Tag: injury

Why Isn’t deGrom on the DL?

An article by posted on 11/04/2016 0 Comments
Why Isn’t deGrom on the DL?

There’s no blaming the Mets for Jacob deGrom‘s right lat injury. Injuries happen. However, we yet again have to question how the Mets handle injuries and their roster. At the outset, the Mets are skipping deGrom’s start on Wednesday. He also isn’t going to throw in the bullpen for the time being. This is a very […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

An article by posted on 28/03/2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

With only six days remaining until the new 2016 season begins next Sunday night in Kansas City, we are beginning to get some clarity as to what our Opening Day roster will look like. Here’s how it breaks down: Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas Duda, 1B Neil Walker, […]

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Wright’s Remarkable Comeback After Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis

An article by posted on 25/03/2016 0 Comments
Wright’s Remarkable Comeback After Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis

David Wright’s Captain America moniker may not accurately describe the Mets’ third baseman, considering the strenuous and extensive measures he must go through in order to deem himself healthy to play. After reading an article in the April issue of Men’s Fitness, reporter Ron Berler details the rehab Wright must go through in order to get […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera To Miss At Least Two Weeks With Strained Patella Tendon

An article by posted on 11/03/2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera To Miss At Least Two Weeks With Strained Patella Tendon

After having an MRI last night in Port St. Lucie, the Mets sent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to New York for a second MRI. Team doctors examined him this morning and reviewed the MRI and the results are in. The team just announced that Cabrera has been diagnosed with a strained patella tendon in his left […]

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Can Noah Syndergaard Avoid Tommy John Surgery?

An article by posted on 10/03/2016 0 Comments
Can Noah Syndergaard Avoid Tommy John Surgery?

Going into the 2016 season, there is one fear each and every Mets fan has. We dare not speak its name, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s still present. That fear is that a pitcher will get seriously injured. Looking at this year’s list of pitchers who could befall the dreaded “Verducci Effect,” […]

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Brandon Nimmo Still Facing 2-3 Weeks Of Rehab

An article by posted on 26/02/2016 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Still Facing 2-3 Weeks Of Rehab

Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo told reporters on Thursday that he still has at least two or three more weeks of rehab left as he works his way back from a posterior tibial tendon tear in his left foot. “The tissue normally needs about six to eight weeks to heal. And this is a tricky spot. It doesn’t […]

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Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

An article by posted on 22/02/2016 0 Comments
Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

One of the fun things about Spring Training is the guy who plays so well, he forces his way onto the Opening Day roster. In 1996, Butch Huskey hit nine homeruns in the Spring forcing the Mets to make him the Opening Day right fielder even though he never previously played the position. In 2004, Tyler Yates had a […]

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Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

An article by posted on 16/02/2016 0 Comments
Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

There were red flags pointing to Wheeler’s elbow injury in 2015 A Major League Pitcher is a fragile thing. An unnatural motion is repeated over and over again with great stress until, inevitably the elbow or shoulder wear down and/or break. As every pitcher is different, there is no exact science to determine what the […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Ranked 10th Best Catcher By MLB

An article by posted on 12/02/2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Ranked 10th Best Catcher By MLB

The Shredder has ranked Travis d’Arnaud as the 10th best catcher in the majors in the latest edition of  MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Now series. Ahead of him they have Buster Posey at No. 1 followed by Russell Martin, Jonathan Lucroy, Francisco Cervelli, Stephen Vogt, Brian McCann, Yadier Molina, Salvador Perez and Derek Norris. While […]

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Verducci Tabs Noah Syndergaard For “Year-After Effect”

An article by posted on 10/02/2016 0 Comments
Verducci Tabs Noah Syndergaard For “Year-After Effect”

Spring Training draws ever so closer and it won’t be long until we start hearing those bats cracking and leather popping again in anticipation of a new season. There are many rites of passage associated with the arrival of Spring Training. In addition to a litany of anecdotes from players who say they are in […]

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