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Jose Reyes Slumping?

Jose Reyes has been popping up more than the Mets would like recently, so before yesterday’s game he took extra batting practice with hitting coach Dave Hudgens. The result was a solo home run in the third inning while batting right handed.This was his first home run batting right handed all year. Reyes was also […]

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Zack Wheeler Struggles in St. Lucie Debut

Last night’s pitching debut by Zack Wheeler as a minor leauge Met didn’t go as smoothly as the young pitcher might have wanted it to. Wheeler allowed four runs on seven hits in four innings, striking out four and walking none in a rain-shortened 9-1 loss to the Dunedin Blue Jays. Coming off a highly […]

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Behind the Scenes of K-Rod’s Trade

Prior to being traded, Francisco Rodriguez made it known to Terry Collins that he wanted to eliminate the $17.5 vesting option in his contract. Rodriguez, according to the NY Times, felt it was interfering with how the Mets were using him as a closer. In a non save situation a few weeks prior to the […]

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Willie Harris Wants Beltran Defeated in Playoffs

Would you ever have thought that Willie Harris and Mike Pelfrey would emerge as leaders in the Mets clubhouse?

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Pagan’s Test Results Show Dehydration

Angel Pagan‘s blood work showed nothing alarming for the center fielder after leaving Sunday’s game because of dehydration. Doctors orders are to drink plenty of water and sports drinks. Angel was ready for the outfield on Tuesday and told this to the NY Times, “Right now I feel good,” Pagan said before the Mets faced […]

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Pelfrey Unhappy with Front Office, Deadline Deals

Mike Pelfrey gave his opinion on the front office decision to trade Carlos Beltran yesterday. “I understand that if you want to get something back for him you have to trade him,” Pelfrey told The NY Post before the Mets beat the Reds 4-2 last night. “But in the same sense I would think if […]

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Terry Collins Working on Beltran Trade Speech

Terry Collins, like any good manager, is thinking a few innings ahead, a few days ahead and a few trades ahead. The Mets manager has begun contemplating what he will say after the big Carlos Beltran trade expected this week. According to the NY Times Collins said: “I’ve been thinking about what I’m going to […]

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Johan Santana Says September Return Likely

Johan Santana, who is rehabbing from last years left shoulder surgery, says he is on schedule for a September return to the big leagues. He told the NY Post that any projections for pitching after the All Star break or in August were best-case scenarios. I was told by Dr. [David] Altchek this was going […]

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Bay Resting Hamstring

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Jason Bay (hamstring tightness) is out of the lineup this afternoon. Manager Terry Collins had intimated Wednesday night that he was going to give Bay, who is 4 for his last 37 (.108), the day off. Bay said he originally tweaked his hamstring Saturday, when he stepped on Ryan […]

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Ike Davis Says Season Over

Ike Davis was asked if he might play again this season before yesterday’s game against the Cardinals. “I’m not gonna tell you I’m gonna play this season because I’ve told you like 16 times this year [that I will] and it hasn’t happened,” said Davis, out since May 10. “Give it three weeks and we’ll […]

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Reds Interested in Isringhausen

Fox Sports is reporting that the Cincinnati Reds are looking for middle relief pitching and have considered Mets reliever Jason Isringhausen in trade talks. Reds have had internal discussions about a number of middle and setup relievers. The list includes Jim Johnson and Koji Uehara of the Orioles; Jason Isringhausen of the Mets; Jason Frasor […]

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David Wright Returning This Weekend

David Wright played all 9 innings yesterday in Class A St. Lucie, according to Anthony DiComo at MLB.com, finishing 3 for 6.  He is scheduled to play three more consecutive games before he rejoins the team, possibly on Friday. Manager Terry Collins told reporters yesterday concerning David’s return We have nothing etched in stone, but […]

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Bay May Be Benched

According to Metsblog’s Matthew Cerrone, Terry Collins suggested that Jason Bay could lose playing time to Scott Hairston — who has 4 hits in his last 6 at-bats while Bay in his last 35 at-bats is hitting .100 with 0 RBIs dipping his average to .234. Bay commented to MLB.com on his recent struggles. “If […]

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Parnell Endorsed By K-Rod As Mets Next Closer

This season Francisco Rodriguez has served as a bullpen mentor for Bobby Parnell, even endorsing the hard-throwing righty just last week. Rodriguez said this about Parnell’s closing abilities: He can do it and he knows it. I love that kid. I talk to him a lot and I love him. He’s a guy who comes […]

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Injured Reyes Attends All Star Game

Another year at the All Star game and Jose Reyes has to sit out because of injuries. Reyes has actually only played in one All Star game after being chosen four times. Jose was trailing behind other National League shortstop Troy Tulowitski before a the greatest fans in baseball rallied behind their shortstop and successfully […]

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