Tom Gorzelanny Is Looking For A Championship Ring

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Tom Gorzelanny Is Looking For A Championship Ring

When the New York Mets signed left-handed pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to a minor league deal and invited him to big league camp, it created hardly a ripple and was widely overshadowed by the bigger signings of that day, those of Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas. The decision to sign Gorzelanny could pay some dividends for the Mets and […]

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Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said that Zack Wheeler‘s bullpen today was the best he’s seen since his surgery. Wheeler threw 30 pitches at about 85-90% effort and incorporated curveballs. Collins also mentioned that Wheeler could pitch in a Spring Training game on March 8th, after a day off. The rest of the […]

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Walker, Granderson, Cabrera Will Be Considered As Leadoff Options

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Walker, Granderson, Cabrera Will Be Considered As Leadoff Options

David Wright is expected to start quite a few games at third base this season, and with Asdrubal Cabrera and Neil Walker manning shortstop and second base respectively, Jose Reyes remains as the odd man out. Collins recently told the NY Post that Walker, Cabrera, and Granderson will be considered as leadoff options, so let’s […]

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David Wright To DH In Games Until Mid-March

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
David Wright To DH In Games Until Mid-March

Terry Collins spoke to reporters yesterday and mentioned that David Wright will likely DH in spring training games until mid-March. “He’s not going to play a lot of third base,” Collins said. “He is going to get a ton of ground balls, as much as we can get him, but he probably won’t play a […]

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Mets Favorites to Sign Two Dominican Amateurs

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Favorites to Sign Two Dominican Amateurs

According to a report by Baseball America’s Ben Badler, the Mets are the team most likely to sign two young amateurs from the Dominican Republic. Ronny Mauricio, 15, and Adrian Hernandez, 16, have both been linked to the team, and will likely command signing bonuses of at least $1,000,000 this summer, Badler says. Both players will […]

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MLB News: Four Long-Time Umpires Retire

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
MLB News: Four Long-Time Umpires Retire

Major League Baseball has announced umpires Bob Davidson, John Hirschbeck, Jim Joyce, and Tim Welke have retired. Davidson, also known as Balkin’ Bob for his propensity to call balks, began as a National League umpire in 1982. Davidson has long been a controversial umpire, whether it was him being a part of a group that […]

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Mets Morning Report: David Wright Continues To Throw In Secrecy

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Morning Report: David Wright Continues To Throw In Secrecy

Good Morning everyone. New York Mets captain, David Wright continued his throwing program on Tuesday as he played catch from 60-70 feet, making approximately 30 throws. Wright continues to make his throws away from admiring eyes as he looks to get his arm back to game shape while reportedly doing so on unknown backfields. Manager, […]

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MLB Switches To Electronic Dugout Signal For Intentional Walks

An article by posted on February 21, 2017 0 Comments
MLB Switches To Electronic Dugout Signal For Intentional Walks

Bad news for all you dyed in the wool baseball purists out there, according to what sources are telling Howard Bryant of ESPN the Magazine, effective for the 2017 season, Major League Baseball will switch to an electronic dugout signal for Intentional Walks rather than the traditional four ball pitchout. The change in the intentional-walk […]

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Photos from PSL: David Wright Had A Busy Day, Throwing, Fielding, Batting

An article by posted on February 21, 2017 0 Comments
Photos from PSL: David Wright Had A Busy Day, Throwing, Fielding, Batting

Photo: Ed Delany, Metsmerized Online New York Mets third baseman David Wright threw the baseball on Tuesday, although it was on a back field away from prying eyes, two days after throwing for the first time since having season-ending neck surgery last June. “We don’t want him overexposed to where if he makes a bad throw, […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With Dan Szymborski of ZiPS Fame

An article by posted on February 21, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With Dan Szymborski of ZiPS Fame

Dan Szymborski was kind enough to answer a few questions for me about the recently released 2017 ZiPs Projections for the New York Mets, which you can view on FanGraphs. Joe D. – One of the first things that jumped out at me when I sifted through the recently released Mets projections was the very […]

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