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From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

We were riding high on Monday and Tuesday. The offense was clicking, especially with the long ball, and the defense made a few key plays to increase the Mets winning streak to six games over the Yankees. But then last night happened. Before I get long-winded, Masahiro Tanaka is looking like a bona fide ace. […]

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Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

Curtis Granderson showed Met fans the Bronx last night – and it was all good in the hood. The Mets right fielder looked right at home in Yankee Stadium, going 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs in the Mets’ 9-7 win. This was where he enjoyed back-to-back 40-plus homer seasons, which was what appealed […]

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Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon gave up his eighth home run of the season en route to an early shower that saw him allow seven runs, six earned, and failing to complete six innings for the second time in three starts. Colon, who signed a two-year, $20 million contract with the Mets in the offseason, has seen his […]

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Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

Chris Young came through for the second consecutive game on Monday, this time going 2-for-4 and delivering the game-winning, eighth-inning home run in the Mets’ 9-7 win over the Yankees. Young told reporters he didn’t know the regular season could ever feel as electric as last night, calling it the most exciting game he’s ever played […]

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Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

According to a report by Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, help in the form of Jacob deGrom and Rafael Montero could be just weeks away for the Mets bullpen. Ackert spoke with Mets assistant general manager John Ricco who said that “we are getting to the point where it’s probably weeks as opposed to months,” […]

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Collins Sees The Light, Says Lagares Will Be Out There Everyday

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Sees The Light, Says Lagares Will Be Out There Everyday

On a day when Juan Lagares was supposed to get the game off, the rising star was inserted into the starting lineup after Eric Young Jr. was scratched with a bruised right cheekbone. The results? Lagares went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored and extended his hitting streak to 13 games. Lagares is now batting a […]

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CT Scan Reveals Eric Young Has Bruised Cheekbone

An article by posted on May 4, 2014 0 Comments
CT Scan Reveals Eric Young Has Bruised Cheekbone

According to Adam Rubin, a CT scan revealed that Eric Young Jr. suffered a bruise to the right cheekbone after a freak accident during batting practice. Lucas Duda was hitting in an indoor batting cage at Coors Field when a baseball hit the screen and ricocheted, striking Young below the right eye. Juan Lagares, who was […]

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Stop Trying to Fix the Mets

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Stop Trying to Fix the Mets

Everybody wants to fix the Mets, and it seems that in doing so, we tend to forget the recent past. When articles get written by the New York Times or ESPN’s Adam Rubin we tend to forget that the Mets were on the verge of something truly amazing in 2006. Here’s the truth about the […]

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Alderson Talks About Increasing Payroll, Trading From Depth, 90 Wins

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Talks About Increasing Payroll, Trading From Depth, 90 Wins

Speaking to Tyler Kepner of the New York Times, general manager Sandy Alderson reiterated his 90 win goal for the Mets this season and also said he is authorized to increase payroll if he needs to. “We challenged ourselves to think realistically about what each player could do,” Alderson said by phone on Wednesday. “It’s […]

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Nimmo Homers, Collects Four Hits, Now Batting .407

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo Homers, Collects Four Hits, Now Batting .407

April 29 Brandon Nimmo went 4-for-4 with two singles, a home run and a double on Monday night for St. Lucie. He scored twice, drove in two runs and fell a triple short of the cycle. Nimmo and teammate T,J, Rivera are both hitting .407, the best mark in the Florida State League. Each player […]

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