12:10 AM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014

Mejia leaves game with blister issue

Jenrry Mejia #58 SPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM3 W1 L0 BB11 K18 ERA2.81 PHOENIX -- Jenrry Mejia departed Tuesday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks after tossing five scoreless innings because of a blister issue. The blister, on the tip of Mejia's right middle finger, tore during the game. The Mets led 9-0 when Mejia departed. He had thrown only 77 pitches.
MetsBlog 4 hours ago

Tonight’s Game: Mets at Diamondbacks, 9:40 p.m. on SNY

The Mets and Diamondbacks play on Tuesday night in Arizona, a 9:40 p.m. ET start. The game will air on SNY, and you can follow along with SNY GameDay. Jenrry Mejia will pitch for the Mets, facing off against Bronson Arroyo for the Diamondbacks. Mets Diamondbacks...
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 4 hours ago

TC nixes Duda as outfield consideration

PHOENIX -- Although Lucas Duda finished Monday's series opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks out of necessity in left field, Terry Collins said he is not currently considering having Duda see any additional time in the outfield. Lucas Duda #21 1BNew York Mets 2014...
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 4 hours ago

Tuesday's Mets-Diamondbacks lineups

PHOENIX -- Here are the lineups for the New York Mets' 9:40 p.m. ET game Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. On Jackie Robinson Day across MLB, all Mets players will wear No. 42. Mets Eric Young Jr., lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Andrew Brown, rf Kirk Nieuwenhuis,...
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago

Curtis Granderson feeling better, avoids disabled list trip

Also, tonight's Mets and Diamondbacks lineups
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 4 hours ago

Grandy dodges DL, expects to return soon

PHOENIX -- Curtis Granderson, whose left side was beat up after colliding with the outfield wall Monday attempting a catch, will avoid the disabled list. Curtis Granderson #3 RFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM13 HR1 RBI4 R5 OBP.291 AVG.170 Granderson planned to have a light batting-practice session,...
MetsBlog 8 hours ago

Curtis Granderson not headed to the DL, for now

Mets OF Curtis Granderson will not be put on the disabled list, at least not today (NY Post, Apr. 15). Granderson left Monday’s game with bruises to his left forearm, rib cage and knee after he crashed into the outfield wall in the first inning. X-rays were negative, although multiple beat reporters...
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago

Mets place Juan Lagares on disabled list, call up Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Nieuwenhuis to bat sixth and play center field
Newsday 9 hours ago

Mets to put Juan Lagares on disabled list

The Mets' hottest player is headed to the disabled list.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 7 hours ago

Lagares to land on DL; Kirk to join Mets

Jim McIsaac/Juan Lagares will land on the DL and Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be promoted Tuesday.PHOENIX -- A day after Juan Lagares pulled his right hamstring running to first base, the slick-fielding center fielder will land on the disabled list Tuesday. The Mets, who likely will be without Curtis Granderson...
Newsday 1 hour ago
Lucas Duda will stay at first base, even with Juan Lagares on DL

Lucas Duda will stay at first base, even with Juan Lagares on DL

Lucas Duda has thrived since being named the Mets' starting first baseman, which is why manager Terry Collins has no plans of moving Duda into the outfield.
MetsBlog 14 hours ago

Video highlights from Monday’s win in Arizona

Lucas Duda’s RBI double in the top of the third >> Watch here on SNY.TV. Curtis Granderson’s RBI single in the top of the fifth >> Watch here on SNY.TV. Duda’s RBI single in the top of the fifth >>  Watch here on SNY.TV.
Mets 360 7 hours ago

Time is running out for Eric Young, Jr.

Eric Young, Jr. has been auditioning for a starting outfielder position since the 2014 season began. He was given this opportunity for two reasons; Terry Collins likes to have speed at the top of the order, and Chris Young was hurt. Young just started a rehab assignment in Las Vegas, where he promptly hit two home runs and drove in five on his way to a 5-5 night on Sunday, then added another two hits and two walks to support Noah Syndergaard’s second win last night. A lot of Mets’ front office hopes are riding on Young being able to repeat the success he had in Arizona, where he was a...

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ESPNDeportes.com: Colon has cranky back

ARIZONA -- Bartolo Colon was troubled by back stiffness leading into his disastrous start Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels, but insisted the issue would not affect his next start, Saturday against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon #40 SPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM3 W1 L2 BB2 K12 ERA6.00 Colon surrendered a career-high-matching nine earned runs as well as four homers against the Angels. Colon told ESPNDeportes.
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago

An attempt to save NJ's Negro League history: Opinion

Legislation now before Congress would make Hinchliffe Stadium part of the Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park, another step in getting the stadium the national recognition it deserves.

Collins: Ruben hasn't lost shortstop job

PHOENIX -- Omar Quintanilla is starting at shortstop for the second time in the past four games Tuesday night, after getting no starts during the season's opening 10 games. Still, Terry Collins insisted Tejada is not losing the shortstop job. Omar Quintanilla #0 SSNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM4 HR0 RBI2 R0 OBP.375 AVG.375 Collins said the decision to use Quintanilla on Tuesday merely was in response to right-hander Bronson Arroyo's success against righty batters (.
Disabled list looms for Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson listed as day-to-day

Disabled list looms for Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson listed as day-to-day

The Mets were worried about how to rotate outfielders when Chris Young returned at the end of this week.

Nieuwenhuis headed to Phoenix

ARIZONA — Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been called to Phoenix, according to a source. Mets manager Terry Collins said the team would have someone ready for today’s game, and Nieuwenhuis will be here in case the Mets have to make …
Newark Star-Ledger 12 hours ago

Jose Valverde and Kyle Farnsworth, back end of Mets bullpen, relying on command not velocity

Though vanishing velocity naturally comes with age, Valverde said he has also made a conscious decision to pitch differently. Instead of trying to throw as hard as he can, as he once did, he is prioritizing command.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 18 hours ago

Morning Briefing: Another .500 bid

Ross D. Franklin/Associated PressTrainer Ray Ramirez and Terry Collins check out Curtis Granderson's left arm after a collision with the outfield wall in the first inning Monday.PHOENIX FIRST PITCH: For the sixth time this young season, the Mets (6-7) will attempt to move back to .500 on Tuesday night. Each other time -- with their record at 0-1, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5 and 5-6 -- they have lost. Jenrry Mejia (1-0, 4.09 ERA) opposes Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Bronson Arroyo (1-0, 4.
New York Post 20 hours ago

Wheeler picks up the slack for overworked staff

PHOENIX — It wasn’t pretty, but Zack Wheeler managed to limit the damage. In what rated as the right-hander’s best performance of his three to start the season, Wheeler allowed...
Newark Star-Ledger 21 hours ago

Lucas Duda 'looking forward to playing in the outfield' as Mets may need to put him there

Duda seems open to returning to left field, batting away any hint of disappointment that he would have to move there after getting the first sustained crack at first base after a spring training battle with Ike Davis to start there.

Injury updates after 7-3 Mets win

ARIZONA — Juan Lagares suffered a pulled right hamstring in Monday’s 7-3 win over the Diamondbacks, while x-rays on Curtis Granderson came back negative. Granderson underwent x-rays on his left rib cage, forearm and knee contusions, and is day-to-day. A …

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    Juan Lagares

    Lucas Duda will stay at first base, even with Juan Lagares on DL

  • 8 Curtis Granderson

    Curtis Granderson

    Curtis Granderson feeling better, avoids disabled list trip

  • 5 Lucas Duda

    Lucas Duda

    Lucas Duda is batting .333 since being named primary 1B

  • 5 Kirk Nieuwenhuis

    Kirk Nieuwenhuis

    Nieuwenhuis headed to Phoenix

  • 1 Ike Davis

    Ike Davis

    Lucas Duda 'looking forward to playing in the outfield' as Mets may need to put him there

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