Mets Payroll Is Not a Story in 2016

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Mets Payroll Is Not a Story in 2016

When is a story not a story?  I found myself asking that question when I read a recent article on Deadspin that bashes the current state of the Wilpons’ real estate business and Fred Wilpon’s handling of it, citing they’ve lost millions. The article also suggest that the recent signing of Yoenis Cespedes was not necessarily a […]

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World Series Loss Provides Motivation For Michael Conforto To Improve This Year

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World Series Loss Provides Motivation For Michael Conforto To Improve This Year

New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto took nearly a month off after the World Series last year and traveled to Mexico to unwind before he resumed his offseason workout regimen in December. However, he tells Marc Carig of Newsday that the disappointment of the World Series loss has not gone away so he’s using it […]

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Kevin Plawecki Feels Good After Sinus Surgery, Ready To Improve On Rookie Campaign

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Kevin Plawecki Feels Good After Sinus Surgery, Ready To Improve On Rookie Campaign

New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki is hoping that offseason surgery to clear out his sinus will put an end to the constant headaches and dizziness he suffered from for a large chunk of the 2015 season. “My right sinus was completely blocked, so I wasn’t getting any air flow through there,” Plawecki told Anthony McCarron of the […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Doubles Down, Says Goal Is Winning The World Series

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Doubles Down, Says Goal Is Winning The World Series

I wanted to update this thread with some new quotes from Travis d’Arnaud, who had some glowing assessments of the young starters in the Mets rotation in an interview he did with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. “They all have guts,” d’Arnaud said. “They all pitch with their heart. They all pitch with […]

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Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

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Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

With the news Monday that RHP Tyler Clippard signed a 2-year $12.5 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems the Mets bullpen is quite set, albeit a minor league signing or two. Throughout the offseason, fans were calling for general manager Sandy Alderson to address the bullpen inefficiencies. Deploying a deep bullpen has been […]

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The One Mets Pitcher Who Should Receive an Extension

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The One Mets Pitcher Who Should Receive an Extension

Last year, the Mets were carried by their pitching. It helped them sustain an anemic offense until the Mets got healthy and made some key trades. It helped carry them to the World Series. It’s the promise for the future. That future first comes into question around 2019. That is the year that Matt Harvey becomes a […]

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Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

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Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

The MLB Network is almost done with their annual “Top Ten Right Now” series, having gone through every position aside from Right Field and Catcher. So far, the New York Mets have not been well represented—the “Shredder” has not been kind to the Metropolitans. We have had two players make the cut so far—Neil Walker […]

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Mets Agree To Minor League Deal With Roger Bernadina

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Agree To Minor League Deal With Roger Bernadina

The Mets have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract, the team announced this afternoon. The contract will pay him $750,000 if he’s added to the major league roster. If he’s not on the roster by June 15, he will have to be released. (Jon Heyman) Bernadina, 31, has played with four teams over […]

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Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

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Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

Free agent reliever Tyler Clippard and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed on a two year deal worth $12.25 million dollars reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a $4 million signing bonus, and then salaries of $4.1M in 2016 and $4.15M in 2017. Clippard, 31, went 3-0 with a 3.06 ERA and 1.052 […]

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Mets Invite Fans To Spring Training Sendoff Event At Citi Field

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Mets Invite Fans To Spring Training Sendoff Event At Citi Field

The New York Mets are inviting fans to Citi Field for a Spring Training Sendoff Event on Monday, February 15. The open house event is intended to celebrate the team and help send the defending National League Champions off to the Mets Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie, FL. Photo opportunities will be available […]

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