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Collins’ New Deal To Be Announced Monday, All Coaches Will Be Invited Back

An article by posted on September 29, 2013 0 Comments
Collins’ New Deal To Be Announced Monday, All Coaches Will Be Invited Back

Updated 9/29 Andy Martino reports: Terry Collins and the Mets do not have a deal yet for a contract extension, but they are very close.  People familiar with the negotiations told the Daily News to expect a news conference midday Monday to announce a two-year, approximately $2 million deal for the manager (that’s a raise […]

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Mets vs Reds: Dice-K In Rubber Match, Murphy Red Hot Again, Lagares Sets New Mark For Assists

An article by posted on September 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Reds: Dice-K In Rubber Match, Murphy Red Hot Again, Lagares Sets New Mark For Assists

Mets (72-85) at Reds (90-68) • 12:35 PM RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-3, 5.52) vs. RHP Mat Latos (14-6, 3.23) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Justin Turner – 3B Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Mike Baxter – RF Juan Centeno – C Wilfredo Tovar – SS Daisuke […]

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Vic Black Earned His First Career Save Against Reds

An article by posted on September 25, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Earned His First Career Save Against Reds

Two days after LaTroy Hawkins earned the 100th save of his career, righthander Vic Black got a chance to close out last night’s 4-2 win over the Reds. The rookie reliever pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning to register his first career save. Black, who was one of the players acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates when the Mets traded […]

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Mets Have Played .500 Baseball Since Wheeler Arrived

An article by posted on September 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have Played .500 Baseball Since Wheeler Arrived

It’s remarkable. A lot has happened since that long ago Tuesday in mid June when the Mets swept the Braves in Atlanta and Zack Wheeler made his major league debut. Super Tuesday they dubbed it… The Mets were decimated as they entered play that day, a battered team that had lost 11 of the 14 […]

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Three Years Later And Mets Still Striking Out At Alarming Rates

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
Three Years Later And Mets Still Striking Out At Alarming Rates

Another loss, another dozen strikeouts for the New York Mets. This time the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner toyed with the Mets the way a cat would a mouse. With the Mets at 1,299 strikeouts for the season (an average of 8.6 a game compared to 8.2 hits), it stands to reason a lot of pitchers have had their […]

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Mets Executive Expresses Relief They Didn’t Sign Michael Bourn

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Executive Expresses Relief They Didn’t Sign Michael Bourn

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, who interviewed Sandy Alderson yesterday, said that the Mets are relieved that the “Protected Pick Controversy” allowed Michael Bourn to sign with the Cleveland Indians after they matched the guaranteed offer they made to the then free agent outfielder. One top Mets executive recently expressed relief not to have signed […]

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Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

They say that baseball is a game of inches, or centimeters if you find yourself in the British Isles. You could take that old baseball adage and apply it in so many ways, but basically it juxtaposes the reality of how easily the game can change on a dime or how suddenly the momentum in […]

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Players of the Week: Murphy Cops NL Honors, Lagares and Gee Get Some Love Too

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Players of the Week: Murphy Cops NL Honors, Lagares and Gee Get Some Love Too

Just wanted to update this post and say that Daniel Murphy has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending September 1. Congrats to Murph and nice job by Steph for making a great call! There were close games, there were blowouts. There was dominant pitching, there was offensive outbursts. This week […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Oh, Sandy” Edition

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Oh, Sandy” Edition

Sometimes I wonder why I even read some Mets related posts on Facebook or Twitter. If you were to gauge the Mets fan base on the way General Manager, Sandy Alderson has run the team, well you would think that this team was based out of Miami. Yes, I realize that the lunatic fringe faction […]

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Roster News: Plawecki And Reynolds Promoted For Playoff Experience, Lutz To Majors

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
Roster News: Plawecki And Reynolds Promoted For Playoff Experience, Lutz To Majors

The Mets have made a few roster moves today (and yesterday, for that matter). Here’s a summary of everything I can see that’s going on: Matt Reynolds and Kevin Plawecki may be done in St. Lucie with the FSL season, but they will get a taste of the Eastern League playoffs with the Binghamton Mets. […]

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