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Jonathon Niese Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Jonathon Niese Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

According to Joel Sherman on Twitter, the Yankees have signed Jon Niese to a minor league deal after a physical. Sherman also reports that the Yankees had been interested in lefties Boone Logan and Jerry Blevins but they were deemed too expensive. Niese, 30, was ineffective with the Mets and Pirates this season, going 8-7 with a 5.50 […]

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Alderson On Payroll: “Mets Are All In”

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Alderson On Payroll: “Mets Are All In”

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke with the media in Port St. Lucie on Sunday and alleviated any payroll concerns despite still having right fielder Jay Bruce on the roster by convincingly asserting that, “the Mets are all in” financially. While there are no ongoing trade discussions at the moment to move Bruce, Alderson said the team is […]

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Update: Wright Made Roughly 30 Throws Today, Felt Good Afterward

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Update: Wright Made Roughly 30 Throws Today, Felt Good Afterward

According to manager Terry Collins, third baseman David Wright made about 30 throws at about 60-70 feet and took took 25 grounders today as eases his way back into playing condition. Wright also got into the cage and took batting practice, Collins said, but “still has a long way to go.” Wright met up with reporters and […]

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Alderson Discussed Extension Deal With Walker’s Agent On Saturday

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Alderson Discussed Extension Deal With Walker’s Agent On Saturday

Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters in Port St. Lucie on Sunday, that he spoke with the agent representing Neil Walker yesterday regarding a contract extension for the veteran second baseman. Next on the agenda is to try and speak to Walker directly, which Sandy is hoping to do in the next day or two. […]

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Familia’s Absence Due To Domestic Violence Case, Will Not Return Until Monday

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Familia’s Absence Due To Domestic Violence Case, Will Not Return Until Monday

For a second straight day, Mets closer Jeurys Familia was excused from the team’s morning workouts at Tradition Field and left camp early on Saturday due to a personal matter and he is not expected to return until Monday. A report by Mike Puma of the New York Post says that the absence is related to his […]

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Mets Morning Report: Yoenis Cespedes Is Focused On Baseball

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Morning Report: Yoenis Cespedes Is Focused On Baseball

Good Morning everyone. Yoenis Cespedes enters the 2017 season with big expectations and a new found security as he signed a four-year, $110 million contract in the offseason to stay in Queens. Manager, Terry Collins believes that his star slugger is poised to have a huge season. “Cespedes is determined to have a huge year,” Collins […]

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Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

An article by posted on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

It doesn’t come as a surprise when you have guys like Noah Syndergaard throwing 100 MPH gas with regularity, but the Mets as a whole possess the hardest fastballs in the MLB, according to Statcast. Last season, the Mets averaged 93.6 MPH on their fastballs which ranked third in the MLB. They go into this […]

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Pitching Expert Says Noah Syndergaard Is At Risk For Injury

An article by posted on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
Pitching Expert Says Noah Syndergaard Is At Risk For Injury

New York Mets fans might want to look away from this one. One of baseball’s best pitching gurus has some potential bad news for the Mets and their ace. Noah Syndergaard will likely be injured by “the second week of June.” Those are the words of pitching expert Tom House. House was formerly the Texas […]

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Mets Hope New Batting Stance Helps Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Hope New Batting Stance Helps Travis d’Arnaud

Travis d’Arnaud was a huge disappointment for the New York Mets this past season hitting only .247/.307/.323 in 75 games. His swing has so much going on, and the Mets need to fix it, and fast. He spent time this offseason working with hitting coach Kevin Long rebuilding his batting setup. This week as pitchers […]

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Mets Morning Report: Jose Reyes Is Ready For A New Challenge

An article by posted on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Morning Report: Jose Reyes Is Ready For A New Challenge

Good Morning Everyone. Jose Reyes spoke with the media on Friday regarding his upcoming challenge of learning a new position as the Mets look to get him familiar with center field. For the second consecutive season, the speedy Reyes will look to conquer a new spot on the field as last year he showed his […]

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