Mets News & Notes

Wilmer Flores Will Have Surgery On Wrist This Week

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Wilmer Flores Will Have Surgery On Wrist This Week

Mets infielder Wilmer Flores will have surgery on his right hand, GM Sandy Alderson told reporters Wednesday at Citi Field. Alderson said that Flores will have the hook of his hamate bone removed in his injured right hand later this week. The procedure is considered minor and Flores is expected to be ready for spring […]

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MMO Wild Card Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 8:09 PM

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MMO Wild Card Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 8:09 PM

National League Wild Card Game Wednesday, October 5, 2016 • 8:09 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. LHP Madison Bumgarner (15-9, 2.74) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (14-9, 2.60) ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets and Giants took very different paths to get to tonight’s Wild Card show down in Queens. […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Has That Eye of the Tiger

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Yoenis Cespedes Has That Eye of the Tiger

The stage is set. The New York Mets will be taking on the San Francisco Giants in a win or go home Wild Card game, tonight at 8:09 PM. This is Yoenis Cespedes‘ time to shine. Cespedes came back to the Mets this season in hopes of returning to a World Series. That opportunity is […]

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Mets Release Wild Card Roster, Duda And Smoker Left Off

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Mets Release Wild Card Roster, Duda And Smoker Left Off

The Mets have released the 25-man roster for tonight’s Wild Card game against the San Francisco Giants. So, without further ado, behold: Pitchers: LHP Jerry Blevins              #39 LHP Josh Edgin                 #66 RHP Bartolo Colon            #40 RHP […]

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Sandy Alderson Pieced Together a Playoff Team

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Sandy Alderson Pieced Together a Playoff Team

In a year where the New York Mets were decimated by injuries, losing some of their biggest stars in the process, Sandy Alderson still found the necessary pieces to get this team back to the postseason. Rookie pitchers Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo helped to save a starting rotation that lost Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom […]

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Eduardo Nunez Not on the Giants Wild Card Game Roster

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Eduardo Nunez Not on the Giants Wild Card Game Roster

Eduardo Nunez has been left off the San Francisco Giants Wild Card Game roster with a hamstring injury. On the season, Nunez was hitting .288/.325/.432 with 24 doubles, four triples, 16 homers, 67 RBI, and 40 stolen bases. With Nunez off the roster, the Giants are now without their biggest stolen base threat. For the […]

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8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

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8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

Terry Collins spoke to reporters on Tuesday after the team took batting practice at Citi Field in advance of the Wild Card Game on Wednesday. On going up against Madison Bumgarner “Well, he’s outstanding, but this time of year you’re going to face great pitching. We know that. We’re up for it. We faced arguably […]

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LHP Anthony Kay Underwent Tommy John Surgery

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LHP Anthony Kay Underwent Tommy John Surgery

The New York Mets announced that LHP Anthony Kay, who was selected with the 31st overall pick of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, underwent Tommy John surgery today at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He will miss the entire 2017 season. So you know, the Mets knew that Kay had some serious concerns […]

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Fred and Jeff Wilpon Decline To Comment About Team’s Success

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Fred and Jeff Wilpon Decline To Comment About Team’s Success

Both the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants took batting practice at Citi Field on Tuesday afternoon, and among all those watching the the players and the activities on the field were Mets majority owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon. According to a report by Steven Marcus of Newsday, Fred Wilpon was asked about his […]

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Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

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Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Steven Matz underwent surgery on Tuesday to remove what was labeled a “massive” bone spur from his pitching elbow. Matz also had a platelet-rich-plasma injection in his sore left shoulder. Matz was diagnosed with the bone spur during the summer, but continued pitching through it. Matz was finally […]

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