Terry Collins Names Candidates For Final Two Bullpen Spots

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Terry Collins Names Candidates For Final Two Bullpen Spots

In a report by Mike Puma of the New York Post, Terry Collins said that Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas are all locked into bullpen spots (Collins seems to be presuming a Jeurys Familia suspension) to begin the season and mentioned the following pitchers as candidates for the final two spots: […]

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Remembering Gary “Kid” Carter

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Remembering Gary “Kid” Carter

Five years ago today, this world lost an amazing person. Known not just as a great ball player but an even better man, Gary Carter lost his battle with brain cancer on February 16, 2012. Given the nickname “The Kid” for his shear joy of the game, Carter was known for his big infectious smile […]

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Noah Syndergaard Will Officially Get Opening Day Start

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Noah Syndergaard Will Officially Get Opening Day Start

According to multiple reports, New York Mets manager Terry Collins announced that right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard will be the Opening Day starter. Syndergaard, 24, went 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 10.7 K/9 and a major league leading 2.29 FIP in the 2016 season. He was an All-Star, finished eighth in the Cy Young […]

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Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

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Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

Zack Wheeler played catch today for about 10 minutes with New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen with no ill effects. This coming the day after it was reported that he felt some “tenderness” in his right elbow after a recent bullpen session. Wheeler was scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday in Port […]

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Bruce Expects To Be Everyday Right Fielder

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Bruce Expects To Be Everyday Right Fielder

New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce spoke to the media in Port St. Lucie on today and one of the things he said was that the front office told him to be ready to be the everyday right fielder. The Mets seem intent on keeping the veteran outfielder (for now) after having shopped him most […]

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Visualizing Noah Syndergaard’s Fastball

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Visualizing Noah Syndergaard’s Fastball

Late last season, Noah Syndergaard told the world he wanted to throw harder in 2017. I think most of us took it as a form of bravado, maybe a little machismo, mixed with some tongue in cheek humor. As it turns out, Noah was dead serious, and he’s put on 17 pounds of muscle to […]

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That Time Jose Reyes Was Almost Traded For Roberto Alomar

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That Time Jose Reyes Was Almost Traded For Roberto Alomar

The Roberto Alomar trade stands out as one of the worst in Mets history for a litany of reasons. A classic “He was good until he went to the Mets” player, Alomar had made 11-straight All-Star teams at the time of his trade before the 2002 season. He was the Hall of Fame headliner of […]

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Mets Morning Report: Mets Receive First Scare Of Spring

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Mets Morning Report: Mets Receive First Scare Of Spring

Good Morning everyone. The Mets received their first minor scare of spring training on Tuesday as Zack Wheeler experienced tenderness in his elbow following a throwing session. Pitching coach, Dan Warthen spoke to the media, advising that the team will be taking baby steps with it’s pitcher. “We’re not going to push it because we want […]

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Should Mets Plot New Course For Captain To Help Him Last The Season?

An article by posted on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Should Mets Plot New Course For Captain To Help Him Last The Season?

Nine at-bats. Over David Wright‘s 13-year career with the Mets, he has only pinch hit nine times. Not shocking for a player that was once a perennial All-Star, but this shows that despite his injury history David Wright either starts or sits. It is no secret that Terry Collins has a tough task ahead in […]

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Mets To Play Army To Conclude Spring Training

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Mets To Play Army To Conclude Spring Training

The Mets officially announced via Twitter that they will play the Army baseball team to conclude spring training. They will play at West Point’s Doubleday Field at Johnson Stadium on Friday March 31st at 3:00pm. Original Report – Jan 12 On March 31, the New York Mets will play the Army baseball team at West Point […]

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