Mets Acquire RHP Fernando Salas From Angels

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Mets Acquire RHP Fernando Salas From Angels

According to the Mets on Twitter, the team has acquired RHP Fernando Salas from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for minor league RHP Erik Manoah. The deal was actually first reported by our own Jacob Resnick before the Mets or anyone else confirmed it. Salas, 31, has pitched to a 3-6 record, […]

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Johnson and Flores Lead Mets to 5-2 Win Over Sinking Marlins

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Johnson and Flores Lead Mets to 5-2 Win Over Sinking Marlins

The New York Mets (69-64) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-66) by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday night at Citi Field. As of this writing they have closed the gap behind the Cardinals to 2.0 games and they are currently losing. Pitching: Bartolo Colon started for the Mets this evening and pitched 7 strong innings, allowing […]

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Breaking: Neil Walker To Have Season-Ending Back Surgery

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Breaking: Neil Walker To Have Season-Ending Back Surgery

Mets second baseman Neil Walker met with doctors for a second opinion today and according to Terry Collins, he will opt for season ending back surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back. Walker will address the media on Thursday, but essentially his season is over.  Earlier today, general manager Sandy Alderson explained that he […]

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Cecchini, Nido Among Mets Arizona Fall League Participants

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Cecchini, Nido Among Mets Arizona Fall League Participants

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Mets will be sending six prospects to the Arizona Fall League. RHP Corey Taylor, LHP David Roseboom, C Tomas Nido, 1B/3B Matt Oberste, SS Gavin Cecchini, and OF Champ Stuart will attend the instructional league as members of the Scottsdale Scorpions. Mets first base coach Tom Goodwin is scheduled […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jake Esch (MLB Debut) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (12-7, 3.44) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets beat the Marlins again last night behind two Granderson homers and 4 Reyes hits! The Marlins started the game putting up […]

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Mets Announce Conforto, Plawecki, Kelly and Ynoa Will Join Team Tomorrow

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Mets Announce Conforto, Plawecki, Kelly and Ynoa Will Join Team Tomorrow

The New York Mets officially announced that Michael Conforto, Kevin Plawecki, Ty Kelly and Gabriel Ynoa will be among their first wave of September call-ups when rosters expand tomorrow. Once the season ends for the Las Vegas 51s, a few more players are expected to be called up including T.J. Rivera, Rafael Montero and Erik […]

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Colon Having Best Season of Any Mets Pitcher Older Than 40

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Colon Having Best Season of Any Mets Pitcher Older Than 40

The Mets weren’t expecting their most reliable and consistent pitcher of the season to be 43-year-old Bartolo Colon. But he is. And he has been. “Big Sexy” leads the team in innings pitched, starts and wins. He is having one of the better seasons in Mets history, and without question the best season of any […]

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These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

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These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

From June 22 to August 3. Detroit’s rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer had five quality starts while winning seven consecutive starts. With the Mets swooning and Yoenis Cespedes dealing with injury, it was an opportune time for some media outlets to write about the young starter Mets GM Sandy Alderson gave up for the slugging left […]

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Jeurys Familia Ties Mets Single Season Saves Record

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Jeurys Familia Ties Mets Single Season Saves Record

Last night, Jeurys Familia recorded his 43rd save of the season tying the Mets single season record while continuing to set the pace for the record for most saves in consecutive seasons. The first to record 43 saves in a season was Armando Benitez in 2001.  In addition to those 43 saves, Benitez went 6-4 […]

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Mets Minors: Conforto, Nimmo Homer Off Lefty

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Mets Minors: Conforto, Nimmo Homer Off Lefty

El Paso Chihuahuas 6, Las Vegas 51s  (66-72) 5 Box Score Brandon Nimmo LF 3 for 5, 2B, HR, 3 R, .351/.424/.550 Gavin Cecchini SS 2 for 5, .330/.391/.454 Michael Conforto RF 3 for 5, HR, 2 RBI, .422/.483/.727 Nimmo hit his 11th home run of the season setting a new career high in that department […]

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Cabrera and Reyes are Killing it at the Top of the Order

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Cabrera and Reyes are Killing it at the Top of the Order

The New York Mets have found their 1-2 punch at the top of the order. Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera have been terrific when batting atop the Mets lineup. When Reyes and Cabrera bat 1-2, the Mets are 7-2 and score 6.2 runs per game.  In those games, Reyes and Cabrera are batting .466. Cabrera […]

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