9:09 PM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014

Fantasy Update

2 hours ago
Rotoworld
John Lannan has accepted his assignment to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Apr 16, 2014
KFFL
The New York Mets recalled SP Daisuke Matsuzaka from the minors Wednesday, April 16, and ...
MetsBlog 1 hour ago

Lannan accepts Triple-A assignment

John Lannan has accepted his assignment to Triple-A. He will report to Las Vegas in the Pacific Coast league.

Lannan headed to Vegas

NEW YORK -- John Lannan will go to Las Vegas. Lannan, the 29-year-old left-hander who was outrighted by the New York Mets on Wednesday, could have elected to become a free agent. Instead he will report to the Triple-A Las Vegas 51's. Lannan pitched only four innings for the Mets after signing with the team as a free agent during the winter. He gave up seven runs on seven hits, including three home runs.
Rotoworld 2 hours ago

John Lannan accepts assignment to AAA - John Lannan (R) New York Mets

John Lannan has accepted his assignment to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Newsday Apr 16, 2014

Matsuzaka up, Lannan down for Mets

John Lannan gathered his belongings from his locker and left the Mets' clubhouse here on Wednesday morning. Just a few minutes later, Daisuke Matsuzaka moved his things into that same locker.
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 16, 2014

Mets bring up Daisuke Matsuzaka to bullpen, out-right reliever John Lannan

Matsuzaka will be long man out of Mets bullpen but also serve as insurance for starting rotation

Mets outright Lannan, call up Dice-K

PHOENIX – The Mets outrighted lefty John Lannan while purchasing Daisuke Matsuzaka’s contract prior to Wednesday’s game against Arizona. Lannan has 72 hours to decide if he will accept the demotion to Class AAA Las Vegas or elect free agency. …

Mets add Dice-K, drop Lannan

Associated Press/Daisuke Matsuzaka replaced John Lannan with the Mets on Wednesday.PHOENIX -- Daisuke Matsuzaka and John Lannan briefly shook hands in the visitors’ clubhouse Wednesday at Chase Field. Then Matsuzaka and interpreter Jeff Cutler settled into the space occupied by Lannan the first two days of the series. GM Sandy Alderson indicated Matsuzaka for now is here to serve as a reliever, as Lannan had been used. Matsuzaka has only pitched out of the bullpen once in the United States -- in the 13th inning of a May 4, 2011 game with the Boston Red Sox, when he allowed two runs and...
New York Daily News Apr 16, 2014
Mets dump Lannan to make room for Dice-K

Mets dump Lannan to make room for Dice-K

Instant Karma got John Lannan. The lefty long man for the Mets, was outrighted Wednesday, clearing the way for Daisuke Matsuzaka to rejoin the Mets. Lannan, who made the team out of spring training, was brutal in just five appearances with the Mets, pitching to a 15.75 ERA, allowing seven earned runs and three home runs in just four innings of work.
MetsBlog Apr 16, 2014

John Lannan outrighted, Dice-K called up

John Lannan was outrighted and Daisuke Matsuzaka has been called up, the Mets announced. Lannan can report to Triple-A or elect free agency. Dice-K will pitch out of the bullpen.
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 13, 2014

After early struggles, John Lannan earns win against Angels

Lannan pitched two scoreless innings to earn first win of the season

Lannan posts desperately needed zeroes

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Five of the eight batters John Lannan had faced this season entering Saturday had reached base, including two with homers. So when Terry Collins turned to Lannan for the 12th inning with the score tied, it was not clear what to expect. John Lannan #32 SPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM4 W1 L0 BB1 K1 ERA12.00 Lannan proceeded to toss two perfect innings. He earned his first Mets victory as the Amazin's beat the Los Angeles Angels, 7-6, in 13 innings Saturday.
New York Daily News Apr 13, 2014
Reck-ing Ball! Mets' back-up catcher hits home run in 13th to help beat Angels

Reck-ing Ball! Mets' back-up catcher hits home run in 13th to help beat Angels

They were the unlikeliest of heroes. Back-ups Anthony Recker and Omar Quintanilla had crucial firsts of the season and John Lannan picked up the win Saturday night, as the Mets beat the Angels 7-6 in 13 innings at Angel Stadium.
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 10, 2014

John Lannan has early struggles coming out of Mets bullpen

Also, Mets and Braves lineup for tonight's game

Lannan preauthorized minors demotion

ATLANTA -- John Lannan already has more than five years of MLB service. And that normally would mean Lannan cannot be sent to the minors without his consent. John Lannan #32 SPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM3 W0 L0 BB1 K1 ERA36.00 But before Lannan was added to the Opening Day roster, the Mets had the southpaw sign an "advance consent" waiver. That means Lannan preauthorized the Mets to send him to the minors at any point during the first 45 days of the season -- which also would negate receiving his full $1.
MetsBlog Apr 1, 2014

The Mets bullpen is thin — getting thiner — and lacks experience

Jeurys Familia and John Lannan combined to allow four earned runs in the 10th inning. Lannan later said he expects to become more comfortable pitching in relief as the season moves on. Bobby Parnell blew the save by allowing a game-tying double to Span in the ninth inning, moments after Juan Lagares gave the Mets the […]

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