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Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

New Mets hitting coach Kevin Long gave Dan Martin of the New York Post a player by player progress report as the team enjoyed a day off on Wednesday. “I’ve seen good things from a lot of these guys,” the hitting coach said. “Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been good. Ruben Tejada has been better. And Wilmer […]

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Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

Zack Wheeler met Dr. David Altchek in New York on Wednesday to discuss his options, and is headed for Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed a full tear of the UCL. He has yet to decide if the Mets’ Dr. Altchek will perform the surgery or fellow leading orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. There […]

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New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

There it is… The Mets tweeted an image of our new state of the art scoreboard, featuring one of the largest high-definition digital screens in any sports venue in the country. The Daktronics digital video board is 62% larger than the original screen and measures a whopping 5,670 square feet . Said Chief Operating Officer […]

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MLB Needs A Paradigm Shift On Starting Pitching Health

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Needs A Paradigm Shift On Starting Pitching Health

The NFL has recently been praised for their efforts to ensure the long term health and well-being of their players by instituting stringent new protocol on concussions. I remember reading one time that for most players who participate in an NFL game it’s the equivalent of one of us being in like four or five […]

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Alderson Fires Back, Wheeler’s Agent Responds, About Those MRIs

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Fires Back, Wheeler’s Agent Responds, About Those MRIs

Adding a little balance to yesterday’s tirades from a few Mets reporters, you have Sandy Alderson firing back at them and Zack Wheeler‘s agent B.B. Abbott saying he had no problem with the way the Mets handled his client. “Anything that happened last year, or any other time Zack has been a Met, has been […]

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The Truth About Zack Wheeler’s Usage

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
The Truth About Zack Wheeler’s Usage

The Mets front office is a lot like congress. People don’t trust them. So when it was announced that Zack Wheeler has a torn UCL, the first thing everyone did was point their fingers at management. We all watched the games last year. How many times did Terry Collins leave Wheeler on the mound past […]

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Updated Opening Day Lineup, Rotation, Bench, Bullpen Projections

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Updated Opening Day Lineup, Rotation, Bench, Bullpen Projections

As things continue to develop in Mets camp and we also consider the season ending injuries to Zack Wheeler and Josh Edgin the Opening Day Roster projection sure looks a lot different than my last one in February. Here’s my latest stab at it. Starting Lineup: CF Juan Lagares SS Wilmer Flores 3B David Wright […]

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Eight Mets Among John Sickels’ 2015 Top Prospects

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Eight Mets Among John Sickels’ 2015 Top Prospects

John Sickels of Minor League Ball recently released his Top 175 MLB Prospects and the Mets had a great showing, placing eight prospects in the top 175 seven of them in the top 100. Here they are including where they were ranked and their Grades: Noah Syndergaard – 13 (Grade A-) Steven Matz – 35 […]

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Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

As you have heard by now, Zack Wheeler is out for the season. He has a complete tear of the UCL in his pitching elbow and will require Tommy John Surgery, the same procedure that sidelined Matt Harvey in 2014 and will keep Josh Edgin out of action this year. Is this a frustrating development? […]

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When Should The Mets Call-up Syndergaard?

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
When Should The Mets Call-up Syndergaard?

As Mets fans still grapple with the Zack Wheeler news, the debate begins on how long the Mets should wait to call-up super prospect Noah Syndergaard in light of the open rotation spot (well, open if you don’t consider Dillon Gee a viable candidate). Of course, with the Mets, the decision is never based on […]

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