Mets News & Notes

Matt Harvey Feels Great, Pronounces Himself Healthy

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Feels Great, Pronounces Himself Healthy

Mets right-hander Matt Harvey pronounced himself healthy and ready to go on Wednesday, during a team charity event in New York. “I obviously don’t have a crystal ball, but the way things are feeling now and how my body feels. I’m feeling great.” The 2016 season was a very tough one for Harvey as he […]

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Mets Have Not Given Permission for Familia and Cabrera to Play Winter Ball

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have Not Given Permission for Familia and Cabrera to Play Winter Ball

New York Mets players, Jeurys Familia and Asdrubal Cabrera are readying themselves to play winter ball in order to prepare themselves for the World Baseball Classic. The only problem is the team has yet to provide permission for either player to participate in their respective leagues. With injuries always being a concern and an eye […]

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Mets Continue To Play Waiting Game With Jay Bruce

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Continue To Play Waiting Game With Jay Bruce

Sandy Alderson updated reporters on Tuesday on the state of the team’s hot stove season, and unsurprisingly the Mets’ general manager said not much has changed since the Winter Meetings ended last week. “Pretty much status quo,” Alderson said. “There haven’t been any free-agent signings of significance in the outfield that would get the market […]

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Should Zack Wheeler Follow the John Smoltz Model?

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Should Zack Wheeler Follow the John Smoltz Model?

Since the 2014 season ended, Zack Wheeler has thrown exactly zero pitches in the major leagues. First, it was because he needed Tommy John surgery on the eve of the 2015 season. Then, it was because he had a series of setbacks during this rehab from said surgery throughout the 2016 season. With that, the […]

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Mets Asked Rays About Alex Colome

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Asked Rays About Alex Colome

Peter Gammons tweeted that the Mets asked the Tampa Bay Rays about talented young closer Alex Colome. According to Gammons, the Rays said the deal had to start with either Amed Rosario or Michael Conforto. Colome, 27, saved 37 games for the Rays in 2016, pitching to a 1.91 ERA while striking out 71 batters […]

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David Wright “Simulating” Baseball Activities

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright “Simulating” Baseball Activities

According to Sandy Alderson, Mets captain David Wright has begun simulating baseball activities. That means he is going through the motions, just not on the field. He is on track to begin full baseball activities in January. Wright, 34, was knocked out for the season when he underwent neck surgery last June. Before that, he […]

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Nimmo And Conforto On Italy’s Preliminary WBC Roster

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
Nimmo And Conforto On Italy’s Preliminary WBC Roster

Per Anthony DiComo on Twitter, both Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo are on Team Italy’s preliminary roster for the World Baseball Classic. It is unclear yet if they will play. With Conforto’s agents not letting him play winter ball, it is unlikely he will play in the WBC, but possible. There is a better chance […]

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Catching Market Developing Slowly, Could Mets Sneak In?

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
Catching Market Developing Slowly, Could Mets Sneak In?

Since Jason Castro was signed by the Twins to a 3 year, $24.5 million contract, practically nothing has happened in terms of catchers this offseason. The only other big catching news was literally the opposite of a signing, when the Diamondbacks non-tendered Welington Castillo. Castillo joined Matt Wieters as the two best free agent catchers on […]

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MLB Outlaws Hazing By Dressing Rookies As Women

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Outlaws Hazing By Dressing Rookies As Women

Major League Baseball has created an Anti-Hazing and Anti-Bullying Policy that includes the prevention of hazing rookies by dressing them up as women or female characters. According to Ronald Blum of the Associated Press, prohibits “requiring, coercing or encouraging” players from “dressing up as women or wearing costumes that may be offensive to individuals based on […]

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MLB Raises More Than $235,000 For Shannon Forde Field

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Raises More Than $235,000 For Shannon Forde Field

According to an AP report, Major League Baseball and its affiliates raised more than $235,000 to fund Shannon Forde Field in Little Ferry, New Jersey, in memory of the late and beloved New York Mets media relations director. All 30 teams participated in last week’s online auction of memorabilia and meetings with current and former […]

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