Michael Mayer

Lifelong Mets fan born in 1987 meaning I still haven't witnessed a championship. Lived In Maine my whole life so I get my Mets fix from MLB.tv and MiLB.tv. Obsessed with the game of baseball and have been coaching in High School for 4 years. Some say I am too positive but I love my New York Mets. Follow me on twitter @themainemets

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A Day At Tradition Field In Pictures

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
A Day At Tradition Field In Pictures

New York Mets pitchers and catchers have now been in camp for six days and here I will show you some of my best pictures from the week. Above is the infectious smile of the Mets top prospect Amed Rosario. He’s been working hard this offseason and even added some upper body strength. Look at […]

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Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

1. Zack Wheeler played catch on Friday and felt fine. He will throw a bullpen session soon, possibly on Sunday. On Wednesday, it was reported that Wheeler felt “tenderness” in his right elbow after his most recent bullpen. I think it’s safe to say that there was some overreaction to the tenderness news from Wheeler. […]

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How Should Granderson Be Utilized in Center Field?

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
How Should Granderson Be Utilized in Center Field?

In the past three seasons Juan Lagares has been the New York Mets center fielder on Opening Day, but that will most likely change in 2017 with Curtis Granderson getting the start. Granderson, now the Mets elder statesman at 35, is in the final year of his four-year contract and could be playing a majority […]

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Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

Zack Wheeler played catch today for about 10 minutes with New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen with no ill effects. This coming the day after it was reported that he felt some “tenderness” in his right elbow after a recent bullpen session. Wheeler was scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday in Port […]

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Bruce Expects To Be Everyday Right Fielder

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Bruce Expects To Be Everyday Right Fielder

New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce spoke to the media in Port St. Lucie on today and one of the things he said was that the front office told him to be ready to be the everyday right fielder. The Mets seem intent on keeping the veteran outfielder (for now) after having shopped him most […]

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Fernando Salas Passes Physical, Officially Signs With Mets

An article by posted on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Passes Physical, Officially Signs With Mets

Fernando Salas has passed his physical and has officially signed with the Mets, according to Anthony DiComo on Twitter. The back end of the bullpen is shaping up to be very strong, with Salas, Jerry Blevins, Hansel Robles, Addison Reed, and Jeurys Familia. Original Post – Feb 3 The New York Mets are re-signing reliever […]

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BP Leaves Dominic Smith Off Top 101 Prospects

An article by posted on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
BP Leaves Dominic Smith Off Top 101 Prospects

Baseball Prospectus published their Top 101 Prospect list today which will certainly raise some eyebrows among New York Mets. The first Mets prospect on the list was the consensus #1 overall prospect in the system in shortstop Amed Rosario at #8. The 21-year old Rosario was ranked as high #3 by Keith Law then #5 by MLB […]

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Three Mets Prospects Make Baseball America’s Top 100

An article by posted on February 10, 2017 0 Comments
Three Mets Prospects Make Baseball America’s Top 100

Baseball America released their Top 100 MLB Prospects late Friday night which included three players from the New York Mets farm system. The highest ranking Mets prospect on the list was shortstop Amed Rosario at #8. Rosario has been previously ranked #3 by Keith Law and #5 by MLB Pipeline earlier this offseason. Rosario, 21, is the Mets […]

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Six Prospects That Could Make Major League Debut In 2017

An article by posted on February 10, 2017 0 Comments
Six Prospects That Could Make Major League Debut In 2017

The New York Mets had a number of prospects that made their Major League debut during the 2016 season to varying degrees of success. Prior to the start of the 2016 season if I had told you that Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo would play a key role in the Mets returning to the playoffs […]

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Mets Trade RHP Gabriel Ynoa to Orioles For Cash

An article by posted on February 10, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Trade RHP Gabriel Ynoa to Orioles For Cash

The New York Mets have traded right-handed pitcher Gabriel Ynoa to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations. The move creates the 40-man spot needed for recently re-signed Fernando Salas when his deal becomes official. Ynoa, 23, made his Major League debut in 2016 with the Mets in a relief appearance. He would go on to […]

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