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Josh Smoker Had a Long Road to the Majors

An article by posted on February 10, 2017 0 Comments
Josh Smoker Had a Long Road to the Majors

The Mets’ excitable left-handed reliever, Josh Smoker, had traveled quite the path before making his Major League debut on August 19th, 2016 in San Francisco against the Giants. A first-round pick of the Washington Nationals back in 2007, Smoker struggled with shoulder issues over the years before finally finding his health and making it to […]

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Mets Designate Ty Kelly For Assignment

An article by posted on February 9, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Designate Ty Kelly For Assignment

The Mets announced on Thursday that infielder Ty Kelly has been designated for assignment in order to make room on the 40-man roster for lefty Jerry Blevins, whose one-year deal became official today. Kelly, 28, was originally drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 13th round of the 2009 first-year player draft, but didn’t break […]

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Mets Officially Re-Sign Jerry Blevins

An article by posted on February 9, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Officially Re-Sign Jerry Blevins

The New York Mets have now officially re-signed left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. The deal is for one year at $5.5 million dollars, but includes a a team option for 2018 at $7 million that has a $1 million buyout. He can also earn $100,000 in incentives each each year as […]

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Wilmer Flores Felt Undervalued By Mets In Arbitration Process

An article by posted on February 8, 2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Felt Undervalued By Mets In Arbitration Process

In an interview with NJ.com‘s Brendan Kuty, Wilmer Flores said he felt he was being low-balled by the Mets in the arbitration process. The Mets, who offered $1.8 million, and Flores, who filed at $2.2 million, could not reach an agreement before Sandy Alderson’s deadline. Flores won the arbitration case and will make $2.2 million in […]

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Zack Wheeler is Skeptical of Bullpen Stint

An article by posted on February 8, 2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler is Skeptical of Bullpen Stint

Zack Wheeler aims to return to the New York Mets’ starting rotation in 2017 after being sidelined for the past two seasons due to Tommy John surgery. It has been talked about within the organization that Wheeler will likely start the season in the bullpen, something he is not too keen on as he told Kevin […]

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Niese Schedules A Workout, Could He Interest Mets On Minor League Deal?

An article by posted on February 7, 2017 0 Comments
Niese Schedules A Workout, Could He Interest Mets On Minor League Deal?

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, free agent left-handed pitcher Jon Niese will be working out on Wednesday in Florida for teams who may be interested in signing him.  At this time, it is unknown which teams will be attending the workout, however he was at Tradition Field on Monday training with […]

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It’s Official: The Mets Aren’t Cheap Anymore

An article by posted on February 7, 2017 0 Comments
It’s Official: The Mets Aren’t Cheap Anymore

The Mets have spent more money on major-league contracts via free agent signings this offseason than they have in any other year since 2008 – almost a decade ago and before the news of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme wreaked havoc on the Mets ownership and thus team finances as well. The signings of Yoenis […]

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MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

Hey MMO Community, it’s been awhile. We’ve reached early February, which means a few things. It means we’ve reached the point in the season where my excitement for Knicks Basketball turns into disgust and depression. On the bright side, it also means we’ve reached the point where I start getting geared up for some baseball. […]

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OH NO! Adam Rubin Leaves The Mets Beat

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
OH NO! Adam Rubin Leaves The Mets Beat

In a recent tweet, Mets beat reporter for ESPN, Adam Rubin, has announced that he will be leaving the Mets beat as he is changing careers.  After having covered the Mets for the past 15 years for both the New York Daily News and ESPN, Rubin will now work in public relations. Rubin has been […]

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DeGrom Feels Great, Believes Mets Rotation Could Be Very Special

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
DeGrom Feels Great, Believes Mets Rotation Could Be Very Special

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post caught up with Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom at spring training Saturday and was greeted with a smile. I would be smiling too if I was part of a starting rotation with as much potential as the Mets’. “I think it could be a lot of fun,’’ deGrom told Kernan […]

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