Jan 28, 2015, 8:59 PM EST
Mejia requested a salary of $3 million from the Mets and was offered $2.1 million when arbitration figures were exchanged on January 16.
Jan 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EST
Find out what salaries arbitration-eligible players and their respective teams filed for ahead of Friday’s deadline.
Jan 10, 2015, 4:26 PM EST
Here’s a friendly reminder that Valverde served as the Mets’ closer for a stretch last season.
Oct 25, 2014, 5:30 PM EST
This is the second hernia surgery in the back-end of the Mets’ bullpen since the end of the season, as closer Jenrry Mejia had his earlier this month.
Oct 2, 2014, 6:47 PM EST
After taking over the Mets’ closer role in May, Mejia posted a 2.72 ERA and 60/21 K/BB ratio over 56 1/3 innings while going 28-for-31 in save opportunities.
Sep 24, 2014, 12:38 AM EST
Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been pitching through a sports hernia for basically the entire second half of the season, and he will have it repaired via surgery almost as soon as the 2014 campaign is through.
Sep 13, 2014, 5:30 PM EST
The Mets have told Jenrry Mejia to tone down his post-save celebration in fears that it is showing up the opposition.
Aug 10, 2014, 8:40 PM EST
Jenrry Mejia has a hernia, but feels very strongly about finishing out the rest of the season before considering surgery.
Aug 8, 2014, 10:30 PM EST
Bartolo Colon joined the 200-win club with a strong performance against the Phillies on Friday night.
Jul 19, 2014, 7:50 PM EST
Jenrry Mejia had some bold words for the New York media prior to yesterday’s game against the Padres.
May 31, 2014, 4:39 PM EST
The Mets had to add an arm to their exhausted bullpen today, so they sent young right-hander Rafael Montero back to Triple-A.
May 15, 2014, 7:40 PM EST
Fresh off being bumped from the starting rotation earlier this week, Jenrry Mejia could soon emerge as the Mets’ closer.
May 14, 2014, 3:15 PM EST
Dillon Gee’s remarkable run dating back to last season will be put on hold, as the Mets have placed the right-hander on the disabled list with a strained lat muscle.
May 13, 2014, 5:49 AM EST
The Cubs give Travis Wood more run support in this game than Jeff Samardzija has had in his eight starts combined this year.
May 12, 2014, 5:17 PM EST
General manager Sandy Alderson just announced that 23-year-old pitching prospect Rafael Montero is on his way to New York to join the Mets’ rotation for the Subway Series against the Yankees.
May 10, 2014, 12:05 AM EST
The Mets may continue to waffle with pitcher Jenrry Mejia as they are considering moving him into the bullpen.
May 3, 2014, 10:30 PM EST
Mets pitchers have combined to set a rather ignominious record to start the season.
Apr 21, 2014, 8:47 PM EST
Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy teamed up for a nifty play.
Apr 21, 2014, 3:30 PM EST
That’s quite a look you have going there, Mets.
Apr 10, 2014, 9:29 PM EST
Justin Upton hits baseballs for a living. And sometimes they go really far.
Apr 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EST
Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons jammed his wrist last night and will sit out tonight’s game.
Mar 29, 2014, 4:13 PM EST
Daisuke Matsuzaka struck out eight batters and walked none over five scoreless innings this afternoon against the Blue Jays. His reward? A trip to the minors. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said after today’s game that Matsuzaka has been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas. This means that…
Mar 29, 2014, 9:47 AM EST
UPDATE: Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports that X-rays came back clean and Mejia is dealing with inflammation. No word yet on his status for the Opening Day roster. 9:47 a.m ET: Mets right-hander Jenrry Mejia has made a strong case for a rotation spot this spring, but a comebacker could put…
Mar 25, 2014, 6:40 AM EST
Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com reports that Daisuke Matsuzaka is “seemingly locked” in as the Mets’ fifth starter. Terry Collins is not totally committing yet, saying after yesterday’s solid Dice-K outing that his competition,Jenrry Mejia, is still “in the mix,” but Collins also alluded to Matsuzaka’s veteran status — “he’s done it before and he’s done…
Feb 26, 2014, 1:13 PM EST
Uh oh. Jon Niese, who had shoulder problems last season, has left Mets camp and traveled to New York to undergo an MRI exam on his sore shoulder. Niese was limited to 24 starts last season, eventually being diagnosed with a partially torn rotator cuff, but pitched well with a 3.71 ERA and was especially…
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