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Injury Update: Murphy, d’Arnaud Leave Game, Eveland Done For Season

Upate (9/12/14) According to Kristie Ackert of The Daily News, Dana Eveland will miss the rest of the season. An MRI showed lots of inflammation in his elbow but no structural damage. Eveland will rest and then be reevaluated. Eveland has been solid for the Mets this year, appearing in 27.1 innings and posting a 2.63 ERA. He has been used as both an inning guy and as a lefty specialist...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Arnaud and Murphy Suffer Wrist Injuries

After the Mets 6-2 loss to the Washington Nationals on Thursday night, Terry Collins announced that catcher Travis d’Arnaud was removed from the game early because he was suffering from a sore wrist. Collins wouldn’t discuss the extent of the injury. D’Arnaud was removed in the fifth inning and was replaced by Anthony Recker, who would hit a solo homer for the Mets’ first...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Recker, Curtis Granderson power Mets past error-prone Reds

After waiting for three minutes and eight second, Jenrry Mejia shook off the disbelief and reminded himself he just had to get through it. For the second time in 24 hours, the Mets had a crucial, ninth-inning video review go against them. Mejia was determined that Sunday it would not be the deciding factor. “It was very difficult,” Mejia said. “I was thinking he was out. When...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets knock off sloppy Reds, 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Curtis Granderson and Anthony Recker homered, and the New York Mets scored four unearned runs in a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Zach Wheeler (10-9) pitched six solid innings, improving to 7-1 with a 2.21 ERA over his last 13 starts. The right-hander allowed one run and five hits, struck out six and hit two batters. The Reds began the day with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets knock off sloppy Reds, 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Curtis Granderson and Anthony Recker homered, and the New York Mets scored four unearned runs in a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Zach Wheeler (10-9) pitched six solid innings, improving to 7-1 with a 2.21 ERA over his last 13 starts. The right-hander allowed one run and five hits, struck out six and hit two batters. The Reds began the day with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets knock off sloppy Reds, 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) Curtis Granderson and Anthony Recker homered, and the New York Mets scored four unearned runs in a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Zach Wheeler (10-9) pitched six solid innings, improving to 7-1 with a 2.21 ERA over his last 13 starts. The right-hander allowed one run and five hits, struck out six and hit two batters. The Reds began the day with a...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 5

The offense provided the run support while Dillon Gee battled through six-plus innings of work Sunday in a 6-5 rubber game win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Anthony Recker hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth to left center off of A.J. Burnett, his fifth of the season, giving New York a 5-2 lead. Of Recker’s 12 career homers, nine have either tied the game or given...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Recker hits 3-run HR, Mets hold off Phillies 6-5

NEW YORK (AP) Anthony Recker snapped a sixth-inning tie with a three-run homer in a rare start, and the New York Mets held off the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Sunday to avoid dropping into last place. Wilmer Flores had three hits and made two sparkling defensive plays at shortstop in the final two innings to help New York hang on. By taking two of three in the weekend series, the...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Athletics 6, Mets 2

The New York Mets (59-68) took on the Oakland Athletics (74-51) tonight at O.co Coliseum for the first game of a short two game series, with Dillon Gee taking on Scott Kazmir. What you should know: The Mets got on the scoreboard first this evening, as Travis d’Arnaud launched his eleventh home run of the season, making it 1-0 in the top of the fourth inning. Oakland answered back...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki is ready to replace Anthony Recker

First off, kudos to Anthony Recker on a three-run blast that essentially won the game for the Mets on Monday. Now onto why he needs to go. It is a generally accepted idea that managers don’t expect great things from their backup catchers. What they need is someone who can handle the defense and who knows the pitching staff. Offensive production is usually just icing on the cake...
Via Mets360.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Recker, Niese lead Mets over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Slumping Anthony Recker hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer, Jonathon Niese pitched seven sharp innings and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Monday. Darin Ruf hit a two-run shot for the last-place Phillies. Niese (6-8) gave up two runs on five hits to earn his first win since June 28. The lefty was 0-4 with a 6.04 ERA in his previous five starts...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 3

On the strength of a clutch three-run homer by backup catcher Anthony Recker, the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5-2 this afternoon at Citizens bank Park. Jon Niese started for the Mets and went seven innings allowing just two runs on five hits, while walking three and striking out five. His one miscue was letting up a two run homer by left fielder Darin Ruff....
Via Mets Merized Online
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins’ Oswaldo Arcia Succeeds In Destroying Bat Over His Knee (Video)

We’ve seen many players in the MLB attempt to break their bats this season, and the results have been varied. New York Mets catcher Anthony Recker and Seattle Mariners first baseman Logan Morrison, for example, both succeeded in splintering their lumber, while the likes of Bryce Harper and Carlos Gomez both failed rather miserably. Harper and Gomez should take notes from Oswaldo...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s working and what’s not at each position

Hope is slowly being restored into the ball club and the Mets’ fans as the last three of the four games were hard won. Yet the possibility of a 2011 Rays happening to the Mets is never far from reality, so the front office will have to make some tough decisions soon. Perhaps trade away some players or possibly drop dead weight and call-up promising prospects. Regardless, this is...
Via Mets360.com
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers finish road trip 1-6 after loss to Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- Zack Wheeler breezed into the seventh inning, Anthony Recker hit a three-run homer in a five-run first and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 Sunday for a series win. Lucas Duda had an RBI double and Juan Lagares a run-scoring single in the Mets' biggest opening inning of the season, with all the runs scoring with two outs. New York then got only one...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki Joins Las Vegas

Updated June 24 It is official.  Adam Rubin of ESPN is reporting that Kevin Plawecki has been promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas. It must have been an exciting day for the Mets catching prospect as he was named the the MLB Future’s game earlier on, and now has made his next step towards the majors. Plawecki tweeted: “What a day! Excited to join the @LasVegas51s on Thursday! #LGM”...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Plawecki Could Be Heading to Las Vegas Soon

Adam Rubin of ESPN, has been told by sources that catching prospect Kevin Plawecki may be promoted to Triple-A very soon.  With Travis d’Arnaud set to return, Plawecki, if promoted, should see a majority of time behind the plate for the 51′s not matter which catcher is coming back. Plawecki has been tremendous in Binghamton this season, hitting at an average of .329 with six...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

D’Arnaud Expected To Re-Join Mets During Oakland Series

June 23 – 10:00 am Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Travis d’Arnaud is expected to be promoted during the Oakland series. A team insider also told ESPNNewYork.com that team officials were still weighing which catcher, Anthony Recker or Taylor Teagarden, would be dropped once d’Arnaud is promoted. A team source also told the NY Daily News that Kevin Plawecki, will...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Recker or Teagarden?

With the return of Travis d’Arnaud to the Mets so close we can smell it, which one of Anthony Recker or Taylor Teagarden is sent packing back to Triple-A? Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, examines the move the Mets are going to have to make very soon.  All signs point to Recker being the odd man out when the move is made. Terry Collins stated that he thinks that Teagarden is...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Travis d’Arnaud gaining confidence in Vegas

Met fans had been excited to see Travis d’Arnaud since R.A. Dickey (then the reigning Cy Young winner) was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays.  It was expected that the Mets gave the keys to the starting catching position over and wished him well.  After a few short months it was clear to most people watching that Anthony Recker (the backup catcher) had greatly outplayed d’Arnaud...
Via Mets360.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets Catcher Anthony Recker Breaks Bat Over Knee (Video)

Times are tough in Flushing, N.Y. The New York Mets are in the midst of another losing season, so frustration is mounting. Not only was relief pitcher Carlos Torres visibly angry with himself last night, but catcher Anthony Recker joined in on the antics. In the bottom of the 11th inning, Recker came up with a bases-loaded opportunity and a chance to send the Mets home with a win...
Via NESN.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Frustration On Full Display Last Night

Mets frustration was on full display in the last 24 hours particularly for David Wright, Anthony Recker and even Matt Harvey who isn’t even on the active roster. This may have been best illustrated during the bottom of the 11th inning in last night’s loss to the Brewers. With the bases loaded and one out, the Mets were a hit or even a warning track flyball from a walk-off victory...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Recker breaks bat over knee in dugout after ejection

With the bases loaded with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning, Mets catcher Anthony Recker had a chance to be a hero. Umpire Angel Hernandez decided that on a 2-2 pitch, a pitch that looked low was strike three and Recker was not too pleased about it. Here is your visual evidence of another happy player with one of the more famous umpires in baseball… And now this from RECKER...
Via The Daily Stache
June 12, 2014  |  1 Comment

New York Mets Demote Travis d’Arnaud

d’Arnaud has been demoted to Triple A The Mets demotion of Travis d’Arnaud has created quite the stir within the organization. While the organization believes the demotion will allow d’Arnaud to work on his swing, he’s hitting .180 this season, the bigger issue is the current state of the Mets catching. There is no question that d’Arnaud has struggled at the plate, by what...
Via Standing O Sports
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

d’Arnaud is Demoted to AAA-Las Vegas

After the Mets lost a brutal game to the Giants where an Anthony Recker bad throw to first base could not complete a strikeout of Angel Pagan helped lead the Giants towards a win, Travis d’Arnaud was sent down to AAA. Roster note: The Mets option Travis d'Arnaud to Las Vegas (AAA). — New York Mets (@Mets) June 8, 2014 Lets be honest folks, d’Arnaud has been basically over...
Via The Daily Stache
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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