Showing posts with label Steven Strasburg. Show all posts
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Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Mets News and Notes: Familia surgery, Niese will wait to throw, Strasburg push back, Puello suspension


Mets News and Notes:


Jeurys Familia, who flew to New York on Tuesday morning, will undergo surgery to remove bone spurs and other loose bodies from his pitching elbow, the team announced.

Familia had been placed on the DL on May 12 with biceps tendinitis. The surgery will be performed Wednesday.

Meanwhile,  Jonathon Niese will wait until Wednesday to throw a bullpen session at Nationals Park, which is the standard three days before his next scheduled start.

Niese missed his last turn with shoulder tendinitis. He is due to play catch today.

The Mets intend to have Niese reenter the rotation Saturday against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field, assuming he gets through Wednesday's activity OK.

Stephen Strasburg will be pushed back and not face the Mets on Thursday, the Washington Nationals announced. Gio Gonzalez, pitching on regular rest, instead will oppose Shaun Marcum in the series finale.

Strasburg was forced from his last start after two innings with a strained lat muscle.

Lastly,  Major League Baseball will move to suspend roughly 20 players linked to the Miami-area clinic ensnared in a performance-enhancing drug scandal after gaining cooperation from Biogenesis of America founder Tony Bosch, "Outside the Lines" reports.

While Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are big names identified in the report, the Mets' Double-A outfielder Cesar Puello also is a suspension candidate, the report states.

Puello, 22, entered today's play hitting .302 with eight homers and 33 RBIs in 169 at-bats with the B-Mets.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Mets News and Notes: Official Call-ups, Gee, Strasburg, Final Game in Buffalo, Cyclones, Drama in the Ninth


Mets News and Notes:

With Buffalo's season complete, the Mets have summoned six additional minor leaguers to St. Louis: Jordany Valdespin, right-handers Jenrry Mejia, Jeurys Familia and Elvin Ramirez, left-hander Justin Hampson and outfielder Fred Lewis.

Buffalo manager Wally Backman is due to join the Mets on Sunday. Zach Lutz, Nickeas and McHugh already had been added -- giving the Mets nine extra players in total.

Dillon Gee joined the Mets in St. Louis. He already has been cleared to begin tossing a baseball following surgery to repair a damaged artery in his pitching shoulder.

Stephen Strasburg's final start of the season will be Sept. 12 against the Mets at Citi Field.

Buffalo was rained out at Lehigh Valley on Monday in what is expected to be its final game affiliated with the Mets. Las Vegas has been widely speculated as the Mets' next Triple-A home, but a minor league source said do not rule out Nashville over Las Vegas if the Mets have a choice between those markets. The Brewers currently are affiliated with Nashville and may re-up, though.

Meanwhile, The Brooklyn Cyclones sliced its magic number to one with two games remaining to clinch the New York-Penn League's wild card. Like Buffalo, Binghamton and Savannah completed their seasons Monday. St. Lucie opens the Florida State League.

Finally, Collin McHugh's second major league start lasted only four innings, with McHugh surrendering four runs.

The drama, though, came late. With the Mets trailing by a run in the ninth, Andres Torres seemingly led off with a double. But at the instruction of injured ex-Met Carlos Beltran, the St. Louis Cardinals successfully appealed to rookie ump Dave Rackley that Torres missed the first-base bag. The Mets, deprived of the baserunner, lost shortly thereafter, 5-4, on Monday afternoon at Busch Stadium.

Rackley and crew chief Dale Scott stood by the call, despite vehement protest from the Mets. The crew noted neither Torres nor first base coach Tom Goodwin initially complained about the call.

Rackley told Terry Collins he would not have made the ruling had he not been positive it was correct.

"He went over the front corner with his toe and it just kicked dirt up onto the base," Rackley said.

Said Scott after reviewing the video with his crew: "It was exactly what [Rackley] described. His foot went over [the bag], the toes hit the ground, the heel never did [hit the bag]. And did you see where [Rackley] was? He was right there to make the call."

Countered Murphy: "We had access to video. I'm sure you guys did, too. So we know the answer to that."

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 16 - Mets win one for the Gipper, Gee outlasts Strasburg - Mets shut out Nationals


Final Score: NY Mets 2, Washington 0

One Day after the Mets Owners get good news on their off the field activities...  Dillon Gee out-dueled Stephen Strasburg, striking out four batters in 5 2/3 innings Tuesday to lead the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals, 2-0.

Gee gave up just three hits and a walk for his first win of spring training while Strasburg suffered his third loss after allowing a run on two hits and a walk in five innings.

Lucas Duda had a solo homer and two of New York's four hits. The Nationals scratched out five hits and didn't have a base-runner in each of the last three innings.

Box Score:
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