Mets Minors Report: Matsuzaka Continues To Rehab, Savannah With Walk-Off Win

Last Night’s Quick Scores Albuquerque 8, Las Vegas 2 Bradenton 5, St. Lucie 4 Savannah 4, Asheville 3 Batavia 4, Brooklyn 3 Johnson City 3, Kingsport 2 Prospect Pipeline After hitting safely in eight of his last ten games, Matt Reynolds had an 0-for-4 night cooling his bat off a touch.  His batting average is now .330 on the season. Ryan Reid and Gonzalez Germen gave Las Vegas...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York speculates that righthanded reliever Ryan Reid could be an option when the Mets look to add a fresh arm to their fatigued bullpen on Monday when they begin a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets bullpen was leaned on for eight innings of relief on Sunday after starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka was forced to leave the game after one...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

51s Ryan Reid Emerging As Legitimate Bullpen Arm

Ryan Reid has emerged in Las Vegas as a potential major league ready reliever. Adam Rubin noted on Twitter that Reid has thrown 17.1 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run and has pitched to a 3.64 ERA over 29.2 innings during his 2014 campaign. Reid’s only appearances in the majors came in 2013 with Pittsburgh, where he posted a 1.64 ERA over 11 innings, with seven...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Kevin Plawecki “Steals” The Show

LAS VEGAS 8, TACOMA 3 The hit parade continued for the 51′s as they put an eight spot on the Rainiers on Mothers Day. All eight runs came in a big sixth inning that saw twelve men come to the plate. The big knock was a a two run triple by first baseman Brandon Allen. Allen continued his hot pace as he’s hitting .340 on the year. All of that offense came in support of reliever...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets recall Kyle Farnsworth from Triple-A

Relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth was unable to make the New York Mets roster out of spring training but has already been summoned to the major league level. Farnsworth will occupy a spot in middle relief for the Mets after showing decreased velocity this spring, throwing in the 87-89 mph range. The Mets previously had cut Farnsworth during spring training only to re-sign him to a minor...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Parnell To DL, Reid DFA’d, Young To Make Debut Tonight

Nationals vs Mets Wednesday 4/2, 7:10 PM ET at Citi Field  Mets Notes The team announced that outfielder Chris Young will be in tonight’s starting lineup and make his Mets debut tonight. Young missed Monday’s game against the Nationals due to a strained right quad muscle. Kyle Farnsworth and Wilmer Flores were added to the 25 man roster. To make room for them, the Mets placed...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Examining the bullpen battle

One of the fun parts about spring training is that there is always a group of pitchers vying for a coveted spot in the Opening Day bullpen. While that may not sound very exciting on paper, the mix of veterans looking for one last go-around in the show and young up-and-comers trying to open up eyes and prove themselves worthy makes for a great competition for the seven bullpen spots...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets’ Top Questions Heading Into Spring Training

With the forecast for up to ten inches tonight and temperatures possibly getting down to five degrees, what better time to think about the New York Mets, if for no other reason, to wonder about spring training? QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS Let’s face it, neither one of New York’s basketball teams is worth thinking or talking about. Those seasons are all but over. But, spring training...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

An Early Present From Santa

No, I'm not being sarcastic here. The Mets claimed Ryan Reid off waivers from the Pirates. Here's what Adam Rubin says about him: "Reid's fastball averaged 91.9 mph during his big-league activity. He also possesses a slider and a rarely used changeup." Wait a second, a bullpen arm that can throw over 90 consistently? And he's under 30 years old?...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Claim Ryan Reid To Add To Bullpen Mix

The #Mets have claimed Ryan Reid off waivers from the Pirates. Reid's occupation is right-handed relief pitcher.— Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) December 23, 2013 In a move that could add depth to the team's bullpen, the Mets have claimed 28 year old right-hander Ryan Reid from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Reid's major league career consists of seven appearances during...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Mets claim Ryan Reid off waivers

The New York Mets have claimed relief pitcher Ryan Reid off of waivers. Last season, he had a 1.64 ERA in 11.1 innings with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He will compete for a spot in the bullpen this spring. TweetFollow @NYMetsLife
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Claim RHP Ryan Reid Off Waivers From Bucs

The Mets announced they have claimed RHP Ryan Reid off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Reid was designated for assignment by the Pirates earlier this month. Reid, 28, had some moderate success for the Pirates and their Triple-A affiliate in 2013 which makes it curious as to why the Bucs let him go. In seven major league appearances for the Pirates last season, he posted a...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Mets claim righty Reid from Pirates

The Mets have claimed right-handed pitcher Ryan Reid from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Reid, 28, had a 1.64 ERA in seven relief appearances for the Pirates last season, including his major league debut on June 3. Reid's fastball averaged 91.9 mph during his big-league activity. He also possesses a slider and a rarely used changeup. He went 7-2 with a 2.73 ERA and 1.197 WHIP during...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Designate Jerry Sands and Ryan Reid For Assignment

The Pirates have designated Jerry Sands for assignment. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have made the signings of Edinson Volquez and Clint Barmes official. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates have designated Jerry Sands and Ryan Reid for assignment. Sands isn’t a surprise, since he was out of options and didn’t fit into the Pirates plans as a top...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Could the Pirates Have a $100 M Payroll in 2014?

Today I finished putting together the 2014 40-man payroll page, which will be updated throughout the off-season, and in to the regular season. Bookmark that link, as I’ll be updating the chart after every move throughout the off-season. The chart provides an estimate  of the year-end 2014 payroll, which will definitely change throughout the off-season. Right now the estimate is...
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Add Felix Pie to Tonight’s Lineup; Ryan Reid Could be Optioned

Felix Pie has been added to the roster, batting leadoff tonight. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up Felix Pie and have added him to tonight’s lineup, batting leadoff and playing left-field. Ryan Reid is expected to be optioned to make room for Pie on the 25-man roster. No word on the 40-man roster move, which needs to be made since Pie isn’t currently...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Reid Called Up from Triple-A, Kris Johnson Demoted

Ryan Reid has maintained a solid ratio of 2.2 ground balls per fly ball this season in Triple-A. (Photo Credit: David Hague) Right-handed pitcher Ryan Reid joins the Pirates’ roster for their California road trip to provide relief for a tired bullpen. The Bucs optioned left-hander Kris Johnson to Indianapolis to make room for Reid following Johnson’s strong six innings Sunday...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates activate Burnett off DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates activated right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett from the disabled list to start Sunday against the Chicago Cubs. Burnett has been sidelined since June 8 with a strained right calf. He is 4-6 with a 3.12 ERA in 14 starts. Right-handed reliever Ryan Reid was sent down to Triple-A Indianapolis to make room for Burnett on the roster. Reid had a 1.64 ERA in 11 innings...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Game 87 Preview: Pirates vs. Cubs

Pirates (53-33) at Cubs (37-48) 2:20 PM–Wrigley Field, Chicago MLB.com Gameday TV: ROOT, WGN The Bucs look to bounce back from an uninspiring loss yesterday and take this weekend’s series on the road at Wrigley. The Bucs haven’t lost two games in a row in quite a while, but doing so today would mark two consecutive series losses, which wouldn’t be great way to head in to...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Activate A.J. Burnett; Option Ryan Reid to Indianapolis

A.J. Burnett has been activated for today’s start.. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett from the disabled list and have optioned Ryan Reid to make room. Thoughts to come.
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Pirates are all alone in first place (and it’s June 29th)

We had a feeling that this was going to be a special summer for the Pittsburgh Pirates. It’s almost July, and the Pirates season is at it’s zenith. Last night the Pirates won 10-3 in Pittsburgh over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the club’s 7th straight victory. They took a one game lead over the Cardinals in the NL Central standings with the Cards 6-1 loss in Oakland last night...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates 10, Brewers 3

The Pittsburgh Pirates – winners of seven straight games – are alone at the top of Major League Baseball. They have over taken the St. Louis Cardinals thanks to a big win over the awful Brewers in front of another sellout at PNC. I don’t know what else to say at this point. That speaks for itself. Gerrit Cole got off to a disastrous start – the first four hitters reached...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole improves to 4-0 in 10-3 rout of Brewers

Final: Pirates 10, Brewers 3 (box) WP: Gerrit Cole (4-0, 3.70 ERA) LP: Johnny Hellweg (0-1, 27.00 ERA) SV: Ryan Reid (1, 1.00 ERA) I guess we will start with Gerrit Cole. He seemed like he was going to be in for a long day after allowing six of the first seven batters to reach base, leading to a three-run deficit to start the game. But he settled in quite nicely after that and didn’t...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeanmar Gomez Activated From the DL; Duke Welker Optioned

Jeanmar Gomez has been activated from the DL. Photo Credit: David Hague The Pirates have activated Jeanmar Gomez from the disabled list and have optioned Duke Welker to Triple-A. We knew Gomez was going to be activated today, as he was scheduled to start against the Mariners and Felix Hernandez. Welker being optioned isn’t a big surprise. He was the last guy added to the bullpen...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Vic Black Activated From the Indianapolis DL

Vic Black has been activated from the disabled list. About a month ago, Vic Black was placed on the Indianapolis Indians disabled list with a left-oblique injury. The right-hander was activated from the disabled list today. The Pirates probably won’t have any immediate need for Black. They’ve got Duke Welker and Ryan Reid in the majors right now, and one of those two will probably...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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