Category: Pitching Staff
Jon Switzer Promoted

Jon Switzer Promoted

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The Mets have promoted LHP Jon Switzer from Buffalo (hat tip to MetsBlog). If you remember, Switzer was the guy that AA hitters beat up on all spring while the rest of the Mets ...

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Burning the K-Rod at Both Ends

Burning the K-Rod at Both Ends

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Francisco Rodriguez pitched two innings in last night's loss, but Mets manager Jerry Manuel assured reporters after the game that his high-priced closer would be "ready to go" ...

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Tom Glavine Released

Tom Glavine Released

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Tom Glavine has been released by the Atlanta Braves, just as he was on the brink of returning from shoulder and elbow surgeries. Glavine had just enjoyed a 6-inning, 64-pitch ...

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What’s Wrong with JJ Putz

What’s Wrong with JJ Putz

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What is wrong with J.J. Putz? Unfortunately, it isn't a simple answer. Let's review some of the issues, one by one. Elbow We know that J.J. Putz had an elbow injury ...

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JJ Putz Kaputz

JJ Putz Kaputz

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Earlier today, Mets GM Omar Minaya announced that J.J. Putz took an MRI that revealed inflammation in the back of his right elbow. Additionally, it was reported that Putz has a ...

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Freddy Garcia Released

Freddy Garcia Released

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Wait, Freddy, you can't quit -- because YOU'RE FIRED! The Freddy Garcia Experiment has officially ended, as the Mets released the righthander. Hat tip to Walnutz. Garcia ...

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Freddy Garcia May Retire

Freddy Garcia May Retire

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Adam Rubin is reporting that Freddy Garcia is NOT the solution for the Mets' starting rotation, and, he is leaning toward retirement. Garcia has a 8.18 ERA with the AAA Buffalo ...

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Pitching Options (None)

Pitching Options (None)

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In Adam Rubin's column today, it was suggested that the Mets might shake up the starting pitching rotation, and/or consider adding an eighth reliever to fit the role of long man: ...

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