Ailing outfielder Jason Bay first thought he’d return to the Mets’ lineup on April 9. New York put the kibosh on those plans, and on Tuesday Sandy Alderson admitted Bay’s “loose and subject to revision” schedule might have him out until April 26.
The Mets placed catcher Ronny Paulino on the 15-day disabled list the day after he finished serving a 50-game suspension.
Paulino was suspended with 42 games left last season while with the Marlins after testing positive for a banned substance.
Carlos Beltran is scheduled to play Tuesday in his first major league spring training game since March 6. “At some point you’ve got to move forward,” Mets GM Sandy Alderson said on Monday.
The New York Mets shut down backup catcher Ronny Paulino on Saturday because of concerns over the results of blood work done when he arrived at camp.
Scott Hairston hit two solo homers and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-3 Sunday.
New York Mets catcher Ronny Paulino arrived in camp after a three-week delay because of visa problems caused by his 50-game suspension for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.
The 29-year-old catcher has been unable to leave his homeland of the Dominican Republic because of issues related to his 50-game drug suspension last season while with the Florida Marlins.
Ronny Paulino’s absence from spring training because of visa problems isn’t yet a concern to Mets manager Terry Collins.
By Ed Coleman >>More Columns Prior to the beginning of the Winter Meetings down in Florida, new Mets G.M. Sandy Alderson had cautioned fans not to expect very many significant moves by the club, but […]
The New York Mets have finalized a $2.5 million, two-year contract with right-hander D.J. Carrasco and a $1.3 million, one-year deal with catcher Ronny Paulino.
With the winter meetings coming to a close and the Mets checking out the bargain bin and the baseball equivalent of the local dollar store, Ed Coleman joined me to try and make sense of Sandy Alderson’s plan.
The New York Mets have agreed to terms with free agent catcher Ronny Paulino and right-handed reliever D.J. Carrasco, reports Andy McCullough of Star-Ledger.