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Collins Says Wright “Could” Begin Light Baseball Activities Next Week

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Wright “Could” Begin Light Baseball Activities Next Week

Manager Terry Collins told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the club is hopeful that third baseman David Wright can resume “limited” baseball activities next week. Collins said the team won’t know more until seeing Wright this weekend in Los Angeles, when the Mets play the Dodgers, but there is a strong possibility the […]

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Alderson Describes David Wright’s Return As Ambiguous

An article by posted on June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Describes David Wright’s Return As Ambiguous

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field on Friday that David Wright remains in Los Angeles and continues to get treatment on his lower back for spinal stenosis. Wright meets with Dr. Robert Watkins every Monday to discuss any progress and to plan out each week’s specific rehabilitation goals. But he has yet to be […]

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Featured Post: The Era Of Half-Measures Needs to End

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Era Of Half-Measures Needs to End

Suffice it to say it’s been a rough month for the New York Mets. I’ll spare you all the negative rants about losing streaks, poor offensive rankings, and a disintegrating run differential. I think we’ve all had enough of that. It’s tough to put your arms around what exactly is going on with this team. […]

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Mets Minors: Pedro Lopez Has B-Mets Back In Playoff Mode

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Pedro Lopez Has B-Mets Back In Playoff Mode

“In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explode, and every sunset is different.” – John Steinbeck, The World of Our Discontent In Binghamton over the last two seasons, the popularity of baseball has exploded as Pedro Lopez and his B-Mets have hit their stride putting together a run of winning baseball […]

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Mets’ Young Guns To Be Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Young Guns To Be Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post reports that Tom Verducci is working on a cover story about the Mets’ young pitchers for Sports Illustrated. Earlier this week, Harvey was interviewed a second time by Verducci, and then he met with and interviewed Noah Syndergaard as well. Of course Harvey was the last Met featured on […]

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It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

Regardless of whether or not you think Sandy Alderson and the Mets need to make a big splash deal before this season’s trade deadline, here is some sobering information about the perception around the league regarding the financial state of the team. In his latest piece for ESPN Insider, Buster Olney says that there is no […]

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Buster Posey Talks About Facing Syndergaard, Harvey

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Buster Posey Talks About Facing Syndergaard, Harvey

I had a chance this afternoon to visit Topps headquarters, where they introduced star Giants catcher Buster Posey. I also had the chance to ask the 2012 MVP a question, so with last night’s no-hitter having already been discussed, I asked him about Noah Syndergaard, and what it’s like to face a pitcher for the […]

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Mets “Really” Ramping Up Efforts To Trade Gee or Niese

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Really” Ramping Up Efforts To Trade Gee or Niese

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Dillon Gee and Jon Niese are very much still available as the Mets would like to make room for top pitching prospect Steven Matz in their six-man rotation. “Word around league is Mets really ramping up effort to try and trade not just Dillon Gee, but Jon Niese as […]

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No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets, Nationals, Yankees and Cubs are among just some of the teams who have recently contacted the Oakland A’s about acquiring the very versatile Ben Zobrist. With demand for Zobrist increasing day by day, Billy Beane has the luxury of letting this play out as long as […]

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Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

Wanted to update this post with some quotes from Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer who spoke to Fred Kerber of the New York Post about the recent uptick in Mets offense and how Cuddyer is fueling that. “I felt my swing was getting better even — without the results,” Cuddyer said. “But nobody wants to hear […]

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