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Lawsuit With B-Mets Settled, But Club Silent On Possible Move

An article by posted on May 31, 2015 0 Comments
Lawsuit With B-Mets Settled, But Club Silent On Possible Move

The owners of the Binghamton Mets were sued in U.S. District Court. The group that sued the Mets minor league team (Main Street Baseball), claimed it had an agreement to purchase the Double-A club for $8.5 million to move it to Wilmington, Delaware. On Friday, the two sides agreed to settle their lawsuit according to […]

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Vic Black Is Ready To Return

An article by posted on May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Is Ready To Return

Mets reliever Vic Black, who has been trying to come back from shoulder and neck issues, passed a significant hurdle last night. The right-hander has now pitched in back to back scoreless relief appearances with Double-A Binghamton and according to Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen, Black is now ready to come off the DL. However, […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

Good news on the Travis d’Arnaud front as he has been cleared for baseball activity, according to Mets assistant GM John Ricco. D’Arnaud has been out since April 19, when he was hit by a pitch and suffered a fractured metacarpal bone on his right hand. The plan is to take it slow and ease him […]

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Mets vs Cubs Probable Pitching Matchups

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets vs Cubs Probable Pitching Matchups

The New York Mets (20-11) head to Wrigley Field tonight to begin a four game series with the Chicago Cubs (15-15). Here are the pitching matchups: Monday: RHP Jacob deGrom (3-3, 2.95) vs. LHP Jon Lester (2-2, 4.04), 8:05 PM Tuesday: RHP Noah Syndergaard (MLB debut) vs. RHP Jake Arrieta (3-3, 3.41), 8:05 PM Wednesday: RHP Matt Harvey (5-1, 2.72) […]

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Vic Black Believes He Won’t Need Surgery

An article by posted on April 23, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Believes He Won’t Need Surgery

Mets right handed reliever Vic Black was at Citi Field with his Mets teammates, but he is still not close to coming back from the DL. Black has been taken out of minor league rehab appearances while being treated for a mildly herniated disk on the right side of his neck. It’s causing him nerve irritation. In […]

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Matt Harvey, The Real Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey, The Real Baseball Maverick

The temperature is in the mid-40s. It’s a dreary, early spring day on the east coast. It’s not exactly the type of day you would be running to the ballpark to watch a game. That is, unless, the pitching matchup features Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey. Below, you will find an actual text conversation that […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Ruben Tejada

An article by posted on January 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Ruben Tejada

The New York Mets and Ruben Tejada have settled on a $1.88 million contract for the 2015 season and will avoid arbitration, according to ESPN reporter Adam Rubin. After the Mets tendered Tejada last month, manager Terry Collins was quick to say that Tejada could very well be the Mets’ starting shortstop and that Wilmer […]

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Is Lagares the Best Defensive Center Fielder Ever?

An article by posted on January 14, 2015 0 Comments
Is Lagares the Best Defensive Center Fielder Ever?

David Schoenfield of ESPN picked the Mets’ Juan Lagares as the center fielder for his All Underrated Team heading into the 2015 season. “Lagares has certainly received recognition as perhaps the best defensive center fielder in the majors — winning his first Gold Glove in 2014 — but because he’s not a big basher at the […]

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NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, Oct. 1, 8:07 PM, ESPN Madison Bumgarner (18-10, 2.98) vs. Edinson Volquez (13-7, 3.04)  The National League Wild Card Game will be in Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year, with the Pirates set to host the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park. The Pirates and Giants met six times this year and the Bucs won four of […]

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