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D’Arnaud’s Return To Be Delayed By Bone Bruise In Wrist

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud’s Return To Be Delayed By Bone Bruise In Wrist

Update, May 29 Travis d’Arnaud now reportedly has a bone bruise in his right wrist, which will delay his return to the Mets. d’Arnaud recently felt discomfort while swinging. He saw a hand specialist in Florida and will stay in St. Lucie for the time being. May 26 Big step forward for Travis d’Arnaud  who played and […]

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Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

After his Mets were swept out of Pittsburgh, manager Terry Collins insisted his team was not at a “critical juncture,” in the season – which I said they were several days ago – and that the team wasn’t “dead in the water.” It’s still May and they are 2.5 games behind the Washington Nationals – […]

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Featured Post: Sandy’s Next Move Should Be Trading Quantity For Quality

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Sandy’s Next Move Should Be Trading Quantity For Quality

While having too much pitching is deemed a myth by many baseball fans, I believe the New York Mets have officially reached this paradox. Rare as it is to have so much depth, the Mets are crossing the point from developing their prospects to perhaps hindering them by keeping them in the minor leagues. When […]

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Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

Jeurys Familia told the New York Post he is unconcerned with his heavy workload and the pace with which manager Terry Collins is using him. “T.C. knows when we need a day, when we feel tired,” Familia said. “He knows what he is doing. He is a smart manager, and when somebody needs a day just […]

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Familia Leads Majors With 11 Saves

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Leads Majors With 11 Saves

Despite getting tagged for a solo homerun on pitch that caught too much of the plate, Jeurys Familia quickly regrouped and earned his MLB leading 11th save of the season in last night’s 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. In 14.1 innings pitched, Familia has a 0.56 WHIP and 1.88 ERA with 17 strikeouts. Familia […]

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Mets Option Jack Leathersich Back To Las Vegas

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Option Jack Leathersich Back To Las Vegas

What goes up, must come down… To make room for second baseman Dilson Herrera on the active roster, the Mets optioned Jack Leathersich back to Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday afternoon. Leathersich made just two appearances during his brief stay, pitching to one batter on Wednesday and then on Thursday he got hit hard, allowing […]

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With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

It’s been a few weeks since Jenrry Mejia was slapped with an 80-game suspension for testing positive for stanzolol, a performance enhancing drug. With Mejia out, and Bobby Parnell still working his way back from Tommy John surgery a year ago, 25 year old Jeurys Familia has had the reigns of closer bestowed upon him, […]

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Carlos Torres Regrets Crucial Walks

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Carlos Torres Regrets Crucial Walks

With Jenry Mejia suspended and Jeurys Familia moved from setup man to the closer’s role, Carlos Torres has taken over as the Mets primary setup man. Torres for the most part, has been reliable despite being used heavily. Tuesday was an exception. Torres came in the bottom of the 8th inning with the score tied […]

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Familia To Remain Closer When Parnell Returns

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
Familia To Remain Closer When Parnell Returns

Jeurys Familia will remain the Mets closer after Bobby Parnell and Vic Black return from their rehab stints, reports MMO’s Clayton Collier from Citi Field. “If Bobby Parnell and Vic Black show up tomorrow, Jeurys Familia will still close,” Terry Collins said in his pre-game media session. Since taking over as the team’s closer, Familia […]

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Familia Converts His First Save of the Season

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Converts His First Save of the Season

On Sunday, after Terry Collins relied on left-hander Jerry Blevins to get A.J. Pierzynski to ground out for the first out in the ninth against the Braves, he motioned to the bullpen for the right-hander and in came Jeurys Familia for his first save opportunity of the season. Familia passed his first test by striking […]

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