METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Michael Conforto Exits Game After Being Hit By Pitch

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto left Sunday’s game against the San Francisco Giants after being hit by a pitch on the wrist by Matt Moore in the fifth inning. Conforto, 24, knelt down in pain after being struck, but initially stayed the game. However, he was replaced the following inning by Brandon Nimmo. The Mets have yet to release the status of Conforto or the severity of...
Via Mets Merized Online
45 minutes ago

Michael Conforto is the injury Mets dread

Just as the Mets’ outfield was looking abnormally healthy, Michael Conforto went down. The left-fielder left Sunday’s game in San Francisco in the sixth inning after a Matt Moore pitch struck him in the area around the left wrist the inning prior. A Mets trainer and Terry Collins visited Conforto after the plunking, but he...
Via New York Post
56 minutes ago

Talkin’ Mets: Live Call-In Show at 8:00 PM!

Tonight I do another live call-in show. Lets discuss the state of the Mets after their 7-game west coast trip. What veterans should go? What thoughts do you have on the latest clubhouse issue? How can the Mets improve their team at the deadline? These and other topics will be discussed. The call-in number is 646-716-8187 and I will be live on the air from 8pm to 9pm! LISTEN LIVE...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 hours ago

New York Mets: Asdrubal Cabrera asks for trade amid positional switch

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Game Chatter: Rafael Montero vs Matt Moore (6/25/17)

Via Mets360.com
3 hours ago

Tim Tebow promoted to high A-ball by the Mets

Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

Tebow promoted by Mets to A-Advanced St. Lucia

Tim Tebow has been promoted.The former NFL quarterback has just one more game with the low-A Columbia Fireflies before heading to St. Lucia in Port St. Lucie, Fla. after being promoted to the St. Lucia Mets, the team’s A-Advanced club, per Teddy Kulmala of The State.“Tim brought an incredible amount of experience and leadership to our clubhouse,” Fireflies president John Katz...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets promote Tim Tebow despite his play

Maybe this will help his trade value? The floundering Mets announced on Sunday that Tim Tebow, the one-time Heisman Trophy winner, is climbing the minor-league ladder up to High-A St. Lucie, up from Low-A Columbia. With Columbia, the 29-year-old left-fielder batted .222 with a .311 on-base percentage, three home runs and 22 RBIs in 63...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

Mets elevate Tebow to Class A St. Lucie

The Mets announced on Sunday that they are promoting former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow from Class A Columbia to Class A St. Lucie, their third-highest ranked Minor League affiliate.
Via Mets.com
5 hours ago

Rafael Montero and the Last Chance Saloon

This week on the podcast, when asked to make an unlikely prediction, Gotham Baseball’s Mark Healey said that Rafael Montero was going to be a useful pitcher. Sunday, Montero gets yet another chance to show his stuff. We can’t really call it his last chance, because at this point the only thing to garner more last chance appearances than Montero is that saloon in Kansas. It’s...
Via Mets360.com
9 hours ago

Mets Minors Recap: Merandy Gonzalez Goes 6 Strong in St. Lucie Debut

Las Vegas 51s (29-46) 6, Salt Lake Bees (41-34) 3 Box Score Matt Reynolds CF: 3 for 4, Run, HR, 3 RBI, K Amed Rosario SS: 1 for 4, Run, 3B Dominic Smith 1B: 1 for 4, Run, HR, RBI, 2 K Centerfielder, Matt Reynolds, had a huge game and has homered in 3 of his last 4 games. Smith hit his eighth homer on the season. He has an .839 OPS, almost identical to Rosario’s .838 OPS. RHP...
Via MetsMinor.net
9 hours ago

MLBTR: Six Mets Among Top 50 Trade Candidates

With the Mets sitting at 32-41 and just over a month until the trade deadline, it’s no secret they are listening on offers for their veteran players. MLB Trade Rumors released its list of the Top 50 Trade Deadline Candidates and six Mets made the cut: Addison Reed (No. 7), Jerry Blevins (No. 24), Lucas Duda, Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson (No. 26-28) and Asdrubal Cabrera (No. 35...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 hours ago

5 needs the Mets can address in the trade market

The Mets are reportedly going to be sellers, so here's what they could get back in a fire sale.
Via NJ.com
12 hours ago

Knapp Solid; Reynolds, Smith Homer to Lift 51s Over Salt Lake

In a season where the Las Vegas 51s (29-46) are 17 games under .500, it comes down to finding bright spots wherever possible. After losing the first two games of the four-game series to the Salt Lake Bees, Vegas finally put together both some offense and pitching. Right-hander Ricky Knapp started for the 51s and logged seven solid innings, giving up three runs on six hits, and walking...
Via MetsMinor.net
15 hours ago

Montero on hill with Mets looking to sweep

The Mets have tabbed Rafael Montero, a former top prospect who has spent three years bouncing between the Majors and Minors , to start against Matt Moore and the Giants on Sunday afternoon.
Via Mets.com
18 hours ago

Dominic Smith is the future at first base for the New York Mets

The New York Mets’ struggles this season have been well documented, and as the trade deadline approaches, the Mets are looking more and more like a team that will be selling rather than buying. The team is 12 games back in their division, 13.5 games back in the Wild Card hunt, and with injuries continuing to pile up there hasn’t been a good reason to believe the Mets have a shot...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Who’s staying and who’s going?

In a tweet Friday afternoon, ESPN Insider Buster Olney reported that the New York Mets are open for business. Coming into Saturday’s game against San Francisco, the Mets find themselves 12.5 games behind the Nationals in the NL East and 13.5 games back of a Wild Card spot. With such large deficits and even worse team health, the club will almost certainly look to sell at the trade...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Asdrubal Cabrera demands trade from New York Mets

Unhappy about being moved to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera went public with his desire to be traded by the New York Mets.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets open for business on the trade market

The New York Mets have been one of MLB’s biggest disappointments in 2017. They enter play on Friday 31-41, 12 games out of first place in the National League East and 14.5 out of the second Wild Card spot.With little more than a month to go before the non-waiver trade deadline, ESPN’s Buster Olney is reporting that the Mets are “open for business.” New York certainly has...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cadillac Post Game Extra - 06/22/17- Mets get swept by Dodgers

Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets' 6-3 loss to the Dodgers
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets rumors: We’re trash

Any source of hope for even the most optimistic New York Mets fans was probably squandered with the team’s most recent series in Los Angeles. After the Nationals had their way with the Mets over the weekend (killing any hope of competing for the division), the Mets were then demolished by the Dodgers to a combined score of 30-8 over the three-game set, indicating it is almost...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: What's the status of New York Mets SS prospect Amed Rosario?

Triple A Las Vegas 51s play-by-play announcer Russ Langer breaks down the progress of top New York Mets prospect Amed Rosario, as the young shortstop remains one step away from the big leagues.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets upset with Yasiel Puig over slow home run trot

Yasiel Puig has done it again. The Cuban slugger is at the center of another controversy over his celebration methods.Puig clubbed a 3-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning against the New York Mets on Wednesday night and really admired his shot. As he rounded first, Wilmer Flores said something to him. Puig then slowed up and shouted back at Flores. Puig ended up taking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets GM calls minor league team's trolling of Tim Tebow ‘minor league’

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson called out a minor league team that mocked and ridiculed Tim Tebow during a game last weekend, fittingly referring to their antics as “minor league.”In a series between Tebow’s Single-A Columbia Fireflies and the Charleston RiverDogs, a New York Yankees affiliate, Tebow was trolled mercilessly.The RiverDogs’ mascot wore Tebow...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow’s minor league opponents used scoreboard graphics to mock him

Tim Tebow’s baseball career exists within perpetual air quotes and other minor league teams are taking notice.There’s nothing a minor league team loves more than a gimmick, and on Saturday night, with Tebow’s Columbia Fireflies in town, the Charleston RiverDogs were prepared.When they announced the Fireflies hitters, they used some pointed scoreboard graphics: And that wasn’t...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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