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Steven Matz Makes Grapefruit League Debut

An article by posted on March 3, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Makes Grapefruit League Debut

You’ve heard the name before, but 2013 was the first real look at the Mets’ LHP prospect Steven Matz due to him missing significant time recovering from arm injuries. I recently named him as my Mets’ pitching prospect to watch in 2014, as he seems to be on a path to be named a top-five […]

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Collins Says He Wants Dice-K or Lannan For Fifth Starter

An article by posted on March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says He Wants Dice-K or Lannan For Fifth Starter

Terry Collins told reporters that the Mets are predisposed to having a veteran serve as the fifth starter to open the season. That makes Daisuke Matsuzaka and John Lannan the frontrunners for the fifth starer’s spot and means that Jenrry Mejia, Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom are likely now out of the picture. Dice-K pitched today against the Cardinals and allowed […]

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Spring Training Recap: Cardinals 7, Mets 1

An article by posted on March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Cardinals 7, Mets 1

It was another dreary game for our Amazins as they headed down to Jupiter, Florida and lost to the St. Louis Cardinals by the score of 7-1. The loss now has the Mets at 0-3 to begin the Grapefruit League season. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for the Mets and he was opposed by pitching phenom […]

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Mets vs Cardinals at 1:05 PM – Dice-K Starts, Tejada Scratched

An article by posted on March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets vs Cardinals at 1:05 PM – Dice-K Starts, Tejada Scratched

After a 0-2 start to the Grapefruit League season, the Mets leave the comfort of home and head to Jupiter to take on the defending National League Champions – the St. Louis Cardinals. Fifth-starter candidate Daisuke Matsuzaka will try to one-up John Lannan who tossed two scoreless innings on Saturday. He will oppose righthanded phenom […]

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Projecting the Mets Non-Roster Invitees

An article by posted on March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Projecting the Mets Non-Roster Invitees

The Mets currently have 26 non-roster invitees in camp, according to mets.com. The list consists of 15 pitchers, 2 catchers, 6 infielders, and 3 outfielders. It’s not too often that players with very high numbers in camp end up making the team, so let’s sort the non-roster invitees by the numbers so we can watch […]

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Spring Training Recap: Marlins 9, Mets 1

An article by posted on March 1, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Marlins 9, Mets 1

Lucas Duda walloped a towering home run for the only run of the game as the Mets lost to the Marlins by the score of 9-1 at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. John Lannan started for the Mets and pitched two very solid innings, allowing just one hit and striking out three – all […]

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Mets Evaluator Says Syndergaard Reminds Him Of 19-Year Old Gooden

An article by posted on March 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Evaluator Says Syndergaard Reminds Him Of 19-Year Old Gooden

March 1 I just wanted to quickly update this post on Syndergaard with something Mike Puma tweeted last night. Syndergaard’s performance opened eyes. “What I saw yesterday, he’s Dwight Gooden when he was 19 years old,” a NYM talent evaluator said. Hat tip to srt. Also, it’s amazing how this morning there are no less […]

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Marlins vs Mets Game Thread: Lannan Makes Mets Debut

An article by posted on March 1, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins vs Mets Game Thread: Lannan Makes Mets Debut

The Mets host the Miami Marlins at 1:10 p.m. Saturday (WPIX) as Grapefruit League play continues at Tradition Field. Fifth-starter candidate John Lannan makes his Mets debut, opposite right-hander Kevin Slowey. Vic Black, Scott Rice, Kyle Farnsworth, Josh Edgin, Ryan Reid, John Church, Steven Matz and Cory Mazzoni also are scheduled to pitch for the Mets. Lannan is competing with Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jenrry Mejia for the fifth spot in the […]

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First Base Battle Is Underway Between Duda and Davis

An article by posted on March 1, 2014 0 Comments
First Base Battle Is Underway Between Duda and Davis

Terry Collins hasn’t stopped raving about Ike Davis ever since he the 27-year old first baseman arrived to camp last month. The former first-rounder is locked in a battle with his best friend Lucas Duda for the Mets’ everyday first base job and after just one game, they find themselves in a dead heat. This gonna be […]

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Mets Spring Training Camp Feels Like Groundhog Day?

An article by posted on March 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training Camp Feels Like Groundhog Day?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post arrived to Port St. Lucie on Friday and said that the Mets’ spring training camp felt a lot like the Bill Murray classic, Groundhog Day. “Here I am again and the Mets are still waiting for Ike Davis, Lucas Duda and Ruben Tejada to show us what they […]

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