Doug’s Dugout: Holy Kervokian, That Didn’t Take Long!

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Doug’s Dugout: Holy Kervokian, That Didn’t Take Long!

In Doug’s Dugout today, it’s “deja vu all over again,” with the news that David Wright will miss this week due to a nagging rib injury (but last week he had a great day in the weight room-cue the applause). It’s only March, but what Mets’ fan is not a tad alarmed? This is (already) […]

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Mets Memories – Ron Swoboda

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Mets Memories – Ron Swoboda

To most younger Mets fans with a sense of history, Ron Swoboda will always be remembered for his great catch and clutch hits that helped the Mets win the 1969 World Series against Baltimore. But for those of us who remember when he first came up in spring training of 1964, Swoboda represented great hope. […]

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Morning Update: No Timetable For Wright, Mets Scrambling To Replace Byrdak

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Morning Update: No Timetable For Wright, Mets Scrambling To Replace Byrdak

Lucas Duda returned to the lineup after missing a few games with back soreness and with one swing of his batted affirmed  his back was feeling better when he belted a tremendous grand slam in yesterday’s game against the Detroit Tigers. The game ended in 7-7, 10-inning tie. “It wasn’t a big issue to start with,” Duda […]

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Time For Prevention and Recovery 2.0

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Time For Prevention and Recovery 2.0

The Mets’ medical staff has been under scrutiny for years, but maybe it is time to re-evaluate the team’s off-season and spring training conditioning programs. Seven Mets, including David Wright, who returned to New York for further exams yesterday on his side, have rib cage, oblique or upper body injuries. Manager Terry Collins offered several […]

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Lucas “Liger” Duda Slams Tigers In Mets 7-7 Tie

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Lucas “Liger” Duda Slams Tigers In Mets 7-7 Tie

This afternoon in Lakeland, Florida, the Mets game ended in a 7-7 tie against the Detroit Tigers in a 10 inning affair. Summary Jon Niese starts it off with two scoreless innings against the Tigers but gets tagged in the third inning of work. Niese avoids the trouble of a Cedeno error and hitting Fielder with […]

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Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

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Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

Remember, it is only Spring Training. It is only March. It isn’t August or September. Now, what do I mean by that? It was reported this morning that David Wright had an ultrasound-guided injection of a cortisone shot. It was also reported that Tim Byrdak will have surgery done on his meniscus. Byrdak should only be out […]

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Tim Byrdak Out 6 Weeks, Josh Edgin Moves To Major League Camp

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Tim Byrdak Out 6 Weeks, Josh Edgin Moves To Major League Camp

Updated 1:45 PM The Mets have just announced that Tim Byrdak is expected to be out for six weeks, and that LHP Josh Edgin is moving to major league camp. Good news for Edgin. Here is an MMO Exclusive Interview our own Pete Shapiro conducted with Josh Edgin last month. Original Post 10:00 AM Left-handed reliever Tim […]

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Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

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Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

The Mets announced they have suspended bullpen catcher Eric Langill for seven days without pay after being charged with a DUI last weekend. “We met with Eric Langill this morning.  He was contrite and very apologetic about Sunday night’s incident,” the team said in a statement. “We informed Eric that he will be suspended without […]

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For the Right Price, Re-Signing Chris Young Is A Good Idea

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MLB Trade Rumors reported yesterday that its likely that Chris Young will return to the Mets for the 2012 season. Despite pitching in only 6 games, Young was on track to have a great season.  Before tearing a capsule in his throwing shoulder, he was 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA. I like Chris Young.  When […]

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Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

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Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

The outbreak of injuries at Mets Spring Training camp has become quite alarming. Terry Collins is very concerned as he bemoaned the number of players  he’s had to scratch off his lineup cards of late. “You better believe it’s troubling,” Collins said. “And we have no answers.” Collins is taking immediate action and has mandated […]

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