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Colon to miss Monday start

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 3 months ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon will miss his scheduled start Monday against the Chicago Cubs for personal reasons.The Mets said he flew home to visit his critically ill mother.Colon is 11-10 with a 3.85 ERA in 24 starts this season. He leads the Mets in victories and innings pitched with 161 1/3.Carlos Torres was scheduled to make the start on Monday.

Abreu stays with Mets on minor-league deal

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 3 months ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Ten days after being designated for assignment by the New York Mets, outfielder Bobby Abreu signed a minor league contract to remain with the club on Thursday.The 40-year-old was assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas.Abreu, who was DFA'd on August 4, 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...

Mets place deGrom on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 months ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets placed rookie pitcher Jacob deGrom on the 15-day disabled list Monday due to right rotator cuff tendinitis.DeGrom is 6-5 with a 2.87 ERA in 16 starts this season. The right-hander has struck out 94 and walked 33 in 100 1/3 innings.The Mets recalled righty Rafael Montero from Triple-A Las Vegas to take the open roster spot. He will start Tuesday...

Mets' deGrom to miss next start

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 months 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), 2 years 4 months 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 designate Abreu

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 months 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.

Mets pitcher deGrom named top NL rookie

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 months 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.

Fan takes spill at Citi Field

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 months 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), 2 years 4 months 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), 2 years 5 months 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...