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Mets Not Interested in Free Agent Center Fielder Drew Stubbs

An article by posted on 27/03/2017 0 Comments
Mets Not Interested in Free Agent Center Fielder Drew Stubbs

While the Mets had been blessed with good health for most of Spring Training, the injuries are now starting to mount. The latest is Juan Lagares‘ oblique strain. Back in 2014, Lagares had a similar injury which cost him 22 games. If this latest oblique strain is similar in nature, he will assuredly begin the season on […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Harvey Progresses, Matz Injury and More with Special Guest Kevin Kernan

An article by posted on 26/03/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Harvey Progresses, Matz Injury and More with Special Guest Kevin Kernan

I talk about Matt Harvey’s performance against the Braves and what the injury to Steven Matz means for the rotation. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post joins me to give his thoughts on the Mets this spring, why he loves the WBC, and how the Yankees-Mets Subway Series rivalry might be rekindled in 2017.   […]

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Brandon Nimmo Aggravates Hamstring Injury

An article by posted on 19/03/2017 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Aggravates Hamstring Injury

New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo suffered a setback on Friday, after aggravating his hamstring injury while participating in running drills. Last Wednesday, team doctors examined Nimmo and determined that the hamstring injury was not as bad as initially diagnosed. Nimmo strained his hamstring last weekend while chasing down a triple in the World Baseball Classic for […]

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A Troubling Look At Pitchers After Two Year Absences

An article by posted on 19/03/2017 0 Comments
A Troubling Look At Pitchers After Two Year Absences

The Mets are going into 2017 with a large number of question marks surrounding their pitching staff. Matt Harvey’s problem with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Zack Wheeler’s fight to establish himself after missing two full seasons recovering from multiple elbow surgeries are the two biggest concerns. Of course you also have the questions regarding Steven […]

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Nimmo Heading To PSL, Will Miss 2-3 Weeks With Strained Hamstring

An article by posted on 13/03/2017 0 Comments
Nimmo Heading To PSL, Will Miss 2-3 Weeks With Strained Hamstring

As I suspected, Brandon Nimmo did suffer a strained right hamstring. Team Italy’s manager Marco Mazzieri confirmed the news with James Wagner of the New York Times. As such, Nimmo is expected to be out for a few weeks with a Grade 1 strain. According to the team this morning, Nimmo is en route to Port St. Lucie […]

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Cecchini Provides Dramatics, But Italy Falls to Venezuela in Ten Innings

An article by posted on 11/03/2017 0 Comments
Cecchini Provides Dramatics, But Italy Falls to Venezuela in Ten Innings

Down a run with two outs in the ninth inning, Mets shortstop Gavin Cecchini stepped to the plate against former Met Francisco Rodriguez and delivered, driving home the game’s tying run. However, Team Italy could not pull through and eventually fell to Team Venezuela, 11-10 in ten innings, in WBC Pool D action on Saturday. […]

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Harvey Slowly Progressing Towards Opening Day

An article by posted on 11/03/2017 0 Comments
Harvey Slowly Progressing Towards Opening Day

After a rough first spring start, Matt Harvey bounced back yesterday, allowing just one run over three innings in a 7-6 loss to the Astros. Harvey gave up just two hits to the Astros, one of them being a third-inning solo homer to Reid Brignac. He also walked a batter and struck out two. Perhaps […]

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Which Non-Roster Invitees Can Make Opening Day Roster?

An article by posted on 06/03/2017 0 Comments
Which Non-Roster Invitees Can Make Opening Day Roster?

While the 25-man roster seemed pretty much set most of the offseason, injuries always loom. With David Wright‘s shoulder impingement and the possibility of his starting the season on the 60-day DL, the Mets possibly have an open roster spot. Of all the non-roster invitees this spring, who has the best chance of filling that […]

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Talkin’ Mets: David Wright at a Crossroads, Bullpen Competition

An article by posted on 05/03/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: David Wright at a Crossroads, Bullpen Competition

Rich Coutinho of 98.7 ESPN joins me to discuss David Wright’s latest injury setback. Rich talks about who can benefit from the open roster spot, what bullpen arms he would like to see make the trip North, the fifth starter competition and the difference between the team this spring versus last year.   DOWNLOAD THE […]

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Wheeler To Make Grapefruit League Debut March 10

An article by posted on 01/03/2017 0 Comments
Wheeler To Make Grapefruit League Debut March 10

Per Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News, Zack Wheeler threw a live BP session today. Batters were mostly just tracking his pitches, however an attending scout said he looked “really good.” Wheeler, 26, threw 25-30 pitches and was very happy with his performance afterward. Anthony DiComo of MLB.com says will make his Grapefruit League debut […]

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