Wed, 26 May 2010 09:51:00 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and New York Mets SP Johan Santana are leading a group of players who plan to attend former MLB SPs Jose Lima's funeral Thursday, May 27, according to ESPNDeportes.com's Enrique Rojas. Mets SS Jose Reyes, 2B Luis Castillo, 1B Fernando Tatis, Philadelphia Phillies 3B Placido Polanco, RP Antonio Bastardo and SS Alex Cora have also expressed interest in attending.
Sun, 23 May 2010 10:45:21 -0700
Former MLB SP Jose Lima died of a massive heart attack at his Los Angeles home Sunday, May 23, according to MLB.com's Bailey Stephens. He was 37 years old. Lima's wife, Dorca Astacio, told Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes.com that she thought he was having nightmares so she called the paramedics, whose efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. Astacio said he had not experienced any health problems prior to the heart attack. Lima pitched in the major leagues from 1994 to 2006, compiling an 89-102 record with a 5.26 ERA with the Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets. His best season came in 1999, when he went 21-10 with a 3.58 ERA for the Astros. KFFL offers our condolences to relatives and friends.
Thu, 06 Jul 2006 19:42:41 -0700
Mets.MLB.com's Marty Noble reports the New York Mets are likely to use P Jose Lima as the starter for their game Friday night, July 7. No announcement about Friday's starter had been made before the game Thursday night, July 6.
Tue, 04 Jul 2006 12:36:56 -0700
The Associated Press reports the New York Mets purchased the contract of P Jose Lima from Triple-A Norfolk.
Fri, 19 May 2006 21:05:46 -0700
The New York Mets have designated P Jose Lima for assignment, according to the Associated Press.
Wed, 17 May 2006 11:35:11 -0700
Marty Noble, of Mets.MLB.com, reports New York Mets P Jose Lima will remain in the starting rotation and start Thursday, May 18, as the club does not want to rush P Brian Bannister (hamstring) back from his hamstring injury.
Wed, 10 May 2006 19:43:48 -0700
Updating previous reports, New York Mets SP Jose Lima will now start Friday, May 12, against the Milwaukee Brewers, according to the Associated Press.
Tue, 09 May 2006 23:51:17 -0700
According to The Newark Star-Ledger's Don Burke, New York Mets P Aaron Heilman has informed the club of his wishes to start once again in the rotation, but the team is committed to SP Jeremi Gonzalez and SP Jose Lima at the back end for the time being.
Sun, 07 May 2006 13:05:00 -0700
The New York Mets recalled P Jose Lima from Triple-A Norfolk, according to the Associated Press, and he started Sunday, May 7, against the Atlanta Braves.
Fri, 31 Mar 2006 20:05:41 -0800
The New York Mets have assigned P Jose Lima to their minor league complex, according to the Associated Press.