Mets News & Notes

Cespedes Says Shoulder Is Better, Will Be Ready For Game 1

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Cespedes Says Shoulder Is Better, Will Be Ready For Game 1

Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes took his turn in a media session at Citi Field on Saturday and told reporters his shoulder feels better and that he will be ready for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday in Kansas City. “I don’t believe that it will limit me. I wouldn’t say that if I […]

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World Series: Matt Harvey To Start Game 1, Rest Of Rotation Now Set!

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
World Series: Matt Harvey To Start Game 1, Rest Of Rotation Now Set!

It is now official… Speaking to reporters at a team workout at Citi Field, Manager Terry Collins announced that Matt Harvey is starting Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday against the Royals in Kansas City. He will be followed by Jacob deGrom in Game 2. When the series shifts to New York, Noah Syndergaard […]

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Look For Jeurys Familia To Be Difference-Maker In World Series

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Look For Jeurys Familia To Be Difference-Maker In World Series

A fascinating report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who looks back at the incredible journey by Jeurys Familia who started the season as the third option for the team’s closer role and ended the year as one of the game’s best while smashing some records along the way. “He saved us,” Terry Collins […]

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Everything’s Coming Up Mets!

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Everything’s Coming Up Mets!

Shea Stadium Memorabilia from The Rashbaum Collection On view from October 8 to November 29, 2015 The objects and images in this front-room display at The City Reliquary offer a tangible history of the New York Mets and of Shea Stadium, the team’s former home from 1964 until its demolition in 2008. Shea Stadium was […]

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Watch This! Oh, Danny Boy

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Watch This! Oh, Danny Boy

Here is a video created by the singer Maxine Linehan who is a rising star on the New York cabaret scene and her songwriter husband Andrew Koss. Andrew is a big Mets fan, while his wife Maxine roots for the Red Sox, but she is all-in and hoping for the Mets to win the Series. Maxine […]

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Royals and Mets Will Meet In World Series!

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Royals and Mets Will Meet In World Series!

The Kansas City Royals clinched their second straight American League pennant with a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 6 at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night. Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar was named the ALCS MVP. During the six-game series against Toronto, Escobar batted .478 with six runs scored and five RBI […]

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Congressman Loses Bet, Forced to Sing “Meet the Mets” on House Floor

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Congressman Loses Bet, Forced to Sing “Meet the Mets” on House Floor

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), after losing a bet to Steve Israel (D-NY) on the NLDS that pitted the Los Angeles  Dodgers against the New York Mets, paid up Friday right on the House floor in Congress. Congressman Schiff had to sing his rendition of “Meet the Mets!” in front of the full house and it […]

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Ruben Tejada Provides Each Teammate With Some Spirit!

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Provides Each Teammate With Some Spirit!

And by spirit, I mean the distilled kind… Shortstop Ruben Tejada, although sidelined with a fractured leg, stood out behind-the-scenes with a truly rare gift for his teammates in honor of their incredible victory. Each member of the team received a custom engraved bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch whisky that read: “NLCS CHAMPS […]

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Opinion: What Are The Odds Murphy Accepts Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Opinion: What Are The Odds Murphy Accepts Qualifying Offer?

I guess we should start getting used to a constant cycle of these types of posts as each beat writer and national journalist take turns over the next five weeks confirming what is now the common sense decision that the Mets are leaning toward extending Daniel Murphy a one-year qualifying offer. The latest confirmation of said […]

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Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

While this is one of the last things I want to discuss on the verge of what has just happened, it might be something to keep in the back of our minds. Arash Markazi of ESPN wrote a nice piece about the evolution of celebrations in baseball, detailing the progression from beer to the champagne […]

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