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Wilmer Flores Ready To Go After Battling Strep Throat

An article by posted on October 8, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Ready To Go After Battling Strep Throat

The crazy year that has been the 2015 season for Mets infielder Wilmer Flores took another turn this past week. Flores who sparsely played in the final two weeks of the regular season has been sidelined by strep throat. “It’s definitely been a different year with everything that happened. I don’t know how to describe […]

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The Inherent Chaos Of MLB’s Playoff Structure

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
The Inherent Chaos Of MLB’s Playoff Structure

There are no guarantees in baseball, no sure things. Of the eight teams left in the playoffs after tonight, there’s no telling who might win it. While it’s true that someone has to take the title, betting on baseball’s post-season results is a blind shot in the dark no matter how much you think you […]

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Gary Cohen Will Not Cover Mets Postseason Games On WOR

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Gary Cohen Will Not Cover Mets Postseason Games On WOR

Neil Best of Newsday reports that SNY play-by-play announcer Gary Cohen will not be doing any postseason games for WOR radio  as had been speculated by some. According to Best, Cohen was criticized in some quarters in 2006 for doing guest innings in the Mets’ radio booth during the NLCS — which became more noticeable when he […]

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Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

RHP Dillon Gee opted out of his contract with the Mets on Wednesday and is now a free agent. Gee, 29, earned the right to opt out because he had more than three years of MLB service and was never recalled to the majors after being outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas during the season. Because […]

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MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

Fifteen months ago, Michael Conforto had completed his junior year at Oregon State University. In a matter of days, he will participate in his first MLB postseason game. Conforto told me before Sunday’s 1-0 win over the Nationals that being called up so soon after being drafted has “accelerated” his development. Now nearly on the […]

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Mets Lead Playoff Rosters With 16 Homegrown Players

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Lead Playoff Rosters With 16 Homegrown Players

The New York Mets are heading to the postseason for the first time since 2006 behind a roster that is largely built on homegrown talent. The current roster projection for the Mets includes 16 players that they either drafted or signed as an international free agent. According to MLB.com the team with the second most […]

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Collins Prepared For Playoff Debut

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Prepared For Playoff Debut

In his eleventh year managing in the major leagues, Terry Collins will finally get his first chance to manage in the playoffs. At 66 years old, Collins is the oldest manager in the MLB and has been waiting a very long time for this opportunity. Collins is one of four managers this postseason to make […]

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MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

Here are the projected arbitration salaries for the New York Mets that were just released by MLB Trade Rumors for the upcoming offseason. The Mets have 11 players that are eligible for salary arbitration: Eric Young Jr. (5.052) – $600K Buddy Carlyle (5.002) – $1.1MM Ruben Tejada (4.171) – $2.5MM Lucas Duda (4.137) – $6.8MM […]

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Dodgers Announce Starters For First 3 NLDS Games

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Announce Starters For First 3 NLDS Games

The Dodgers have announced their starters for the first three games of the NLDS. Clayton Kershaw will start the first game of the series in Los Angeles, and Zack Greinke will follow with a start in game two. Brett Anderson is scheduled to pitch the third game of the series Tuesday at Citi Field. Kershaw […]

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Delta Airlines Unveils Mets Branded Boeing 757!

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Delta Airlines Unveils Mets Branded Boeing 757!

With the New York Mets just clinching their first postseason berth in almost a decade, excitement is high all over NYC. To celebrate the team’s return to the playoffs, Delta Air Lines, the Official Airline of the New York Mets, today dedicated a Mets-branded Boeing 757 at JFK Airport. NY Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, Mets […]

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