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How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

The Chris Young signing is what I call a Hot Stove Head-Scratcher. Try as I might to understand the move, signing Young to a contract worth more than $7 million dollars simply doesn’t make sense. My litmus test for a free agent signing involves two basic questions. First, is there a reasonable expectation the free […]

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Syndergaard, Montero and deGrom Could Power the Best Rotation In PCL

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard, Montero and deGrom Could Power the Best Rotation In PCL

(Photo by David Conde, Metsmerized Online) I just read a fascinating column by the new Mets beat writer for The Record, Matt Ehalt, who you may remember from ESPN New York last Summer. Ehalt profiles Noah Syndergaard and delves into some of the things we seldom hear about him and also peppers his piece with […]

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Leaving Las Vegas? Not the Mets…

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Leaving Las Vegas? Not the Mets…

I received a few emails this weekend asking me to weigh in on the Mets and their Triple-A affiliation with Las Vegas which expires at the end of this season. Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger, recently gave a good rundown of the situation that included some perspective from Las Vegas President and COO Don Logan who […]

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Mets Reassign Syndergaard and Montero to Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Reassign Syndergaard and Montero to Minor League Camp

Newsday reports that Noah Syndergaard and Rafael Montero were reassigned to minor league camp on Tuesday morning. “It’s always disappointing when you get a taste of being in the big-league clubhouse, getting the treatment like a big leaguer gets, and then you’ve got to go back over to the minor-league side where things aren’t so glamorous, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets play the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium at 1:05 PM in Jupiter today. Left-hander John Lannan opposes right-hander Henderson Alvarez. The game will be broadcast on WOR 710 AM. Lannan is back in contention for a rotation spot after Terry Collins said he would likely open season in the Mets bullpen as the second lefthander. There’s […]

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If Justin Turner Were Running the Mets…

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
If Justin Turner Were Running the Mets…

Howard Megdal of Capital New York, caught up with utility infielder Justin Turner, formerly of the Mets and now with the Dodgers, on Friday morning. Like Carlos Beltran last month, Turner called out the Mets handling of Ruben Tejada and the way they use the media to say things with no real accountability. “I think […]

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Mets Considering Montero and Mejia for Bullpen Roles

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Considering Montero and Mejia for Bullpen Roles

With opening day only nine days away, the Mets have yet to decide on their fifth starter, and according to Marc Carig of Newsday, the battle between Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jenrry Mejia is expected to come down to the final days. While Dice-K is the clear front runner, a person with knowledge of the situation […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 10, Cardinals 4

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 10, Cardinals 4

A split squad of the Mets pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 10-4 on Sunday afternoon at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter. The Mets had 19 hits in the game and went 8-for-20 with RISP. Highlights: Jonathon Niese left the game after two innings with elbow discomfort and is heading to New York for an MRI. He allowed two runs […]

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Mets Are Still Undecided On One-Time Phenom Mejia

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are Still Undecided On One-Time Phenom Mejia

Jenrry Mejia takes the mound and will oppose Cubs left-hander Chris Rusin at 4:05 PM Sunday as the Mets wrap up their two-game series at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. The Mets have never settled on a role for Mejia, which could be the case again this spring. At 24, Mejia is one of those promising young arms the […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 9, Cubs 4

An article by posted on March 15, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 9, Cubs 4

The Mets played a good old-fashioned PCL game and beat the Chicago Cubs at Cashman Field by the score of 9-4. Highlights: Bartolo Colon started the game and pitched 4.2 innings in his second start of the Spring. He allowed 4 earned runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out none. He gave […]

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