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Terry Collins Says Addison Reed Will Handle Setup Role

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Says Addison Reed Will Handle Setup Role

Manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters today at Mets camp in Port St. Lucie and confirmed that right-handed reliever Addison Reed will handle the 8th inning setup role for the Mets to begin the season. (Adam Rubin, ESPN) It was initially believed that Reed would compete with newly signed Antonio Bastardo for the setup role […]

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Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

The Giants bolstered their starting rotation today, by signing Johnny Cueto to a six year deal worth $130 million with an opt-out clause after two years, according to Buster Olney of ESPN on Twitter, as well as Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com on Twitter, who reported the length and value of the deal. After signing Jeff […]

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Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

Joakim Soria, who is one of the top relief pitchers on the market along with Darren O’Day, is looking for a contract worth approximately $27 million over three years according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. The Mets, who are in need of another shutdown pitcher to pair with Jeurys Familia, are reportedly interested in Soria who would […]

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First Place Mets Have Arrived Earlier Than Experts Expected

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
First Place Mets Have Arrived Earlier Than Experts Expected

On this, the final day of August, the playoff races in each league and division have taken shape with a combination of obvious front-runners and competitive surprise teams. At this point in time, it’s safe to say that the Mets have made a statement in New York, the NL East and all of Major League […]

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Armed With New Lethal Splitter, Familia Notches 35th Save

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
Armed With New Lethal Splitter, Familia Notches 35th Save

Jeurys Familia earned his 35th save of the season in yesterday’s 5-4 win over the Red Sox. Despite allowing the first two runners to reach base, Familia looked extremely impressive as he escaped the jam in dominant fashion. He overpowered Alejandro De Aza and Travis Shaw for the first two outs of the inning, and […]

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Mets Have A Formidable Lineup Against Lefties

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have A Formidable Lineup Against Lefties

Do the Mets have one of the most dangerous lineups in the league against left-handed pitching? It certainly looks that way with the way they are hitting lately. New York recently crushed Phillies’ lefty Adam Morgan during Tuesday’s 16 run explosion at Citizens Bank Park, and they also scored 11 runs against Rockies left-hander Chris […]

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D’Arnaud Expected To Return From DL Next Week

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Expected To Return From DL Next Week

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud will begin his rehab assignment tonight for Advanced-A St. Lucie and according to Terry Collins, he could be ready to return from the DL next week. “I don’t think he’ll catch seven days, but I’d like to get him seven games of worth of at-bats to get him to 20-25 before […]

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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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