Tag: injury

Is Vic Black Our Future Closer?

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Is Vic Black Our Future Closer?

There was an interesting piece on FanGraphs a couple days ago about Vic Black — titled “Vic Black, Closer In Waiting?” You can already guess what the subject matter dealt with and it was certainly a good read. They jump-started it with a curious quote from LaTroy Hawkins, who spoke about Black: “Some guys have late life on the ball,” […]

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With Great Sales Comes Greater Responsibility

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
With Great Sales Comes Greater Responsibility

Matt Harvey must be feeling pretty good about himself right now. The pitcher’s elbow injury is healing well, or so he says, and he wraps up a winning season in his first full season in Major League Baseball. Yesterday, MLB reported that Harvey ranked #2 in the jerseys sold this half of the season. Surprising, […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones Season Recap Q&A

An article by posted on September 24, 2013 0 Comments
Brooklyn Cyclones Season Recap Q&A

I hope you all enjoyed my coverage of the Brooklyn Cyclones this summer. I certainly did! It was great to meet and interact with many of the team’s recent draft picks to see what’s in store for the future. And of course, Rich Donnelly is an awesome baseball mind, so it was great to hear […]

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Wright To Be Activated Prior To Tonight’s Game Against Phillies

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
Wright To Be Activated Prior To Tonight’s Game Against Phillies

The Mets have announced that David Wright will be activated from the 15-Day Disabled List prior to tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Wright has been on the disabled list since August 3rd with a grade two tight hamstring strain. The Mets’ captain has hit 17 home runs at Citizens Bank Park during […]

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A Relieved D’Arnaud Says Last Night’s Walk-off Hit Was Indescribable

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
A Relieved D’Arnaud Says Last Night’s Walk-off Hit Was Indescribable

It honestly felt like no one on the roster needed that walk-off yesterday more than Travis d’Arnaud. I do not need to sit here and highlight the fact that our young backstop has been struggling recently — considering it’s already been brought up over and over on talk radio, Mets Twitter and what have you. […]

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Collins Frustrated With Rookies, D’Arnaud Is Helpless Against Breaking Balls

An article by posted on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Frustrated With Rookies, D’Arnaud Is Helpless Against Breaking Balls

After getting swept in a four-game series against the Washington Nationals, Terry Collins said he plans to address his team again, and made some pointed remarks to the team’s rookies. “You’d think some of these guys would grab the opportunity that’s in front of them because of the injury issues on our club to say, […]

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Mets Unlikely To Acquire A First Baseman This Offseason… Stockholm Syndrome?

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Unlikely To Acquire A First Baseman This Offseason… Stockholm Syndrome?

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Mets are unlikely to pursue a first baseman from outside the organization this winter, after speaking to Sandy Alderson. “The Mets expect to have their first base answer in-house, between Ike Davis, Lucas Duda and Josh Satin. That will leave shortstop and the outfield corners as the main […]

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Parnell Has Successful Surgery To Repair Herniated Disk

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Has Successful Surgery To Repair Herniated Disk

Before tonight’s game against the Washington Nationals, the Mets announced that closer Bobby Parnell had surgery to repair the herniated disk in his neck. The procedure was performed by renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Robert Watkins in California. Dr. Robert Watkins has treated more professional athletes with spinal injuries than any other surgeon in the world. […]

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D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

An article by posted on September 10, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

As Met fans, who have been conditioned to focus on the future, we all waited anxiously for the debuts of Wilmer Flores and Travis d’Arnaud this season. Flores appeared first and hit the ground running, driving in nine runs in his first seven games. The 22-year old was batting .286 with a .762 OPS until […]

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Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

Mets righthander Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews this week for a second opinion to help him determine if he should opt for Tommy John surgery as the Mets team doctors initially advised. Manager Terry Collins said before Sunday’s game confirmed the news, but added that no date […]

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