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Ruggiano Leaves Game With Strained Left Hamstring

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Ruggiano Leaves Game With Strained Left Hamstring

New York Mets center fielder Justin Ruggiano left Monday night’s game against the New York Yankees after the third inning with a mild left hamstring strain. Ruggiano, who was just acquired on Saturday, had grounded into a double play in the third inning and came up lame. Michael Conforto replaced him in the lineup while Alejandro De Aza moved […]

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Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

With the reluctance of Yoenis Cespedes to play center field citing the wear and tear on his legs and more specifically his strained quad, Terry Collins and the Mets find themselves in a bit of a conundrum. The issue is that versus a right-handed pitcher, Collins prefers to have Cespedes, Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson in the lineup and of the three, the […]

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Mets Hoping Cespedes Can Avoid DL With Strained Right Quad

An article by posted on July 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Hoping Cespedes Can Avoid DL With Strained Right Quad

All Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes strained his right quadriceps muscle on Friday after chasing down a Daniel Murphy double in the third inning. “Hopefully it doesn’t translate into me going on the 15-day DL,” Cespedes said through his interpreter. He said he suffered a similar injury with the Detroit Tigers and it forced him to […]

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Cespedes Likely To Miss Two Games With Sprained Wrist

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Likely To Miss Two Games With Sprained Wrist

Yoenis Cespedes was diagnosed with a mild sprain of his left wrist after meeting with team orthopedist Dr. Altchek. Cespedes received a cortisone injection that is expected to sideline him for at least the first two games of Braves series which begins tonight in Atlanta. Manager Terry Collins shared his concern with reporters on Wednesday. “If you remember […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates Blank Mets 4-0

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates Blank Mets 4-0

The New York Mets (34-29) were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates (33-31) by a score of 4-0 at Citi Field Tuesday evening. Pitching: Jacob deGrom was on the mound tonight and he was very good.  He went six innings allowing two runs, walking one, and striking out nine.  deGrom made one crucial mistake to Jung […]

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2016 Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

Alejandro De Aza, OF DOB – April 11, 1984 (31 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: L/L Contract Status: One-year, $5.75 million with $2M incentives 2015 Recap Alejandro De Aza had his best season at the plate since 2012, posting a .262/.333/.422 line (104 wRC+) between three teams last year. The outfielder had a weak first month with […]

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Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

In Friday night’s game against the Nationals, Juan Lagares, who has spent a majority of time in center field in his major league career, got the start in left field while Yoenis Cespedes played in center. Lagares has started 127 games in left field in his professional career. However, most of them came in his […]

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Six Teams Are Interested In Outfielder Alejandro De Aza

An article by posted on March 13, 2016 0 Comments
Six Teams Are Interested In Outfielder Alejandro De Aza

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN on Twitter, six teams are reportedly interested in trading for Alejandro De Aza, however, the Mets are still trying to find the right match. The Mets signed De Aza to a one-year, $5.75 million deal in December, with the intent that him and Juan Lagares would platoon in center […]

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Cespedes Says He’d Prefer To Play In Left Field

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Says He’d Prefer To Play In Left Field

It was interesting to read how Yoenis Cespedes responded when Marly Rivera of ESPN asked him if he was happy playing center field for the Mets. “If I had the choice, I would stay in left field. But I will play where the team needs me. If they want me to play center field, I’ll play […]

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Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

Juan Lagares was on base three times in as many plate appearances on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, delivering a pair of singles, a walk, two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. He’s batting .500 with a 1.071 OPS so far this Spring. Lagares is expected to open the season as the team’s […]

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