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Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

In yesterday’s start against the Washington Nationals, prospect Matthew Bowman was excellent. Bowman pitched five scoreless innings, and he allowed just two hits and one walk. Bowman wasn’t originally scheduled to pitch, but he got the spot start in place of Jon Niese. Niese instead pitched in a simulated game in order to work on […]

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Collins Says Bench Spots Still Up For Grabs

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Bench Spots Still Up For Grabs

Terry Collins told reporters that there are still bench spots up for grabs. (Matt Ehalt) “With the season opener approaching, Collins said before Thursday’s 8-3 win over the Nationals there are still bench spots to be won over the next week and half. The Mets are still evaluating their backup infielder spots, as well as […]

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Mets Claim “Numerous Inaccuracies” In Security Report

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Claim “Numerous Inaccuracies” In Security Report

Update: The Mets claimed there were “numerous inaccuracies” with a DNAinfo.com article stating they have slashed their security staff in recent years. (Matt Ehalt) “There are numerous inaccuracies as to what’s been reported,” the Mets said in a statement. “While the details of our security are by their very nature confidential, the security of all […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Nationals 3

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Nationals 3

The Mets defeated the Washington Nationals by a score of 8-3 at Space Coast Stadium this evening. Offense: Matt Reynolds went 2-for-2 with a home run, a sacrifice fly and three RBI’s after coming off the bench in the 7th inning. Reynolds is hitting a robust .378 so far this spring. Juan Lagares added a […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 5:05 PM (Wil-maaa!)

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 5:05 PM (Wil-maaa!)

The New York Mets travel to Viera, Fla. to take on the Washington Nationals at 5:05 PM. Matthew Bowman faces left-hander Gio Gonzalez. Jon Niese, who was originally slated to start this game, will pitch in an Intrasquad game today instead. The decision was based on weather related issues. As previously reported, Wilmer Flores returns […]

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Wright Okay With Moving Out Of No. 3 Spot In Order

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Okay With Moving Out Of No. 3 Spot In Order

Mike Vorkunov of the NJ.com asked the question today, “Would David Wright move out of his No. 3 spot in Mets lineup?” While Wright has pretty much owned the No. 3 spot over the last five years, the Mets captain is not averse to making a switch if that’s what the team wants. Wright has […]

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Ex-Mets Catcher John Buck Announces Retirement

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Ex-Mets Catcher John Buck Announces Retirement

Braves catcher and ex-Met John Buck announced his retirement on Thursday, so he can spend more time with his family, the Braves announced. The one-time All Star had spent 11 years in the Major Leagues, playing for the Royals, Marlins, Mets, Angels, Pirates, Mariners and Blue Jays. He had signed this season with the Braves […]

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Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

Left-handed reliever Brian Matusz has a “robust” market, and is getting several trade inquiries, says Oriole’s GM Dan Duquette. The Orioles have four lefthanded relievers, counting closer Zach Britton, so it’s a possibility, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, who also adds that after the Mets’ interest leaked out in Matusz many other teams became […]

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Despite Reduced Velocity, Parnell Effective In Second Rehab Appearance

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Reduced Velocity, Parnell Effective In Second Rehab Appearance

Bobby Parnell continues to make progress in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. In his second rehab appearance yesterday behind Tradition Field in Port St, Lucie, Parnell pitched one inning, and did not allow a run. Dave Lennon of Newsday analyzed Parnell’s fastball velocity from his appearance using PITCHf/x data. He also included some good […]

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Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appeared with Matthew White on NJ 101.5 FM to talk Mets baseball, Matt Harvey and Opening Day. “Listen, I’m hopeful we’re an over .500 team this year, and then we’ll worry about the playoffs after that,” Christie replied. “Mets Opening Day is like a National Holiday in the Christie household.” […]

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