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Cespedes Scratched With Sore Hip, Replaced By Conforto

An article by posted on 04/06/2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Scratched With Sore Hip, Replaced By Conforto

With just a few minutes to go before the first pitch on Saturday against the Miami Marlins, the New York Mets scratched outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the lineup and replaced him with Michael Conforto. The Mets later announced that Cespedes is suffering from a sore right hip and described his status as day-to-day. Cespedes, who […]

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Wright Gets Injection In Neck, Will Miss Two More Games, Avoids DL For Now

An article by posted on 31/05/2016 0 Comments
Wright Gets Injection In Neck, Will Miss Two More Games, Avoids DL For Now

David Wright received an injection in his neck on Tuesday from team doctors. Terry Collins said in a televised press conference. The shot needs 48 hours to take effect, and Wright will remain unavailable for the next two games, but it looks like he’ll avoid the disabled list for now. Wright has a herniated disk […]

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Mets Activate James Loney, Demote Eric Campbell To Triple-A

An article by posted on 31/05/2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate James Loney, Demote Eric Campbell To Triple-A

Eric Campbell has been demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas so that the Mets could open up a roster spot for newly acquired James Loney. To make room on the 40 man roster, the Mets designated RHP Jeff Walters for assignment. Loney, 32, was batting .342 with a .373 OBP and .424 slugging in 43 games with the […]

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Mets Place Lucas Duda on DL With Stress Fracture In Lower Back

An article by posted on 23/05/2016 0 Comments
Mets Place Lucas Duda on DL With Stress Fracture In Lower Back

Lucas Duda has been placed on the disabled list the team announced on Monday afternoon. Infielder/outfielder Ty Kelly has been called up from Triple-A Las Vegas and added to the 40-man roster.  To make room for Kelly, the Mets designated LHP Dario Alvarez for assignment. Duda was examined by Dr. Altchek this morning at the […]

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Collins Saved Wright From Himself On Tuesday

An article by posted on 18/05/2016 0 Comments
Collins Saved Wright From Himself On Tuesday

Day in and day out, we simply do not know if David Wright is going to play.  We do not know if his back will allow him to play. There’s always the possibility that he can’t go. Wright said as much himself when he said, “It’s just day to day. And I think that’s the […]

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Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

An article by posted on 17/05/2016 0 Comments
Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

According to reporters at Citi Field David Wright has been scratched from the lineup on Tuesday after telling Terry Collins that his back was tight. Wright told Collins that he could still play tonight, byt Collins made the decision to scratch him. This is coming after Wright had consecutive days off to get ready for […]

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Lucas Duda Out Of Lineup With Back Issue

An article by posted on 17/05/2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Out Of Lineup With Back Issue

First baseman Lucas Duda is out the lineup with a back issue according to manager Terry Collins and not “benched”as general manager Sandy Alderson first described it. Collins says Duda was “pretty stiff” over the weekend and was treated with an injection Monday after being examined by team doctors. Duda, 30, is batting .236 with […]

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Wright Back In Lineup After Battling Shoulder Soreness

An article by posted on 12/05/2016 0 Comments
Wright Back In Lineup After Battling Shoulder Soreness

Mets third baseman David Wright is in the lineup and batting third tonight against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He’ll go up against three-time Cy Young award winner, left-hander Clayton Kershaw. Wright, 33, has been dealing with some right shoulder soreness and it was questionable whether he would play today. Looks like the day off yesterday must […]

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Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

An article by posted on 10/05/2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

Contrary to what many felt about it when the move was made by Terry Collins, myself included, Curtis Granderson has been a fantastic leadoff hitter since being slotted there 52 times in the 2014 season.  He was, in essence, the full time leadoff hitter last year as well occupying the top spot in 138 of […]

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Kevin Plawecki’s Chance to Shine

An article by posted on 26/04/2016 0 Comments
Kevin Plawecki’s Chance to Shine

There are a number of ways to analyze Travis d’Arnaud‘s shoulder problems. It can be used as another example of the narrative that he’s injury prone. It could be used to explain his poor start at the plate. It could be used to explain why the Reds were five-for-five in stolen base attempts on Monday. It can […]

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