Since the start of the 2011 season, Lucas Duda and Ike Davis have each played exactly 295 games. Davis has been the presumed starter at first base, playing nowhere else. Duda, a natural first baseman, has been forced to try and learn right field, then left field, getting just 58… Read More →
Dice-K, who tarries, Let game get away quickly Third start not the charm
Inches from a sweep Bullpen wastes Niese start, hits by Duda, den Dekker
Season-high in hits Backs strong Wheeler pitching, though Ike’s side betrays him
Mets play spoiler Ike launches homer, Gee thrives Nat hopes fade further
The Mets just officially announced that Vic Black, a 25-year-old reliever who tops out in the high-90s with his fastball and strikes out lots of hitters, is the PTBNL in the Byrd/Buck deal no more. He’s been named. Later is now. I wrote previously that this was a great deal… Read More →
Who needs Matt Harvey? New post-Harvey Mets score runs In bunches, pitch well
Hamels shuts down Mets Breaks game open with base hit As if he’s Jon Niese
Well, look: I love this deal. My stance has long been, regarding Marlon Byrd and John Buck, that dealing them for any asset whatsoever made sense. What they received, in Dilson Herrera, is more than just an asset. He’s an upside play at second base, a place the Mets have… Read More →
Niese goes the distance Supported by big hitter Named… Jonathon Niese?
More to come, but kudos to Sandy Alderson, turning a month of Marlon Byrd and John Buck into Dilson Herrera, a good second base prospect in A-ball.
Lee bests Wheeler, but It matters not. All is lost. Harvey is no more.
Let’s assume, for the moment, that the discussion this afternoon about Matt Harvey potentially trying to pitch through a UCL tear was just that, talk. Harvey just found out today. He’s no dummy. He’ll make the right call for his career. And that is almost certainly going to be Tommy… Read More →
More reaction to come, but here’s Harvey himself on the injury.