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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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David Wright Scheduled To Throw Sunday

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David Wright Scheduled To Throw Sunday

New York Mets third baseman David Wright is scheduled to play catch on Sunday per multiple reports from Port St. Lucie today. Wright, 34, hasn’t played in a Major League game since last May and hasn’t thrown a ball since last June. Previous Report – Feb 14 Mets third baseman David Wright spoke to reporters […]

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How Should Granderson Be Utilized in Center Field?

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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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Jeurys Familia Leaves Camp For Personal Matter

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Jeurys Familia Leaves Camp For Personal Matter

Jeurys Familia left camp in Port St. Lucie today before workouts because of a personal matter according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Familia is expected back in camp on Saturday according to Terry Collins. The New York Mets closer already arrived to camp late because of visa issues. Uncertainty still surrounds Familia […]

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The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

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The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

Spring training is a time for practice, high hopes for the upcoming season, and storylines that are blown out of proportion. One of the biggest storylines right now is Zack Wheeler and the tenderness in his elbow. The Mets know that Wheeler needs to be eased back into Major League action after not pitching a […]

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Mets Morning Report: An Opening Day Starter Is Crowned

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Mets Morning Report: An Opening Day Starter Is Crowned

Good Morning everyone. The New York Mets officially named their opening day starter on Thursday as Noah Syndergaard gets the nod. The 24-year-old flame thrower spoke with the media on what an accomplishment it is to be given such a task. “It’s just a huge honor. It’s something I’ve been working for ever since I’ve […]

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Terry Collins Names Candidates For Final Two Bullpen Spots

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Terry Collins Names Candidates For Final Two Bullpen Spots

In a report by Mike Puma of the New York Post, Terry Collins said that Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas are all locked into bullpen spots (Collins seems to be presuming a Jeurys Familia suspension) to begin the season and mentioned the following pitchers as candidates for the final two spots: […]

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Noah Syndergaard Will Officially Get Opening Day Start

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Noah Syndergaard Will Officially Get Opening Day Start

According to multiple reports, New York Mets manager Terry Collins announced that right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard will be the Opening Day starter. Syndergaard, 24, went 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 10.7 K/9 and a major league leading 2.29 FIP in the 2016 season. He was an All-Star, finished eighth in the Cy Young […]

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Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

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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

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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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