Matt Harvey has been placed to the Mets’ taxi squad and will start on Thursday.
The Mets were swept by the Dodgers and lost in extra innings on Sunday. For the first time this season, the Mets are below .500.
The Mets designated veteran pitcher Miguel Batista for assignment on Sunday.
The Mets have called-up right-handed reliever Elvin Ramirez from Triple-A Buffalo.
Miguel Batista was chased after three innings as the Mets lost to the Dodgers 8-5 on Saturday.
A struggling, hurting Johan Santana was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday.
In the midst of the Mets’ six game losing streak, right-hander Miguel Batista has found a way to stay optimistic.
Harvey might be the top choice among Mets fans to take Dillon Gee’s spot in the rotation. But manager Terry Collins warned that trial by fire isn’t exactly ideal during a playoff chase.
New York Mets prospect Matt Harvey worked two shutout innings in front of the hometown fans in Buffalo at the Triple-A All-Star game Wednesday night.
The Mets said in a statement Wednesday that starter Dillon Gee was ready to be discharged from the hospital and would explore his options, including surgery.
So, can one of the biggest surprise teams in the first half (46-40) continue to surprise moving towards the finish line? Well, they need some things to change – and some to remain the same.
Through all the havoc the world has thrown at us the last week — earthshaking news of Mark Sanchez dating Eva Longoria, of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorcing, and, oh, how can we go on? — the Mets have continued to forge through.
The Mets’ defense betrayed them on Sunday night as they lost to the Dodgers 8-3.
The baton has been passed over to Robinson Cano to become the main force in the Yankees’ lineup. Lately, Cano has taken the baton and ran with it, as he’s carrying the offense on his back.
If you look at films of the greatest hitters in history, the only one of the all-time greats with a swing even close to as artistic as Cano’s was the one that the legendary Ted Williams used for the Red Sox.