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Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

After Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz finished his outing against the Nationals on Thursday, general manager Sandy Alderson called it “extraordinarily unlikely” and “highly improbable” that Matz will make the Opening Day roster as a left-handed reliever. (Anthony DiComo) “As Alderson has noted in the past, the Mets want Matz to receive more seasoning in […]

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Alderson Has No Complaints About Payroll Levels

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Has No Complaints About Payroll Levels

Today Sandy Alderson clarified comments he made in his upcoming biography “Baseball Maverick” (Anthony DiComo). Alderson minimized the impact of the Mets financial woes saying that it has never been a problem for him during his tenure as Mets General Manager. “Some people want to interpret the last four years strictly in terms of what […]

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Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, the Mets placed less of a priority to acquire a veteran left-handed reliever “not because of money” but because as the team source put it, “we were confident with what we got.” That of course is a complete reversal from the team’s early offseason posture, when they […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Nationals 9

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Nationals 9

The Mets defeated the Nationals by a score of 11-9 during today’s spring training matchup in Port St. Lucie. New York jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead in the first with a solo home run from Curtis Granderson. Granderson finished the day going 1 for 2 with a walk. Michael Cuddyer also contributed early […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field on Thursday at 1:10 PM. Jacob deGrom gets the start for the Mets and will go up against A.J. Cole for the Nationals instead of Stephen Strasburg who was sidelined with an ingrown toenail. Also slated to pitch for the Mets are Jeurys […]

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New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

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New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

A new book about Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is set to soon come out that extensively covers his years at the helm of the New York Mets. According to Howard Megdal of Capital New York, the new book “Baseball Maverick” by veteran sports journalist Steve Kettmann, asks the question of why Sandy continues in […]

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Mets Injury Updates: Duda To Play Sunday, Parnell Still 3-4 Days Away

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Injury Updates: Duda To Play Sunday, Parnell Still 3-4 Days Away

Adam Rubin is reporting that Mets first baseman Lucas Duda will not make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday as previously reported, but will make his debut on Sunday against the Rays. Duda has been out with an oblique strain, but he has been participating in batting practice since Monday. Bobby Parnell, who strained his […]

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Syndergaard Sizzles, But Mets Fall To Marlins 7-4

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Sizzles, But Mets Fall To Marlins 7-4

The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins by a score of 7-4 on Wednesday afternoon in Jupiter. Lets begin with Matt Harvey. After an electrifying performance in his first spring start, today the big righthander came back to earth a little against the Marlins who tagged him for six hits and two […]

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Mets Home Opener Nearly Sold Out, Standing Room Tickets Available

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Home Opener Nearly Sold Out, Standing Room Tickets Available

With limited ticket inventory available for the Mets’ April 13 Home Opener vs. the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field, the team has placed Standing Room Only (SRO) tickets on sale at Mets.com/OpeningDay and by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. A limited number of seats remain for Opening Day through the purchase of full and partial Season […]

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Harvey Day Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Day Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Jupiter on Wednesday to face the Miami Marlins at 1:05 PM. The game will not be broadcast on TV or radio, but you can follow along on Game Day at Mets.com. Mets ace Matt Harvey takes the mound and is slated to throw 50 pitches, or roughly 3-4 innings. He […]

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