Eager to go on a long-overdue playoff run, the Mets realized they owed their pitching staff — and fans — a proven hitter. On Monday, they got one.
Mets starter Shaun Marcum began the 2013 season with what was diagnosed as right shoulder impingement syndrome, and his season ended this week with another type of impingement — that of the Thoracic Outlet.
Mets assistant general manager John Ricco said Marcum was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet syndrome, a condition that involves the compression of nerves near the neck.
John Ricco said before Monday night’s game in San Francisco that Jonathon Niese has been cleared to start throwing again. Shaun Marcum, however, had his right hand examined by a specialist in St. Louis and will miss his next scheduled start Saturday.
Wheeler’s fast-track to the majors may have just hit a speed bump.
Jeff Wilpon, Sandy Alderson, John Ricco and Terry Collins took a helicopter from the practice fields of the Mets spring training complex to see Jeremy Lin and the Knicks face LeBron James and the Heat.
Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese passed a battery of tests Tuesday, two days after experiencing a rapid heartbeat during Sunday’s start.
First reported as a calf injury, the Mets’ Ike Davis actually has an ankle sprain and bone bruise in the ankle joint. It is highly unlikely that one of these injuries was mistaken for the other, so why the mystery? That is tough to figure.
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.
New York Mets right-hander Chris Young might need season-ending surgery after reinjuring his pitching shoulder.
Bay, on the DL since spring training with a strained left rib cage, began his rehab assignment Saturday and had hoped to rejoin the Mets for Tuesday’s homestand opener against Houston.
Paul DePodesta is joining Sandy Alderson in the New York Mets’ front office, the second high-profile hiring by the new general manager.
Sandy Alderson has met with New York Mets executives for the second time as the team searches for a new general manager.
Dana Brown is the latest candidate to interview with the New York Mets about their vacant general manager position.
The New York Mets have interviewed Chicago White Sox assistant general manager Rick Hahn in their search to hire a GM. Josh Byrnes will meet with the Mets on Wednesday.