Mets News & Notes

Alderson Says Michael Cuddyer Was “Overused”

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Michael Cuddyer Was “Overused”

Despite only starting in just 70 of the team’s first 86 games (80%), Sandy Alderson surprisingly told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News that veteran left fielder Michael Cuddyer has been “overused.” Cuddyer, whom Alderson signed to a two-year, $21 million deal last winter, has been forced into a role that he was not expected to […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Fulmer Shines Again, Gonzalez No-Hitter

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Mets Minor League Recap: Fulmer Shines Again, Gonzalez No-Hitter

  Las Vegas (50-38) 6, Salt Lake 4 Game One Luis Cessa made his 2nd start for Las Vegas and it went much better allowing only two unearned runs on six hits, zero walks, and six strikeouts in 5.2 innings. Cessa was in the 93-96 MPH range all night with his fastball and was still […]

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Alderson On Second Half: Things Can Only Go Up

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Alderson On Second Half: Things Can Only Go Up

Jim Bowden of ESPN Insider listed the Mets among nine teams he believes will be among the “Movers and Shakers” leading up to the trade deadline, asserting that GM Sandy Alderson is simply waiting for the right opportunity to strike. “Alderson has never been one to make a hasty, knee-jerk trade. He has historically taken […]

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How Mets Minors Can Affect Their Younger Hitting Prospects

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How Mets Minors Can Affect Their Younger Hitting Prospects

Due to their consistent offensive struggles and the possibility that Michael Cuddyer could end up on the disabled list, the Mets desperately need more bats. However, it doesn’t seem like a trade for a hitter is coming anytime soon. Once again, the Mets will probably look to their farm system for offensive help. It might not […]

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Steven Matz Heading To DL With Torn Lat Muscle (Updated)

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Steven Matz Heading To DL With Torn Lat Muscle (Updated)

Update: The team has confirmed that Steven Matz has a torn lat muscle on the left side and will not throw for three weeks after being treated with a PRP injection at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Apparently Matz told the team about the soreness after his first start, but the Mets had him make […]

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Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

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Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Mets insiders believe the Cubs will not trade shortstop Addison Russell until the offseason if at all. “The Cubs are more likely to be in the business of maintaining their big-league roster while adding a starting pitcher or, perhaps, dealing Starlin Castro instead.” First of all, the Cubs trading Russell […]

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Why Didn’t Mets DL Cuddyer When His Knee First Swelled Up?

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Why Didn’t Mets DL Cuddyer When His Knee First Swelled Up?

New York Mets left fielder Michael Cuddyer was out of the lineup again on Wednesday. It was the sixth game he’s missed in the team’s last eight, because of his sore and swollen left knee. Cuddyer received cortisone and lubricant injections in his knee last Wednesday, but apparently to no avail. According to manager Terry Collins, […]

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With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

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With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the A’s are still in a holding pattern and unsure if they’ll be buyers or sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. That means that at least for the time being, Ben Zobrist is most likely staying put. Last week we learned that the Mets and Oakland A’s were discussing a […]

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Should The Mets Stay The Course?

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Should The Mets Stay The Course?

Mark Simon of ESPN NY argues that the Mets should not make a big move at the trading deadline. With the Mets playoff odds sitting at 19% according to Fangraphs, he believes the Mets are unlikely to climb back in the race even with a trade for Justin Upton or Ben Zobrist. “So though it […]

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Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

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Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

October 25, 1986: Boston: It took 68 years for the Red Sox to end the ‘Curse of the Bambino’ and they did it in historic fashion in front of a sold-out Fenway Park. The heavily favored Mets, winners of 108 regular season games, turned to Bob Ojeda in hopes of forcing a game 7. Trailing […]

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