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Logan Verret Will Start Saturday Against Brewers

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Logan Verret Will Start Saturday Against Brewers

Due to Monday’s rained out game that led to today’s doubleheader, Logan Verrett will will make a spot start on Saturday in Milwaukee against the Brewers. Verrett, 25, pitched two scoreless innings of relief during the first game against the Pirates, allowing a hit and a walk while striking out two. He has a 3.22 ERA in […]

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Changes To Strike Zone, Intentional Walks Approved By Committee

An article by posted on June 4, 2016 0 Comments
Changes To Strike Zone, Intentional Walks Approved By Committee

The MLB’s competition committee has reportedly agreed to raise the bottom of the strike zone, which could be instated as early as 2017 (ESPN). The current rule states the bottom of the zone is at the “hollow beneath the kneecap,” while the rule change would make it the top of the knee. The committee has […]

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Marlon Byrd Suspended 162 Games For PED Violation

An article by posted on June 1, 2016 0 Comments
Marlon Byrd Suspended 162 Games For PED Violation

The former Met and current Cleveland Indian, Marlon Byrd, was suspended 162 games by Major League Baseball for the use of a banned substance. “I alone am responsible for what I put in my body, and therefore, I have decided to forgo my right to an appeal and accept this suspension,” Byrd said on Wednesday. […]

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Collins Unwilling To Move Wright Down In Order For Now

An article by posted on May 14, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Unwilling To Move Wright Down In Order For Now

Mets manager Terry Collins acknowledged today that he may need to consider dropping David Wright from the No. 2 slot in the batting order, but is not ready to make such a move now despite Wright’s recent struggles. “At some point, if he continues to struggle, we’ll address that,” Collins said about Wright “He leads […]

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Bartolo Pitches And Powers Mets To Victory

An article by posted on May 8, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Pitches And Powers Mets To Victory

During last night’s 6-3 victory over the San Diego Padres, history was witnessed by New York Metropolitan fans around the globe. The mighty Bartolo Colon didn’t just show up to pitch, he also came ready to bat. Colon had another effective start on the mound, going 6.2 innings strong. He allowed three runs, all coming […]

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Matt Harvey’s Struggles Continue In Disappointing Start

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Struggles Continue In Disappointing Start

After throwing a couple of improved starts as of late, it was thought that the “Dark Knight,” Matt Harvey, may have righted his ship. In Tuesday’s 3-0 loss to Atlanta he regressed against a weak Braves lineup. Harvey threw 5.2 innings while allowing three runs on eight hits. He walked two and struck out four […]

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Cespedes To Have Leg Examined By Team Doctors

An article by posted on April 25, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes To Have Leg Examined By Team Doctors

Terry Collins told reporters that Yoenis Cespedes will likely be examined by team doctors on Monday. Cespedes has missed the last two games after aggravating a bone bruise on his upper right leg while sliding into second base on Friday. “The bruise is pretty big,” Collins said on Saturday. “He’s aggravated it, and he’s limping pretty […]

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Braves Players Complain Of Poor Conditions At Turner Field

An article by posted on April 22, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Players Complain Of Poor Conditions At Turner Field

The Mets will be headed to Atlanta this weekend to play on an apparently substandard Turner Field, according to Doug Padilla of ESPN. The infield conditions at Turner Field as so bad, Padilla reports, that Braves players are mulling requesting an intervention by the players’ union. The Dodgers, who played a three-game set at Turner […]

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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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