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Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes should both return to action on Sunday. Steve Mitchell, USA Today According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, manager Terry Collins is hoping to have most of his regulars in the lineup on Sunday, when the Mets play the Washington Nationals. Various injuries, aches and sprains have kept […]

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MMO Game Recap: Blue Jays 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Blue Jays 3, Mets 1

The Mets (7-10) were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays (13-4) by a score of 3-1 this afternoon at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Pitching: Bartolo Colon got the start for the Mets and turned in a great outing, tossing six scoreless innings, with only three hits allowed and striking out six. Hansel Robles and Stolmy […]

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Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

Juan Lagares was on base three times in as many plate appearances on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, delivering a pair of singles, a walk, two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. He’s batting .500 with a 1.071 OPS so far this Spring. Lagares is expected to open the season as the team’s […]

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Mets Drop First Game Of Spring To Nationals 9-4

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Drop First Game Of Spring To Nationals 9-4

The Mets finally took the field today in Viera against the Washington Nationals with Rafael Montero getting the start in the Grapefruit League opener. It did not go as planned at they lost the first game by a 9-4 score and Montero lasted only one inning. Here are some notes from the pitchers: Montero struggled […]

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Wright and Collins Discuss Strategy For Playing Time

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wright and Collins Discuss Strategy For Playing Time

Mets manager Terry Collins met with David Wright to begin discussing limiting his playing time during spring training and the season. Not surprisingly, a definitive games number was not reached. It will begin by limiting his exhibition at-bats and time in the batting cage. During the season, Wright could sit in an afternoon game after a night game. However, […]

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Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

At this point, I’m simply in awe of this New York Mets team. It’s not just the pitching. It’s not just the power from the lineup. No, it’s the collection of the fine men they’ve assembled on this team: Terry Collins stopped practice to have the pitchers meet Ryan Williams who had a heart transplant. […]

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Cespedes Arrives To Camp With An Eye On The Prize

An article by posted on February 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Arrives To Camp With An Eye On The Prize

Yoenis Cespedes arrived to Mets camp in Port St. Lucie on Sunday and spoke briefly with reporters telling them he feels “just like coming home” and is very relaxed. Asked about the added pressure of playing under his new deal with the Mets, Cespedes smiled and said, “I work hard. I’m not too concerned with the […]

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Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

The MLB Network is almost done with their annual “Top Ten Right Now” series, having gone through every position aside from Right Field and Catcher. So far, the New York Mets have not been well represented—the “Shredder” has not been kind to the Metropolitans. We have had two players make the cut so far—Neil Walker […]

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A-Rod Heaps Praise On Mets Young Guns

An article by posted on January 27, 2016 0 Comments
A-Rod Heaps Praise On Mets Young Guns

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post sat down with New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, who had heaps of praise for the young guns in the starting rotation that plays across town in Flushing. A-Rod didn’t mince any words when asked to weigh in on Mets starting pitchers: Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, […]

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Culmination Of An Unlikely Five-Year Plan

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Culmination Of An Unlikely Five-Year Plan

When Sandy Alderson was installed as the new general manager of the Mets in October of 2010, he inherited a team whose public persona had been battered and stigmatized by the effects of the Madoff scandal as well as a plunge in the standings. The campaign just concluded had resulted in the second of what […]

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Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

If the Nationals are really honest with themselves, they will admit that Yoenis Cespedes is for them exactly as Sandy Alderson described him for the Mets – a round peg in a square hole. To be sure, a round peg can actually fit into a square hole.  But it requires coming to terms – sooner […]

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