Today in Baseball History: 5/22/17
May 22, 1998: A 29 year-old catcher by the name of Mike Piazza is traded to the New York Mets in exchange for three minor league players. Included in this deal are Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz, and Ed Yarnall, with Wilson and Goetz being the 70th
First, what was the trade? The Blue Jays acquired R.A. Dickey, catcher Josh Thole and Minor League catcher Mike Nickeas. In return, the Mets acquired top prospects Travis d'Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard, along with veteran catcher John Buck and Minor Leaguer Wuilmer Becerra.
Many thought the trade from the start was
T.J. Rivera was born and raised in the Bronx NY, where he attended Herbert H. Lehman High School. Upon graduation, he didn’t receive any Division I baseball scholarship offers. He ended up attending college for three years at both Troy University and Wallace Community College, before declaring for the draft.
Yoenis Cespedes had gotten off to a slow start this season. In his first seven games, he was hitting .154 with one home run, one RBI, and seven strikeouts. Cespedes turned all that around in one game on Tuesday night.
Tuesday night, the Mets took on the Phillies in what seems
Many people will remember Wednesday night’s Mets vs Braves game due to the fact that it was the return of Bartolo Colon to Citi Field.
However, one young fan will remember this game for the rest of his life for a much different reason.
Pregame during batting practice, New York Mets reliever
Opening Day is now just four days away, below is the New York Mets starting rotation for the beginning of the 2017 season.
2016 Stats: 14-9, 2.60 ERA, 218 K’s, 183 innings
Taking the bump on Opening Day against the Atlanta Braves will be big righty Noah Syndergaard. This comes as
After finishing behind the Nationals last season, the Mets hope their starting pitchers can help them win the NL East this season.
Hansel Robles the hard throwing right hander for the New York Mets made his debut with the big league club in 2015. He put together a solid rookie year, and built upon in 2016. Through his career so far Robles has maintained 3.55 ERA with a 3.7 FIP, he has struck
The New York Mets defeated the Boston Red Sox in their first spring training yesterday, and the beginning of baseball games is upon us. The Mets have some very interesting camp stories to follow this spring training including:
If you have been listening or following the Mets over the last
The New York Mets have made quite an impact this offseason. The Mets quickly got the offseason started by resigning outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a lucrative 4 year, 110 million dollar contract with a full no trade clause, but ever since November 30th when the Mets re-signed Cespedes, The metropolitans