In the second day of the First Year Player Draft on Tuesday, the Mets picked up 28 players, two of which are high school players. Seventeen of the 28 players are pitchers. See the list of Mets’ second-round draftees including some stats and which school they come from.
Mike Pelfrey pitched another gem as he threw the equivalent of a complete game and kept the San Diego Padres to one run. After surrendering that run in the first inning, he was superb going nine innings. It was looking like another outing where a lack of run production could… Read More →
NEW YORK (AP) – Major League Baseball is OK with the New York Mets putting pitcher Oliver Perez on the disabled list. MLB received the medical reports from the Mets, reviewed them and today said the move was fine. The Mets put Perez on the 15-day DL during the weekend… Read More →
The Mets’ equipment manager will have to deal with two Feliciano uniforms Tuesday as outfielder Jesus will join Pedro on the roster. Jesus could see his first major league action against the visiting Padres, but it’s doubtful he’ll start. Although I’ve seen no offiicial announcement, it’s likely Omir Santos will… Read More →
The New York Mets today announced that they have selected righthanded pitcher Matt Harvey from the University of North Carolina with the seventh overall pick in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft. Harvey, 21, just completed his junior season as the Tar Heels were eliminated in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday…. Read More →
Despite being down by five runs in the sixth inning, the Mets were scrappy and came back to win the game 7-6 and their eight straight at home. It was the second eight-game winning streak of the season. Opposing teams must be scouting Hisanori Takahashi well as he doesn’t seem… Read More →
In a very suspicious move, the Mets have placed Oliver Perez on the disabled list, just in time to make room for Jon Niese to be removed from the DL. Niese is slated to pitch this afternoon against the Marlins. The move is suspicious because Perez apparently complained of discomfort… Read More →
Say goodbye to Gary Matthews Jr. and say hello again to Ruben Tejada. In a move that many expected, Luis Castillo was placed on the 15-day disabled list for his ailing feet, which made room for Tejada. Perhaps what wasn’t expected is the call-up of Omir Santos to fill the… Read More →
The Mets have the No. 7 overall pick come June 7 when the 2010 Major League Draft will take place. The Mets do not have a second-round pick as they gave up that right to acquire Jason Bay. Read MLB.com’s Draft Preview for the Mets and see the draft order.
I know it’s been an uneven season and there isn’t a whole lot to cheer about at this point in the season. However, that doesn’t mean some Mets are not worthy of taking a trip to the All-Star game in July. Rod Barajas, Johan Santana and Mike Pelfrey are all… Read More →
Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com is reporting that Daniel Murphy tore his MCL again after what is being called a dirty slide in Wednesday’s Buffalo Bisons game in which he was playing. The knee injury will sit him out for four to six months, but he will not need surgery. It’s… Read More →
The Buffalo News wrote there is strong indication the Mets will call up Jesus Feliciano and Ruben Tejada this weekend. Tejada could replace the ailing Luis Castillo, though Alex Cora would likely be the starting second baseman. Feliciano, who has a .386 batting average in Triple-A, could replace the struggling… Read More →
In a call that was worse than Jerry Manuel’s decision to leave Raul Valdes in tonight’s game to allow a grand slam was umpire Jim Joyce’s safe call in the bottom of the ninth of the Indians and Tigers game. Armando Gallaraga was in line to pitch Major League Baseball’s… Read More →
In another typical game when Johan Santana starts, the Mets could not provide any run support despite seven scoreless innings. Santana had trouble with his command early in the game but was scrappy and pitched a season-high 124 pitches. The Mets’ only run against the Padres came off a Jeff… Read More →
Carlos Beltran told WFAN yesterday that he could play in an extended spring training game as early as next week. The Mets brass aren’t willing to commit to that timeline, however. Even if he does, it’ll still take four to six weeks before he’d be ready to join the active… Read More →