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David Wright, Daniel Murphy And The Year Of The Intercostal Injury

An article by posted on March 27, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright, Daniel Murphy And The Year Of The Intercostal Injury

This spring has been rocked by injuries for the Mets thus far. Maybe it’s because we live in New York, and hear about the injuries more, but it doesn’t seem like as many teams have suffered the amount of injuries that the two New York teams have this spring. While injuries are sometimes unpreventable and part […]

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Jeremy Hefner is Okay and is Slated to Start Fourth Game of the Season

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Jeremy Hefner is Okay and is Slated to Start Fourth Game of the Season

Latest Update by Joe D: Great news on starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner, who left today’s game after getting hit on the elbow by a come-backer. The team announced that he only sustained a contusion and that X-Rays showed no broken bones. Hefner has won a job in the rotation and according to Terry Collins he […]

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Prospect Pulse: Exclusive First Look At Outfield Prospect Vicente Lupo

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Exclusive First Look At Outfield Prospect Vicente Lupo

Vicente Lupo, OF Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’ Weight: 180 lb. Position: Outfield Age: 19 ETA: 2016 MMO Top Prospect Rank: #15 Background: Here is a brief profile on Vicente Lupo from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: Signed as an international free agent in July of 2010, Lupo quickly showed a penchant for extra-base […]

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Rob Carson Likely Gets Final Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Rob Carson Likely Gets Final Bullpen Spot

Updated by Joe D. 3/26 A team source told Adam Rubin that veteran righthander LaTroy Hawkins has made the Opening Day roster. This comes as no surprise given manager Terry Collins‘ propensity to lean towards players with more experience as long as they are healthy. Hawkins, 40, has not allowed a run over five innings […]

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Mets Pitching Prospects Are Sizzling, Tyler Pill Hurls 5 1/3 Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Prospects Are Sizzling, Tyler Pill Hurls 5 1/3 Scoreless Innings

The pitching was strong again today for the Binghamton Mets (Group 2 Players), as Tyler Pill went 5 1/3 scoreless innings to secure the victory. Pill, a former fourth round pick in 2011, went 9-5 with a 2.31 ERA splitting time between Savannah and St. Lucie. He was also ranked No. 28 in the most recent MMO top […]

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Mets Option D’Arnaud To Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Option D’Arnaud To Minor League Camp

Dominating Grapefruit League play wasn’t enough to keep Travis d’Arnaud with the big league team, and he has been optioned to minor league camp this evening. After batting .343 this spring against major league competition, there’s no denying that d’Arnaud is ready to call Citi Field his home. However, it looks like the Mets were not […]

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Baseball’s Paradox: The Road To The Show

An article by posted on March 24, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball’s Paradox: The Road To The Show

You’ve heard it before—ninety percent of the players who sign professional baseball contracts will never play an inning in a major league game. That’s a staggering number. We all know that becoming a professional athlete is rare, but what is the difference between the ten percent that make it to The Show, and the ninety […]

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Wright is Swinging Away and Hopes to be Ready for Season Opener

An article by posted on March 23, 2013 0 Comments
Wright is Swinging Away and Hopes to be Ready for Season Opener

Updated on 3/23 by Joe D. This afternoon at the Mets complex at Port. St. Lucie, David Wright took another big step forward in his recovery from a strained left intercostal muscle that has shut him down for two weeks. The newly appointed captain of the Mets took some swings off a tee in the cage […]

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Domingo Tapia and Jacob deGrom Shine In Minor League Tune-Up

An article by posted on March 21, 2013 0 Comments
Domingo Tapia and Jacob deGrom Shine In Minor League Tune-Up

The Binghamton Mets and Springfield Cardinals played to a scoreless tie today in minor league action. While there may not have been much offense in the game, the pitching was very impressive, as Domingo Tapia and Jacob deGrom combined efforts in the shutout. Tapia got the start, going four innings and allowed just one hit. […]

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Duda’s Bat Is Showing Signs Of Life

An article by posted on March 20, 2013 0 Comments
Duda’s Bat Is Showing Signs Of Life

Lucas Duda got off to one of the more forgettable starts that a player can have when spring training opened up back in February. In fact, for the month of February, he was 1/10 at the plate with seven strikeouts. With numbers like those, fans began to question whether Duda would ever be able to put it together […]

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