James McDonald allowed two runs in six effective innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Saturday night.
Rafael Soriano made his initial spring training appearance, allowing one hit in a scoreless fifth inning of the Yankees’ 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
Clint Hurdle decided to take a firm offer from the Pirates rather than wait to see if he would get the Mets’ job.
SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt reports that an MRI on Jenrry Mejia’s shoulder revealed a serious shoulder strain, forcing the Mets to shut down the promising rookie for the season.
With their ace out for the season and a playoff spot out of reach, the New York Mets are focused on finding help for the future. Dillon Gee could be just what they’re looking for.