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Jay Bruce’s Mets Future Tied to Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 28, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce’s Mets Future Tied to Yoenis Cespedes

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets have been receiving inquiries on Jay Bruce all offseason. However, the Mets are not inclined to move Bruce until the Yoenis Cespedes situation has been resolved. At the moment, the market appears to be heating up as Cespedes shares the same goal as the […]

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8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

Terry Collins spoke to reporters on Tuesday after the team took batting practice at Citi Field in advance of the Wild Card Game on Wednesday. On going up against Madison Bumgarner “Well, he’s outstanding, but this time of year you’re going to face great pitching. We know that. We’re up for it. We faced arguably […]

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Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

An article by posted on September 29, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

When Jay Bruce didn’t make an immediate impact in blue and orange, many fans called for the veteran outfielder’s head, citing an uncanny similarity to a former Met with the same initials. Terry Collins tried everything. Moving him up and down the lineup, giving him a “mental health break,” and even benching him. Though Bruce’s […]

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The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

An article by posted on September 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

The blueprint for a great homegrown infield is generally regarded as the one that the LA Dodgers installed in 1973. It was in June of that year that the unit of Ron Cey (3B), Bill Russell (SS), Davey Lopes (2B), and Steve Garvey (1B) was installed in the lineup and allowed to gel. Interestingly enough, […]

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Marlins Activate Giancarlo Stanton From DL

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Activate Giancarlo Stanton From DL

Giancarlo Stanton took batting practice with his team this evening. The Wild Card race in the National League may have just gotten a little more interesting. MLB Network just reported that the Miami Marlins, in a stunning move, have officially activated Giancarlo Stanton from the disabled list- yes, the same Giancarlo Stanton that many reports said […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

No one, not even Sandy Alderson himself, knew the Mets were getting this Yoenis Cespedes when they acquired him at the trade deadline last year. In Cespedes’ first three seasons in the majors, he was a .263/.316/.464 hitter who averaged 24 homers and 87 RBI. He was a guy that had a lot of power, […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera was named the National League Player of the Week for the Week of August 21 – 27.  During the week, Cabrera hit .545/.583/1.136 with five runs, four doubles, three homers, eight RBI, and one stolen base.  Additionally, Cabrera made a couple of spectacular plays in the field. This past week was […]

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Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

An article by posted on August 28, 2016 0 Comments
Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

The New York Mets (66-64) were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies (60-70) by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field Sunday afternoon. Pitching: Robert Gsellman was on the mound for the Mets today making his first ever career start and he was very good before running into trouble late in the game.  Gsellman had only […]

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

One of the now forgotten storylines of the early part of the 2016 season for the Mets, was their futility against left-handed pitching. During their careers, both Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda have mostly struggled against them, effectively neutralizing two of the team’s best bats in the lineup. Terry Collins ices a third when he refuses […]

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Reyes And Cabrera Go Back-To-Back In Series Opener

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Reyes And Cabrera Go Back-To-Back In Series Opener

The Mets opened up a three-game, weekend series against the division rival Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Citi Field, and the Mets brought thunder early on, as Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera hit back-to-back jacks to open up the scoring for the Amazin’s. It’s the second time in franchise history that the first two batters of […]

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