The New York Mets have traded right-hander Collin McHugh to the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Eric Young Jr.
Mets super rookie Matt Harvey left Saturday’s game due to lower back tightness.
The Mets have sent down Collin McHugh and called up David Aardsma from Triple-A Las Vegas
Mets batters have gone cold again in Miami as the Amazins were soundly beaten by the Marlins 8-1 on Saturday.
Niese was examined Thursday and diagnosed with shoulder tendinitis. While the left-hander is 3-5 with a 4.40 ERA in 11 starts, Niese allowed one run in seven innings against the Yankees on Monday.
Gio Gonzalez wasn’t sure how fans would treat him in his first outing since his name surfaced in reports about a clinic drawing scrutiny from Major League Baseball.
Right-hander Carl Pavano — who is no stranger to the Big Apple — is on the Mets’ radar. The 36-year-old’s agent told the Newark Star Ledger that there is “mutual interest” between both sides. However, talks are “very preliminary,” the newspaper reported.
David Wright hopes to give the fans at Citi Field one more reason to cheer this season.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his Major League debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory on Thursday.
Santana’s MRI revealed inflammation in his lower back, and he will be placed on the 15-day disabled list. Doctors don’t believe that back surgery will be necessary.
Thus far, the Mets’ position players have performed very well in the Arizona Fall League. The pitchers — not so much.