Mets News & Notes

Wright Pledges To Be Honest With Mets About His Back

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Pledges To Be Honest With Mets About His Back

Some time next week, David Wright will meet with Mets manager Terry Collins to devise a plan on how much their former All-Star third baseman will play this summer. It’s this year’s version of Matt Harvey‘s innings limit. Of course, it comes down to his health and how strong he feels, but for now there’s no definitive number or plan. […]

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Brandon Nimmo Sheds Walking Boot

An article by posted on February 19, 2016 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Sheds Walking Boot

Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo has shed the protective boot off his injured left foot, but may still open the season on the DL, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Nimmo, 22, was diagnosed with a partially torn tendon in his left foot last month. He is expected to begin the season in […]

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Duda Still Haunted By Errant Game 5 Throw, Looking For Redemption

An article by posted on February 19, 2016 0 Comments
Duda Still Haunted By Errant Game 5 Throw, Looking For Redemption

It was Game 5 of the 2015 World Series the Mets were holding onto a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the ninth inning with one out when Salvador Perez hit a ground ball to David Wright. The ball was cleanly fielded and Wright looked back Eric Hosmer to third before throwing to Lucas Duda […]

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Collins Says Juan Lagares Is In “Unbelievable Shape”

An article by posted on February 19, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Says Juan Lagares Is In “Unbelievable Shape”

While his role has yet to be defined for the 2016 season, Juan Lagares has already made quite the impression on Terry Collins who was incredibly impressed with how good Lagares looked after he reported to spring training on Thursday. “Did you see him? Oh my God. Unbelievable shape,” the Mets manager told reporters. “Tremendous […]

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Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have signed former Mets closer Bobby Parnell to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training. Parnell, 31, appeared in 30 games for the Mets last season, posting a 6.38 ERA in 24.0 innings. Once boasting a 100+ MPH fastball and a wicked knuckle curve, Parnell parlayed his […]

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Syndergaard: “I Try To Be As Intimidating As Possible”

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard: “I Try To Be As Intimidating As Possible”

While talking to reporters today at Tradition Field, Mets young ace Noah Syndergaard had this to say about how he feels when he’s on the hill: “ I try to be as intimidating as possible. I try to use that as a weapon of mine. I feel like I’m on top of the world when I’m […]

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Mets Will Hold Back Young Starters When Spring Training Games Begin

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Hold Back Young Starters When Spring Training Games Begin

The New York Mets are set to begin Grapefruit League games beginning on March 3. However according to general manager Sandy Alderson, the team will take things slow with Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz. The team will give their young starters the first 4-5 spring training games off in an effort […]

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Terry Collins Wants Mets To Have Swagger Coming Into 2016

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Wants Mets To Have Swagger Coming Into 2016

Terry Collins held his first press conference of the season today in Port St. Lucie as the Mets prepare for their first workout of the season tomorrow for the pitchers and catchers. The tagline line from the press conference will be this quote, “I want that swagger!” He went on to say he wants the […]

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Conforto Ready To Build On Early Success

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto Ready To Build On Early Success

In his short time up in the majors last year, young Michael Conforto left a remarkable impression on Mets management, his teammates and fans as he often flashed his significant star power potential. Between his sweet line drive swing, some of his eye-opening home runs – especially in the postseason – and some of his […]

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Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

In an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Terry Collins said he’d like to continue managing until it stops being fun or someone tells him to hang ‘em up. Collins, 67, views himself as part of the old guard of baseball which he calls a dying breed and then he took a shot at some […]

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