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Justin Ruggiano Leaves Game With Shoulder Discomfort

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Justin Ruggiano Leaves Game With Shoulder Discomfort

Mets outfielder Justin Ruggiano departed tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning with shoulder discomfort. Ruggiano has been very solid for the Mets in limited action this year, hitting .389/.450/.772 in seven games entering tonight’s game for the Mets. The 34 year old veteran has hit at a .258/.322/.440 clip in his […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

3 Up 1. De Aza’s Da Man Coming into Thursday night’s series finale against the Cardinals, Alejandro De Aza had been mired in a 4-34 slump over his last 16 games. Due to Jay Bruce’s calf injury, De Aza got the start in center and it paid dividends almost immediately. De Aza robbed a homerun in […]

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Jay Bruce Not In Lineup, Remains Out With Strained Calf

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Not In Lineup, Remains Out With Strained Calf

Right fielder Jay Bruce is not in tonight’s lineup after suffering a strained right calf on Wednesday night. Batting cleanup for the Mets tonight is James Loney who is batting .143 (6-42) with no extra-base hits and two RBI in his last 12 games. Terry Collins said Bruce should be available to pinch hit tonight […]

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Cespedes and Cabrera Activated, Kelly and Rivera Optioned

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes and Cabrera Activated, Kelly and Rivera Optioned

The Mets have officially activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the disabled list and optioned both TJ Rivera and Ty Kelly to Triple-A. Cespedes has been out since August 3 with a strained quad, and had been playing through the injury for weeks before that. He and his .289/.362/.548 batting line will […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

With Travis d’Arnaud missing time with a shoulder injury and struggling at the plate all season, the Mets were all but forced to inquire about Jonathan Lucroy. The Mets interest in Lucroy was understandable as the team needed another bat in the lineup with Lucas Duda and David Wright being gone for the season, Yoenis […]

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Reyes To Begin Rehab Assignment Thursday With Brooklyn

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Reyes To Begin Rehab Assignment Thursday With Brooklyn

Update – Aug 10 Reyes will fly to Brooklyn tonight and start a three game rehab assignment with the Cyclones beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. Update – Aug 9 Sandy Alderson confirmed today our report that Jose Reyes will not begin his rehab assignment tonight as was expected. As we wrote yesterday, Reyes […]

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Alderson Hopeful Cespedes Can Return From DL When Eligible

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Hopeful Cespedes Can Return From DL When Eligible

Updated – Aug 9 Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters that outfielder Yoenis Cespedes took batting practice in Port St. Lucie on Tuesday. While he remains hopeful that Cespedes will be able to return from the DL as soon as he is eligible after the minimum 15 days, Alderson would not commit to a […]

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Why Golfing On A Strained Quad is Detrimental to the Injury

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Why Golfing On A Strained Quad is Detrimental to the Injury

I would never think that this would be the topic at hand on August 4th in Mets-Ville, but I guess with the 2016 Mets if there is one thing we have learned is that you can not assume anything about this baseball team or about the way any injury is handled.  Yoenis Cespedes quad injury […]

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Juan Lagares Underwent Successful Thumb Surgery

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Underwent Successful Thumb Surgery

Update – Aug 2 The Mets announced that Juan Lagares underwent successful surgery on Monday to repair the torn ligament in his left thumb. Team doctors say it will be a six-week recovery before Lagares can resume baseball activities. The Mets signed Justin Ruggiano to a major league deal to replace Lagares on Saturday, but he pulled […]

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Matt Reynolds Added To Active Roster

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Reynolds Added To Active Roster

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson addressed the media in view of the two trades the Mets made before the deadline today, and stated that Asdrubal Cabrera will remain active tonight, because newly reacquired Jon Niese won’t join the team until tomorrow. Additionally, Matt Reynolds is present at Citi Field tonight and will take Antonio Bastardo‘s […]

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Cespedes Out of Lineup After Quad Injury Flares Up

An article by posted on July 28, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Out of Lineup After Quad Injury Flares Up

All Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is not in the lineup on Thursday as the Mets begin a four game series against the Colorado Rockies. Terry Collins told reporters that his strained right quadriceps flared up last night as he continues to battle through this injury which forced Cespedes to miss a few games earlier this month. Cespedes, […]

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