“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.”
Right-hander Carl Pavano — who is no stranger to the Big Apple — is on the Mets’ radar. The 36-year-old’s agent told the Newark Star Ledger that there is “mutual interest” between both sides. However, talks are “very preliminary,” the newspaper reported.
Outfielder Lucas Duda broke his right wrist while moving furniture last month at his apartment in Southern California. The team said he had surgery on Monday and is expected to be ready for Spring Training in February.
David Wright was hit in the groin by a slider, but was fine.
The red-hot Atlanta Braves shut out the Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.
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.
Sandy Alderson needs to act swiftly in order to restore confidence in the eyes of the team’s fan base. With that in mind, here is what I think are the top five offseason issues he needs to address prior to the 2013 season.
The first baseman didn’t sound too concerned Monday amid speculation that New York may move him this winter.
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.
Will Daniel Murphy be a Met in 2013?
R.A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the Majors to win 18 games this season and Ike Davis hit a three-run homer as the Mets topped the Cardinals, 6-2, on Wednesday.
Maybe a month in the minors was all Lucas Duda needed. Duda hit a two-run homer, Matt Harvey had another sharp outing and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
I’ll never be critical of Terry Collins, or anyone else who sets a team goal that involves winning baseball games. Isn’t that why he’s the manager?
Ike Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.
The Mets are set to recall outfielder Lucas Duda on Sunday.