Found April 05, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
PLAYERS: Hansel Robles
TEAMS: New York Mets
  Friday, 3:00 PM Update Looks as if Hansel Robles and the Mets dodged a bullet, and it was not an arm injury that forced Robles out of yesterday’s game. Adam Rubin reported that Robles was favoring his side, so it could be that he simply strained an oblique muscle on his pick-off attempt. While no injury is good news, this is much better than hearing that it is an arm injury. Update to follow… Update: St. Lucie radio broadcast says Robles threw a couple of warm-up pitches afterward with trainer watching, but then departed. — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) April 5, 2013   Well, this is surely unfortunate… Hansel Robles had to leave the opener in St. Lucie for the Mets tonight in the fourth inning with an undisclosed injury. The injury occurred on an errant pick-off throw. It was originally believed to be an arm injury, while Adam Rubin speculates it might be a side muscle injury. Up to the point he was hurt, Robles had a stat line of 3.1 IP with two earned runs allowed off five hits w...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Buck and Byrd get it done for Mets, bullpen doesn’t, offense explodes

John Buck and Marlon Byrd both had years to forget in 2012. Given their age – and a cynic might note, the fact that they both wound up on the Mets – things did not figure to improve all that much in 2013. After all, it’s hard to play baseball with a giant fork sticking out of your back. But a funny thing happened as both players turned in very impressive Grapefruit League...

Harvey-Mania Is Taking The Citi By Storm!

What a game by Matt Harvey last night, and if you missed our interview with him on Monday, you should check it out. As we stated last night, this is exactly what aces are supposed to do. The young right-hander went 7.0 innings and surrendered one hit last night, tied for the fewest he’s allowed in a single game in his career. He also went 7.0 innings and allowed one hit on September...

Baseball America: Q&A With Mets Scouting Director Tommy Tanous

Conor Glassey of Baseball America did a very interesting Q&A session with Mets Scouting Director Tommy Tanous. Tanous had some cool insights into the world of scouting, touching on how technology, statistics, amateur showcases, and more have changed the world of scouting. Here is just a little bit of what he said: Scouting is based on opinions, and it’s always said that you...

Mets Minors: Dropped Popup Opens Door for B-Mets 2-1 Victory

The Binghamton Mets scored the game-winning run without the aid of a hit and the bullpen provided four shutout innings of relief in a 2-1 victory over the Akron Aeros Friday night at Canal Park. With the game tied and the bases loaded on two walks and a hit batsman in the top of the seventh, Wilfredo Tovar lifted a weak popup behind first base. Jose Ramirez raced over from second...

Mets Minors: Looks Like Gorski Will Replace Laffey At Triple-A

With Aaron Laffey officially named the starter on Sunday, when the Mets complete their series against the Miami Marlins, the front office have a corresponding move to make. It looks like the beneficiary will be Darin Gorski who was initially assigned to Double-A Binghamton. The left-hander, who I had pegged for Vegas all along, had a solid season for Bingo in 2012, making 24 starts...

Mets Game Chatter – 4/5/13

The Mets play their first division foe when they host the Marlins tonight. Jeremy Hefner gets the call for the 7:10 pm start. To get started just enter your email address and desired username: Name E-mail Related Posts:Mets Game Chatter – 7/30/12Mets Game Chatter – 9/1/12Mets Game Chatter – 8/4/12Mets Game Chatter – 8/7/12Mets Game Chatter – 8/26/12

Lineup Changes For Mets Against Marlins

Terry Collins put together an interesting lineup for this afternoon’s game against Miami Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco. Collins promised to get starts for outfielders Mike Baxter and Kirk Nieuwenhuis and both are starting today, with Marlon Byrd and Collin Cowgill sitting. It the second straight game in which Cowgill is on the bench. Somewhat surprising is John Buck  again behind...

Backman Praises D’Arnaud After Impressive Debut Last Night

Las Vegas manager Wally Backman had some nice things to say about Mets catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud after his impressive debut last night against Sacramento. In the 51′s season-opening 10-5 victory over the River Cats, the 25-year old prospect went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, a career-high four runs scored and an RBI. “I think it’s just a matter of time before...

Series Preview: Miami Marlins vs New York Mets

Jose Fernandez will make the jump from A-Ball to the majors when he makes his MLB debut against the Mets on Sunday afternoon. The Mets begin their second series of the season against the new-look Miami Marlins today, in the first game of what will be a three-game set. The Marlins, for the second offseason in a row, blew up what they had and started over. Last winter was a little...

PHOTO: CM Punk throws out the first pitch at Mets game

Here is a photo of CM Punk throwing out the first pitch at Friday’s New York Mets baseball game:

Caller asks Mike Francesa about trade rumor of Lucas Duda for a ham & cheese sandwich

You know who'd take that trade? **Follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Subscribe, or Return to BobsBlitz.com.Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz. Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.