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Mets Ranked At 49 On Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Franchises

An article by posted on July 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Ranked At 49 On Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Forbes released their annual top 50 Most Valuable Professional Sports Franchises today, with the Mets barely making the cut at 49th, the sixth highest baseball team behind the New York Yankees, LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. The Texas Rangers also barely made the list at 50th. Valuing the franchise at a cool $719 million, […]

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Worried Harvey Is Being Rushed? Collins Says Wheeler Could Be Coming Too…

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Worried Harvey Is Being Rushed? Collins Says Wheeler Could Be Coming Too…

If you had any concerns about the Mets possibly rushing Matt Harvey to the majors too soon, then you might want to sit down for this one… According to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal, Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that Zack Wheeler is not out of the mix for a promotion to the majors this […]

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D-Day For Harvey: Prospect To Audition For Mets Officials In Buffalo On Monday

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
D-Day For Harvey: Prospect To Audition For Mets Officials In Buffalo On Monday

This afternoon in Atlanta, Terry Collins spoke with reporters about the future of the rotation and what it means for Mets prized prospect Matt Harvey. The Mets manager said that in all likelihood, Harvey or Miguel Batista will start next Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field. Harvey will be pitching on Monday for […]

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Press Release: Dillon Gee Underwent Surgery To Repair Artery

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Press Release: Dillon Gee Underwent Surgery To Repair Artery

The following update was just issued by the Mets: Dillon Gee underwent surgery today on his right shoulder to replace a portion of a damaged artery.  The surgery, which went as expected, was performed by Dr. Robert Thompson in St. Louis. Dillon is expected to be discharged from the hospital either Tuesday or Wednesday. Dillon’s […]

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Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

Left-handed reliever CJ Nitkowski announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Mets and is headed to Double-A Binghamton. Back in March, Nitkowski auditioned for the Mets in front of J.P. Ricciardi and Dan Warthen, and it was later reported they would offer him a minor league deal. “They liked what they saw,” Nitkowski said at the […]

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Josh Edgin In Atlanta, Added To Mets Active Roster

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Josh Edgin In Atlanta, Added To Mets Active Roster

Josh Edgin will be added to the 25-man roster today and wear uniform #66. Edgin, 25, was 3-2 with one save and a 3.89 ERA in 35 games for Buffalo (AAA) and struck out 40 batters. The 6-1, 225-pounder also pitched for Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League this year, recording two saves and a 1.42 ERA (one earned run/6.1 […]

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Terry Collins: If The People Who See Harvey Say He’s Ready, Bring Him Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins: If The People Who See Harvey Say He’s Ready, Bring Him Up

Harvey Hysteria is gripping the Mets fanbase and I think even manager Terry Collins is getting caught up in it as he continues to weigh in daily and leans toward bringing him up with each passing day. Maybe during an idle moment, Collins had an opportunity to take a gander at Miguel Batista’s and Jeremy […]

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The Mets And The Healing Process

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets And The Healing Process

Just to clarify from the start, this article does not involve Ray Ramirez, Hospital For Special Surgery, Jack Kevorkian or any other medically related field. This is more a personal piece correlating to my own variety of personal issues over the last month. If you’ve read this disclaimer and still intend to read it, I thank […]

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Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

Yesterday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that  the Mets might look to acquire a veteran reliever or two, and possibly a veteran catcher before the July 31 trade deadline, “since they owe it to manager Terry Collins and the players.” This morning he writes that Huston Street would have no problem joining the Mets and reuniting […]

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Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

Yesterday in Kansas City, MLB Players Association chief Michael Weiner told reporters that the Mets and Yankees and other interleague rivals will play three or four games beginning in 2013, not six according to a Associated Press report. “It wasn’t fair to have six games against an opponent that other teams in your division didn’t,” Weiner said at a […]

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