The Mets drafted right-handed pitcher Dwight Bernard in the second round of the 1974 free agent draft. He spent the next three seasons in the minors before making his major league debut on June 29, 1978 against the Pittsburg Pirates. 196 more words
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla (CBSNewYork) — A call to 911 could have followed one Mets player’s recent outing if things had gone wrong.
Some guys spend their days off golfing, but one Mets pitcher spent his time catching sharks. 185 more words
The New York Mets acquired infielder Jorge Velandia from the Oakland A’s on August 30, 2000 from the Oakland A’s in exchange for Nelson Cruz. He made his Met debut a week later on September 6th against the Cincinnati Reds as late game defensive replacement at second base. 178 more words
Every spring I like to put a list of out of players that I look forward to watching for spring training. There’s no rhyme or reason to be honest, as it could be a prospect getting a few innings on a big league roster, a guy coming back from injury, a key acquisition, or that teams top player. 684 more words
The good news about this for Mets fans is that Steven Matz will never again be nervous facing another batter. The dude caught a shark. And not just a shark. 70 more words