Avery Decker

Avery is an undergraduate studying marketing and sports communication. He hosts a sports radio show (@DeuceandDecker) and is the sports editor for his college's newspaper (@maristcircle). You can reach out to him on twitter: @averydecker28

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Herrera Drives In Four, Scores Two, Now Batting .346

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Herrera Drives In Four, Scores Two, Now Batting .346

Dilson Herrera had another great game tonight for Binghamton who beat Akron by a score of 12-3. Herrera finished 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBIs, two runs scored and a walk. ESPN’s Keith Law had heaps of praise for the Mets’ 20-year-old second baseman prospect  in an online chat. Herrera is capable of becoming an above average, […]

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Manuel Hilario In Good Spirits, Could Be Discharged Saturday

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Manuel Hilario In Good Spirits, Could Be Discharged Saturday

According to Adam Rubin, Met say that minor leaguer Manuel Hilario is talkative and in good spirits and could be discharged from hospital Saturday. 4:30 PM A Mets farmhand suffered a serious injury in a Gulf Coast League game today. Dominican native Manuel Hilario was injured on a play where he over slid second base […]

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Mets Recall Wilmer Flores, Option Kirk Nieuwenhuis To Las Vegas

An article by posted on July 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Recall Wilmer Flores, Option Kirk Nieuwenhuis To Las Vegas

To make room for Wilmer Flores on the roster, the Mets have optioned Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Triple-A Las Vegas.  Nieuwenhuis was 2 for his last 20, and has batted .246 with two home runs and 11 RBI for Mets this season. 12:37 PM Wilmer Flores is en-route to join the Mets in Milwaukee for their series opener […]

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Tejada Passes Concussion Tests, Collins Says He Should Be Fine

An article by posted on July 24, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada Passes Concussion Tests, Collins Says He Should Be Fine

Ruben Tejada was hit in the head with a 94 mph fastball from Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker during Wednesday’s game. It was a scary moment in the game as Terry Collins and the Mets trainer rushed onto the field. Tejada left the game under his own power, and was replaced by Eric Campbell who pinch […]

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Conforto Will Be Designated Hitter In Debut With Cyclones

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Conforto Will Be Designated Hitter In Debut With Cyclones

Updated July 18 Mets beat writer for MLB.com Anthony DiComo tweeted that Michael Conforto will indeed make his professional debut on Saturday with the Brooklyn Cyclones.  He is scheduled to be the designated hitter. #Mets first-rounder Michael Conforto will make his pro debut tomorrow for Class A Brooklyn. — Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) July 18, 2014 […]

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David Wright Takes Night Shift As Barber

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Takes Night Shift As Barber

In an article on ESPN.com, Adam Rubin noted a funny incident that happened in the Mets clubhouse on Sunday. Apparently Jacob deGrom hit a ball while taking batting practice that just missed hitting David Wright who was stretching on the field. As payback, the Mets captain snuck up on deGrom with a pair of scissors and cut a lock […]

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After A Slow Start, Granderson Has Quieted His Critics

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
After A Slow Start, Granderson Has Quieted His Critics

I think it is safe to say that Curtis Granderson has been one of the most offensively productive players in the league since April 29th. Mets fans remember the slow start that Granderson got off too, which drew comparisons to Jason Bay from the harshly critical Mets Twitter community. In a recent article on ESPNNewYork.com, Adam Rubin noted that […]

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Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

I have been listening to sports radio, reading Mets Twitter, and reading articles for the past couple days as the trade deadline gets closer and closer. I keep hearing the same notion expressed by Mets fans– if the Mets trade Murphy, it indicates an unwillingness to pay good players money to keep them in New […]

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Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York speculates that righthanded reliever Ryan Reid could be an option when the Mets look to add a fresh arm to their fatigued bullpen on Monday when they begin a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets bullpen was leaned on for eight innings of relief on Sunday […]

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Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

Mets RHP prospect Jeff Walters has sustained a torn ulnar colateral ligament (UCL) in his pitching elbow. The injury is likely to require Tommy John surgery, thus adding to this season’s epidemic of similar injuries. Walters is on the 40-man roster and was considered to potentially be a late-season call-up to strengthen the bullpen. In […]

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