The Mets hit two home runs, but it wasn’t enough to top the Diamondbacks as they lost 3-2. Livan Hernandez had his best outing in a while but allowed two solo home runs. He pitched six innings and was pulled for a pinch hitter with bases loaded. Angel Berroa grounded… Read More →
Angel Pagan CF Luis Castillo 2B David Wright 3B Jeff Francoeur RF Fernando Tatis LF Daniel Murphy 1B Omir Santos C Alex Cora SS Livan Hernandez (7-5, 4.87 ERA) P Checking the weather radar, it looks like the game will get played tonight, but it might be delayed. The clouds… Read More →
The trade deadline has passed, and the Mets had not made any moves as of this posting. It was rumored that the Mets were interested in Adam Laroche from Pittsburgh, but he ultimately ended up going back to the Braves for Casey Kotchman. I, for one, don’t think the Mets… Read More →
The Journal News sports columnist Sam Borden writes about how the Yankees and the Mets should let the trade deadline pass. The Journal News sports reporter Mike Dougherty reports that fans aren’t surprised by the news of the new doping revelations.
The non-waiver trade deadline is quickly approaching at 4 p.m. That’s not to say that some deals won’t be announced after then. Mets general manager Omar Minaya has said that he doesn’t think any deals will be made before then. He also said he’s turned down some offers that they… Read More →
The Mets succumbed to the curse of the double header and couldn’t finish the sweep of the Rockies. Jonathon Niese started off well, pitching five solid innings before allowing a run in the sixth. The Mets held the Rockies to 27 2/3 scoreless innings. It really fell apart in the… Read More →
Angel Pagan CF Luis Castillo 2B David Wright 3B Jeff Francoeur RF Fernando Tatis LF Daniel Murphy 1B Angel Berroa SS Omir Santos C Jonathon Niese (1-0, 4.08 ERA) P Niese goes for his second straight win after his last excellent outing against the Astros in which he pitched seven… Read More →
In a previous post, this blog posed the question of which news would come first: the Omar Minaya apology or the news on John Maine’s condition. Well, the answer is in and it’s the general manager’s apology to The Daily News reporter Adam Rubin. Minaya made the apology yesterday not… Read More →
Angel Pagan CF Alex Cora 2B David Wright 3B Daniel Murphy 1B Jeff Francoeur RF Cory Sullivan LF Omir Santos C Angel Berroa SS Johan Santana (11-8, 3.12 ERA) P Top 1: Santana looks pretty good in the first. He retired the side in order. Robinson Cancel has been brought… Read More →
Johan Santana will now pitch the first game in the day-night double header today. The game starts at 12:10 p.m. Jonathon Niese will take the mound at 7:10 p.m. The Mets and their fans are hoping the day off yesterday won’t wreck the momentum of their current four-game winning streak…. Read More →
In the first good news on the injury front in months, Carlos Beltran stated Wednesday that he thinks he might be able to return in two to 2 1/2 weeks. He said his right knee has done well during rehab training but that he won’t be 100 percent healthy if… Read More →
The Mets will play a day-night double header Thursday to finish up their series against the Rockies, with the night game starting at 7:10 p.m. People who had tickets to tonight’s game will be able to use them for tomorrow night’s game. The day game is an early start at… Read More →
Angel Pagan CF Luis Castillo 2B David Wright 3B Daniel Murphy 1B Jeff Francoeur RF Cory Sullivan LF Omir Santos C Alex Cora SS Johan Santana (11-8, 3.12 ERA) P The Weather Channel is calling for thunderstorms and strong storms throughout the night in Flushing, so we’ll see if they… Read More →
So what if the Indians traded left-handed pitcher Cliff Lee and outfielder Ben Francisco to the Phillies for pitching prospects Jason Knapp and Carlos Carrasco, as well as shortstop Jason Donald and catcher Lou Marson? Those trades won’t affect how the Mets have to play in the here and now…. Read More →
How long will it be before Omar Minaya makes his public apology to The Daily News’s Adam Rubin? How long will it be before we know the status of John Maine? Which news will break first? Stay tuned.