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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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Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

In his first start with his former team, Jon Niese appeared to be the antidote missing from the Mets pitching rotation, until the 4th inning reared it’s ugly head. Sailing through the first three innings, Niese stifled the D’backs with cutters in the 80’s until Rickie Weeks, Jr. and Yasmany Tomas took him back-to-back deep, […]

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Giancarlo Stanton Overshadows Jose Reyes’ Return to Citi Field

An article by posted on July 6, 2016 0 Comments
Giancarlo Stanton Overshadows Jose Reyes’ Return to Citi Field

On his return to Citi Field, Jose Reyes tipped his helmet to a standing ovation and then silenced the crowd with his 0-4 appearances at the plate. “They showed me a lot of love and I respect,” he said. “I didn’t know what to expect when I came here today and to see the crowd […]

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Robles And Mets’ Bullpen Dominate In 8.2 Innings Of Relief

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
Robles And Mets’ Bullpen Dominate In 8.2 Innings Of Relief

Hansel Robles and the Mets’ bullpen pitched spectacularly during New York’s 2-1 win over Kansas City. The bullpen pitched 8.2 innings while allowing only one run after Bartolo Colon left the game in the first inning with an injury. Colon was hit on his pitching hand by a line drive, but Robles fired 3.2 innings of one run ball in relief […]

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What A Relief As Mets Avoid A Royal Headache

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
What A Relief As Mets Avoid A Royal Headache

After the Atlanta Braves took a broom to the Mets at Citi Field last weekend, the Amazins got the perfect antidote from their bullpen after Kansas City Royals leadoff batter Whit Merrifield ripped a liner off of Bartolo Colon’s right thumb. “The first thought that popped into my head was, ‘God, please don’t let this […]

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MMO Game Recap: Brewers Defeat Mets 5-3

An article by posted on June 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Brewers Defeat Mets 5-3

The New York Mets (34-28) were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers (30-33) by a score of 5-3 at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon. They split the series two games apiece. Pitching: Steven Matz was on the mound today and this wasn’t his best effort.  Matz pitched six innings but gave up nine hits, allowing 5 […]

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Mets Minors Recap: T.J. Rivera Extends Hit Streak To 17 Games

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: T.J. Rivera Extends Hit Streak To 17 Games

Memphis Redbirds 9 vs. Las Vegas 51s (27-23) 3 BOX SCORE The 51s lost to the Cardinals Triple-A Affiliate by a 9-3 final score. Dilson Herrera (2B) 0 for 4, .276/ .320/ .492 Gavin Cecchini (SS) 0 for 4, run scored, .293/ .374/ .379 T.J. Rivera (LF) 2 for 3, with a run scored, BB, .374/ .409/ .549 Danny Muno (1B) […]

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Mets Notes: Wheeler, Goeddel and Edgin Progressing Nicely

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Wheeler, Goeddel and Edgin Progressing Nicely

LHP Josh Edgin continues to progress in his rehab as he seeks to return from Tommy John Surgery. Edgin tossed live batting practice to third baseman David Wright on Tuesday in Port St. Lucie according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. The hard-throwing lefty reliever is expected to return to the Mets sometime in May after missing […]

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Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

One of the fun things about Spring Training is the guy who plays so well, he forces his way onto the Opening Day roster. In 1996, Butch Huskey hit nine homeruns in the Spring forcing the Mets to make him the Opening Day right fielder even though he never previously played the position. In 2004, Tyler Yates had a […]

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Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

With the news Monday that RHP Tyler Clippard signed a 2-year $12.5 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems the Mets bullpen is quite set, albeit a minor league signing or two. Throughout the offseason, fans were calling for general manager Sandy Alderson to address the bullpen inefficiencies. Deploying a deep bullpen has been […]

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Mets May Not Be Done Adding To The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets May Not Be Done Adding To The Bullpen

If you thought the Mets’ offseason was essentially done after the recent additions of LHP Antonio Bastardo and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, not so fast. During the BBWAA Dinner in Manhattan on Saturday night, a team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets may not be finished adding to the bullpen. After signing […]

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