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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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Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

An article by posted on May 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets are optimistic that David Wright can begin baseball activities on Monday. Wright was shutdown before the weekend because of lower back pain. He was prescribed anti-inflammatory medication and rest after an MRI showed no structural damage. The Mets said that Wright’s original hamstring injury has healed […]

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Gee To DL With Strained Groin, Syndergaard To Make MLB Debut Tuesday

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Gee To DL With Strained Groin, Syndergaard To Make MLB Debut Tuesday

It’s official… Moments ago Sandy Alderson announced that Dillon Gee was being placed on the DL with a strained groin, and that Noah Syndergaard will be promoted and make his major league debut on Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Bartolo Colon will start in Gee’s place on Sunday on regular rest. Sandy […]

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David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

According to a report by Zack Braziller of the New York Post, David Wright‘s return is still very unclear based on comments made on Monday by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. “It’s just hard to say,” Alderson said, when asked about a possible return. “He could be a week away, could be 10 days away. […]

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Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

An article by posted on May 3, 2015 0 Comments
Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

According to a report on ESPN New York, San Francisco Giants executive VP Brian Sabean has quietly been at Citi Field during the Mets-Nationals series. Although the reason for Sabean’s visit is not exactly clear, Adam Rubin speculates that the Giants could be looking to upgrade at third base this summer. The Giants traded two […]

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Wright Still A Week Away From Returning, Mets Deny Any Setback

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Still A Week Away From Returning, Mets Deny Any Setback

Mets Captain and 3rd baseman David Wright was eligible to come off the DL on Thursday, but will be out until next Friday at the earliest. The team insisted it’s not because of any setbacks but because they want to be very careful with him, making sure that he doesn’t rush back. Wright is still rehabbing in […]

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Vic Black Started Throwing Wednesday

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Started Throwing Wednesday

Good news for the Mets bullpen. According to NorthJersey.com Mets right handed reliever Vic Black was able to begin throwing on flat ground Wednesday as he continues to try to recover from his neck injury. Vic has been sidelined with a herniated disk in his left neck since last week. Manager Terry Collins said that […]

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