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Duda Swings A Bat For First Time In Weeks

An article by posted on March 5, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Swings A Bat For First Time In Weeks

Some good news out of Port St. Lucie as first baseman  Lucas Duda finally hit off a batting tee on Wednesday. It was the first time he’s swung a bat in almost four weeks since straining an intercostal muscle near his rib cage. Duda received a cortisone shot for the strain, which he dealt with once […]

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Fred, Jeff, Saul, Ya Gotta Leave: Mets Billboard Goes Up In PSL

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Fred, Jeff, Saul, Ya Gotta Leave: Mets Billboard Goes Up In PSL

The first of three Mets billboards scheduled to go up made its debut today in Port St. Lucie near the Mets Spring Training complex at Tradition Field on I-95. Reporter Jon Santucci of TC Palm took the first photo this afternoon, and I’m told we’ll be getting the official photos later today from Gary Palumbo, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Braves 2

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Braves 2

The Mets (1-0) beat the Braves (0-1) by a score of 8-2 in Wednesday’s Grapefruit League opener at Champion Field. Dillon Gee (he’s still here) got the start for the Mets and pitched two innings. Profar Gee allowed 2 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks in the first inning, before settling down to finish […]

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Update: Collins Says Flores Is Fine, Will Play Thursday (Finger)

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Update: Collins Says Flores Is Fine, Will Play Thursday (Finger)

4:30 PM Update: Manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters after the game and confirmed that Wilmer Flores is fine and will likely be back in the lineup on Thursday Flores was hit by a pitch that hit a finger on his glove hand. 2:45 PM Mets shortstop Wilmer Flores left Wednesday’s Grapefruit League game against the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

The Mets’ Grapefruit League season begins today with RHP Dillon Gee getting the starting assignment and opposing LHP Wandy Rodriguez and the Atlanta Braves at Disney World in a 1:05 PM start.. Also scheduled to pitch for the Mets today are Dario Alvarez, Erik Goeddel, Jack Leathersich, Akeel Morris, Scott Rice, Zack Thornton and Jon […]

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Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

Let the showcasing begin for the Mets and Dillon Gee, whom they have been trying to trade since the end of last season. Gee will start today against Atlanta in the Mets’ exhibition opener, with the parameters being 35 pitches or two innings. Gee, who threw 199 innings two years ago, regressed last season and […]

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Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Make 30 Starts

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Make 30 Starts

Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest on Mets Hot Stove on Tuesday at Tradition Field. He told Gary Apple that in his first year back from Tommy John surgery, Matt Harvey should make at least 30 starts. “There are going to be nights when he’s dominant, and you got to let him stay out there, which means next time […]

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Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

According to Robert Brender of SNY, the Mets players no longer have their team issued “Take the Damn Thing” t-shirts. They’re all gone. “I haven’t checked further,” Brender says. “But was told they were taken back.” Sigh… February 23 I just read this post on MetsBlog where Matt Cerrone reports (via Robert Brender) that the […]

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Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

During today’s Intrasquad game, which ended in a scoreless tie by the way, the Daily News handed Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom a couple of mice and the two go doing play by play.   That’s what spring training is all about right there. A few dozen players taking to the field to prepare for […]

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Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

Sandy Alderson invited former ballplayer Billy Bean to Mets camp Tuesday. Bean, who is openly gay, now serves as Major League Baseball’s ambassador of inclusion. He spent the day as a roving instructor after meeting with the entire organization prior to Tuesday’s workout. Alderson initially wanted Bean to suit up with team and play in […]

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