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Matt Harvey Set Unreal Expectations: Give Pitchers a Chance

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Set Unreal Expectations: Give Pitchers a Chance

On July 26th, 2012, Mets fans were anticipating the debut of a skilled minor league prospect by the name of Matt Harvey. That day in Arizona, Harvey threw 5.1 innings, allowed three hits, no runs and struck out 11 Diamondbacks. As it turns out, his gem in the desert was not a fluke but rather […]

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Teagarden Has “Grand” Mets Debut

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Teagarden Has “Grand” Mets Debut

Living up to expectations as an organizations top-10 prospect is a daunting task.  There have been hundreds of prospects that showed promise early on that never made it to the major leagues, let alone stay at that level.  Taylor Teagarden has had to battle with that since being drafted in the 3rd round by the […]

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Alderson: Harvey Not Likely To Pitch In 2014

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson: Harvey Not Likely To Pitch In 2014

Mets ace Matt Harvey has made it no secret that he’d like to pitch in 2014. While the Mets have made it clear that they’d like their 25-year old right-hander to slow things down, and let their rehabilitation schedule dictate his return to the mound. Just last week, after consulting with Dr. James Andrews, the […]

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Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

Updated: 10:20 PM Anthony DiComo of MLB.com writes that Sandy Alderson met with Terry Collins prior to Tuesday’s game against the Brewers to assure the manager that his job is safe. DiComo adds that Alderson said he felt the meeting was necessary due to a fresh round of tabloid rumors surrounding Collins’ job security. “Sometimes you […]

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Report: Mets Skimped On Backup Catcher

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Report: Mets Skimped On Backup Catcher

Update: 4:25 PM Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that the Mets didn’t allocate funds for a veteran catcher to help mentor Travis d’Arnaud, hence leaving them in the current situation they’re in at backstop. “We allocated our spending to other areas,” a source told Martino. 1:43 PM As many of you know, the Mets […]

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All Well In Hefner’s Return To Mound

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
All Well In Hefner’s Return To Mound

Update 1:00PM According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Jeremy Hefner tossed 15 pitches from the mound as scheduled on Tuesday morning. His next step in his road to recovery will come on Saturday when he is slated to throw 20 pitches. Afterwards, Jeremy tweeted out his thoughts: Everything went well. Thanks for the kinds words. Back […]

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Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

With all of the struggles the Mets have had over the past couple of weeks, it is easy to overlook anything positive.  Some positives can be more obvious than others but they are out there. One thing that seems to be encouraging is the performance of Lucas Duda.  Although his statistics over the last 10 […]

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Rafael Montero Struggles Through Latest Start in Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Struggles Through Latest Start in Las Vegas

Questions regarding Rafael Montero will certainly start to surface after his latest outing on Monday night.  In his second start for Las Vegas after his demotion, Montero lasted just three innings giving up six runs.  It was his shortest outing all season in both the major leagues and the minor leagues. Montero worked fairly well […]

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Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

Mets relief pitcher Gonzalez Germen could return from the disabled list as early as Tuesday and join the team for their series against the Milwaukee Brewers.  German last pitched for the Mets on May 5th before a virus and an abscess forced him to go on the DL. Terry Collins indicated that Germen will be […]

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Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

Much is made these days about the Mets payroll and lack of spending. Clearly there has been a shift in focus from being big spenders in free agency to building depth within the farm system to feed the major league club. Perhaps the biggest reason is Fred Wilpon’s financial woes, but it’s easy to forget […]

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