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Spring Training Recap: Homers From Cespedes, Walker, Evans Carry Mets To 11-6 Win

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Spring Training Recap: Homers From Cespedes, Walker, Evans Carry Mets To 11-6 Win

The New York Mets bats came alive on Thursday afternoon in an 11-6 thumping of the Miami Marlins at First Data Field. Yoenis Cespedes got the Mets on the board with a solo home run that went over the batter’s eye in center field to being the fourth inning. Two batters later, Neil Walker hit […]

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It’s Time To Be Realistic About What David Wright Can Do

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It’s Time To Be Realistic About What David Wright Can Do

David Wright made his Grapefruit League debut on Saturday by DH-ing out of the cleanup spot. He went 0-for-2, but made solid contact as the Mets’ faithful gave him standing ovations for facing game-pitching for the first time since May. And just a couple days later, news broke that a shoulder injury would leave his […]

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Does Wright Injury Open Up Kelly Johnson Return?

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Does Wright Injury Open Up Kelly Johnson Return?

Unfortunately, it comes as no surprise David Wright might not be ready for Opening Day following news of a right shoulder impingement. No one realistically knows when Wright is going to be ready to play this year. With that in mind, the Mets now have an available spot on the Opening Day roster. In-house options include T.J. […]

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Should Matt Reynolds Make The Opening Day Roster?

An article by posted on 28/02/2017 0 Comments
Should Matt Reynolds Make The Opening Day Roster?

Looking over the Mets infield, there are two things that squarely stand-out. The first is that this is an aging group of players coming off significant injuries. The second is this infield is not particularly good defensively. John Dewan of Acta Sports, and Fielding Bible fame, projected the Mets to have the worst defense up […]

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Conforto’s Mashing Makes Things Difficult For Terry

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Conforto’s Mashing Makes Things Difficult For Terry

Michael Conforto‘s impressive start to spring training has not gone unnoticed. The former tenth overall pick has hit .714 with two home runs and three RBIs in three games so far. Despite the small sample size, Conforto and his perfect swing appear to be in great shape. His hitting this well is a good problem […]

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Jay Bruce Fielded Grounders At First Base On Sunday

An article by posted on 27/02/2017 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Fielded Grounders At First Base On Sunday

Before the Mets defeated the Tigers 5-2 on Sunday, Jay Bruce fielded grounders at first base for the first time since he arrived to camp in Port St. Lucie. Manager Terry Collins was on hand to watch Bruce perform and talked about it after the game. “I liked everything I saw today. It looks like […]

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Spring Training Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 6

An article by posted on 25/02/2017 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 6

The Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals today at First Data Field in their second day of action this spring by a score of 8-6. Pitching: Sean Gilmartin toed the rubber for the Mets this afternoon, tossing two innings, allowing one run on a big fly from Bryce Harper. Logan Taylor was next in […]

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

An article by posted on 25/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets won their Spring Training opener yesterday by a 3-2 score over the Boston Red Sox. Today the Mets take on the Washington Nationals in Port St. Lucie. Lefty Sean Gilmartin gets the start for the Mets against lefty Gio Gonzalez for the Nats. The game begins at 1:05 on SNY at the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Red Sox 2

An article by posted on 24/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Red Sox 2

The New York Mets defeated the Boston Red Sox this afternoon in the first Spring Training game of the season by a 3-2 score. Pitching – Seth Lugo got the start today and tossed two scoreless innings with three strikeouts, two walks and didn’t allow a hit. Right-handed pitching prospect Marcos Molina followed Lugo with […]

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Five Notes From Thursday: Wright Could DH This Weekend

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Five Notes From Thursday: Wright Could DH This Weekend

1. David Wright could DH this weekend, hopefully Saturday but could be Sunday with both games being at home. Wright also threw again on Thursday, again in secret though with no beat writers allowed.  2. Collins expects the lineup on Saturday for the first home game of Grapefruit League action to be mostly regulars except […]

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