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Niese Will Have Knee Surgery Thursday, Mets Recall Goeddel

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Will Have Knee Surgery Thursday, Mets Recall Goeddel

The New York Mets announced that LHP Jon Niese will undergo arthroscopic surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery tomorrow to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee. Mets Team Physician Dr. Struan Coleman will perform the procedure. Niese, 29, said he has been dealing with pain in his knee since June, but felt […]

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Mets Promote Pitching Prospect Robert Gsellman

An article by posted on August 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Promote Pitching Prospect Robert Gsellman

With the Mets putting Steven Matz on the disabled list with a mild strain in his rotator cuff, the Mets are promoting Robert Gsellman from AAA Las Vegas. The 23-year old Gsellman was the Mets 2011 13th round draft pick out of Westchester High School in Los Angeles, CA. He started the year with AA Binghamton, and he worked […]

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Mets Need A Bat, Not A Bullpen Arm

An article by posted on July 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need A Bat, Not A Bullpen Arm

Leading up to the trade deadline, most of the talk from inside the Mets organization and among media members has been that the Mets’ top priority is to add a bullpen arm. While it’s always good to have bullpen depth, using the team’s resources on an extra late-inning arm seems puzzling given the other holes […]

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Alderson Says Starting Pitcher or Bat Unlikely, Unwilling To Deal Top Prospects

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Says Starting Pitcher or Bat Unlikely, Unwilling To Deal Top Prospects

Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Citi Field before the game on Monday and said that it’s unlikely that the team will add a starting pitcher or position player and that their focus is on adding a bullpen arm before the trade deadline. “I think realistically, the bullpen is the area we can […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Reyes and Robles Make the Grade

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Reyes and Robles Make the Grade

The New York Mets faced a nine game road trip to open the second half of their season following the All-Star break, starting with three games in Philadelphia, followed by three in Chicago, and then three in Miami. The Mets took the first series two games to one against the Phillies, dropped the Cubs series, […]

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Mets Should Focus On Relievers Not Starters In Trade Deadline Deals

An article by posted on July 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Should Focus On Relievers Not Starters In Trade Deadline Deals

With names like Andrew Cashner, Rich Hill, Jon Niese, Jeremy Hellickson and Michael Pineda circulating as potential trade bait on or before the trade deadline, the Mets would be best served by bolstering their bullpen rather than seeking a starting pitcher to replace innings lost due to Matt Harvey’s season-ending surgery. The current Bartolo Colon, […]

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Verrett’s Rotation Spot Appears Safe For Now

An article by posted on July 17, 2016 0 Comments
Verrett’s Rotation Spot Appears Safe For Now

While Logan Verrett wasn’t dominant last night against the Phillies, but he kept the team in the game and gave them a chance to win. Verrett pitched six solid innings while allowing two runs and striking out four. But the Mets provided him with only two runs of support, and the bullpen yielded the game’s […]

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Mets Bullpen Shines Again In Win Over Philadelphia

An article by posted on July 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Shines Again In Win Over Philadelphia

Bartolo Colon sailed through the first four innings of the Mets’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies to kick off the second half of the season before running into trouble. Big Sexy gave way to the bullpen with two outs in the sixth, who as they have done many times this year, dominated the rest […]

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The Mets Will Seek Bullpen Help At The Trade Deadline

An article by posted on July 14, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Will Seek Bullpen Help At The Trade Deadline

There isn’t likely to be a big splash from the New York Mets come this August 1st trading deadline, as a Yoenis Cespedes type player does not seem to be in the cards for the team. Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with “team sources” who have advised that the team is likely […]

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Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

The Washington Nationals nearly blew a late five run lead against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday after handing the game to their bullpen. After Felipe Rivero gave up three runs in the 7th to make it 10-8 Nationals, closer Jonathan Papelbon came into the 9th to try and preserve the slim two run lead. Papelbon […]

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Addison Reed’s Solid Start To 2016

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed’s Solid Start To 2016

Much of the talk of the off-season had to do with whether the Mets had a strong enough bullpen to back up their dynamite starting pitching. Fans were happy for the most part with the two-year deal GM Sandy Alderso n handed out to LHP Antonio Bastardo, and re-signing LHP Jerry Blevins to a one-year […]

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