Mets News & Notes

Mets To Wear 1986 Uniforms For All Sunday Home Games

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Wear 1986 Uniforms For All Sunday Home Games

The New York Mets officially announced that the team will wear their 1986 throwback uniforms for every Sunday home game at Citi Field this season. Original Report In honor of the 30th anniversary of their last World Championship, the Mets will wear their 1986 uniforms multiple times throughout this season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN […]

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Murphy “Feels Pretty Good” In Nationals Uniform

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Murphy “Feels Pretty Good” In Nationals Uniform

Second baseman Daniel Murphy arrived to camp for the Washington Nationals on Sunday and said he feels very comfortable in his new uniform after spending seven years with the Mets. “I know this red feels pretty good,” Murphy told reporters. “I like that part of it.” Murphy jokingly said he feels like he’s always known his new […]

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Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

One of the fun things about Spring Training is the guy who plays so well, he forces his way onto the Opening Day roster. In 1996, Butch Huskey hit nine homeruns in the Spring forcing the Mets to make him the Opening Day right fielder even though he never previously played the position. In 2004, Tyler Yates had a […]

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Collins Explains His Choice For No. 2 Hitter

An article by posted on February 21, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Explains His Choice For No. 2 Hitter

New York Mets manager Terry Collins is leaning heavily toward David Wright as his No. 2 hitter this season, explaining that players with a high OBP and OPS at the top of the lineup can get the offense going. “We are going to go back to the importance of what we did last year, and one […]

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Cespedes Arrives To Camp With An Eye On The Prize

An article by posted on February 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Arrives To Camp With An Eye On The Prize

Yoenis Cespedes arrived to Mets camp in Port St. Lucie on Sunday and spoke briefly with reporters telling them he feels “just like coming home” and is very relaxed. Asked about the added pressure of playing under his new deal with the Mets, Cespedes smiled and said, “I work hard. I’m not too concerned with the […]

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Nationals GM Says It’s War Against The Mets

An article by posted on February 21, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals GM Says It’s War Against The Mets

The Washington Nationals are taking aim against the New York Mets and general manager Mike Rizzo wants everyone to know it. “We’re trying to knock them off,’’ Rizzo told Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. “They knocked us off the mountain. We were the champs two of the last four years, they’re the champs right […]

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Indians To Sign Juan Uribe

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
Indians To Sign Juan Uribe

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Cleveland Indians and Juan Uribe are in agreement on a major league deal, pending a physical. Buster Olney of ESPN.com also reports on Twitter that the deal is worth a little under $5 million. Uribe, 37, came over to the Mets along with Kelly Johnson […]

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Wright Pledges To Be Honest With Mets About His Back

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Pledges To Be Honest With Mets About His Back

Some time next week, David Wright will meet with Mets manager Terry Collins to devise a plan on how much their former All-Star third baseman will play this summer. It’s this year’s version of Matt Harvey‘s innings limit. Of course, it comes down to his health and how strong he feels, but for now there’s no definitive number or plan. […]

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Brandon Nimmo Sheds Walking Boot

An article by posted on February 19, 2016 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Sheds Walking Boot

Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo has shed the protective boot off his injured left foot, but may still open the season on the DL, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Nimmo, 22, was diagnosed with a partially torn tendon in his left foot last month. He is expected to begin the season in […]

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Duda Still Haunted By Errant Game 5 Throw, Looking For Redemption

An article by posted on February 19, 2016 0 Comments
Duda Still Haunted By Errant Game 5 Throw, Looking For Redemption

It was Game 5 of the 2015 World Series the Mets were holding onto a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the ninth inning with one out when Salvador Perez hit a ground ball to David Wright. The ball was cleanly fielded and Wright looked back Eric Hosmer to third before throwing to Lucas Duda […]

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