After a disastrous 0-6 homestand, a very ticked off Terry Collins fired off some shots at his team’s poor performance to begin the second half. He promised changes and he promised them fast.
It looks like catcher Mike Nickeas is the first casualty of the aftermath of the Washington Nationals sweep over the Mets. Here is the press release the Mets just emailed to us:
The New York Mets today announced the club will recall catcher Rob Johnson from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League prior to tomorrow’s game at Arizona. After today’s game, the Mets optioned catcher Mike Nickeas to Buffalo. Johnson will wear #16 and will be available for tomorrow’s game.
Johnson, 30, was with the Mets from May 8-June 1 earlier this year. He hit .313 (10-32) with one double and one RBI in 11 games with the Mets. Johnson hit .207 (34-164) with 20 runs scored, seven doubles, one triple, four home runs and 15 RBI in 45 games for the Bisons this season.
The 6-1, 220-pounder has hit .203 (138-681) with ...