Found August 27, 2013 on Philliedelphia:
Kyle Kendrick meets Jon Niese tonight in Game 2 of the 4 game series in Citi Field. Kendrick has been mediocre lately and looks to get back on track against a depleted Mets line up that just traded Marlon Byrd and John Buck earlier today. A link worth checking out...

Matt Harvey Goes On DL With UCL Tear; Now Comes The Finger Pointing And Questions

The New York Mets should cut Matt Harvey’s innings at 178.1, exactly what it is today after several media outlets reported a MRI revealed a partially torn partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. HARVEY: Special season crashing. I wrote Sunday the Mets needed to devise a definitive plan to reduce his innings, and that plan should now be to shut him down for the remainder...

Flores Will Get Chance To Play Second Base This Week

Wilmer Flores will get a chance to play second this week, according to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. . The infielder, who spent the majority of his season playing second in Triple-A, had started 14 games at third base since he was called up, filling in for the injured David Wright. On Sunday, Collins gave Flores a day off, in part to keep him off his right ankle, which he sprained...

You Mad, Bro? “Jon ‘Matt Harvey’ Niese The Great”

From SB Nation’s “The Good Phight” Blog: “Go Phillies beat these Muts.” “Oh my God Bernadina is batting lead-off AGAIN.” “Eric Young with “Forever Young” as his walk up music. Nice.” “Niese looks like he could be on Boardwalk Empire.” “As a lifelong Broncos fan, Mets orange and blue just make me sad.” Niese, Wasn’t he the guy on the Mets who was...

John Buck Comforts Matt Harvey To Make A Beautiful Moment In Sports

This brought a tear to my eye.  Mets catcher John Buck takes a moment to console Matt Harvey in the dugout in what is a beautiful moment in sports.  Matt Harvey is expected to have season ending Tommy John surgery in the near future, and given his bulldog mentality, the news has hit him as hard as it has ever hit anyone. [MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

From the Organization That Brought Us Generation K, the Mets Now Present Generation DL

I can’t even count how many times broadcasters, commentators or play-by-play announcers have started a sentence with: “The Mets, an organization known for pitching…” Really??? Perhaps it’s time to rethink exactly how knowledgeable the Mets are when it comes to pitching. In one of the first scenes in the classic Field of Dreams, Ray Kinsella is driving a tractor, his daughter...

Pitching Prospect Michael Fulmer Out For The Season

According to a report released by ESPN’s Adam Rubin, Mets pitching prospect Michael Fulmer will remain on the disabled list for the remained of the season. Fulmer was getting back into form after rehabbing from a torn meniscus which was injured earlier this Spring. He came back to throw in nine appearances, two for the GCL Mets and seven for the St. Lucie Mets, before a comebacker...

Harvey Has Partially Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Not Being Ruled Out

Update 4:15 PM According to Marc Carig, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery this morning for an undisclosed reason and WFAN’s Mike Francesa is reporting that Matt Harvey has a partially torn UCL. Sandy Alderson held a press conference and said that Matt Harvey will likely be shutdown for the rest of the season and that Tommy John...

Mets Card of the Week: 2011 Ike Davis

2011 TOPPS GYPSY QUEEN IKE DAVIS Gather your wits and hold on fast, Your mind must learn to roam. Just as the Gypsy Queen must do You’re gonna hit the road. On Tuesday’s SNY telecast, the Verizon Text Poll question asked fans if they thought Ike Davis would be back as the 2014 starting first baseman. Much to my surprise, 55% of the respondents said no. Davis is one of the...

Mets add athletic middle infielder in Dilson Herrera

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Pirates Acquire Marlon Byrd and John Buck from Mets for Dilson Herrera

Source: John Buck and Marlon Byrd to #Pirates. #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 27, 2013   #Mets trading Buck, Byrd and cash to Pirates for MiLB SS Dilson Herrera and a PTBNL. More soon on — Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) August 27, 2013   Marlon Byrd, John Buck and cash to Pittsburgh for Dilson…

Harvey to have more tests on his elbow

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is going to have more tests on his ailing elbow but after a few weeks of rest. The teams current plan is for Harvey to rest for three weeks and then go get more tests. Harvey is hoping to avoid surgery and hopes that rest will help him do so. Alderson said that Harvey will still wait a few weeks before deciding whether or not to have Tommy John...

Marlon Byrd traded by New York Mets on Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night (photo)

While certainly not the first time that an MLB team’s player-themed giveaway was awkwardly marred by the fact that the player was no longer a member of the team, but it nevertheless is amusing to note that on Tuesday, the very same day the New York Mets gave away 500 Marlon Byrd t-shirts, the team […]The post Marlon Byrd traded by New York Mets on Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night (photo...

Pirates Land Marlon Byrd, as Upgrade, in 2013

Every baseball season is crazy, and the crazy can never be completely summed up in one sentence. There’s just too much of it, in too many places, and no one wants to read that long of a sentence. But here’s a sentence that captures some of the 2013 crazy to date: on August 27, the […]
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