Update: Collins Says Flores Is Fine, Will Play Thursday (Finger)

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Update: Collins Says Flores Is Fine, Will Play Thursday (Finger)

4:30 PM Update: Manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters after the game and confirmed that Wilmer Flores is fine and will likely be back in the lineup on Thursday Flores was hit by a pitch that hit a finger on his glove hand. 2:45 PM Mets shortstop Wilmer Flores left Wednesday’s Grapefruit League game against the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

The Mets’ Grapefruit League season begins today with RHP Dillon Gee getting the starting assignment and opposing LHP Wandy Rodriguez and the Atlanta Braves at Disney World in a 1:05 PM start.. Also scheduled to pitch for the Mets today are Dario Alvarez, Erik Goeddel, Jack Leathersich, Akeel Morris, Scott Rice, Zack Thornton and Jon […]

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Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

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Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

Let the showcasing begin for the Mets and Dillon Gee, whom they have been trying to trade since the end of last season. Gee will start today against Atlanta in the Mets’ exhibition opener, with the parameters being 35 pitches or two innings. Gee, who threw 199 innings two years ago, regressed last season and […]

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Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Make 30 Starts

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Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Make 30 Starts

Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest on Mets Hot Stove on Tuesday at Tradition Field. He told Gary Apple that in his first year back from Tommy John surgery, Matt Harvey should make at least 30 starts. “There are going to be nights when he’s dominant, and you got to let him stay out there, which means next time […]

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Cesar Puello Deserves One Last Chance

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Cesar Puello Deserves One Last Chance

It’s now or never for Mets outfield prospect Cesar Puello. The 23 year old Puello needs to break camp on the Mets 25 man roster this spring, or they will risk losing him to waivers. Puello is coming off a very disappointing season last year with Triple-A Las Vegas. He batted .252 with just seven […]

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Beyond the Mets ‘Core Four’

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Beyond the Mets ‘Core Four’

Despite Winter Storm Watches in the Northeast and the gloomy fog and cold that has encapsulated my Atlanta home for the past 3 months, it is finally time to play ball in South Florida, and I am abuzz with excitement! Yes, every Spring I reach for what are usually unrealistic expectations regarding our Mets, and […]

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Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

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Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

According to Robert Brender of SNY, the Mets players no longer have their team issued “Take the Damn Thing” t-shirts. They’re all gone. “I haven’t checked further,” Brender says. “But was told they were taken back.” Sigh… February 23 I just read this post on MetsBlog where Matt Cerrone reports (via Robert Brender) that the […]

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Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

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Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

During today’s Intrasquad game, which ended in a scoreless tie by the way, the Daily News handed Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom a couple of mice and the two go doing play by play.   That’s what spring training is all about right there. A few dozen players taking to the field to prepare for […]

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Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

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Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

Sandy Alderson invited former ballplayer Billy Bean to Mets camp Tuesday. Bean, who is openly gay, now serves as Major League Baseball’s ambassador of inclusion. He spent the day as a roving instructor after meeting with the entire organization prior to Tuesday’s workout. Alderson initially wanted Bean to suit up with team and play in […]

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Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

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Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

Manager Terry Collins spoke with Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com and fully supported the way David Wright handled the situation with top prospect Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s a code of conduct in a professional locker room. Our captain thought it was abused and therefore he took action. I’m on his side. I’m sure there’s […]

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