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.
Valdespin came to AT&T Park wearing a white T-shirt on Wednesday. Afterward he found the sleeves shredded, and the front and back were written on.
Ruben Tejada was the Mets’ hero on Wednesday as the Mets defeated the Giants 2-1.
Ike Davis was just the fourth player in baseball history to account for all three of his team’s runs with solo homers in a loss.
It’s the third-latest point in a season in club history in which the Mets have dipped below the .500 level for the first time. There have been five seasons in Mets history in which the club played at or above .500 for the entire year.