Mike Pelfrey to the bullpen? Sure, it’s a good headline. But in theory, making Pelfrey next season’s closer — and finding someone to replace his 200-plus innings — doesn’t make much sense.
Mets third baseman David Wright has a stress fracture in his lower back that is expected to keep him out a couple weeks. “There is the possibility of a disablement, but we won’t know that until we get a second opinion,” GM Sandy Alderson said.
The Mets should really think about changing their mascot from Mr. Met to the Morton Salt girl with her yellow slicker and umbrella — when it rains, it pours.
Jenrry Mejia was one of the Mets’ top prospects just 12 short months ago, but a lame-duck manager misused and at times abused his young arm.
Mets, meet the injury bug. Manager Terry Collins went around New York’s roster with Mike Francesa on Tuesday to update the status of all his ailing players.
The news for Mets starter Chris Young went from bad to worse on Monday. The Mets learned before yesterday’s loss to the Colorado Rockies that Young might need season-ending surgery after re-injuring his pitching shoulder.
Mets right-hander Jenrry Mejia has a torn elbow ligament and has been told he needs surgery.
Jason Bay is not a savior, but his return to the lineup on Thursday night at Citi Field certainly saved the Mets from further embarrassment, as they won for just the second time in 10 tries at home this season.
Mets fans got a glimpse of Oliver Perez in his spring debut Sunday. Unfortunately for the erratic lefty, his performance was less than stellar.
Ike Davis is admittedly stubborn by nature. It’s what fuels his competitiveness.
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.
The Yankees lost again on Wednesday night and see themselves back in 2nd place in the AL East. What a crazy series it was against the Tampa Bay Rays. Even crazier? Mark Teixeira’s comments regarding Andy Pettitte.
The New York Mets may be one of the worst offensive teams in baseball, but they’re showing that they can at least hit the Pittsburgh Pirates’ poor pitching.
Roy Halladay earned his 18th victory, the most by a Philadelphia pitcher in 27 years, and helped himself with a two-run single that sent the Phillies past the New York Mets 8-4 Friday night for their fourth win in a row.
The surging Philadelphia Phillies have totaled seven runs in six games at Citi Field this season, but they should feel quite confident in their chances to win this visit.