Jose Butto hurls gem to keep maximizing his Mets chance

Jose Butt lost out to Tyler Megill when he had a chance to earn a rotation spot in spring training. Now that Megill has joined Kodai Chiga on the IL and he has another chance, Bhutto is making the most of it. Mets starting pitcher Jose Butt reacted on his way to the dugout in […]

Mets to recall Jose Butto for Sunday start vs. Royals

Jose Butt saved the Mets during their last homestand, and now he’ll get a chance to prove he belongs in the rotation. Manager Carlos Mendoza said the Mets recalled Butt from Triple-A Syracuse to start Sunday’s game against the Royals, with a spot opened by Julio Teheran’s one-time appearance on the team. Butt was used […]

Mets choose Tylor Megill over Jose Butto for starting rotation

JUPITER, Fla. — Barring a late-inning injury, the Mets’ season-opening rotation was finalized Wednesday. With the Mets assigning Jose Butt to Triple-A, Tyler Megill was informed that he would be joining the team and joining the rotation. Megill and Butt were the remaining candidates to fill Kodai Senga’s rotation vacancy. Chiga was diagnosed with a […]

Jose Butto working to build a case for Mets’ rotation spot

JUPITER, Fla. — Jose Butt may not get the Mets’ rotation job to start the season, but he’s certainly making the case that he should be in the rotation this spring. On Thursday, he escaped a 3-out pinch in the fourth inning thanks to a rushing grab on a line drive from Brett Batty. As […]

Bet on Jose Butto in this spot

The Phillies are poised to take another leap forward in the postseason. Mets? Interviews will be completed within one week. There’s a lot to think about for Steve Cohen this offseason. Will Pete Alonso be traded? Will Buck Showalter be given another chance? Will Francisco Lindor start getting paid? Does Daniel Vogelbach cook? Mats is […]

Mets’ Jose Butto pleases Buck Showalter with spot start vs. A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — Jose Bhutto was on the mound for the second major league start of his career a day after arriving at the Mets thinking he would be a bullpen option from Triple-A Syracuse. The right-hander, who was put in the rotation because of Max Scherzer’s sore back, gave the Mets a chance on […]