Mets News & Notes

Wilmer Flores Makes First Base Debut

An article by posted on March 27, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Makes First Base Debut

During Friday’s 5-5 tie against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wilmer Flores made his spring debut at first base. Before the game, Mets legend Keith Hernandez sat with Flores to give him some last minute tips before he took the field for the first time at a position he is not too familiar with. The two […]

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Edinson Volquez vs Matt Harvey In Opening Day Rematch

An article by posted on March 27, 2016 0 Comments
Edinson Volquez vs Matt Harvey In Opening Day Rematch

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost named right-hander Edinson Volquez as their Opening Day starter when they’ll play the New York Mets in a historic World Series rematch at Kauffman Stadium. “He had a phenomenal year last year,” Yost told reporters. “He’s the veteran guy of our staff. He deserved it.” Volquez will of course […]

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Bastardo Has Felt “Uncomfortable” This Spring

An article by posted on March 27, 2016 0 Comments
Bastardo Has Felt “Uncomfortable” This Spring

Spring Training has not been too kind to new Metropolitan reliever Antonio Bastardo. In nine innings of work he has put up a 7.00 ERA. During those frames, he has given up eight runs, seven of which were earned, while allowing 10 hits, two of which left the ballpark. He has also walked four, while striking […]

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Mets To Dispense With Camouflage Uniforms In 2016

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Dispense With Camouflage Uniforms In 2016

According to Paul Lukas of the ever popular site UniWatch, the New York Mets will not wear the camouflage uniforms at home during the 2016 season. The Mets began wearing the camos in 2014 when the launched their Military Mondays campaign to honor veterans and active duty servicemen and women. The camouflage uniforms proved very lucky for […]

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Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes should both return to action on Sunday. Steve Mitchell, USA Today According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, manager Terry Collins is hoping to have most of his regulars in the lineup on Sunday, when the Mets play the Washington Nationals. Various injuries, aches and sprains have kept […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 3

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 3

The New York Mets and Atlanta Braves played ten-innings on Saturday afternoon but neither team would pull out a win as the two division rivals played to a 3-3 tie at Champion Stadium in Kissimmee, FL. For the Mets it was their 4th tie of the Grapefruit League season and they’ve now gone nine games […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets travel to Disney on Saturday to play the Atlanta Braves in a 1:05 PM matinee. The two teams are meeting for the third and final time this spring with each winning a game. RHP Jacob deGrom gets the start for the Mets and will oppose RHP Bud Norris for Atlanta. DeGrom […]

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Eric Campbell Making Most Of Opportunity To Win Roster Spot

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Eric Campbell Making Most Of Opportunity To Win Roster Spot

As you know, the New York Mets released infielder Ruben Tejada last week, and with his departure it opened up an important bench spot that will go to either Matt Reynolds or Eric Campbell. Campbell, who was part of the Mets bench on and off last season, has the best chance of getting that spot […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 5

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 5

The New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals finished in a 5-5 tie this afternoon at Tradition Field. Noah Syndergaard pitched very well for the Mets. Thor struck out nine and walked none in six innings, allowing two runs on five hits. Syndergaard has struck out 19 and walked one in 17 2/3 innings this spring […]

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Matt Harvey Struggled With Command In Spring Outing

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Struggled With Command In Spring Outing

Matt Harvey pitched three innings in yesterday’s 8-5 loss to the Houston Astros, surrendering six runs on seven hits. Harvey also walked three while throwing 85 pitches in the penultimate tune-up to opening day of the 2016 season. “Everything was a little out of whack mechanically,’’ Harvey said. “I have to go back and watch […]

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