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Mets' deGrom to miss next start

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 2 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Mets rookie pitcher Jacob deGrom will miss his next scheduled start due to right shoulder soreness.DeGrom, who was in Philadelphia with his team as they battle the Phillies, will travel back to New York for further examination.The Mets haven't announced who will start in deGrom's place on Tuesday when New York hosts the Washington Nationals.DeGrom...

Chris Young DFA'd by Mets; den Dekker promoted

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 3 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets designated outfielder Chris Young for assignment after Friday's 5-4 win in Philadelphia.The move opened a roster spot for the promotion of center fielder Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Las Vegas. Den Dekker, who turns 27 on Sunday, was raking for the 51s, leading the Pacific Coast League with a .334 batting average.Den Dekker struggled with...

Mets pitcher deGrom named top NL rookie

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 1 day ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom was named Monday as the National League Rookie of the Month for July.DeGrom lost his first start of the month, then won the next four and posted a 1.39 ERA -- best among major-league rookies -- with 38 strikeouts in 32 1/3 innings.His ERA was third-lowest among NL pitchers and fifth-lowest in the majors.

Mets designate Abreu

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 1 day ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets designated outfielder Bobby Abreu for assignment on Monday.Abreu hit just .238 with one homer and 14 RBI in 67 games with the Mets this season.An 18-year veteran, Abreu is a career .291 hitter with 288 homers and 1,363 RBI.To replace Abreu on the roster, the Mets recalled outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Fan takes spill at Citi Field

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 3 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - A fan has fallen over a railing in the outfield at Citi Field.The New York Post reported that the incident took place during batting practice prior to Saturday's Giants-Mets contest.Further reports revealed the unidentified male fell from the Party Deck section in left field onto the playing surface while trying to grab a ball hit during San Francisco's batting...

Mets place Matsuzaka on DL with sore elbow

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 3 days ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets placed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a sore right elbow.The move is retroactive to Friday, a day after the right-hander gave up three runs in two innings out of the bullpen in a loss to Milwaukee.Matsuzaka, who started the season in Triple-A, is 3-3 with a 3.87 ERA in 28 games for the Mets this season,...

Mets ink first-rounder Conforto

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets signed outfielder Michael Conforto, the club's first-round pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft.Conforto, who bats left and throws right, was the 10th-overall player taken in this year's draft.The 21-year-old hit .345 with seven home runs and 56 RBI in 59 games this season as a junior for Oregon State University.Conforto won the PAC-12...

Mets activate Gee

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets activated pitcher Dillon Gee from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and optioned pitcher Gonzalez Germen to Triple-A Las Vegas.Back from a right lat strain, Gee makes his first start since May 10 on Wednesday when he opposes Atlanta's Ervin Santana at Citi Field.Gee went 3-1 with a 2.73 ERA in eight starts before landing on the DL.Germen has...

Mets send Niese to DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday because of a strained left shoulder.Niese exited after just one-third of an inning in Friday's game against Texas after being hit in the back with a comebacker off the bat of Alex Rios. The lefty had already given up a homer and a single before leaving after only 12 pitches.In 17...

Mets' Niese can't make it through one inning

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Mets pitcher Jon Niese left Friday's 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers after one-third of an inning with what was later diagnosed as a lower back contusion.Niese, who gave up a game-commencing home run to Shin-Soo Choo and a single to Elvis Andrus, appeared to be in discomfort after being hit with an Alex Rios grounder, and was removed after 12 pitches....