Mets News & Notes

Curtis Granderson Expected To Play Friday Against Marlins

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Expected To Play Friday Against Marlins

Terry Collins told reporters that Curtis Granderson is expected to play in Friday’s Grapefruit League game against the Miami Marlins. Granderson was diagnosed with pinkeye on Tuesday, but has been working out and said the condition has improved. “He feels good, the medicine has worked,” Collins said. “Tomorrow he won’t go on the trip, but […]

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Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An industry source tells Mike Puma of the NY Post that Michael Cuddyer received a buyout valued in the $2 million to $3 million range to terminate his contract with the New York Mets in December when the veteran outfielder announced his retirement. Cuddyer, 36, was due to earn $12.5 million dollars in the final season […]

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Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

This might be one of the best and most interesting spring training camps I can ever remember. Everyone is so happy to be here. There are no real spring training battles to speak of. There are no underlying issues that are lurking about. There are no ominous storylines waiting in the shadows. Far from it, […]

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Ruben Tejada Could Be Traded Or Released Before Opening Day (Updated)

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Could Be Traded Or Released Before Opening Day (Updated)

According to what a team official told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, there is a possibility Ruben Tejada could be traded or released before Opening Day. The team official indicated that Matt Reynolds or Dilson Herrera would “really have to distinguish themselves during spring training and force their way onto the roster before the […]

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Mets Players And Staff Host Clinic For St. Lucie Special Olympics

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Players And Staff Host Clinic For St. Lucie Special Olympics

On Sunday, the New York Mets hosted a clinic for the St. Lucie Special Olympics at Tradition Field. The feel of the event can be summed up with a quote from Special Olympics regional director Jeff Hancock, who said, “This is beyond amazing. The opportunities that our athletes in the Special Olympics have because of […]

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Neil Walker Looks To Improve Against LHP

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Looks To Improve Against LHP

Things are going to be a little different at second base this season, as Daniel Murphy moves onto the rival Washington Nationals after a seven year career with the Mets. Now manning second base for the Amazins is Neil Walker, who spoke with Tyler Kepner of the New York Times about some of the challenges […]

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Cespedes and Syndergaard Caught Horsing Around At Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes and Syndergaard Caught Horsing Around At Mets Camp

If you thought you saw everything last week, when Yoenis Cespedes showed up to camp driving six different custom, souped-up vehicles including two Polaris Slingshots, a sleek black Lamborghini Aventador and a stunning red Alfa Romeo Competizione, you ain’t seen nothing yet. This morning, Cespedes showed to camp with one of his teammates in his […]

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Noah Syndergaard Hopes To Prevent Elbow Surgery

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Hopes To Prevent Elbow Surgery

Tommy John surgery has become something of an epidemic in this decade. In 2014 alone, 98 players underwent the infamous surgery. While modern medicine and technology have reduced recovery time and enhanced rehab programs, it is still a 12-16 month ordeal after surgery. As of now, Noah Syndergaard, 23, is the only member of the […]

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Additional Mets Spring Training Broadcast Dates Not On SNY or WPIX

An article by posted on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Additional Mets Spring Training Broadcast Dates Not On SNY or WPIX

In addition to the Mets Spring Training Games that are being broadcast on SNY and WPIX, die-hard fans will also have access to Mets spring training games with no blackouts on MLB.tv which aren’t being broadcast in the Mets home market. Eight additional available Mets broadcasts not being televised on SNY or WPIX can be […]

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Piazza Offers Cespedes Advice On Handling Pressure and Expectations

An article by posted on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Piazza Offers Cespedes Advice On Handling Pressure and Expectations

After carrying the Mets to the World Series, Yoenis Cespedes was rewarded with a $75-million contract, and with it, likely 75 million tons of pressure. Expectations are high for the Mets, but there’s no better person to help Cespedes deal with them than Mike Piazza, who’ll be inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer. Unquestionably, the Mets […]

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