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How Will Mets Utilize Flores In 2017?

An article by posted on January 6, 2017 0 Comments
How Will Mets Utilize Flores In 2017?

One Met I am curious to see how manager Terry Collins uses this year is Wilmer Flores. Collins has always run hot-and-cold with his usage of Flores, which probably stems from GM Sandy Alderson’s public knocks of the player he unsuccessfully tried to trade in 2015. Frankly, Flores has never gotten an opportunity to play full time, and […]

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Top Five Mets Concerns For 2017

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Top Five Mets Concerns For 2017

Yesterday we looked at five reasons to be excited about the 2017 Mets. However, there are certainly some things to be worried about with the current Mets roster, so we must also look at five reasons to be concerned about 2017. 1. 30 Starts Or Bust It is true that the Mets have five starters […]

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Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

The Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that former Mets great and last year’s bench coach Edgardo Alfonzo will be their new manager for the 2017 season. Fonzie will become the 11th manager in Cyclones history as they look to make the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Alfonzo is part of a minor shake-up of […]

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Wilmer Flores To Receive Thurman Munson Award

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Receive Thurman Munson Award

On February 7, 2017, Wilmer Flores will be one of three New York area athletes to receive the Thurman Munson Award at the 37th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner. The Thurman Munson Award is bestowed upon players for their work both on and off the field by the AHRC New York City Foundation. According to its website […]

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Mets Not Interested In Wieters, Hopeful With d’Arnaud

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Not Interested In Wieters, Hopeful With d’Arnaud

The New York Mets are going to pass on free agent catcher Matt Wieters, a source told John Harper of the New York Daily News. The Mets source told Harper, “We’re not spending our money on a catcher”. Earlier this offseason, the Mets hired former long time Arizona Diamondbacks coach Glenn Sherlock to become their […]

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Could Past Workload Become An Issue For Reed and Familia?

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Could Past Workload Become An Issue For Reed and Familia?

The New York Mets bullpen in the eighth and ninth innings have been on lockdown the last couple of seasons with Addison Reed and Jeurys Familia. They of course though have been used quite a lot during their time in New York, could this become an issue in 2017? Reed, 28, is coming off the […]

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David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

Mets third baseman David Wright was at the Hampton Roads Sports Academy in Norfolk, Virginia and was video taped swinging a bat in their indoors batting cage last week.   Wright, 34, was knocked out for the season when he underwent neck surgery last June. Before that, he had hit .226/.350/.438 with seven home runs and 14 […]

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Phillies Could Be Interested In Jay Bruce

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Phillies Could Be Interested In Jay Bruce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies are looking to add a bat to play a corner outfield position or first base. From the free agent side, the Phillies are interested in Michael Saunders and Brandon Moss. On the trade front, the Phillies could be interested in a hitter like Jay Bruce. […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 4 Thomas Szapucki, LHP

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 4 Thomas Szapucki, LHP

#4 Thomas Szapucki Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 205 Level: Rookie Kingsport Mets & Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/L Age: 06/12/1996 (20) Age Dif: -1.4 (w/ Brooklyn) Acquired: Drafted by the Mets in the 5th Round of the 2015 MLB Draft (149th overall pick) Last Year: #24 2016 Statistics: 9 G, 52 IP, 4-3 W-L, 1.38 […]

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Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

1. Back in the New  York Groove This one is pretty obvious. The man in that picture is pretty freaking good, and he’s going to be a Met for the next four years. Since becoming a Met, Yoenis Cespedes has been an offensive juggernaut, and now with the incentives in his contract, we might not […]

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