Mets News & Notes

There’s More to Catching Than Just Throwing Out Baserunners

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
There’s More to Catching Than Just Throwing Out Baserunners

There is no more physically, psychologically, and intellectually demanding position in Major League Baseball than catcher. A catcher needs to know the entire scouting report for the opposition at the plate and on the basepaths. The catcher needs to balance a hitter’s strengths and weaknesses against his battery mate in calling a game. If a […]

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Mets Announce LGBT “Pride Night” Will Be Held Aug. 13

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Announce LGBT “Pride Night” Will Be Held Aug. 13

(Frank Franklin II, AP) The New York Mets made it official on Tuesday and in conjunction with the LGBT Network, they announced that their first LGBT “Pride Night” will be held on Aug. 13, when they meet the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. The Mets will donate a portion of the ticket sales through […]

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Sports On Earth: Mets Won’t Repeat As NL East Champs

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Sports On Earth: Mets Won’t Repeat As NL East Champs

Will Leitch of Sports On Earth writes that the New York Mets will be unable to defend their division crown this season and he has them finishing second in the NL East behind the Washington Nationals in their Season Preview. “Two reasons. One, I think the Nationals are about to make a big step forward, which […]

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Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown: Infielders

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown: Infielders

Here we go, strap yourselves in as we present our Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown. We’ll compare these two teams head-to-head in five parts comprised of the Infield, Outfield, Rotation, Bullpen and finally the Bench and Manager in the final installment. 1B: Lucas Duda vs. Ryan Zimmerman This one is interesting. Mostly because you just […]

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Mets Had Third Best MLB Offseason

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Had Third Best MLB Offseason

With Spring Training now underway for all teams, Dave Cameron of FanGraphs did his annual rankings of which teams had the best offseasons. He grades the Chicago Cubs with an A and puts them in the No. 1 spot followed by the Milwaukee Brewers who also fetched a grade of A. The Mets ranked third […]

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Montero Looks To Right The Ship In 2016

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Looks To Right The Ship In 2016

Rafael Montero, once lauded as one of the Mets’ best pitching prospects, has struggled to stay on the field due to injuries these last couple of seasons. His mechanics have suffered as well due to a possible lack of confidence. That hit to the player’s mental make-up possibly took a plunge after not cracking the […]

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Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

At this point, I’m simply in awe of this New York Mets team. It’s not just the pitching. It’s not just the power from the lineup. No, it’s the collection of the fine men they’ve assembled on this team: Terry Collins stopped practice to have the pitchers meet Ryan Williams who had a heart transplant. […]

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Syndergaard Has Cespedes Fever

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Has Cespedes Fever

When the Mets re-signed Yoenis Cespedes, not only were the fans enamored by it-but, most of his teammates were as well. Noah Syndergaard has been one of the more outspoken players on his admiration for Cespedes. In an article by Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News, Syndergaard recalls exactly why he believes that […]

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Bryce Harper Tabs Mets As The Team To Beat

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Tabs Mets As The Team To Beat

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper said today, that the New York Mets are the team to beat in the National League this season. “We’re definitely looking forward to the challenge,” Harper told Washington beat reporters. “The team to beat are the Mets. That’s what it is right now. They kicked the crap out of our division last year, and […]

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Mets Notes: DeGrom Has Sore Groin, Wheeler To Throw Off Mound, Cabrera Arrives To Camp

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: DeGrom Has Sore Groin, Wheeler To Throw Off Mound, Cabrera Arrives To Camp

Zack Wheeler is finally getting ready to take the next step in his recovery from Tommy John surgery reports Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. The Mets right-hander is expected to throw off the mound this weekend, most likely Saturday. “That is how it is scheduled,” pitching coach Dan Warthen said Monday morning. “As long […]

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