Former River Hawk Jack Leathersich undergoes Tommy John surgery

Jack Leathersich undergoes Tommy John surgery. (Photo/MLB.com)The 2015 season has come to an end for New York Mets‘ pitcher Jack Leathersich. The left hander underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Thursday in Manhattan. Mets team doctor David Altchek performed the procedure. According to ESPN, it was unclear if the pitcher would require the ligament-replacement procedure...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Minor League Roster Moves: Luis Cessa To Vegas, Leathersich To DL

  Quite a week for Luis Cessa who was named to the Eastern League All-Star roster earlier this week and now has been promoted to AAA Las Vegas where he should be in line to start tomorrow. The 23-year old right-handed pitcher was 7-4 with 2.56 ERA while allowing just two homeruns all year in 77.1 innings. Cessa has good control, 17 walks compared to 61 strikeouts in his 13 starts...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Option Jack Leathersich To Las Vegas

After Sunday’s exciting 7-2 win over the Reds, the Mets announced that LHP Jack Leathersich was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas. The move was necessitated to make room for Steven Matz and to bring the roster back to 25 active players after carrying an extra player for today’s quasi-doubleheader. I thought Leathersich had some solid outings from the pen, so I’m sure we’ll...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Mendick selected by Chicago White Sox in MLB Draft

Danny Mendick drafted by Chicago White Sox. (Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports)The 2015 Major League Baseball Draft is well underway and for a ton of college and high school baseball players their dreams have come true. This also goes for UMass Lowell River Hawks shortstop Danny Mendick. The Rochester, New York native was selected in the 22nd round (652nd overall) by the Chicago...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 2, Mets 1

The Mets (30-27) fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks (27-28) by a score of 2-1 tonight at Chase Field. Pitching: How many times have we seen this before? A pitcher tosses a brilliant game, and ends up the loser. Bartolo Colon was the latest victim, as the only blemish of his night was a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning off the bat of Welington Castillo. His final...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Padres 7, Mets 2

The Mets (29-23) were defeated by the Padres (25-28) by a score of 7-2 at Petco Park Wednesday morning. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets, turning in an interesting outing. Enduring some questionable calls by home plate umpire CB Bucknor, he went 4 innings, allowing 7 earned runs on 10 hits despite striking out 10 and walking none. He was hitting a good amount of his...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 10, Mets 2

The Mets (23-17) were defeated by the Cardinals (26-13) by a score of 10-2 Tuesday evening at Citi Field. Pitching: Jon Niese started for the Mets, going 5 innings while allowing 8 earned runs on 11 hits, walking one and striking out one. All season he has been allowing a lot of base runners (1.49 WHIP after this game), and it finally caught up to him. The Cardinals took advantage...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlyle Placed On DL, Leathersich Brought Up

As expected, Mets reliever Buddy Carlyle landed on the DL after experiencing lower back and hamstring issues following Monday’s game when he last pitched. Replacing him will be lefty Jack Leathersich who was brought back from Triple-A Las Vegas. Leathersich will be available beginning in Thursday’s game. Leathersich appeared in two games for the Mets back towards the end of...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets promote 2B Herrera from Triple-A, starts vs. Scherzer

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have promoted second baseman Dilson Herrera from Triple-A and put him in the lineup against Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals. Herrera started Friday night. Left-handed reliever Jack Leathersich was sent back to Las Vegas. The 21-year-old Herrera was hitting .370 and had scored 18 runs in 18 games in the minors. The Mets shifted Daniel Murphy...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Option Jack Leathersich Back To Las Vegas

What goes up, must come down… To make room for second baseman Dilson Herrera on the active roster, the Mets optioned Jack Leathersich back to Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday afternoon. Leathersich made just two appearances during his brief stay, pitching to one batter on Wednesday and then on Thursday he got hit hard, allowing two hits including a bases loaded double letting all...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Leathersich makes MLB debut with New York Mets

Jack Leathersich debuts with New York Mets. (Photo/Getty Images)Jack Leathersich got the call from the New York Mets front office on Tuesday afternoon that he had been called up to the major leagues and it didn’t take long for him to make his Major League Baseball debut. The 24-year-old entered Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins with two outs in the eighth inning...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Leathersich gets called to big leagues, joins New York Mets

Jack Leathersich joins New York Mets. (Photo/USA TODAY Sports)The New York Mets have called up pitcher Jack Leathersich from the Las Vegas 51s to join the major league bullpen. Leathersich is the first former UMass Lowell River Hawk on a Major League Baseball roster since Matt Tupman was on the Kansas City Royals roster in 2008. Tupman played a single game for the Royals, picking...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Is Hansel Robles and Why Did Mets Choose Him?

Note from Joe D. As we reported yesterday, Hansel Robles was called up to replace the injured Jerry Blevins who sustained a fractured forearm after he was hit by a come-backer to the mound on Sunday. Robles was off to a good start in his first taste of Triple-A for Las Vegas where in five relief appearances he’s pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing only six hits and a walk...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Minor League Recap: Bowman Struggles, Lara Shines

The Las Vegas 51′s lost their second game of the season to Fresno 8-4 and Matt Bowman only lasted 4.2 innings. Bowman was hit hard giving up 2 HR’s and 8 hits but did manage to strikeout 8 batters. Bowman really struggled in the 3rd inning when he gave up 5 runs but seemed to be focused on working in his breaking ball. Hansel Robles made his AAA debut and threw 1.1 scoreless...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Option LHP Jack Leathersich to Minor League Camp

The Mets announced that left-handed relief pitcher Jack Leathersich was optioned down to minor league camp. Leathersich was among the handful of candidates in camp all vying to fill the lefty relief void created when the Mets lost Josh Edgin to Tommy John surgery. In eight relief appearances this spring, Leathersich posted a 9.64 ERA in 4.2 innings pitched, striking out four while...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 12, Marlins 3

The New York Mets went to Jupiter and pummeled the Miami Marlins by a score of 12-3. Pitching Jacob deGrom started and aside from a two-run homer in the first inning by Michael Morse, he was pretty solid. The Mets righty tossed 4.0 innings allowed four hits and a walk while striking out five Marlins. The Mets got scoreless outings in relief from Carlos Torres, Cody Satterwhite,...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Officials Underwhelmed By Lefty Relief Candidates In Camp

Mets officials have been underwhelmed by the four left-handed relief candidates in major league camp: Scott Rice, Sean Gilmartin, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “They might acquire someone from outside the organization before Opening Day. Baltimore Orioles southpaw Brian Matusz is one potential option. A waiver claim on a lower-tier reliever...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Rays 8, Mets 4

The New York Mets lost to Tampa Bay Rays by a score of 8-4 on Sunday in Port Charlotte. Pitching Bartolo Colon (10.29 ERA) started for the Mets and was roughed up for five runs on seven hits and a walk in two innings of work while striking out three. Hansel Robles allowed a run in the fourth inning and Matthew Bowman allowed a pair of solo home runs in the seventh inning. Chase...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Unhappy With Lefty Relievers

Both GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins lamented the Mets’ lefty situation in the bullpen. However, the criticism was more directed at the pitchers not performing than it was as Alderson for not being in more talent. COLLINS: Concerned. (AP) Let’s face it, Josh Edgin is likely to have Tommy John surgery, which means somebody from the foursome of Dario Alvarez, Sean...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 20-16

No. 20 Jack Leathersich, LHP Age: 24 Height: 5’11 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Last year: #21 Synopsis: Jack Leathersich has posted huge strikeout numbers at every level proven by his career 15.2 K/9, unfortunately he also walks more than his share as well. He has walked nearly a hitter per inning at Las Vegas while only 4.9 BB/9 in the lower levels. Throws his fastball...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Efficient Sunrise

It was a cloudy but beautiful day in Port St. Lucie. Jacob deGrom was set to start against the Atlanta Braves. Ron Darling was ready to assume play-by-play duties with Gary Cohen in the District calling Seton Hall basketball. And the fans were ready … Okay, they weren’t quite ready but … Wait, what the … GET THE HELL OUT OF THE BUMP SHOT, DRUNKY!!! Jesus! It’s ruined...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Marlins 8, Mets 7

In today’s other split squad game, the Mets traveled to Jupiter and lost to the Miami Marlins by a score of 8-7. Things were looking good early as top prospect Steven Matz got the start and looked great, tossing two hitless innings. The Long Island lefty allowed only one baserunner, leadoff batter Dee Gordon, who was hit by the first pitch of the game. Rafael Montero followed...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Training Roster Battles: 2nd Lefty

It is only March 6th but the Mets 25 man roster is already very close to being wrapped up. With a few exceptions being the 4th OF, last bench spot, 2nd lefty, starting SS according to Terry Collins, and the long man in the bullpen if/when Gee gets traded. The battle for the 2nd lefty has the most suitors and maybe the most important with the way Terry Collins likes to use his #1...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Win Their Spring Training Opener

The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves 8-2 in their 2015 spring training opener Wednesday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Overall, it was an impressive first game for the Amazins’ to start a season with increased expectations from the past few years. Dillon Gee, who is likely slated for the bullpen in 2015, started for the Mets, allowing two runs in two innings. After Gee...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Braves 2

Photo: @Mets The Mets (1-0) beat the Braves (0-1) by a score of 8-2 in Wednesday’s Grapefruit League opener at Champion Field. Dillon Gee (he’s still here) got the start for the Mets and pitched two innings. Profar Gee allowed 2 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks in the first inning, before settling down to finish his outing with a 1-2-3 frame in the second. Gee turned the ball over...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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