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Mets Will Hold Private Workout For Cuban Free Agent Yulieski Gourriel

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Hold Private Workout For Cuban Free Agent Yulieski Gourriel

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said that the team will hold a private workout for Cuban free agent Yulieski Gourriel. “We’re going to do our due diligence on that player,” Alderson said Tuesday. “We have made arrangements to do that. At the same time, that player hasn’t seen live pitching for weeks, if not months.” […]

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MMO Game Thread: Royals vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Royals vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Ian Kennedy (5-5, 4.17) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (6-3, 3.01) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets have lost three straight games and are 4-6 in their last 10 games. Starting tonight, New York will play 20 straight […]

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Mets Activate Travis d’Arnaud From DL, Option Kevin Plawecki To AAA

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Travis d’Arnaud From DL, Option Kevin Plawecki To AAA

Mets officially have activated Travis d’Arnaud from the disabled list and optioned Kevin Plawecki to Triple-A Las Vegas. D’Arnaud had been on the 15-Day Disabled List since April 26, with a right rotator cuff strain. He hit .317 (13-41) with four doubles, seven RBI, five runs scored and 11 walks in 11 rehabilitation games between […]

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Terry Collins Committed To Wilmer Flores At Third Base

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Committed To Wilmer Flores At Third Base

With David Wright possibly shelved for the rest of this season after undergoing neck surgery, there has been talk of the New York Mets perhaps getting a third baseman. But as of now, manager Terry Collins said he will stick with Wilmer Flores, who has been the team’s best hitter over the last two weeks. Flores has […]

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Measuring the Disappointment of the 2016 Mets

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Measuring the Disappointment of the 2016 Mets

There have certainly been many disappointing seasons in the Mets’ 54 year history.  Some that fell below already low expectations, others in which the fresh promise of winter never materialized, and yet others in which they failed to build upon the success of previous seasons. Of course, it’s that last category that marks the 2016 […]

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Come On Maverick, Get In The Fight

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
Come On Maverick, Get In The Fight

In my last post, I told you it had to get worse before it could get better.  Well, its worse.  So now it HAS TO get better. In times of trouble, think outside the box.  Be unique; unorthodox, and come up with a solution.  In other words, be a Maverick.  Sandy Alderson was dubbed the […]

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Latest Buzz: Mets Debating Reyes, Wilpon Wants Hits, Sandy Wants Better Effort

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
Latest Buzz: Mets Debating Reyes, Wilpon Wants Hits, Sandy Wants Better Effort

According to columnist Neil Best of Newsday, Jeff Wilpon told reporters at a charity event in Harlem that the Mets might not be able to wait until the trade deadline to make some moves. Asked what he thought the Mets needed, “Hits,” the Mets COO responded. Meanwhile, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting that […]

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Red Sox Inquired About Matt Harvey Last Winter

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
Red Sox Inquired About Matt Harvey Last Winter

According to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald, the Red Sox have made finding an elite starter for their starting rotation a top priority. However, “not at any cost, but a reasonable cost,” he adds. Last winter, the Red Sox reached out to the Mets about potentially dealing for Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. However, all […]

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Should Mets Deal For Brandon Drury?

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Deal For Brandon Drury?

The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned their rookie outfielder-infielder Brandon Drury to Triple-A Reno on Sunday afternoon to clear a spot for right-hander Shelby Miller who was activated from the disabled list.  The D’Backs wanted him to get more playing time in the minors rather than squander development time on the big-league bench, where Drury started just […]

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The Coming Conundrum When Wheeler Returns

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Coming Conundrum When Wheeler Returns

If you thought that Zack Wheeler rejoining the rotation upon his return in a couple of weeks was a slam dunk… Think again. Mets manager Terry Collins is having some second thoughts about it, and honestly I can’t blame him. This won’t be an easy decision. “When that time comes, when Zack Wheeler’s ready to […]

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