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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets return to Jupiter, Fla. to take on the Miami Marlins on Thursday at 1:05 PM. Jacob deGrom will get the start and will be followed by left-hander Steven Matz for the Mets while the Marlins counter with Jose Fernandez at Roger Dean Stadium. DeGrom will be pitching for the first time […]

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Matt Harvey Named Opening Day Starter

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Matt Harvey Named Opening Day Starter

Manager Terry Collins announced on Thursday morning that Matt Harvey will start Opening Day for the New York Mets when they take on the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April 2. “Deservedly so, in my opinion,” Collins told reporters, citing his dominant performance during the second half and postseason run. Harvey, 27, had a historically […]

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Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

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Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

In an interview by Matt Ehalt of The Record, Mets first base prospect Dominic Smith addresses the concerns he had with his power shortage during his 2014 season in Single-A Savannah, where he clubbed just one home run in 126 games. He was in a real conundrum, and approached Mets staff for advice. They knew his […]

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Alderson Says Mets Have Money For In-Season Moves

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Alderson Says Mets Have Money For In-Season Moves

According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News on Twitter, Mets GM Sandy Alderson stated that the Mets will have the money to make roster moves during the season, even if they don’t trade Alejandro De Aza, which doesn’t seem likely at this point. The Mets current payroll is roughly $127 million, the highest it […]

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Mets Release Ruben Tejada After He Goes Unclaimed

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Mets Release Ruben Tejada After He Goes Unclaimed

The Mets announced that Ruben Tejada has been released after the infielder went unclaimed on waivers. Tejada, 26, was due to make $3 million dollars this season after the Mets offered him arbitration, but the team will only pay him $500,000 because they released him 15 days prior to Opening Day. Tejada is now free […]

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Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Ron Swoboda

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Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Ron Swoboda

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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2016 season Preview: Michael Conforto, LF

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2016 season Preview: Michael Conforto, LF

Michael Conforto, LF Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: March 1, 1993 (23) Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (Free Agent after 2021) 2015 Recap A little over a year after being drafted, Michael Conforto was called up with the expectations that he would turn around an ailing Mets lineup. What the Mets got in Conforto was a dynamic middle […]

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Collins and Warthen Troubled By Bastardo’s Command Issues

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Collins and Warthen Troubled By Bastardo’s Command Issues

In January, the New York Mets bolstered their bullpen and agreed with left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo on a two-year, $12 million  dollar deal. Bastardo, 30, is expected to join Addison Reed as the primary setup relievers for closer Jeurys Familia. So far, the veteran lefty has struggled so far this Spring, posting a 7.94 ERA […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Marlins 6

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Marlins 6

The New York Mets roared back with four runs in the eighth and ninth innings to beat the Miami Marlins by a score of 8-6 on Tuesday at Roger Dean Stadium. Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits and a walk in 3 2/3 innings pitched. Syndergaard struck […]

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Jacob deGrom Will Start On Thursday

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Jacob deGrom Will Start On Thursday

Jacob deGrom is scheduled to make his next start on Thursday, Terry Collins told reporters on Tuesday. DeGrom was scratched from Monday’s start against the Tigers with back stiffness after sleeping on a soft mattress the night before. On Monday, deGrom threw 39 pitches during a bullpen session at Tradition Field and proclaimed himself good […]

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