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Mets Have Best Chance Of Returning To Postseason

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have Best Chance Of Returning To Postseason

Phil Rogers of MLB.com looks back at the 2015 postseason and ranks the chances of those ten teams returning to the postseason in 2015. Topping the list at No. 1 Rogers has the New York Mets. He writes: 1. Mets They’ll roll if: Lefty Steven Matz stays healthy for a full season, adding another piece […]

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Ruben Tejada Back On The Field, Still Upset Over Utley Slide

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Back On The Field, Still Upset Over Utley Slide

While Ruben Tejada is back on the field and recovering well from his broken leg, he is still upset with Chase Utley‘s controversial slide in the NLDS, writes the NY Post’s Kevin Kernan. “I’d like to see the fielder be protected,” the shortstop said. Tejada’s injury taking place in a big game on national television […]

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Granderson Arrives At Camp With Healthy Thumb

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Arrives At Camp With Healthy Thumb

Curtis Granderson arrived in camp on Monday and reported his surgically repaired thumb is completely healthy. In a video interview posted by Adam Rubin, Granderson said, “Hand’s all good. Met with the doctors, that would have been, middle of December to get the brace off and everything, and was instructed that really no physical therapy was […]

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The Troubling Case of Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Troubling Case of Jenrry Mejia

The sad tale of Jenrry Mejia came to a close Friday night, as reports flew in that Mejia had failed a third drug test in less than a year. Major League Baseball issued a lifetime ban to Mejia, joining only Pete Rose on their banned list of players. Mejia can seek a reinstatement after one […]

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Mets Goal For David Wright Is 130 Games

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Goal For David Wright Is 130 Games

According to general manager Sandy Alderson, the New York Mets will continue to be cautious with third baseman David Wright this season in terms of playing time. “We’re going to make sure that he’s not overworked,” Alderson told the New York Post. “So it’s important for us to find somebody who can play 30 games or so […]

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Steven Matz Ready For First Full Season In Majors

An article by posted on February 14, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Ready For First Full Season In Majors

New York Mets left handed starter Steven Matz has already arrived at the team’s Spring Training Complex at Port St Lucie, Florida and had a throwing session this past Thursday. After making his big league debut last season, posting a 2.27 ERA in six regular season starts, the 24-year old lefty is hoping to enjoy […]

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Sandy Alderson Talks About His Health and 2016 Expectations

An article by posted on February 14, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Talks About His Health and 2016 Expectations

In an exclusive interview with Steve Serby of the New York Post, GM Sandy Alderson weighed in on a wide variety of topics including expectations for the team, the offseason, the bullpen, the rotation, the bench, David Wright, what he’s most proud of as the Mets GM, and his own personal battle with cancer. This […]

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Wilmer Flores Embraces New Utility Role, Wants To Be A Met For Life

An article by posted on February 13, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Embraces New Utility Role, Wants To Be A Met For Life

Wilmer Flores has been hard at work at the Mets spring training facility at Port St. Lucie preparing for his new role as the team’s utility infielder. He recently told MLB.com that he is excited about his new role and he is dedicated to making the most of his opportunity. “I just want to play. […]

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Jennry Mejia Says He’ll Fight To Bitter End To Clear His Name

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
Jennry Mejia Says He’ll Fight To Bitter End To Clear His Name

Latest Update: Jenrry Mejia told Dominican Republic reporter Hector Gomez the following tonight, in reaction to the lifetime ban by MLB. “I will appeal (the lifetime ban) win or lose, and I have a lot of faith. I have to clear my name. I will not stand by with my arms crossed and fully intend […]

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David Wright: We’re The Hunted Ones Now

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright: We’re The Hunted Ones Now

Mets third baseman David Wright has a clear and distinct message for his teammates as Spring Training is set to begin in Port St. Lucie in five days. In an exclusive interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Wright says he understands the battle ahead. “The postseason is addicting, but we have a […]

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