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Mets Minors Report: Reynolds Two Triples In Vegas Win, Morris Saves 14th Game

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 6, Iowa 4 Erie 7, Binghamton 4 – Game 1 Erie 8, Binghamton 6 – Game 2 (Makeup 8/12) St. Lucie 6, Fort Myers 1 – Game 1 Fort Myers 7, St. Lucie 3 – Game 2 (PPD from 6/27) Savannah 4, Asheville 1 Lowell 3, Brooklyn 2 – Game 1 Brooklyn 3, Lowell 2 – Game 2 (Makeup from 8/12) Kingsport 10, Bristol 4 Prospect Pipeline John Lannan tossed...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lannan Is Back With Mets Organization

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that left handed pitcher John Lannan, who accepted an assignment to Triple-A Las Vegas but never reported after being dumped by the Mets on April 16, has rejoined the organization. The Mets announced that he has reported to Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Monday to get back into pitching shape. Lannan last appeared in a game on April 13 at Anaheim, when he...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lannan Accepts Mets' Outright Assignment

Veteran lefty John Lannan has accepted the New York Mets' outright assignment to Triple-A Las Vegas, as reported by Adam Rubin.By slgckgc on Flickr via Wikimedia CommonsThe 29 year old Long Island native, allowed seven earned runs on seven hits (three were homers) in just five appearances (four innings) of work this season. Both Bill Baer and Steve Adams report that Lannan&...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 19, 2014  |  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
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lannan Outrighted To Vegas, Dice-K Gets The Call

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... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
April 16, 2014  |  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
April 16, 2014  |  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
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Lannan and Valverde added to roster

After signing minor league deals in the offseason with the ability to fight for a job, both John Lannan and Jose Valverde have been added to the New York Mets’ 40 man roster. The two are in prime position to start the season with the big league team, both likely in the bullpen. Jose Valverde will be the bridge to Bobby Parnell as he hopes to save his career. Valverde spend most...
Via isportsweb.com
March 28, 2014  |  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
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lannan Officially Added To Mets 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 Mets Merized Online
March 27, 2014  |  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
March 25, 2014  |  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
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lannan Struggles, Mets Lose To Marlins 10-7

The Mets traveled to Jupiter on Monday and were defeated by the Marlins 10-7 at Roger Dean Stadium. The loss dropped the Mets’ spring record to 8-10. John Lannan tossed 3.1 innings, giving up five... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lannan Pitches Well In Mets 6-4 Loss To Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Mets 6-4 on Wednesday at Tradition Field. The loss dropped the Mets’ record to 5-7 this Spring. John Lannan started and tossed four innings, giving up two runs,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
March 13, 2014  |  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

The Importance Of John Lannan As The Second Lefty In The Bullpen

John Lannan signed with the New York Mets to compete for a spot in the rotation, but circumstances dictate he might have a more valuable role out of the bullpen. “I think that’s been the plan since Day 1,’’ Lannan said Tuesday about possibly working in relief. “They’ve been pretty transparent with that.’’ The Mets figure to keep seven relievers, but with Josh Edgin...
Via New York Mets Report
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Today: John Lannan Starts; Returns Of Duda And Murphy Possible

Fifth-starter candidate John Lannan will start today against St. Louis in Port St. Lucie. Lannan, signed to compete for the fifth-starter role, is also being considered for a spot in the bullpen in the wake of lefty Josh Edgin being sent to the minor league camp. Whatever happens this spring, Lannan said he’s not ready to give up starting, and at 29, has plenty of time remaining...
Via New York Mets Report
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Could Use John Lannan In Bullpen

Starter or reliever, it doesn’t matter to left-hander John Lannan, who just wants to be on the New York Mets’ Opening Day roster. Lannan, 29, was brought into camp to compete for the fifth-starter role with Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jenrry Mejia. Matsuzaka appears to have the inside track, but Lannan will start Wednesday against St. Louis. LANNAN: Will pitch for food. (AP) However...
Via New York Mets Report
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dice-K, Lannan favorites for fifth spot in rotation with Mets

Most managers say no one earns a roster spot off only how he performs in Spring Training. Track records come into play. Daisuke Matsuzaka has a track record, so too does John Lannan. Consequently, each has an advantage over Jenrry Mejia in the competition for the fifth spot in the Mets' rotation. Terry Collins said as much Sunday after watching Matsuzaka pitch effectively for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Returning Lannan gets off to good start for Mets

For John Lannan, it was a success just in that he could finish his allotted two innings on Saturday. The last time the veteran left-hander had taken the mound, in August at Turner Field with the Phillies, he surrendered an opposite-field homer to Jason Heyward and decided enough was enough: He was hurting and walked off the mound. “I’m just grateful to be back out there and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lannan Feeling Good On The Mound Again

John Lannan, a native of Long Island, debuted for the Mets on Saturday against the Marlins and it marked the lefty’s first game action since last Aug. 14 with the Phillies since... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Wrap: Good News On Lannan, Parnell; Duda Homers

On the bright side for the New York Mets, Lucas Duda homered and has hit the ball hard in the first two exhibition games. He didn’t pitch in the game, but closer Bobby Parnell threw batting practice, and said, “I’ll be good to go,’’ when asked about being ready for Opening Day. Also, fifth-starter candidate John Lannan threw two scoreless innings in his first game action...
Via New York Mets Report
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arguments For John Lannan Being Fifth Starter

Current conventional wisdom has the inside track for the fifth spot in the New York Mets’ rotation belonging to Daisuke Matsuzaka, based primarily on how he finished last season in Flushing. His competition is John Lannan and Jenrry Mejia, the latter who is coming off elbow surgery. There is sentiment for Mejia to win the job if healthy, but several arguments can be made in favor...
Via New York Mets Report
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking At Mets’ Position Battles

The New York Mets begin their exhibition season this week, and with it will come the renewed focus on the club’s position battles and roster issues. LANNAN: To compete for No. 5 starter role. Let’s take a quick look: FIFTH STARTER: John Lannan, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jenrry Mejia are in line. Matsuzaka is considered the front-runner because of his performance at the end of last...
Via New York Mets Report
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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