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Terry Collins Very Upset After Learning Tejada Is Out With Groin Strain

An article by posted on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins Very Upset After Learning Tejada Is Out With Groin Strain

Terry Collins showed some “signs of frustration” today and was “visibly upset” according to several reports after he learned that Ruben Tejada had been scratched from this afternoon’s game with an apparent groin injury. Mike Puma of the NY Post, reported that it “pushed the Mets manager over the edge.” A visibly irritated Collins said: “Shocker. It’s […]

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Morning Update: No Timetable For Wright, Mets Scrambling To Replace Byrdak

An article by posted on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Update: No Timetable For Wright, Mets Scrambling To Replace Byrdak

Lucas Duda returned to the lineup after missing a few games with back soreness and with one swing of his batted affirmed  his back was feeling better when he belted a tremendous grand slam in yesterday’s game against the Detroit Tigers. The game ended in 7-7, 10-inning tie. “It wasn’t a big issue to start with,” Duda […]

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Tim Byrdak Out 6 Weeks, Josh Edgin Moves To Major League Camp

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Tim Byrdak Out 6 Weeks, Josh Edgin Moves To Major League Camp

Updated 1:45 PM The Mets have just announced that Tim Byrdak is expected to be out for six weeks, and that LHP Josh Edgin is moving to major league camp. Good news for Edgin. Here is an MMO Exclusive Interview our own Pete Shapiro conducted with Josh Edgin last month. Original Post 10:00 AM Left-handed reliever Tim […]

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Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

The Mets announced they have suspended bullpen catcher Eric Langill for seven days without pay after being charged with a DUI last weekend. “We met with Eric Langill this morning.  He was contrite and very apologetic about Sunday night’s incident,” the team said in a statement. “We informed Eric that he will be suspended without […]

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Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

The outbreak of injuries at Mets Spring Training camp has become quite alarming. Terry Collins is very concerned as he bemoaned the number of players  he’s had to scratch off his lineup cards of late. “You better believe it’s troubling,” Collins said. “And we have no answers.” Collins is taking immediate action and has mandated […]

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Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

Ken Davidoff of Newsday says the Mets are trying to sign free agent LHP C.J. Nitkowski, and an “agreement seems likely.” If the two sides come to terms, Davidoff says it will be for a minor league deal. Original Post 3/8 According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Nitkowski said the Mets seemed pleased with what they saw from […]

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Wright and Byrdak Return To New York For Exams

An article by posted on March 11, 2012 0 Comments
Wright and Byrdak Return To New York For Exams

Update: According to Kevin Burkhardt, Tim Byrdak will be having a surgery on his meniscus tomorrow.   Original Post: According to Mets.com, David Wright will be returning to New York to have an examination of his sore rib cage muscle that has kept him from participating in any games. The Hospital for Special Surgery is expected to give Wright […]

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Mets Bullpen Taking Shape, Parnell and Batista In, Carrasco and Beato Out?

An article by posted on March 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Taking Shape, Parnell and Batista In, Carrasco and Beato Out?

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Mets officials have told him that Bobby Parnell has emerged as a “very strong frontrunner” to earn a one of the final spots in the Mets bullpen, and the team sees the only true competition between relievers as Miguel Batista versus D.J. Carrasco – with Batista holding an advantage and Carrasco a […]

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Mets Say Wright Could Be Out Another Week

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Say Wright Could Be Out Another Week

This is not good… David Wright will not return until next weekend at the earliest as he continues to experience left rib-cage soreness. Wright has yet to appear in any Grapefruit League games and since he’s been sidelined with this injury he has yet to swing a bat. Team doctor Struan Coleman is expected to examine Wright in Port […]

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Mets Sign Kevin Mulvey To Minors Deal, Chris Young Hoping For Return To Amazins’

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Kevin Mulvey To Minors Deal, Chris Young Hoping For Return To Amazins’

The New York Mets announced on Twitter, that they have signed former prospect RHP Kevin Mulvey to a minor league contract. Mulvey, 26, last pitched in the Major Leagues with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2010 where he appeared in two games in relief. He has appeared in only ten big league games in his career going 0-3 with […]

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