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Juan Lagares Named MLB’s Top Dominican Rookie

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Named MLB’s Top Dominican Rookie

Mets center fielder Juan Lagares was named Major League Baseball’s top Dominican Rookie by a panel of Dominican sports writers. Lagares, 25, is coming off a solid campaign in Winter Ball that saw him bat .342/.379/.412 with 16 RBIs and five stolen bases in 114 regular-season at-bats. During the 2013 regular season, Lagares finished with a .242/.281/.352 batting […]

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Mets Agree On $1.6 Million Deal With Lucas Duda To Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Agree On $1.6 Million Deal With Lucas Duda To Avoid Arbitration

The Mets and Lucas Duda have agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.6375 million to avoid arbitration according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Duda had requested a 2014 salary of $1.9 million, while the Mets had countered at $1.35 million. Mets Arbitration Summary: Lucas Duda - $1.6375 million Dillon Gee - $3.625 million Daniel Murphy – $5.7 million, […]

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Syndergaard Could Pitch In Relief And Follow Same Path As Wacha

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Could Pitch In Relief And Follow Same Path As Wacha

John Harper of the NY Daily News wrote an article on Tuesday where he states that Noah Syndergaard could follow the path of Matt Harvey to become the next Mets pitching phenom. “Spend a day with Noah Syndergaard and you can’t help but come away thinking, above all else: he’s got a lot of Matt Harvey in him.” As he […]

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Ike Davis’ Father Says Mets Screwed Up

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
Ike Davis’ Father Says Mets Screwed Up

Ike Davis‘ father believes the Mets totally botched the way they went about trying to trade his son this offseason, according to a report by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York. “I think that’s why the Mets have really screwed up in that situation — because they’ve publicly done it so much, it’s saying to […]

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What Lucas Duda In The Outfield Means

An article by posted on January 20, 2014 0 Comments
What Lucas Duda In The Outfield Means

Sandy Alderson hinted today that Lucas Duda could get time in the outfield in 2014, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “As of today, I would expect Lucas to get some time in the outfield, but that will be decided just before spring training,” Alderson said. Of course, the instant reactionary world of Twitter was quick […]

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Mets Could Still Add More Starting Pitching

An article by posted on January 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Could Still Add More Starting Pitching

Updated Post 1/20 According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Assistant GM John Ricco said the team could still sign additional starting pitchers, despite the recent signing of lefthander John Lannan to a minor league contract. It’s probably a good idea to bring in another arm or two and have them compete this Spring and then provide […]

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No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

The Mets are not scheduled to appear on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball for the first few months of the season according to a press release issued by the network. There’s always the chance that the Mets will have games broadcasted on the fly during the second half of the season, which we’ve seen a lot […]

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Infuriated Valdespin Bolts DWL Team After Manager Pinch-Hit For Him

An article by posted on January 14, 2014 0 Comments
Infuriated Valdespin Bolts DWL Team After Manager Pinch-Hit For Him

Miami Marlins infielder Jordany Valdespin has left his team in the Dominican Winter League after becoming infuriated when his manager pinch-hit for him in a playoff game this past weekend. The news was reported by ESPN Deportes’ Enrique Rojas. Valdespin hit only .167/.316/.612 in 108 regular season at bats for the Tigres del Licey with three home runs […]

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David Wright Believes Mets Will Be Better In 2014

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Believes Mets Will Be Better In 2014

David Wright believes that the Mets will be substantially better in 2014 than they were last season when they finished in third place with a  74-88 record. Wright says he loves the moves that Sandy Alderson has made so far and suspects he still isn’t finished filling his offseason shopping list. “I’m sure Sandy is […]

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Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

Mike Petriello of ESPN (Insider Subscription) writes that the Mets had one of the best under-the-radar offseasons by signing Curtis Granderson and Chris Young to upgrade their outfield defense. For most of the first third of 2013, he writes, the corner outfielders in New York were Lucas Duda in left and Marlon Byrd in right, flanking a rotating combination of Rick Ankiel, Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and Kirk […]

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