Mets News & Notes

Collins Has Moved On From Decision To Leave Harvey In

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Has Moved On From Decision To Leave Harvey In

Following the Mets’ agonizing World Series defeat, Terry Collins‘ decision to leave Matt Harvey in the game haunted him for days. However, in an interview that airs tonight on MLB Network, Collins now says that he feels better about it and has moved on. ” I had my bad three days. You’ve got to move […]

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Mets’ Hardest Throwing Rotation Ranked MLB’s Best

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets’ Hardest Throwing Rotation Ranked MLB’s Best

We wanted to update this article with a quote by ESPN’s Buster Olney who ranked the Mets rotation as the best in baseball today. “Of the National League’s top five hardest-throwing starters with at least 140 big league innings in 2015, the Mets have three of them: Noah Syndergaard, whose fastball averaged 97.1 mph; Matt Harvey […]

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Cricket Player Kieran Powell Tries Out For Mets

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Cricket Player Kieran Powell Tries Out For Mets

Cricket star Kieran Powell is attempting to make the jump from his sport to baseball this winter. After trying out with the Brewers last week, Powell tried out with the Mets at their Port St. Lucie facilities on Saturday. Powell has been trying out for teams as an outfielder and according to Elite Sports NY, […]

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Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

The New York Mets reportedly still have interest in relievers Antonio Bastardo and Tyler Clippard, but only if they are willing to accept a one-year deal which appears to be very unlikely.  On Thursday, GM Sandy Alderson clarified his approach and how he views the current relief market. “Does it really improve the team to […]

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Mets Offseason Strategy May Be Better Than You Think

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Strategy May Be Better Than You Think

I’ve been accused of having rose colored glasses permanently affixed to my head when it comes to the Mets. When I was a kid I used to pour over potential lineups rationalizing how they could actually win games. Richie Hebner batting third? That could work… Wayne Garrett leading off? Why the hell not? Of course […]

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Mets Notes: Ricciardi, Cespedes and Uribe

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Ricciardi, Cespedes and Uribe

With Paul DePodesta leaving for the Cleveland Browns, will J.P Ricciardi now take on a bigger role? Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Ricciardi is open to it, even though he enjoys his current job as special assistant. Ricciardi has worked mostly with the minors and player development during his time with the […]

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Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

An article by posted on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

When assessing what’s left of this offseason, Sandy Alderson has given fair critiques on what remains. He has stated Yoenis Cespedes was a square peg for a round hole. In essence, Alderson was saying Cespedes’ bat doesn’t justify his poor defense. Last year, Cespedes’ UZR (Ultimate Zone Rating) in center field was -3.2, which is also his career average. UZR tells […]

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Nats Trade Drew Storen To Jays For Ben Revere

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Trade Drew Storen To Jays For Ben Revere

Jon Heyman is reporting that the Washington Nationals have dealt former closer Drew Storen to the Toronto Blue Jays in return for outfielder Ben Revere. The Nats are also sending some cash and a player to be named later to the Jays. Not a bad deal for both sides. I like Revere, he puts the […]

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Terry Collins: A Life In Baseball

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins: A Life In Baseball

You’ve probably seen the ads and previews already, but just in case you haven’t here’s something you probably don’t want to miss. MLB Network will be featuring Mets manager Terry Collins in an upcoming episode of MLB Network Presents hosted by Bob Costas. The hour-long special entitled ”Terry Collins: A Life in Baseball” will air at 9:00 PM on […]

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Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

With 2015 now behind us we will look at how each of the Mets affiliates fared last year. We start with the team that won the most games. One of the biggest bright spots was the Savannah Sand Gnats who went 84-53 in the South Atlantic League. They had an 18-game winning streak, which was […]

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