It’s hard to be intimidated when you’re 6-foot-6, 240-pounds and throw a “hook from hell.” We’re talking about the Mets’ pitching prospect who’s starting to build a reputation in Port St. Lucie as anything but soft.
Ruben Tejada could be in the Mets’ doghouse after yet again showing up to spring training out of shape, according to the New York Post.
“As I look back now, everything would have been better off had he said something,” Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday.
“There’s a joke in there somewhere — if he takes a swing at me, he might miss,” Mike Puma of the New York Post said Monday on the “Boomer & Carton” show.
Matt Harvey is back! Well, sort of. Harvey met a major goal on Saturday when he threw his first pitches since undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Dollars and cents always seem to take priority over wins and losses, and there is where a lot of the Mets’ problems lie. If Noah Syndergaard proves that good, it might be worth sacrificing the extra cash to get him started in the big leagues.
Where does Jenrry Mejia fit with the Mets? At this point it’s a mystery, but manager Terry Collins says he expects him to be a valuable addition no matter what his role is.
The 21-year-old threw 40 pitches, showing team owners, coaches and executives what they can expect from his fastball, curve and changeup once he gets the call to the big leagues.
While some Yankees fans engaged themselves in some minor hand-wringing over Masahiro Tanaka’s middle-distance running capabilities, just as many Mets fans wondered why on earth Ike Davis is still on the roster.
It’s going to be an intriguing season for the Mets, one filled expected maturation of young players and production from some key veteran signings, but where the Amazins end up in the NL East is anyone’s guess.
The Las Vegas 51s announced on Tuesday that manager Wally Backman will return for the 2014 season.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Terry Collins says the Mets’ priority this offseason should be finding a power hitter to form a one-two punch with captain David Wright. “No. 1, we’ve got to find a bat […]
“I think now we’re entering a new phase where the short-term becomes somewhat more important than the long-term,” Alderson said. “And that’s how we’re going to go at it.”
Collins’ contract was set to expire after the season, his third in charge of the Mets, but it became increasingly clear late in the year that he likely would return.
When the Mets make official Collins’ two-year extension today, they will have done the last right thing in a lost season that saw too many decisions and twists of fate go the wrong way.