This Mets team is not as far away from contention as most think they are, but this is a huge offseason because Alderson must improve this team without sacrificing the payroll flexibility he will possess in 2014.
The red-hot Atlanta Braves shut out the Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.
The Braves’ offense down-poured on the Mets on Saturday. Atlanta won 11-3.
New York Mets plan to bring up infielder Jordany Valdespin and relievers Elvis Ramirez, Jeurys Familla and Jenrry Mejia from Triple-A before Tuesday night’s game.
Ultimately, this is a team that has a very small margin for error, and they have committed way too many errors to survive.
The Mets are no different than any other major league club, says manager Terry Collins – overtax the bullpen and the problems will inherently ensue.
The Mets should look very closely at the Diamondbacks when they hit the field this weekend at Citi, because in many ways the Mets may be this year’s version of the D-Backs.
A refreshed and in-shape Jason Bay arrived at Mets camp on Thursday, bound and determined to show the fans of New York that the last two disappointing seasons for him have been an aberration.
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.