David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

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David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

Mets third baseman David Wright was at the Hampton Roads Sports Academy in Norfolk, Virginia and was video taped swinging a bat in their indoors batting cage last week.   Wright, 34, was knocked out for the season when he underwent neck surgery last June. Before that, he had hit .226/.350/.438 with seven home runs and 14 […]

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Good Fundies Episode 30: The Mets Top 10 of 2016

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Good Fundies Episode 30: The Mets Top 10 of 2016

Brian and Roger asked what the most important, impactful, and defining stories and moments of 2016 were for the New York Mets. Using those suggestions with the hashtag #Mets2016Top10, the two put together their own lists and combined them to create an ultimate countdown on the podcast. Did Mike Piazza‘s Hall of Fame induction make […]

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Phillies Could Be Interested In Jay Bruce

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Phillies Could Be Interested In Jay Bruce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies are looking to add a bat to play a corner outfield position or first base. From the free agent side, the Phillies are interested in Michael Saunders and Brandon Moss. On the trade front, the Phillies could be interested in a hitter like Jay Bruce. […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 4 Thomas Szapucki, LHP

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 4 Thomas Szapucki, LHP

#4 Thomas Szapucki Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 205 Level: Rookie Kingsport Mets & Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/L Age: 06/12/1996 (20) Age Dif: -1.4 (w/ Brooklyn) Acquired: Drafted by the Mets in the 5th Round of the 2015 MLB Draft (149th overall pick) Last Year: #24 2016 Statistics: 9 G, 52 IP, 4-3 W-L, 1.38 […]

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Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

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Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

1. Back in the New  York Groove This one is pretty obvious. The man in that picture is pretty freaking good, and he’s going to be a Met for the next four years. Since becoming a Met, Yoenis Cespedes has been an offensive juggernaut, and now with the incentives in his contract, we might not […]

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Reds Agree To One-Year Deal With Drew Storen

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Reds Agree To One-Year Deal With Drew Storen

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Cincinnati Reds have reached an agreement with free agent reliever Drew Storen on a one year deal worth $3 million dollars. He can earn an additional $1.5 million via incentives for appearances and games finished. Storen, 29, had a down year in 2016, going 4-3 with a 5.23 […]

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Vladimir Guerrero Heads My Official “Unofficial” HOF Ballot

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Vladimir Guerrero Heads My Official “Unofficial” HOF Ballot

It’s that time of the year again so here’s my Official Unofficial Hall of Fame Ballot for the Class of 2017. This year’s ballot wasn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There were a few players I left off simply because of the 10 man limitation, and while I’m not one of those […]

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 3 Robert Gsellman, SP

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 3 Robert Gsellman, SP

#3 Robert Gsellman Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 200 Level: Binghamton/Las Vegas/Mets B/T: R/R Age: 7/18/1993 (23) Acquired: Selected in the 13th round of the 2011 draft from Westchester HS, CA Last Year: #10 2016 MILB Stats:  20 G, 4-9 W/L, 3.99 ERA, 20 GS, 115 IP, 113 H, 58 R, 51 ER, 31 BB, 88 K, 1.25 WHIP (between Triple-A Las Vegas and Double-A Binghamton) 2016 MLB Stats:  8 G, 4-2 W/L, 2.42 ERA, 7 GS, 44.2 IP, 42 […]

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Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

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Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

ESPN.com’s Buster Olney ranked the Top 10 MLB Starting Pitchers in his latest ESPN Insider article this morning, and you know damn well I immediately checked to see if our own Noah Syndergaard was on his list. He was. Syndergaard was ranked at the No. 6 spot behind Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Madison Bumgarner, Chris […]

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Winter Ball Update: Familia Pitches Scoreless Inning, Strikes Out Two

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Winter Ball Update: Familia Pitches Scoreless Inning, Strikes Out Two

In his second appearance for the Gigantes del Cibao on Monday night, Mets closer Jeurys Familia touched 100 mph on the radar gun. With the Gigantes up 4-3, Familia was brought in to pitch the eighth inning. He struck out two batters, walked one and stranded the runner. With his scoreless outing Familia reduced his ERA […]

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