Tag: 2014

Zack Wheeler Open To Pitching Out Of Bullpen

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Open To Pitching Out Of Bullpen

Helping out at the Mets annual coat drive today, reporters caught up with Mets RHP Zack Wheeler. He was asked about pitching in the bullpen, and he told MLB.com‘s Joe Trezza, “I’ve started my whole life, so obviously I’d like to do that. But I know they’re looking out for me.” One of the reasons […]

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Pedro Lopez to Become the New Las Vegas 51s’ Manager

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Pedro Lopez to Become the New Las Vegas 51s’ Manager

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Pedro Lopez will replace Wally Backman as the manager of the Las Vegas 51s for the 2017 season. Frank Viola will stay as the 51s’ pitching coach and Jack Voigt will remain as the hitting coach for the 51s. Lopez, 47, was the Binghamton Mets manager for the past […]

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Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets In Danger Of Being Non-Tendered

Today is the deadline to tender a contract to arbitration eligible players, of which the Mets have ten: Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Lucas Duda, Rene Rivera, Addison Reed, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Travis d’Arnaud, and Wilmer Flores. Most of those players make the decision to retain them a no-brainer, however two might be in […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to his […]

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Greg Holland To Put On Showcase, Mets Should Attend

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Greg Holland To Put On Showcase, Mets Should Attend

Former Royals closer Greg Holland, 30, is getting ready to make his return from Tommy John Surgery. Holland hasn’t thrown a pitch since 2015, but when he did throw pitches, most of them were pretty darn good. In 2013 and 2014, Holland was easily one of the most dominant closers in the game, saving 93 […]

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Mets Top Yankees in Viewer Ratings

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Top Yankees in Viewer Ratings

As reported by Neil Best of Newsday, the Mets had higher ratings than the Yankees for the first time in the 11 year history of SNY. The Mets averaged a 2.73 rating with 263,500 viewers per game. The Yankees averaged a 2.23 rating and 217,765 viewers per game. This marks a 4% increase in ratings […]

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Report: Matt Harvey Says His Rehab Is Going Slowly

An article by posted on September 12, 2016 0 Comments
Report: Matt Harvey Says His Rehab Is Going Slowly

Being the fierce competitor that he is, Matt Harvey was pestering anyone and everyone about being given the chance to get back out there on the mound even if it was to pitch just one inning at the end of the 2014 season.  However, the Mets decided to follow the prudent course, which was to […]

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Zack Wheeler Shut Down for Rest of Season

An article by posted on September 3, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Shut Down for Rest of Season

Update -  The Mets announced that Zack Wheeler has been shutdown for the rest of the season with a flexor muscle strain. He won’t resume throwing until he begins to prepare for Spring Training. Previous Report 8/17 – A collective sigh of relief, Mets fans… According to multiple sources on Twitter, Zack Wheeler does not have […]

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Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

From 2012 to 2014, Wilmer Flores hit over .300 in whichever level of the Mets minor league system he was in. In 2012 he hit .300 with 18 home runs and an .827 OPS at St. Lucie and Binghamton, two places notoriously known for being pitchers parks and leagues. He was a top 100 prospect […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

Major League Baseball will conduct day one of the 2016 First Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 9 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event will air live on MLB Network and will be streamed on MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. ET. The New York Mets will have two picks (19, 31) […]

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