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Bourn will dictate shape of Mets outfield and bench

By Dave Mills The New York Mets signed two more outfielders today, but neither was named Michael Bourn and neither is likely to have an impact on the major league roster. In addition to signing RH relievers Scott Atchison & LaTroy Hawkins to minors deals, #Mets also inked OFs Corey Patterson & Mike Wilson February [...]

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New York Mets continue to get it done with two-outs

The New York Mets entered Friday night’s Subway Series opener having scored a Major League best 150 two-out runs.  And in the first inning of their 6-4 series opening victory, the Mets upped that total to 155 courtesy of Justin Turner and Ike Davis. With the bases full of Mets, Lucas Duda failed to drive [...]

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Talk of sending Ike Davis to Triple-A continues

If you’re a diehard Ike Davis fan then you may be able to look past his struggles to start the 2012 season and proclaim that the New York Mets should stick with him at first base till he figures it out.  The reality is, that’s probably not what’s best for the Mets or Ike, who [...]

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Tuesday in PSL: Collins, Santana, Turner, #7

New York Mets starter, Johan Santana threw his second bullpen session of the Spring this afternoon at Digital Domain Park; tossing 29 pitches from a mound. Upon completion of his session, the former Cy Young Award Winner told reporters he was feeling good, but is still taking it “one step at a time”: It’s been [...]

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Astros have claimed Fernando Martinez, Herrera clears waivers

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Houston Astros have claimed former New York Mets top prospect, Fernando Martinez off waivers this afternoon: In a post to his blog for ESPN New York, Rubin goes on to state the following: Houston, which has first dibs in waiver claims by virtue of its MLB-worst [...]

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A Rumor and An Idea

Here’s the rumor: According to this article, by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.com, a major league source told ESPN New York that the Mets have “expressed interest” in Eric Young Jr., currently on the Colorado Rockies roster.  Furthermore, Rubin also says, “Sending Justin Turner to Colorado might get the potential deal done, the source [...]

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Justin Turner Walk-Off Hit Leads Mets Over the Cubs

  Justin Turner collected three hits in five at-bats on Friday night, but none bigger than his ninth inning double that plated Jason Pridie to give the New York Mets a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field.  Nick Evans led off the inning with a single to up the middle and was [...]

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Z-Cap: Big 6th Gives Mets Series Victory in D.C.

This afternoon in D.C. the Mets used a homer, a big pinch hit and their first suicide squeeze of the season to push them to a 6-3 (box score) victory over the Nationals, taking the weekend series from the Nats. With one out in the sixth inning and the Mets down by a 3-2 score [...]

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Z-Cap: Mets Swept by Better Brewers Team

This afternoon for the first time ever the Mets were swept in New York by the Brewers, and dropped 6 games under .500.  Well, after today’s 6-2 loss (details), the Mets have accomplished another first in consecutive weekends.  Although last weekend’s first was a positive (beating San Diego in PetCo), this weekend’s was a huge [...]

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