Mets News & Notes

Mets To Face Each League’s Top Left-Hander: Kershaw and Sale

An article by posted on May 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Face Each League’s Top Left-Hander: Kershaw and Sale

As good as the Mets pitching staff has been of late, they have their work cut out for them this weekend and early next week against the Dodgers and the White Sox. On Friday, the Mets will face baseball’s top pitching prospect — left-hander Julio Urias. Just 19 years old, Urias has pitched only 263.1 […]

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Steven Matz Had His Watershed Moment

An article by posted on May 27, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Had His Watershed Moment

There comes a time in every player’s path from prospect to star when he faces a watershed test he must pass, which is what happened to Mets pitcher Steven Matz Wednesday afternoon in Washington. Hopefully, it will be something Matz will wistfully recall down the road, perhaps before any All-Star and playoff games. Pitching coach Dan Warthen immediately recognized it […]

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Mets To Stream ’86 World Series Pre-Game Ceremony On Saturday

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Stream ’86 World Series Pre-Game Ceremony On Saturday

The New York Mets today announced that mets.com will exclusively stream the pregame ceremony this Saturday night celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 1986 World Championship Team beginning at 6:15 p.m. The ceremony will commemorate the achievements of one of the most legendary and beloved teams in New York sports history. The Mets have invited all […]

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Can Mets’ Offense Live By Home Runs Alone?

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
Can Mets’ Offense Live By Home Runs Alone?

After a weekend sweep of the Brewers and a series win against the rival Nationals, it looks safe to say that things are getting back to normal in Metsville. However, last week’s losing skid brings the elephant in the room front and center. The Mets cannot continue to rely on the home run to win […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Wright, Matz, Colon Fuel Series Win In DC

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Wright, Matz, Colon Fuel Series Win In DC

3 Up 1. David Wright Whenever you have the opportunity to take the first game of a series on the road against a division rival, it’s important you take that opportunity. After the Mets got down in an early hole in the series opener, it was the Captain who connected on a three-run home run […]

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Harvey Should Be In Vegas Where Viola Could Help Get Him Right

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Should Be In Vegas Where Viola Could Help Get Him Right

The Mets have made the wrong decision to give Matt Harvey another shot Monday.  In fact, it should actually be Matt who makes the choice for himself. He  needs to take some time to go to AAA and get right. It could be a watershed selfless moment for him. The competitor in him should realize, […]

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Wright And Team Unhappy With How Harvey Handled Media

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wright And Team Unhappy With How Harvey Handled Media

Third baseman David Wright, let it be known yesterday that he and some of his teammates were not thrilled with how Matt Harvey dodged the media after his start on Tuesday night. Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with the Mets captain about Harvey, his struggles, and his stand with the media. Harvey is coming […]

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Steven Matz Continues To Dominate

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Continues To Dominate

The Long Island lefty, Steven Matz continued to dominate the opposition in Wednesday’s 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals. The Mets completed the series win as Matz made it look easy against their division rival. Throwing 104 pitches, Matz, was able to pitch through eight scoreless innings. The start was his longest of the season […]

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Familia Sets New Franchise Consecutive Saves Record

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Sets New Franchise Consecutive Saves Record

Jeurys Familia improved to 16-for-16 in save opportunities on Wednesday, when he got Wilson Ramos to ground out to end the ninth and give the Mets a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals. Familia, 26, also set a new franchise record by converting 32 straight regular-season saves, passing Billy Wagner who converted 31 straight save attempts […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Feels Fine, Should Play Friday (Back Spasms)

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Feels Fine, Should Play Friday (Back Spasms)

According to manager Terry Collins, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is doing fine and is expected to be in the lineup on Friday when the Mets host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field. Cabrera left the game in the first inning due to back spasms and never took the field against the Nats. “All of a […]

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Braves Claim LHP Dario Alvarez Off Waivers

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Claim LHP Dario Alvarez Off Waivers

Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, Alvarez had been designated for assignment by the New York Mets on Monday after they promoted utility player Ty Kelly from Triple-A Las Vegas and was added to the 40 man roster. Alvarez, 27, had a 3.01 ERA and 1.212 WHIP over seven […]

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