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Eric Campbell Making A Case For Mets Bench Spot

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
Eric Campbell Making A Case For Mets Bench Spot

The recent performance of 27-year old Eric Campbell (AKA “Soup”) in Las Vegas may be proving costly in Josh Satin’s future as bench player/platoon first basemen for the Mets. In limited at bats this year for the Mets, (14), Satin has batted .143 with six strikeouts to go along with a .294 OBP. His strikeout […]

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Nieuwenhuis Could Go Down When Mets Activate Chris Young Today

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Could Go Down When Mets Activate Chris Young Today

April 18 Chris Young Is expected to be activated prior to tonight’s game. Young hit .667 (8-12) with two home runs, seven runs scored and five RBI in his three rehabilitation games with Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. He was placed on the DL on April 3 with a tight right groin. A corresponding roster move will be […]

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Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

At about the same time that pinch hitter Ike Davis‘ walk-off grand slam landed in the right field seats at Citi Field Saturday, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson should have picked up the phone and called Brian Cashman, writes Anthony Rieber of Newsday. The Yankees and Mets haven’t made a trade since 2004  when the Mets […]

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Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

An article by posted on April 6, 2014 0 Comments
Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

The Mets are coming to the realization that they are not going to get much in return via trade for Ike Davis. With Lucas Duda being named the starter (at least for now), one does have to wonder… was the signing of Bobby Abreu a harbinger of Ike’s ultimate release? Sandy Alderson commented earlier in […]

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Both Duda and Davis Will Be On Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Both Duda and Davis Will Be On Opening Day Roster

March 25 Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will share time at first and also designated hitter. Josh Satin will still get […]

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Wilmer Flores Optioned, Will Begin Season At Triple-A

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Optioned, Will Begin Season At Triple-A

Wilmer Flores has been optioned to minor league camp and will begin the season with Triple-A Las Vegas along with Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Zach Lutz. The Mets will use Flores at shortstop and second base with Las Vegas to continue to gauge his worthiness, writes Adam Rubin. “I feel good,” Flores said after receiving the news. […]

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Wilmer Flores To Finally Start At Shortstop

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Finally Start At Shortstop

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, reports that Wilmer Flores is expected to start at shortstop early next week and It will mark his first time starting at the position in a game since 2011, when he played for St. Lucie. Wilmer Flores’ bat might be helpful for the bench if he can prove he is competent handling […]

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Seratelli Could Win Bench Job and Push Flores to Triple-A

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
Seratelli Could Win Bench Job and Push Flores to Triple-A

Adam Rubin shared a bit of insight this morning when he wrote that Terry Collins understands that given the limitations of Ruben Tejada, the team could use a backup shortstop with some offensive capability. Collins has wondered aloud if Wilmer Flores could serve in that role. However, Rubin believes it is more than likely that Anthony Seratelli gets that nod […]

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Summary Of Terry Collins Press Conference

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Summary Of Terry Collins Press Conference

Terry Collins held his first press conference on the Spring on Friday at Tradition Field. Nothing new really, just Terry being Terry. Here’a rundown of what he had to say… Regarding incumbent shortstop Ruben Tejada, Collins said he has rededicated himself. “He’s ready to show people he’s the starting shortstop.” However, Collins insisted that he has […]

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Emilio Bonifacio? No Thanks…

An article by posted on February 1, 2014 0 Comments
Emilio Bonifacio? No Thanks…

After the Royals officially announced that they re-signed veteran left-hander Bruce Chen, they curiously added that they designated infielder Emilio Bonifacio for assignment in order to make room for him on the 40-man roster. I say curious not because I think he’s a solid player, but because the Royals could have non-tendered him long ago, […]

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