(3/27/2009) The Mets reassigned INF Jose Valetin to minor league camp following Friday's game against the Nationals, adding to the six moves announced prior to the game. They cut pitcher Ron Villone, reassigned pitcher Nelson Figueroa, catcher Rene Rivera and infielder Andy Green to minor league camp, and optioned pitcher Carlos Muniz and outfielder Cory Sullivan to the minors.
Splitter keeping Muniz around
(3/25/2009) MLB.com reports that RP Carlos Muniz' new splitter is the main reason why he's still in camp and a bullpen candidate. It "has some nastiness to it," pitching coach Dan Warthen said.
Muniz could win bullpen spot
(3/16/2009)Newsday reports that Mets manager Jerry Manuel thinks RP Carlos Muniz could be a bullpen candidate.
(2/22/2009) Mets RP Carlos Muniz is hoping a consistent split-finger fastball will be the key to staying in the big leagues this season. Muniz worked on the pitch this offseason in the Mexican League. "I threw 20 innings working on the split-finger. The pitch is coming along real well. It's a feel-pitch, that's all," Muniz said. "Sometimes it's there, sometimes it's not there. I just have to figure out when it's good and when I can throw it. That's what I'm focusing on in spring training."
Mets adding some bullpen depth
(8/31/2008) Eight other players will join the Mets on Monday when the active roster can be expanded to 40 players. They include pitching prospect Robert Parnell, three relievers and infielder-outfielder Marlon Anderson, who will be activated after spending a month on the disabled list with a hamstring injury. The NL East-leading Mets also will bolster their shaky bullpen. Joining them Monday will be recently acquired right-hander Al Reyes from Double-A Binghamton and two pitchers from New Orleans -- right-hander Carlos Muniz and left-hander Ricardo Rincon. Also joining the Mets from New Orleans will be right-hander Parnell, infielder Ramon E. Martinez, catcher Gustavo Molina and infielder Argenis Reyes.
Mets' Muniz sent to the minors
(8/13/2008) The Mets options reliever Carlos Muniz to the minor leagues Tuesday night.
Muniz recalled by Mets Wednesday
(7/9/2008) The Mets placed right-hander Tony Armas Jr. on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained abdominal muscle. New York recalled right-hander Carlos Muniz from Triple-A New Orleans to take Armas' roster spot.
Muniz down, Aguila up for Mets
(7/3/2008) The New York Daily News reports that the Mets will send down RP Carlos Muniz on Thursday and call up OF Chris Aguila.
Muniz optioned after losing game
(7/3/2008) The Mets optioned RP Carlos Muniz to Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday morning after he allowed Troy Glaus to hit a walkoff homer during Wednesday's 8-7 loss. Muniz retired the first two batters he faced in the ninth inning before Glaus connected for his second homer of the game.
Mets designate Vargas, add Muniz
(6/24/2008) After Tuesday's game against the Mariners, the Mets designated long reliever Claudio Vargas for assignment and recalled RP Carlos Muniz from Triple-A New Orleans.
RP Muniz sent down by Mets
(6/3/2008) The Mets activated Pedro Martinez (hamstring) from the 15-day DL for his start against the Giants and sent reliever Carlos Muniz back to the minors Tuesday.
Muniz called up by Mets
(5/27/2008) The Mets placed Matt Wise on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with a weak right shoulder. Carlos Muniz was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
Mets officially activate RP Sanchez
(4/15/2008) The Mets activated RP Duaner Sanchez from the disabled list before Tuesday night's game against the Nationals. The 28-year-old right-hander was the primary setup man for closer Billy Wagner before separating his pitching shoulder in a July 2006 taxi accident. "It will be a lot of emotion," Sanchez said about when he finally pitches again. "It'll be a lot of adrenaline." Sanchez and manager Willie Randolph insisted there wouldn't be any limitations or guidelines on how the reliever would be used. "I might like the matchup," Randolph said. "I might like what he brings in that spot." The Mets optioned right-hander Carlos Muniz to New Orleans to make room for Sanchez.
Mets bringing Sanchez off the DL
(4/15/2008) The only Mets pitching staff change will be bringing reliever Duaner Sanchez off the DL on Tuesday, according to the New York Post, most likely in place of fellow reliever Carlos Muniz. "Except for Sanchez, the pitching staff is going to stay the same," Minaya told the paper.
Muniz might be sent down again
(4/14/2008) The N.Y. Post reports that by bringing Duaner Sanchez (shoulder) off the DL means the Mets will have to create a roster spot, which means most likely they'll be sending reliever Carlos Muniz back to Triple-A New Orleans.
Mets bring up Triple-A closer Muniz
(4/8/2008) The Mets put reliever Matt Wise on the 15-day DL on Tuesday with a bruised right forearm and recalled right-hander Carlos Muniz from Triple-A New Orleans. Muniz pitched in two games for the Mets last season and had two saves for New Orleans this year. He was available out of the bullpen for New York's home opener Tuesday against the Phillies.
Carlos Muniz on way up
(4/8/2008) The N.Y. Daily News reports that Matt Wise appears headed to the 15-day disabled list because of right forearm stiffness. He hasn't thrown since Tuesday. "I've had three elbow surgeries, and this doesn't feel like anything," said Wise.
(9/21/2007) The Mets purchased the contract of RP Carlos Muniz from Triple-A New Orleans on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, SP Jason Vargas went on the 60-day disabled list because of an elbow injury.