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Video: Players Are Excited About The Mets Pitching Staff This Season

An article by posted on February 15, 2013 0 Comments
Video: Players Are Excited About The Mets Pitching Staff This Season

Terry Collins, Johan Santana, Jon Niese, and Bobby Parnell talk about why they are very excited about the Mets pitching staff this season. Collins’ notes that for the first time in over three years, Santana goes into this season healthy and with no offseason surgery or rehab. He also tabs Johan as his Opening Day […]

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Mets Spring Notes: Santana and the WBC, No-Shows In Camp, Limiting Harvey’s Innings

An article by posted on February 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Spring Notes: Santana and the WBC, No-Shows In Camp, Limiting Harvey’s Innings

I realize the matter of national pride and his desire to represent Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic, but Johan Santana is set to get $31 million from the Mets this year (including a $5.5 million buyout) and that’s where his responsibility lies. There’s no disputing Santana pitches hard and has been a workhorse when healthy, but […]

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Jenrry Mejia Put Under Age/Identity Review

An article by posted on February 13, 2013 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Put Under Age/Identity Review

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters this morning and stated that the reason behind Jenrry Mejia’s troubles obtaining a visa from the Dominican Republic is due to a review of his age and identity. Alderson went on to say that the 23-year old is the recipient of a random identity check and not being specifically suspected for […]

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Alderson Says 5th Year Was Big Issue With Signing Bourn

An article by posted on February 13, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Says 5th Year Was Big Issue With Signing Bourn

Sandy Alderson told reporters that the 5th year option was the big issue with signing Michael Bourn, and also that indications changed whether or not they would keep the 11th pick after an arbitrator ruling. This according to Kevin Burkhardt. Original Post 2/12/2013 The long and dragged out pursuit is over, and the Mets came […]

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Video: Terry Collins Discusses Parnell, Santana, Harvey, Duda, Winning

An article by posted on February 13, 2013 0 Comments
Video: Terry Collins Discusses Parnell, Santana, Harvey, Duda, Winning

Yesterday, after his press conference from the Mets Spring Training Complex, Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa on the YES Network. Collins discussed Johan Santana and his starting rotation, Bobby Parnell, and a host of other Mets topics. Before that, Collins addressed the media and the following is a summary of […]

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Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

An article by posted on February 12, 2013 0 Comments
Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

Opportunity cost is an economic term that means the highest valued alternative foregone to pursue an activity. It’s like if you worked at a bakery baking cakes and pies. Your shift is five hours long. In one hour, you’re able to bake one cake or two pies. If you spent zero hours on cakes and […]

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Piazza Denies Taking Steroids, Expresses Disappointment In Hall Voting

An article by posted on February 9, 2013 0 Comments
Piazza Denies Taking Steroids, Expresses Disappointment In Hall Voting

In his first interview since being denied first-ballot entry into the Hall of Fame, Mike Piazza spoke candidly with David Waldstein of the New York Times ahead of the release of his autobiography, Long Shot, due out on February 11. In the book, Piazza admits to using androstenedione as part of a supplement pack until the outcry […]

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Valdespin Uninjured, Suffered From Leg Cramps

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Uninjured, Suffered From Leg Cramps

Following up on what I reported earlier this morning, Jordany Valdespin is uninjured and was suffering from  cramps after an 18-inning Caribbean Series game yesterday in cold weather, according to ESPN Deporte’s Enrique Rojas. Good news. Original Post 9:00 AM. I was just notified by one of my writers that Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin hurt himself […]

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News: Mets Officially Announce Brandon Lyon Deal

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
News: Mets Officially Announce Brandon Lyon Deal

The Mets officially announced that they have finalized their one year deal with reliever Brandon Lyon. They specifically highlighted that Lyon had had two 20-save seasons in his career which points to what most of us speculated regarding his chances to close for the Mets should Frank Francisco falter. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox […]

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Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

Ike Davis wraps up a session of crushing baseballs at PSL Hey Jon Niese, nice of you to show up early… Adam Rubin tweeted that the Brandon Lyon deal with the Mets will be officially announced as soon as this afternoon. Anthony DiComo sees the Opening Day Roster like this: He also adds that the acquisition […]

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