Jul 19, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Mets pitchers have combined to set a rather ignominious record to start the season.
Apr 21, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT
Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy teamed up for a nifty play.
Apr 21, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
That’s quite a look you have going there, Mets.
Apr 10, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT
Justin Upton hits baseballs for a living. And sometimes they go really far.
Apr 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT
Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons jammed his wrist last night and will sit out tonight’s game.
Mar 29, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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…
Feb 5, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT
I’ll be dipping into my Rotoworld player projections from time to time for HBT posts. Here’s the first of this year: my ranking of each five-man rotation as we head into 2014. Before actually posting my 1-30, I’ll start with my raw ERA rankings by league. A couple of qualifications: I’m only using the top…
Jan 18, 2014, 5:24 PM EDT
The Mets secured some rotation depth this afternoon by signing left-hander John Lannan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Lannan struggled with the Phillies last season, posting a 5.33 ERA in 14 starts while dealing with a quad injury and a knee injury which required surgery. The 29-year-old Long Island…
Aug 28, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Mets right-hander Jenrry Mejia underwent surgery, as scheduled, on Wednesday afternoon to remove a bone spur from his throwing elbow. The procedure went as planned and Mejia is fully expected to be ready for the start of spring training next February. Mejia registered a promising 2.30 ERA,…
Aug 22, 2013, 10:31 PM EDT
The Mets signed right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka earlier today and they aren’t wasting any time putting him to work, as the team has announced that he’ll make his first start tomorrow night against the Tigers at Citi Field. Matsuzaka, who turns 33 next month, was granted his release by the Indians earlier this week after he…
Aug 20, 2013, 9:27 PM EDT
As first reported by ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin, Mets right-hander Jenrry Mejia will undergo season-ending surgery in the next 7-10 days to remove painful bone spurs from his right (pitching) elbow. Mejia has been playing with those bone spurs for a while and had to leave his start Saturday against the Padres after three…
Aug 18, 2013, 4:08 PM EDT
From ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin comes word that the Mets have placed right-hander Jenrry Mejia on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow injury. Mejia was removed from his start Saturday against the Padres in the bottom of the fourth inning after complaining of pain in his throwing arm. He’s been pitching with…
Jul 27, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT
With the addition of Jenrry Mejia to the rotation, Mets starter Matt Harvey has about ten starts left according to manager Terry Collins (via Jorge Castillo). We heard rumors about the shutdown throughout the season and now we have a countdown. Harvey has logged 145 innings over 21 starts thus far, posting a 2.11 ERA.…
Jul 26, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT
Jenrry Mejia was fantastic in his season debut for the Mets today, throwing seven shutout innings against the Nationals, and afterward manager Terry Collins announced that the 23-year-old right-hander will remain in what is now a six-man rotation. In upping the rotation from five to six starters the Mets are making room for Mejia to…
Jul 26, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT
I don’t guess one game of a doubleheader is usually that notable, but since it was the only day game today the Mets-Nats affair got my attention. And even if it hadn’t beforehand, man, it would have after it got going. The Mets demolished the Nationals 11-0. Jenrry Mejia got the start for New York…
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