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More Brown, less Cowgill, and Francisco continues rehab

The Mets shook things up a bit towards the end of last week, electing to call up outfielder Andrew Brown from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League and option outfielder Collin Cowgill to the 51s. Roster move: #Mets select contract of outfielder Andrew Brown from Las Vegas (AAA). He will wear #47. NY options [...]

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Mets on the mend: Marcum, Francisco, Feliciano

After dropping a double-header to the Rockies on Tuesday and having yet another game postponed Wednesday, there has not been much in the way of good news for the New York Mets.  If there is one thing fans can point to with a bit of optimism it’s the progress being made by pitchers Shaun Marcum, [...]

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Davidoff: Valverde still a possibility for New York Mets

The New York Mets have not exactly had the most active of offseasons, but many of the moves made by the team have been aimed at addressing a bullpen that finished the 2012 season with the second worst ERA in all of baseball.  The Mets chose to address the problem in a fashion that has [...]

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Door once again opens for Bobby Parnell to close

Yesterday it was revealed that the incumbent closer for the New York Mets entering the 2013 season, Frank Francisco, was going to be shut down due to elbow inflammation.  Francisco is in the second year of a 2-year/$12 million contract the Mets handed to him during free agency prior to last season.  Needles to say, [...]

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Mets reach deal with Brandon Lyon, pending physical

After about a week of rumors regarding Brandon Lyon signing with the New York Mets, it appears the two sides have finally reached an agreement, pending a physical. #mets are in agreement on deal with brandon lyon, pending physical February 7, 2013 9:58 am via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite @JonHeymanCBS Jon Heyman Apparently it didn’t take [...]

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5 awesome things about Friday’s win over the Yankees

Last night the New York Mets extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-4 victory over the Yankees and quite frankly, it was awesome.  I know it’s just one game, but the way it unfurled from start to finish had to leave Mets fans with a great feeling heading into the weekend.  As [...]

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Francisco returning to form

During the Mets 2-0 victory over the San Diego Padres yesterday afternoon, Frank Francisco tossed his fourth consecutive 1-2-3 inning, picking up his 13th save in the process: Francisco told Brian Lewis of the New York Post a change in his bullpen sessions can be credited for his recent success: My velocity has been the [...]

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New York Mets Pitching Report

The Mets were not expected to be much of a factor in the NL East this season. Too many question marks. How were they going to replace Jose Reyes? How was Johan Santana going to perform after missing all of last year? Were they really going to rely on Frank Francisco to close games? But [...]

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Unlikely Heroes as the Mets Pitch and Squeeze Their Way to a “W”

Tonight the Mets got excellent performances from Miguel Batista, Daniel Murphy and a perfectly executed squeeze bunt from Ronny Cedeno to lead the team to a 3-1 win in the first of two against the Brewers.  Also note-worthy, is that Frank Francisco was able to record his 9th save of the season, although it wasn’t [...]

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