Sources: Rangers Still Interested In Gee, Could Move Profar

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Sources: Rangers Still Interested In Gee, Could Move Profar

Sources have told Chris Cotillo that the Texas Rangers are still interested in trading for Mets starter Dillon Gee. It is unclear if the sides are in active discussions about a deal for Gee, says Cotillo, though Texas has been interested in the right-hander dating back to the Winter Meetings. One possibility that is being […]

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Lagares Says His Elbow Is Fine

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Lagares Says His Elbow Is Fine

Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com followed up on comments made by Terry Collins on Sunday about the team having concerns with the elbow injury that shutdown Juan Lagares last season. Collins told reporters that Lagares was going to be monitored this spring and during the season to make sure that his right elbow is without issue. However […]

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Dan Warthen Deserves Heaps Of Credit For Mets’ Pitching Renaissance

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Dan Warthen Deserves Heaps Of Credit For Mets’ Pitching Renaissance

Pitching coach Dan Warthen told Marc Carig of Newsday that he is “very skeptical” Harvey will be allowed to reach the 200 inning threshold that Sandy Alderson talked about last week. Warthen indicated that a more appropriate limit would be between 180 and 190 innings pitched. “I would be very skeptical of 200 innings,” Warthen told […]

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Monday Spring Wrap: Wright Sets Things Straight, Harvey Excited After Throwing BP

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Monday Spring Wrap: Wright Sets Things Straight, Harvey Excited After Throwing BP

Here’s a roundup of all the news and notes from Port St. Lucie today. Matt Harvey faced live batters on Monday for the second time this spring as he prepares for his first Grapefruit League start on Friday against the Detroit Tigers. He faced David Wright and Curtis Granderson and threw 26 pitches in all. […]

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Intrasquad and Grapefruit League Pitching Assignments

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Intrasquad and Grapefruit League Pitching Assignments

The Mets will have an intrasquad game on Tuesday before beginning their Grapefruit League games on Wednesday. Here’s the pitchers slated to go for Tuesday’s noon intrasquad game: Team Blue Jonathon Niese Rafael Montero Sean Gilmartin Carlos Torres Vic Black Team Orange Zack Wheeler Jenrry Mejia Buddy Carlyle Jeurys Familia The Mets also announced the […]

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Kevin Long Says Batting Title Is Within Daniel Murphy’s Grasp

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Kevin Long Says Batting Title Is Within Daniel Murphy’s Grasp

After his first Mets press conference here, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post pulled Kevin Long aside and asked him what Mets hitter has the best chance to become better this season. Long didn’t hesitate. “Murphy,’’ he said. “A batting title is not out of his grasp.” “He’s got a lot of pop and […]

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Collins Prefers Granderson In RF and Cuddyer In LF

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Collins Prefers Granderson In RF and Cuddyer In LF

If you read my Spring Training notes from Port St. Lucie on Sunday, you may have been surprised – as I was – that Michael Cuddyer is deaf in his left ear due to a childhood virus. He has barely played left field in his career (3 starts in 13 year career) because of it, […]

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Harvey To Throw Batting Practice Monday, Hitters Allowed To Swing

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Harvey To Throw Batting Practice Monday, Hitters Allowed To Swing

The team announced that Matt Harvey is scheduled to throw live batting practice again on Monday. Unlike last week, the Mets say that hitters will be allowed to swing on Monday. February 27 It was a big day for Matt Harvey who pitched to live batters today at Port St. Lucie for the first time […]

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Lagares Can Be Leadoff Hitter Mets Have Lacked Since Reyes

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Lagares Can Be Leadoff Hitter Mets Have Lacked Since Reyes

If you had do pick one area, and by area I don’t mean position, where the Mets could use some significant improvement and some clarity, look no further than the leadoff spot in the batting order. After years of being spoiled by having one of the best leadoff hitters in the league in Jose Reyes, […]

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Sunday Spring Notes: Opening Day, Lagares Leading Off, Granderson Staying In RF

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Sunday Spring Notes: Opening Day, Lagares Leading Off, Granderson Staying In RF

There was quite a bit of Mets news and notes from Port St. Lucie today especially considering it was a Sunday. Here’s what we’ve learned. 1. With the Grapefruit League schedule kicking off on Wednesday, don’t expect to see David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Michael Cuddyer and Curtis Granderson until next weekend. Terry Collins reiterated that all […]

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