JOHN LANNAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tickets are Tree Fiddy, Yet The Mets get Shutdown by Lurch

Well the guy the Mets looked over this past off-season is currently leading the National League in ERA (0.70). While the remains of John Lannan had an eye popping ERA of 15.75. Should I care that 35-year-old Lurch is pitching the best he has since 2006? Probably not. What I do care about is that this Mets team just got one-hit by the Braves. I can’t stand the friends I...
Via Metstradamus
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daisuke Matsuzaka Called Up By New York Mets To Replace John Lannan

NEW YORK — The New York Mets have called up pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka to replace John Lannan on their big league roster. Matsuzaka’s contract was selected Wednesday from Triple-A Las Vegas. New York sent Lannan outright to Triple-A. Matsuzaka, a 33-year-old right-hander, went 3-3 with a 4.42 ERA in seven starts for the Mets last year. He posted a 2.25 ERA in two starts for Las...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Outright Lannan To Minors, Callup Dice-K

The New York Mets announced that lefthander John Lannan has been outrighted and that righthander Daisuke Matsuzaka has been called-up from Triple-A Las Vegas. Sandy Alderson told reporters that Dice K is coming to pitch out of the bullpen, but is also insurance in case any starter can’t make a start – an indirect reference to Bartolo Colon (sore back) and Jenrry Mejia (torn...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Can Send Lannan To Minors Without His Consent

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, before John Lannan was added to the Opening Day roster, the Mets had the southpaw sign an “advance consent” waiver. That means Lannan pre-authorized the Mets to send him to the minors at any point during the first 45 days of the season — which also would negate receiving his full $1.5 million big-league salary, which otherwise would...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lannan Added To 40 Man Roster

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reported on his Twitter page that the Mets officially signed John Lannan to a contract and added him to the 40-man roster. Lannan is officially on the Opening Day roster as a reliever.  During the Grapefruit league picthed in seven games and was 0-2, with a 4.91 ERA. This will be the first time in his major league career, spanning 148 games, that he will pitch...
Via New York Mets Report
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lannan Taking Well To New Role

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that left-hander John Lannan passed another test in his transition to a relief role, he entered mid-inning and inherited runners on base, for not only the first time in his career, but also the first time working on consecutive days. Since switching roles, Lannan, has tossed two perfect innings in relief. “That’s exactly how I envisioned it...
Via New York Mets Report
26 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lannan Fitting Right Into A Relief Role

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that left-hander John Lannan passed another test in his transition to a relief role, he entered mid-inning and inherited runners on base, for not only the first time in his career, but also the first time working on consecutive days. Since switching roles, Lannan, has tossed two perfect innings in relief. “That’s exactly how I envisioned it,...
Via Mets Merized Online
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lannan Sharp In Loss To Cardinals

Lefty John Lannan scored points again today in his effort to land a role with the New York Mets. Signed to compete for the fifth-starter job, Lannan could make the Opening Day roster out of the bullpen. Lannan gave up two unearned runs in four innings, but retired his last eight hitters in a 6-4 loss to St. Louis. Lannan struck out five, but perhaps more importantly, got nine ground...
Via New York Mets Report
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Where Does John Lannan Fit In?

The Mets signed former Washington Nationals lefthander John Lannan to a minor league deal on Saturday, but where does he fit in with the Mets staff?He is certainly at a crossroads in his career. He’s appeared in just twenty games over the course of the last two seasons and has been released by two different teams.But he’s just a couple of seasons removed from his 33 start,...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Rotation Rounding Into Form With Lannan

Mets should be more than fine with, say, Colon, Niese, Wheeler, Gee and Lannan.— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) January 19, 2014With the signing of John Lannan, it seems the Mets have solidified a starting rotation with which to start the year. As Adam Rubin of ESPN NY notes, the signing stacks Lannan at the back of a rotation that already includes 4 established starters. Presuming...
Via Effing Mets
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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