Vic Black

Mets Place Daniel Murphy On DL, Call Up Prospect Dilson HerreraThe New York Mets have put second baseman Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf and promoted infielder Dilson Herrera from Double-A.
Mets Finally Get A Few Big Hits, Beat Pirates 4-2The New York Mets finally managed some timely hits in their first game with a new batting coach, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 Tuesday night.
Mets Fire Hitting Coach Dave Hudgens, Release Jose Valverde The Mets fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens and cut reliever Jose Valverde after a 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. Minor league hitting coordinator Lamar Johnson will take over for Hudgens.