How could this happen? Matt Harvey was a pitcher, a max-effort guy, but with a clean delivery that certainly didn’t look like he was putting undue stress on his arm.
WFAN host Mike Francesa broke the news first on Monday that Mets ace Matt Harvey will likely land on the disabled list, and could potentially miss the rest of the season.
Collins says Duda will primarily be a backup to first baseman Ike Davis and can serve as the designated hitter.
It’s all about windows. The Yanks’ is closing, and not just because of the Alex Rodriguez mess. The windows around Citi Field are wide open.
“It’s tough,” Niese said. “Obviously (if) we were playing next year we wouldn’t be in that situation. That’s the beauty of replay and how necessary it is. It is what it is. (Layne) made the call, and we just got to get over it and come back after the off-day.”
The Mets lost to the Braves in extra innings in controversial fashion. Manager Terry Collins was ejected for arguing.
There will be fresh optimism when the Mets take the field on Opening Day in 2014, thanks to the Amazin’s dynamic duo of Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler. Citi Field will no longer be the setting of gloomy Septembers and quiet Octobers.
A New York Mets doctor is recommending that right-hander Jeremy Hefner have Tommy John surgery. Hefner was put on the disabled list last week. He said he’s been dealing with a sore elbow all season.
Catcher Travis d’Arnaud, who was the Mets’ No. 1 position-player prospect before making his major-league debut this past Saturday, will stay in the majors and become the club’s starting backstop.
The New York Mets have promoted catcher Travis d’Arnaud from Triple-A and put him into the starting lineup for his major league debut.
The rookie third baseman will eventually lose his position when captain David Wright returns from a hamstring injury. So what then? A move to the outfield?
“We can’t have a collapse, and Terry knows that,” one source told the New York Daily News. “Otherwise, at the end of the season, something good might happen.”
If this was the end of May, the question would hold no interest of all. Of course, launch Collins. He was on the verge of losing the locker room. But things change during a baseball season.
The Mets want to ensure the 24-year-old’s arm is rested and protected for the future — and the team and “will not waver” from that strategy, the Daily News reported.
Valdespin wasn’t exactly on solid footing in the Mets organization, and that was before his 50-game suspension as part of Major League Baseball’s investigation into Biogenesis.