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Josh Edgin and the overdue death of LOOGY culture

If asked to identify the strength of the team coming into the season, most people would have said the starting rotation. But here in early July, the strength of the squad for nearly the last month has been the bullpen. The relievers got off to a poor start but the Mets shuffled through some of the dead weight and since June 9, the bullpen has been fantastic. What’s so special...
Via Mets360.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Activate Germen From DL, Demote Rice To Vegas

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that Scott Rice, was demoted to Vegas after Tuesday’s 6-2 win against the Milwaukee Brewers, leaving Josh Edgin and Dana Eveland as the only left-handers in the bullpen. Rubin adds that Gonzalez Germen will be activated from the disabled list, where he had been since May 6 with a virus and abscess. When Rice was given word on his demotion...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets' Rice to have season-ending surgery

New York Mets left-hander Scott Rice, who leads the majors with 73 appearances, will have sports hernia surgery and miss the remainder of the season. The 31-year-old Rice finally reached the majors this season after spending 14 years in the minor leagues. He's 4-5 with a 3.71 ERA and has held left-handed batters to a .174 average with one home run in 121 at-bats. In 51 innings...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets' Scott Rice's season over due to hernia sugery

For the New York Mets' Scott Rice, the season will end three weeks early. NBC Sports.com's Aaron Gleeman reports that the left-handed reliever will undergo hernia surgery at a yet unspecified date. New York Newsday's Marc Craig has confirmed the news. Scott Rice going to undergo surgery for a hernia. He's done for the rest of the season. — Marc Carig (@MarcCarig...
Via MLB Injury News
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Rice To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery For Hernia

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, lefthanded reliever Scott Rice will undergo season-ending surgery for a hernia. Rice has been one of the biggest surprises for the Mets this season and has a 3.71 ERA with a league-leading 73 appearances. In 51.0 innings pitched, Rice has walked 27 while striking out 41, however it was against lefthanded hitters that he really excelled holding...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Appearances Are Piling Up For Reliever Scott Rice

Lefty reliever Scott Rice tossed two scoreless innings to pick up the win against the Cubs on Sunday. It was his major league-leading 25th appearance of the season. Rice lowered his ERA to 3.05, and is now on pace for 99 appearances. That would surpass Pedro Feliciano‘s franchise mark of 92 games in 2010 and rank second all-time to Mike Marshall‘s 106 appearances for the...
Via New York Mets Report
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Rice Leads The Majors In Appearances

Lefty reliever Scott Rice tossed two scoreless innings to pick up the win against the Cubs on Sunday. It was his major league-leading 25th appearance of the season. Rice lowered his ERA to 3.05, and is now on pace for 99 appearances. That would surpass Pedro Feliciano‘s franchise mark of 92 games in 2010 and rank second all-time to Mike Marshall‘s 106 appearances for the...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite Scott Rice’s good fortune, Mets lefty relievers still stink

We all know how the current Mets regime loves the lefty relievers. Five weeks into the season, four different lefties have come out of the pen for the Mets and the club still has Tim Byrdak and Pedro Feliciano as candidates for later in the season. The top brass has also talked glowingly about Jack Leathersich, so don’t be surprised if he makes an appearance later in the year...
Via Mets360.com
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Rice Gives The Game Ball To His Dad

Scott Rice made his Mets and major league debut by pitching a perfect ninth inning in this afternoon’s 11-2 Opening Day win over the San Diego Padres. After the game, Rice told reporters he intends to relich the moment as long as he can and let it all sink in. “Obviously I had a little jitters just running out there, but once the batters get in, it’s baseball. So I went out...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Dream comes true for Mets' Rice

Scott Rice could be considered the "Crash Davis" of pitchers ... and he's finally made it to "The Show." After 14 seasons lingering in the minors, the 31-year-old left-hander can forget about bus rides from town to town as he finally made a major league roster. On Friday, Rice was told he made the New York Mets' Opening Day roster by manager Terry Collins...
Via Fox Sports
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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