John Ricco

Mets Get 'Aggressive' In Bringing Cuddyer's Big Bat To QueensEager 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.
Sims: Breaking Down Shaun Marcum's Season-Ending Injury 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 Starter Shaun Marcum To Have Season-Ending SurgeryMets assistant general manager John Ricco said Marcum was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet syndrome, a condition that involves the compression of nerves near the neck.
Jonathon Niese Cleared To Start Throwing; Shaun Marcum To Miss Next StartJohn 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.
Mets Prospect Zack Wheeler To Be Examined In N.Y. For Sore ClavicleWheeler's fast-track to the majors may have just hit a speed bump.
EXCLUSIVE: Mets Execs Take Chopper To Watch Knicks/Heat GameJeff 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' Niese Passes Heart Tests; Santana Close To Throwing Off MoundMets pitcher Jonathon Niese passed a battery of tests Tuesday, two days after experiencing a rapid heartbeat during Sunday's start.
Injury Breakdown: Some Insight On Ike Davis's AnkleFirst 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.
Mets' Chris Young Could Be Done For Season; Tommy John Surgery For MejiaThe 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' Starter Young May Be Lost For SeasonNew York Mets right-hander Chris Young might need season-ending surgery after reinjuring his pitching shoulder.
Mets Extend Jason Bay's Rehab Assignment Two GamesBay, 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.
DePodesta Joins Alderson In Mets Front OfficePaul DePodesta is joining Sandy Alderson in the New York Mets' front office, the second high-profile hiring by the new general manager.