Brian Devine

Brian is a die-hard Mets fan and is a staff writer for Metsmerized Online and MetsMinors.net. Follow him on Twitter @briandevine16

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Cespedes Returns With A Bang, Revives Mets’ Playoff Hopes

An article by posted on August 22, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Returns With A Bang, Revives Mets’ Playoff Hopes

Yoenis Cespedes really knows how to make an entrance. Fresh off a 15 day stint on the disabled list, Cespedes returned with a bang this weekend, blasting three mammoth home runs while driving in five and helping the Mets end their west coast swing on a high note with two straight wins. I think it’s […]

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Rookie T.J. Rivera Collects 4 Hits As Late Addition To Lineup

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Rookie T.J. Rivera Collects 4 Hits As Late Addition To Lineup

Because second baseman Neil Walker was a late scratch to the lineup, rookie infielder T.J Rivera started at third base and provided a major impact during last night’s 7-5 victory over Arizona. Rivera reached base in all of his plate appearances as he went 4-for-4 with two runs scored. But his night was not flawless […]

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Mets Really Need Granderson To Step Up

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Really Need Granderson To Step Up

After a solid 2015 season, Curtis Granderson has struggled to produce this year for the Mets. Through 465 plate appearances, Granderson is batting .226/.318/.423 with 18 homeruns and he has a .741 OPS. While his 97 OPS + is around the league average, his struggles are far more pronounced when taking a closer look. With […]

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Jon Niese To Start Against D’Backs On Wednesday

An article by posted on August 14, 2016 0 Comments
Jon Niese To Start Against D’Backs On Wednesday

Manager Terry Collins made it official and announced that Jon Niese will replace Logan Verrett in the rotation and start in Wednesday’s series finale against the D’Backs in Arizona. For Niese it will be his first start since rejoining the Mets, having already made three relief appearances in his second go-around with the Amazins. In his […]

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Logan Verrett Will Stay In Rotation, Make Next Start Against Padres

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
Logan Verrett Will Stay In Rotation, Make Next Start Against Padres

Despite coming off a rocky start on Saturday, right-hander Logan Verrett will make his next scheduled start against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field this weekend. “We think he’s the best match up for San Diego,” Terry Collins told reporters. After Verrett’s start against the Tigers in Detroit, Collins tossed out the possibility that […]

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Gsellman Puts Himself In Mets’ 5th Starter Conversation

An article by posted on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
Gsellman Puts Himself In Mets’ 5th Starter Conversation

With a great stretch of starts in Triple-A, Robert Gsellman is a potential candidate to replace Logan Verrett in the rotation. Terry Collins suggested that prospects like Gsellman and Gabriel Ynoa are being considered for the 5th starter role in addition to Jon Niese. “I think anytime is right if a guy is good enough,” […]

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De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

Batting leadoff and starting in centerfield, Alejandro De Aza had an impressive night at the plate. He blasted a two-run homerun off Yankee’s starter Masahiro Tanaka in the third inning that gave the Mets an early lead over their crosstown rivals. While De Aza disappointed for most of the season, he has quietly started to […]

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Reed Extends Scoreless Streak To 16.1 Innings

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Reed Extends Scoreless Streak To 16.1 Innings

With a scoreless appearance yesterday against the Rockies, Addison Reed extended his scoreless inning streak to 16.1 innings. Reed allowed one hit, but struck out three batters to pick up his 26th hold of the season, tying a franchise record set by Aaron Heilman in 2006 “His command is off the charts,” Mets manager Terry […]

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Collins Hopeful Despite 4th Straight Loss

An article by posted on July 31, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Hopeful Despite 4th Straight Loss

After the Mets lost their fourth game in a row yesterday, Terry Collins said he remains hopeful the Mets will turn it around. Collins told reporters the Mets can put this stretch behind them if they can finish the home stand strong. ”What is it, four in a row? That’s not going in the right direction,” […]

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Mets Have Brewers Relievers Jeremy Jeffress and Will Smith On Radar

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have Brewers Relievers Jeremy Jeffress and Will Smith On Radar

According to Jon Heyman of FanRagSports, the Mets have interest in Brewers’ relievers RHP Jeremy Jeffress and LHP Will Smith. While Jeffress and Smith have preformed well this season, Heyman reports they could come at a steep price. “The Brewers are getting big interest in their pen guys, especially Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress,” Heyman says. “They […]

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Syndergaard Effective In First Start After All-Star Break

An article by posted on July 20, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Effective In First Start After All-Star Break

In his first start after the All-Star break, Noah Syndergaard came through with a gutty performance despite showing a little rust. More importantly, he exhibited no ill effects despite getting 11 days off and leaving his previous outing with an arm fatigue. He struck out eight batters, allowed seven hits, two walks and one unearned […]

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