Mets News & Notes

Mets To Play Army To Conclude Spring Training

An article by posted on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Mets To Play Army To Conclude Spring Training

The Mets officially announced via Twitter that they will play the Army baseball team to conclude spring training. They will play at West Point’s Doubleday Field at Johnson Stadium on Friday March 31st at 3:00pm. Original Report – Jan 12 On March 31, the New York Mets will play the Army baseball team at West Point […]

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Is Zack Wheeler’s Future In The Bullpen?

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Is Zack Wheeler’s Future In The Bullpen?

During Terry Collins‘ first Spring Training press conference, he overtly stated that Zack Wheeler is a starting pitcher. With the Mets publicly considering using Wheeler in the bullpen, at least to start the season, Collins’ statements reminded me of how Bobby Valentine once held a similar opinion about Jason Isringhausen. Back in 1999, the Mets were […]

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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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Erik Goeddel Healthy After Surgery To Remove Bone Spur

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Erik Goeddel Healthy After Surgery To Remove Bone Spur

According to MLB.com’s Anthony Dicomo, Mets reliever Erik Goeddel has reported to camp fully healthy and will resume a normal throwing schedule as camp processes. Goeddel underwent surgery in October to remove a bone spur in his pitching elbow. Goeddel called the diagnosis “a relief,” as he is currently competing for one of the final three […]

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Mets Morning Report: David Wright’s Murky Path To Opening Day

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Mets Morning Report: David Wright’s Murky Path To Opening Day

Good Morning everyone. David Wright of the New York Mets spoke with the media in length on Tuesday regarding the recovery from his most recent significant injury and the course he is taking to get back on the diamond. The 34-year-old captain of the team advised the media that Opening Day is his ultimate goal […]

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Jay Bruce Will Get Some Time At First Base

An article by posted on February 14, 2017 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Will Get Some Time At First Base

Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters today that right fielder Jay Bruce will get at least some exposure playing first base during Grapefruit League games this Spring. The move will help give the Mets another option to turn to if things should go awry with regular first baseman Lucas Duda who is coming off a season […]

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Mets Morning Report: Terry Collins Pleads The Fifth

An article by posted on February 14, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Morning Report: Terry Collins Pleads The Fifth

Good morning everyone. Spring training was in full force on Monday with pitchers and catchers beginning to get work in as they prepare themselves for the 2017 season. One of the most interesting bits coming out of Terry Collins‘ first presser of the year was that we will be seeing an open competition for the […]

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Source: Ty Kelly Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
Source: Ty Kelly Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Las Vegas

According to what a source told MMO’s Michael Mayer, utility outfielder Ty Kelly has cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas. Kelly had been designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for reliever Jerry Blevins. Kelly does have the option of declining the assignment and becoming a free agent. In 39 games […]

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Six Things We Learned From Terry Collins Monday

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Six Things We Learned From Terry Collins Monday

1. Zack Wheeler will be a starting pitcher in spring training and will be monitored closely. Terry Collins also said that he might end up being a reliever because they are expecting some sort of innings limit for him, and don’t want to be stuck with the obligation to shut him down late in the […]

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Nationals And First Baseman Adam Lind Agree To Contract

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Nationals And First Baseman Adam Lind Agree To Contract

According to multiple sources, the Nationals and first baseman Adam Lind have agreed on a one-year contract worth $1 million. The deal also includes an option for 2018 with a $500k buyout. The 33 year-old slugger hit .239/.286/.431 last season, hitting 20 home runs and driving in 58. It was the sixth time in his […]

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