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Tulowitzki Responds To Mets Trade Rumors

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
Tulowitzki Responds To Mets Trade Rumors

Speaking with reporters prior to the All-Star game, Troy Tulowitzki says he has no desire to be traded. “I signed to be a Rockie and right now my job is to be a Rockie, so my job is to go out there every single day and help them to try to win games,” Tulowitzki said. […]

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Steven Matz Heading To DL With Torn Lat Muscle (Updated)

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz Heading To DL With Torn Lat Muscle (Updated)

Update: The team has confirmed that Steven Matz has a torn lat muscle on the left side and will not throw for three weeks after being treated with a PRP injection at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Apparently Matz told the team about the soreness after his first start, but the Mets had him make […]

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In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

If you told most Mets’ fans during the long, cold, winter recess between October and the start of spring training that halfway through the upcoming season their team would sit within a few games of first place in the division, most would be thrilled. To have simply achieved a legitimate level of competitiveness following six […]

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Familia Out With Tightness In Left Groin

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Out With Tightness In Left Groin

As if an awful 2-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Friday night wasn’t enough, we may be without the team’s most valuable player for at least the next two games and maybe more. In the bottom of the eighth inning Jeurys Familia was brought in with the bases loaded to try and stop the […]

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Lagares Dealing With Elbow Soreness, Collins Implies Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Dealing With Elbow Soreness, Collins Implies Tommy John Surgery

During yesterday’s pregame press conference, Terry Collins said that Juan Lagares‘ elbow injury is limiting his ability in the outfield. (Adam Rubin, ESPN NY) “The elbow injury is something that it, for sure, has kept him from making the throws that he would normally make on a daily basis,” Collins said. “We’ve asked him to […]

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A Closer Look At Ryan Braun As A Potential Trade Target

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
A Closer Look At Ryan Braun As A Potential Trade Target

Joe D had an interesting exchange on Twitter today with SNY personality Sal Licata. Licata is like me in that he wants the Mets to go after not only a big bat, but the biggest ones on the market. Here is the exchange: Since the media attention surrounding Braun’s suspension died down in 2013, he […]

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Wright Received Epidural Shot In His Back

An article by posted on May 30, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Received Epidural Shot In His Back

Seeking out one of the best back and spinal specialists in the country, David Wright flew to California to meet with Dr. Michael Watkins and his physical therapy team after being diagnosed with Spinal Stenosis last weekend. Sandy Alderson told reporters before the game on Friday, that Wright received an epidural injection in his back on Monday to […]

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Mets Dealt A Serious Blow As Wright Is Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Dealt A Serious Blow As Wright Is Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters on Saturday that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time in 15 days due to a serious back issue. Wright has been diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. “He’s still experiencing some lower-back tightness,” Ricco said. “It’s […]

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Piggy-Backing Niese and Gee Could Be Solution To Mets Rotation

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Piggy-Backing Niese and Gee Could Be Solution To Mets Rotation

Piggy-backing is a practice employed primarily in the low minors where teams will pair 8 starting pitchers into 4 tandems that alternate starting and relieving duties from one start to the next. The games are usually split into 5 and 4 inning increments. The idea behind it involves limiting pitch counts while helping to gradually […]

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Gee Slated For One More Rehab Start, Syndergaard Gets Another Turn In Rotation

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Slated For One More Rehab Start, Syndergaard Gets Another Turn In Rotation

Terry Collins told reporters before the game Sunday that Dillon Gee will have one more rehab start in the minors, guaranteeing Noah Syndergaard at least one more turn in the rotation. Collins said he would like to see 95-to-100 pitches from Gee in his final rehab start. After that outing, a decision will be made regarding […]

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