Alderson On Cespedes: “He Has a Flair That People Have Come To Appreciate”

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Alderson On Cespedes: “He Has a Flair That People Have Come To Appreciate”

In an exclusive interview with Mets GM Sandy Alderson conducted by Steve Serby of the New York Post, Alderson touched base on a variety of topics surrounding the Mets going into the new season, including his thoughts on freshly-signed slugger Yoenis Cespedes. “I think just the way in which he approaches each game. He has […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Rick Peterson Kicks Off Pitchers & Catchers

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Talkin’ Mets: Rick Peterson Kicks Off Pitchers & Catchers

I kick off the symbolic start of the baseball season with my “Pitchers & Catchers” show. Spring is in the air at Port St. Lucie where Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Robert Gsellman all reported to camp and joined their other teammates who had reported earlier. Both Harvey and Syndergaard were all smiles and each of […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1981 Topps John Pacella

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Shoebox Memories: 1981 Topps John Pacella

He was 23 years old and he threw hard.  So hard, as described on the back of the baseball card (No. 414 from the 1981 Topps set) shown above. “John has the unique habit of losing his cap after each pitch.”  That was okay, because he threw hard. The card above is a perfect in-action […]

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Could the Upcoming Season Make or Break Matt Harvey’s Career?

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Could the Upcoming Season Make or Break Matt Harvey’s Career?

For the second time in his short career, Matt Harvey will be returning to the mound after being shelved due to a need for serious surgery. First it was Tommy John surgery in 2013 and now most recently for thoracic outlet syndrome. His ability to recover yet again and dominate on the diamond this upcoming […]

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Mets Spring Into Action With Hope and Excitement

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Mets Spring Into Action With Hope and Excitement

Only two days ago, Mother Nature dumped about a foot of snow on New York City as temperatures dropped into the teens. But meanwhile in Port St. Lucie, Florida the sun is shining bright, the grass is green and freshly cut, and best of all baseball is officially back at Tradition Field, the Spring Training […]

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Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

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Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal via Twitter, the Cincinnati Reds have dealt veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Atlanta Braves. The Reds are getting very little in return apparently as they were eager just to open up a roster spot and save some some money. A three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove award […]

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Mets Interested in Cuban Free Agent Osvaldo Hernandez

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Mets Interested in Cuban Free Agent Osvaldo Hernandez

The Mets are interested in 18 year-old Cuban left–handed pitcher Osvaldo Hernandez, reports MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. Hernandez has been declared a free agent and can sign with any team he wishes. The other teams Sanchez reports to be interested ar the Padres, Reds. Astros, Braves, Rangers, and Red Sox. According to Sanchez, Hernandez’s fastball currently […]

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Addison Reed Ready For Any Role

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Addison Reed Ready For Any Role

Since the Mets acquired him way back when in 2015, Addison Reed has been nothing but a god-sent for the Mets. In 97 games since being acquired, Reed has been one of the top set-up men in the game. In his Mets career, he has a 1.84 ERA with 108 strikeouts and a 10.5 K/9 […]

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Michael Conforto is Prepared for Whatever 2017 Brings

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Michael Conforto is Prepared for Whatever 2017 Brings

After a stellar breakout campaign in 2015, the sky seemed the limit for Michael Conforto‘s talents. This past season though saw a regression in his play, leading to a few stints back at Las Vegas. “I definitely took a step back and re-evaluated a little bit,” Conforto said. “It was a combination of things. There […]

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Getting to Know the Mets 2017 Minor League Coaching Staffs

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Getting to Know the Mets 2017 Minor League Coaching Staffs

You’d be hard-pressed to find a hardcore Mets fan who doesn’t know about Terry Collins, Kevin Long, and Dan Warthen. The manager and coaches are vital parts of a team’s success. However, there are also managers and coaches in the Mets minor league affiliated teams that many hardcore fans may not even know much about […]

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