Mets News & Notes

Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

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Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

Updated: 10:20 PM Anthony DiComo of MLB.com writes that Sandy Alderson met with Terry Collins prior to Tuesday’s game against the Brewers to assure the manager that his job is safe. DiComo adds that Alderson said he felt the meeting was necessary due to a fresh round of tabloid rumors surrounding Collins’ job security. “Sometimes you […]

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MMO Game Thread: Brewers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Brewers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets are hoping that a return to Citi Field can end their current 6-game losing streak.  The Milwaukee Brewers come to town for a three-game series starting this evening at 7:10 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-0, 3.09 ERA) will make his third start this season and is tasked with ending the skid.  He will face […]

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Report: Mets Skimped On Backup Catcher

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Report: Mets Skimped On Backup Catcher

Update: 4:25 PM Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that the Mets didn’t allocate funds for a veteran catcher to help mentor Travis d’Arnaud, hence leaving them in the current situation they’re in at backstop. “We allocated our spending to other areas,” a source told Martino. 1:43 PM As many of you know, the Mets […]

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All Well In Hefner’s Return To Mound

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All Well In Hefner’s Return To Mound

Update 1:00PM According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Jeremy Hefner tossed 15 pitches from the mound as scheduled on Tuesday morning. His next step in his road to recovery will come on Saturday when he is slated to throw 20 pitches. Afterwards, Jeremy tweeted out his thoughts: Everything went well. Thanks for the kinds words. Back […]

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Wright Leads NL All Star Balloting At Third Base

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Wright Leads NL All Star Balloting At Third Base

MLB released their latest All-Star balloting results on Monday night, and David Wright leapfrogged the Colorado Rockies’ Nolan Arenado for the National League lead at third base. If the Mets Captain receives the most votes, it will be the sixth time in his career that he has started in the game and eighth all-star appearance overall. Wright is currently […]

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Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

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Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

Mets RHP prospect Jeff Walters has sustained a torn ulnar colateral ligament (UCL) in his pitching elbow. The injury is likely to require Tommy John surgery, thus adding to this season’s epidemic of similar injuries. Walters is on the 40-man roster and was considered to potentially be a late-season call-up to strengthen the bullpen. In […]

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We Deserve Better

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We Deserve Better

So here we are more than a third of the way into the season and sitting at seven games under .500 with 99 left to play. Here we are coming off of a disastrous road trip that began with so much hope but ended with a season-high six game losing streak. Here we are heading […]

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Complete 2014 MLB Draft Update and Review

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Complete 2014 MLB Draft Update and Review

So, as you all know, the MLB Draft was held this past weekend and I was glued to all the developments. (At the poor expense of my girlfriend) But it was a lot of fun nonetheless. Most of you probably read the scouting reports I posted throughout the draft, but I want to go pick-by-pick […]

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RHP Kozikowski Is Likely The PTBNL In Davis Trade

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RHP Kozikowski Is Likely The PTBNL In Davis Trade

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reminds us that the player to be named later in the Ike Davis trade with the Pirates will not be announced immediately after the draft. The PTBNL cannot be announced until a year after he signed his first pro contract, not a year after he was drafted. If it does turn out to be […]

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Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

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Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

Mets relief pitcher Gonzalez Germen could return from the disabled list as early as Tuesday and join the team for their series against the Milwaukee Brewers.  German last pitched for the Mets on May 5th before a virus and an abscess forced him to go on the DL. Terry Collins indicated that Germen will be […]

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