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Optimism After 10 Games

I know it’s only 10 games into a 162 game season but I must say that it was nice waking up this morning in a world where the Mets are in first place. Starting the season winning 2 out of 3 from the Washington Nationals (who are 4-4 since that series) was exciting for Mets […]

Mets Are 2 for 2 On DL Stints

The Mets may be 0-2 in the standings but they’ve had success at one thing: injuries. The Mets lead the league in putting people on the disabled list during the regular season after they put a second player there in as many days. Just one day after announcing that Bobby Parnell has an elbow injury […]

Parnell On The Shelf

Meet the new season. Same as the old season.

Bobby Parnell had an MRI after complaining of tightness in his forearm after yesterday’s game. The MRI revealed a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his right arm. This is the same type of injury that lead to Tommy John surgery for Matt Harvey. Parnell will rest for 2 weeks before being re-evaluated but it’s certainly possible he will suffer the same fate as Harvey.

Don’t Pull Maine From Rotation Just Yet

After John Maine‘s bad outing the other night there was talk of Maine being pulled from the Mets starting rotation. Manager Jerry Manuel actually had to sleep on the decision before coming out yesterday to say that Maine would remain in the rotation. I’m trying to figure out what the big deal is about. Yes, […]

Rosenthal: Putz Out 8-10 Weeks

Ken Rosenthal at is reporting that J.J. Putz will undergo surgery Tuesday to remove a bone spur in his pitching elbow. Putz will be out 8 to 10 weeks. Looks like it’s for real now. A big test for Bobby Parnell.

2009 Opening Day Roster

Below is the opening day roster as it stands now. When the fifth starter is needed Livan Hernandez will replace Nick Evans.   Pitchers B/T Ht Wt DOB     25 Pedro Feliciano L/L 5-10 190 08/25/76   48 Sean Green R/R 6-6 235 04/20/79   33 John Maine R/R 6-4 200 05/08/81   36 […]