Archive for September, 2013

Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

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Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

As I speculated before the weekend, David Wright is indeed planning to return during the San Francisco Giants series beginning on Tuesday. Both Wright and Terry Collins staunchly defended their rationale in attempting to have the third baseman return from a strained right hamstring this season, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “It’s […]

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LaTroy Hawkins Was Masterful Last Night, Has Excelled As Mets Closer

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LaTroy Hawkins Was Masterful Last Night, Has Excelled As Mets Closer

When the New York Mets begin their annual winter task of building their bullpen, they’d be wise to consider three names instrumental in beating Miami last night at Citi Field. Yes, Lucas Duda gets props for a three-run homer, Jon Niese pitched into the seventh, and Andrew Brown took advantage of a rare start by […]

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Jeurys Famila To Join Mets For Today’s Doubleheader

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Jeurys Famila To Join Mets For Today’s Doubleheader

The Mets announced that RHP Jeurys Familia will rejoin the team in time for their doubleheader today against the Marlins. After undergoing surgery to remove bone spurs in his elbow last June, Familia has worked hard to get himself back to the big-league team. Going forward, Familia has put himself in line for a significant role […]

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Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

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Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

Terry Collins praised second baseman Daniel Murphy for staying in the lineup down the stretch while battling nagging issues, according to ESPN. Last night’s win over the Marlins was Murphy’s 145th game of the season, and he could play in 161 of the team’s 162 games this year. “Make no mistake, Dan’s beat up,” Collins said. “He plays […]

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Lucas Duda Getting His Chance To Shine At First Base

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Lucas Duda Getting His Chance To Shine At First Base

When New York Mets manager Terry Collins railed at his listless team for not taking advantage of the opportunity to make an impression toward 2014, he had Lucas Duda in mind. “This is his chance to play every day at first base. That’s where he likes to play,’’ Collins said last night. “We’re hoping he relaxes at the plate. […]

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Savannah Sand Gnats Win 2013 South Atlantic League Championship!

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Savannah Sand Gnats Win 2013 South Atlantic League Championship!

The strength of the Savannah Sand Gnats this year, much like the Mets, was in their pitching staff. The Sand Gnats might have done a lot of other things right in order to get to their position, but when it came down to a best-of-three series at home for Savannah with Gabriel Ynoa and Steven […]

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Niese Deals, Mets Find Power Stroke In 4-3 Victory

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Niese Deals, Mets Find Power Stroke In 4-3 Victory

Jonathan Niese was terrific and the Mets found some much-needed power in tonight’s 4-3 victory over the Marlins. After Niese and Brad Hand traded perfect firsts, the scoring got underway quickly in the second. Giancarlo Stanton led off with an absolute shot to left, but Andrew Brown returned fire in the bottom of the frame […]

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Collins Frustrated With Rookies, D’Arnaud Is Helpless Against Breaking Balls

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Collins Frustrated With Rookies, D’Arnaud Is Helpless Against Breaking Balls

After getting swept in a four-game series against the Washington Nationals, Terry Collins said he plans to address his team again, and made some pointed remarks to the team’s rookies. “You’d think some of these guys would grab the opportunity that’s in front of them because of the injury issues on our club to say, […]

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Red Sox Unlikely To Make Stephen Drew A Qualifying Offer, Mets Could Zero In

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Red Sox Unlikely To Make Stephen Drew A Qualifying Offer, Mets Could Zero In

Last week, Andy Martino of New York Daily News, reported that the Mets could pursue a free agent shortstop this offseason and added that this upcoming offseason could be the the most important one for the Mets in several years. In talking with a Mets front office person, he learned that the Mets are very open to spending […]

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Law Weighs In On Syndergaard and Nimmo, Sees Matz As A Reliever

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Law Weighs In On Syndergaard and Nimmo, Sees Matz As A Reliever

Yesterday, I posted one Mets related question from Keith Law’s chat on ESPN on Wednesday – the one about Mets fans possibly suffering from Stockholm Syndrome. I’ll include that one again along with some other questions he fielded regarding the Mets. Chris: Josh Satin, Lucas Duda, Allan Dykstra….how nauseous does it make you when people recommend […]

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