic for the New York Mets this season, going 9-6 with a 2.63 ERA in 22 starts this season. In...

New York Mets Likely to Start Rafael Montero During Final Series
September 21st, 2014 at 1:29 PM
The New York Mets will only have six games left this season after they finish their series with the Atlanta Braves this afternoon. They will face their final off day tomorrow before ending with a three game set in Washington and a three game home series against the Houston Astros....