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D’Arnaud Pulled After Getting Plunked Below Right Elbow

An article by posted on March 8, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Pulled After Getting Plunked Below Right Elbow

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that Mets top catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud was removed from Friday’s game against the Detroit Tigers in the middle of the fifth inning after he was plunked below the right elbow by righthander Luke Putkonen. D’Arnaud stayed in the game, but was pulled after the inside of his right forearm tightened up on […]

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Morning Update: Collins Concerned With Offense, Santana Making Progress, No Timetable For Murphy’s Return

An article by posted on March 7, 2013 0 Comments
Morning Update: Collins Concerned With Offense, Santana Making Progress, No Timetable For Murphy’s Return

Johan Santana will make his first Grapefruit League next Thursday, March 14, when the Mets play the Detroit Tigers, according to John Delcos of Metsmerized Online. That would leave three starts before the start to the season. Pitching coach Dan Warthen told Delcos that Santana is making progress after throwing a long-toss session on Monday and that […]

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Duda Says “Everything’s Good” After Being Scratched Friday, Chance He’ll Play Today

An article by posted on March 2, 2013 0 Comments
Duda Says “Everything’s Good” After Being Scratched Friday, Chance He’ll Play Today

Mets left fielder Lucas Duda was a late scratch from Friday’s 6-2 victory over the Tigers. Duda left camp briefly to be examined for a non-baseball-related health issue, reports Marc Carig of Newsday. General manager Sandy Alderson categorized the issue as minor and Duda refused to elaborate. “Everything’s good,” he said. Manager Terry Collins told reporters that […]

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Murphy Will Be Fine, Could Miss A Week To Ten Days

An article by posted on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Will Be Fine, Could Miss A Week To Ten Days

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is back in camp after flying to New York yesterday to be examined by team doctors for what was being diagnosed as a strained intercostal muscle. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirmed through a second source that Murphy received a cortisone shot and that the diagnosis “was consistent” with the intercostal […]

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Johan Santana Addresses Health, WBC and Free Agency

An article by posted on February 12, 2013 0 Comments
Johan Santana Addresses Health, WBC and Free Agency

Here are some of the tweets from the beat writers this morning at Mets spring training camp where Mets opening day starter Johan Santana addressed the media. Anthony DiComo: Santana still wants to play in WBC, but if Mets say they don’t want him to, he would respect their wishes. Adam Rubin: Educated betting says Johan […]

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Brandon Lyon Contract Details, Not Looking To Be Team’s Closer

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
Brandon Lyon Contract Details, Not Looking To Be Team’s Closer

A major league source revealed the details of Brandon Lyon‘s contract to ESPN New York. Lyon can earn as much as $2.3 million broken down as follows: $650,000 maximum in appearance bonuses $100,000 for reaching 40, 45, 50 and 55 games $125,000 for reaching 60 and 65 games. $250,000 maximum in games-finished bonuses $50,000 apiece […]

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Latest On Bourn: Cubs, Mariners, Rangers, Indians Interest Greater Than Being Reported

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
Latest On Bourn: Cubs, Mariners, Rangers, Indians Interest Greater Than Being Reported

Updated at 3:30 PM by Joe D. Following up on the tiny bit of updates coming in today on the Mets and their pursuit of Michael Bourn, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, believes the Mets’ path is still cloudy. Maybe the New York Mets can pull the whole thing off and sign free-agent center fielder Michael Bourn without losing […]

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Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

Ike Davis wraps up a session of crushing baseballs at PSL Hey Jon Niese, nice of you to show up early… Adam Rubin tweeted that the Brandon Lyon deal with the Mets will be officially announced as soon as this afternoon. Anthony DiComo sees the Opening Day Roster like this: He also adds that the acquisition […]

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Mets Rename Their Spring Home Tradition Field

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Rename Their Spring Home Tradition Field

Adam Rubin reports that the Mets’ stadium in St. Lucie, formerly known as Digital Domain Park, is reverting back to Tradition Field. Tradition, Florida is again the sponsor, but no details on the naming rights deal yet. The Mets ballpark held the name Tradition Field from 2004-09. During the regular season, the St. Lucie Mets play their […]

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Mets Sign Two Outfielders To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on February 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign Two Outfielders To Minor League Deals

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Mets have signed outfielders Corey Patterson and Mike Wilson to Minor League contracts. Patterson, 33, last played in the majors in 2011 where he hit .157 with three RBI in 57 plate appearances with the Cardinals. Last season, he batted .251/.285/.410 in 387 plate appearances for Triple-A Nashville in the […]

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