Mets starter Jon Niese threw three scoreless innings in his major league exhibition debut. He had thrown two innings against the University of Michigan earlier this week. Niese gave up three hits, struck out three and picked off a baserunner.
Dillon Gee allowed one run in two innings in his first outing since having a blood clot removed from an artery in his throwing shoulder.
Despite the possible pressure of being seen as Dickey’s replacement, Marcum felt comfortable coming to New York thanks to a couple of familiar faces.
I assure you that in a year or two, you’ll look at the R.A. Dickey trade as a watershed moment for the Mets.
Despite all the naysayers in the blogosphere, GM Sandy Alderson is doing exactly what he should be doing — keeping his options open.
Brian Cashman usually stresses patience in the offseason, and that seems to be the course he’s taking again this year, even as his team has more glaring needs than normal.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson isn’t about to deal knuckleballer R.A. Dickey for a bag of peanuts. After all, he is the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner.
Here is a laundry list of questions Sandy Alderson must face as we get into the teeth of the off-season.
By Rich Coutinho » More Columns I have heard Met fans lament about their team because they simply repeat what the media keeps saying about the Mets, but I am here to tell you Sandy Alderson has […]
One of the biggest obstacles to success has been removed from the roster — at least from a personnel perspective, if not from a financial one.
Lucas Duda’s three-run homer in the seventh gave New York the lead, Jonathon Niese pitched seven strong innings for his third straight win and the Mets beat Tim Hudson and the Braves 3-1 on Friday night.
In the first two innings at Citi Field on Friday night, a team missed a popup and a fly ball, botched a grounder and threw a run-scoring wild pitch. In a surprise, the guilty club was the Miami Marlins, not the New York Mets.
Lucas Duda homered and doubled, Jonathon Niese pitched six strong innings and the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the surging Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Friday night.
Paul Maholm and the Braves bullpen combined to give Atlanta three straight shutouts for the first time in exactly a decade, and the NL wild-card leaders beat the New York Mets 3-0 on Friday night.
Early home runs from Mike Baxter and Scott Hairston weren’t enough support for starting pitcher Jon Niese as the Mets dropped the series finale against the Phillies and had their four-game winning streak snapped.