“Let’s not get too excited about Fernando Nieve yet. He’s having a great run and should stay in rotation for now but he’s not a superstar.” – MostlyMets via Twitter The quote above proved prophetic as after posting a 3-0 record with a 1.45 ERA in 18.2 innings (10 hits, 11 Ks, 9 BBs) in [...]
Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza is the hitting coach for the Italian team in the WBC. MLB.com has a profile on coach Piazza.
With Damion Easley possibly done for the year and Carlos Delgado‘s status unknown the Mets traded two single A players to the Reds for Jeff Conine. The veteran Conine plays both corner outfield positions and first base. He has also played a little third base. Conine is a good addition. At 41 he’s close to [...]
Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza signed with the Oakland A’s yesterday to replace Frank Thomas as their DH.
David Wright has taken the lead in fan balloting over Scott Rolen by 17,000 votes. He had trailed Rolen by as many as 34,000 votes. Othe Mets on track to get into the game based on fan voting are Paul Lo Duca, who leads Mike Piazza by 100,000 votes, and Carlos Beltran, who has about [...]
Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza signed a 1 year, $2 million deal with the San Diego Padres that will allow him to continue catching. Piazza’s agent, Dan Lozano, gets alot of credit for getting such a deal done when everyone thought Piazza was headed to either the American League (where he could DH) or retirement. [...]
Omar Minaya made a deal over the weekend that appears to be very unpopular with other Mets bloggers. Excuse me for thinking differently than the crowd. In order the fill the catching vacancy left by Mike Piazza‘s departure the Mets turned to the source that gave them Piazza in the first place and traded for [...]
Click here for a recap of last night’s game. As one player returned from an injury another player was forced to take some time off because of one. Carlos Beltran returned to the lineup and went 1 for 2 with 2 walks. But then it was revealed that Mike Piazza will need at least a [...]
Sorry for not having posted the last several days. Things at work have gotten a bit busy with a big project nearing an all too agressive deadline preventing me from posting more regularly than I have in the last week and a half or so. In the second half the Mets have managed to get [...]
The Mets opened the season last night with a good win against a good team beating the Braves, the wild card leader, 6-3. There were a few good performances last night: Mike Piazza hit a game winning 3 run homer. Carlos Beltran went 4 for 4. David Wright hit 2 homers. Kris Benson had a [...]