Mets' Thole Returns From DL, Johnson DemotedThe Mets made room for catcher Josh Thole by demoting Rob Johnson and placed starter Chris Schwinden on waivers, promoting reliever Elvin Ramirez.
Mets Promote Vinny Rottino, Send Down Chris SchwindenThe New York Mets have recalled catcher-outfielder Vinny Rottino from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Schwinden to the minor league team.
Mets Place Batista On DL, Recall SchwindenThe New York Mets placed right-hander Miguel Batista on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and recalled right-hander Chris Schwinden.
Astros Rough Up Mets, Schwinden; Complete 3-Game SweepChris Johnson had four hits, homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs to back up another solid outing by Wandy Rodriguez, and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets 8-1 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Scott Hairston Hits For Cycle, But Sloppy Play And Poor Pitching Doom MetsNew York lost 18-9 to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, done in by six errors and an 11-run inning by the Rockies that overwhelmed the offensive display by Scott Hairston, who hit for the cycle.
Mets' Chris Schwinden Takes Ball Against Rockies In Mike Pelfrey's AbsenceAs the Mets kick off a three-game series in Colorado on Friday night looking for their fourth consecutive victory, the club turns to Chris Schwinden to make his first start of the season.
Has Mike Pelfrey Started His Last Game For Mets?If the Mets want to keep Pelfrey under their control, in December they would have to offer him at least $4.55 million for 2013 -- a year he'd miss a big chunk of.
Mets' Pelfrey To Get Second Opinion On Elbow; Ailing Bay FrustratedMike Pelfrey and Jason Bay have been placed on the DL, the latest round of bad news for a Mets team beset by injuries to key players the past few years.