Tag: injury

Juan Lagares To Undergo Thumb Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares To Undergo Thumb Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks

Update – July 29 As expected, outfielder Juan Lagares has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo surgery to repair the partially torn ligament in his left thumb. Lagares is expected to miss 6-8 weeks, so there’s a good chance he will return late this season, barring any setbacks. Original Post – July 28 […]

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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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Mets Remain Unlikely to Add Impact Bat or Starter Before Trade Deadline

An article by posted on July 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Remain Unlikely to Add Impact Bat or Starter Before Trade Deadline

While the Mets appear set on adding a middle reliever to bolster the relief corps, the solutions to fixing the offense and starting rotation are murky and unclear at best. It doesn’t take a baseball pundit to see that the 2016 season has not gone according to plan so far.  The rotation, lauded as a […]

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Syndergaard Effective In First Start After All-Star Break

An article by posted on July 20, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Effective In First Start After All-Star Break

In his first start after the All-Star break, Noah Syndergaard came through with a gutty performance despite showing a little rust. More importantly, he exhibited no ill effects despite getting 11 days off and leaving his previous outing with an arm fatigue. He struck out eight batters, allowed seven hits, two walks and one unearned […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera is Primed for a Big Second Half

An article by posted on July 16, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera is Primed for a Big Second Half

Coming into the season, the Mets wanted to upgrade at shortstop. They wanted a player who had more range and power than what Ruben Tejada provided the Mets.  They wanted a player who was a steadier fielder who got on base more frequently than Wilmer Flores. With that in mind, as free agency opened, the […]

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New York Mets First Half Report Cards

An article by posted on July 15, 2016 0 Comments
New York Mets First Half Report Cards

Here are our 2016 First Half Reports Cards for the New York Mets as comprised by Joe D., Brian Greenzang and myself. We hope you enjoy. Catchers Travis d’Arnaud – Yet again, d’Arnaud’s troubles staying on the field have been detrimental to the Mets even if he was hitting just .196/.288/.261 before he went on […]

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Update: Noah Syndergaard Cites Heavy Workload For Arm Fatigue

An article by posted on July 9, 2016 0 Comments
Update: Noah Syndergaard Cites Heavy Workload For Arm Fatigue

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard met with reporters after last night’s 3-1 loss to the Washington Nationals, and said that he doesn’t believe there’s anything wrong with his arm other than fatigue. “My first full season in the big leagues. I’ve thrown a lot of pitches,” Syndergaard said. “I’ve thrown a lot of innings […]

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A Historic Perspective of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in MLB

An article by posted on July 7, 2016 0 Comments
A Historic Perspective of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in MLB

Sandy Alderson spoke to the media Thursday afternoon and revealed that Matt Harvey has been diagnosed with symptoms most likely related to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Baseball fans have become very familiar with Tommy John surgery that is required when pitchers tear their ulnar collateral ligament. However, many aren’t familiar with this injury and it’s place […]

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Mets Sign 2nd Round Pick 1B Peter Alonso

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign 2nd Round Pick 1B Peter Alonso

Peter Alonso, the Mets 2nd round pick (64th overall), has finally signed after concluding his collegiate career with a dominating College World Series performance. As a benefit to the Mets, Alonso was signed for under slot value at just over $900K, compared to the $1,009,200 slotted for the 64th pick in the draft. Alonso concluded […]

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Lucas Duda Still Two Weeks Away From Resuming Baseball Activities

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Still Two Weeks Away From Resuming Baseball Activities

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Nationals Park on Tuesday and said the Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is still rehabbing at the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie. Alderson added that Duda is still at least two weeks away from resuming baseball activities, as he looks to return from a stress fracture in his […]

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Mets Reportedly Interested In Yunel Escobar

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Reportedly Interested In Yunel Escobar

The New York Mets are among several teams interested in trading for Los Angeles Angels infielder Yunel Escobar, according Pedro Moura of the L.A. Times. Escobar, 33, has hit .310 with a .359 OBP in 69 games as the Angels’ leadoff hitter playing mostly third base where he leads the American League with 12 errors. […]

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