It has already been an interesting week at Mets and Yankees camp. Who knows what the next few days will bring?
After tweeting “No body cant stop me (sic),” Valdespin was indeed stopped — by a Justin Verlander fastball to the you-know-what. And he wasn’t wearing a cup.
Shaun Marcum is making quite an impression this spring as the Mets shut out the Cardinals.
Montero is not the only young arm drawing raves. Cory Mazzoni, the Mets’ second-round pick in 2011 out of North Carolina State, has started camp with five scoreless innings while allowing just one hit, no walks and three strikeouts.
There’s potential there. There’s a chance. There’s a job to be won for a player who was once a threatening major-league hitter — and could be again. And with the current state of this outfield, that hope and belief is all that Mets fans have right now.
“Delayed somewhat” means being pushed back to the March 10-15 range, which makes it highly doubtful that Santana could get enough work in to be ready by April 1.
“There are a number of things that we’re currently involved in pursuing, and we’re hopeful that we’ll have some additions before spring training starts,” AIderson said. “I expect that we will have some additions.”
The Mets pushed the Milwaukee Brewers hard, but lost 9-6 on Saturday.
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.
Ike Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his Major League debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory on Thursday.
R.A. Dickey pitched a complete game for his 15th win, stopping Jose Reyes’ 26-game hitting streak as the Mets topped the Marlins, 6-1, on Thursday.
7-4 with a Matt Harvey capper on Sunday in San Diego would have been terrific, but 6-5 is nothing to sneeze at.
Matt Harvey and the Mets got roughed up by the Padres on Sunday. San Diego scored five runs off Harvey in five innings and won 7-3.
Jeremy Hefner gave the Mets six solid innings as they defeated the Padres 6-2 on Saturday night.