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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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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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