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Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have signed former Mets closer Bobby Parnell to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training. Parnell, 31, appeared in 30 games for the Mets last season, posting a 6.38 ERA in 24.0 innings. Once boasting a 100+ MPH fastball and a wicked knuckle curve, Parnell parlayed his […]

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Mets Will Hold Back Young Starters When Spring Training Games Begin

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Hold Back Young Starters When Spring Training Games Begin

The New York Mets are set to begin Grapefruit League games beginning on March 3. However according to general manager Sandy Alderson, the team will take things slow with Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz. The team will give their young starters the first 4-5 spring training games off in an effort […]

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Terry Collins Wants Mets To Have Swagger Coming Into 2016

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Wants Mets To Have Swagger Coming Into 2016

Terry Collins held his first press conference of the season today in Port St. Lucie as the Mets prepare for their first workout of the season tomorrow for the pitchers and catchers. The tagline line from the press conference will be this quote, “I want that swagger!” He went on to say he wants the […]

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Conforto Ready To Build On Early Success

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto Ready To Build On Early Success

In his short time up in the majors last year, young Michael Conforto left a remarkable impression on Mets management, his teammates and fans as he often flashed his significant star power potential. Between his sweet line drive swing, some of his eye-opening home runs – especially in the postseason – and some of his […]

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Texas Rangers Are Monitoring Alejandro De Aza

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Texas Rangers Are Monitoring Alejandro De Aza

Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports reports that the Texas Rangers are keeping tabs on New York Mets outfielder Alejandro De Aza. With Josh Hamilton currently dealing with injuries, the Rangers are also maintaining contact with remaining free agent outfielders David Murphy and Will Venable. Hamilton, 35,  is dealing with inflammation in his surgically repaired left knee, and hasn’t played […]

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Can David Wright Cement A HOF Bid With A Strong 2016

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Can David Wright Cement A HOF Bid With A Strong 2016

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Port St. Lucie today and said the team will monitor David Wright throughout the season as they try to get a better handle of managing his spinal stenosis diagnosis and maximizing his contribution to the team. “We’re going to have to be mindful of his physical situation. We’ll have to […]

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Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

A year ago, the Mets showed up to Spring Training bursting with enthusiasm and swagger, with many of the players going on record saying they were going to be in the postseason and playing October baseball. It was David Wright, Terry Collins and Matt Harvey who first started talking about playing in the postseason as far back as December of […]

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Sandy Alderson Spoke With Reporters At Tradition Field

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Spoke With Reporters At Tradition Field

General manager Sandy Alderson arrived to Mets camp at Port St. Lucie today and held a short media session with reporters. Here is a summary of what he had to say: 1.  Sandy is happy with team he has put together. “I haven’t really been this upbeat about a team in a long time and […]

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Mets Spring Notes: Conforto and Walker Arrive To Camp, Collins Press Conference Tomorrow

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Spring Notes: Conforto and Walker Arrive To Camp, Collins Press Conference Tomorrow

Second baseman Neil Walker arrived to camp at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie and told reporters that it still hasn’t sunk in that he’s with the Mets. Come on, Neil, it’s been two months. He is happy that Terry Collins views him as a number five hitter and says he’s the most comfortable hitting […]

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Remembering Gary Carter…

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Remembering Gary Carter…

Remembering Gary Carter on the four year anniversary of his death. He was a great baseball player, a tremendous family man, and the best friend anyone could ever have. Most of all, he will always be remembered as The Kid to all who knew him because of his passion and enthusiasm for life and for […]

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Matt Harvey Arrives To Camp, Open To Extension

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Arrives To Camp, Open To Extension

Matt Harvey arrived to Mets camp on Monday in Port St. Lucie and worked out with his teammates before meeting with reporters and answering a few questions. Harvey, 26, recently agreed to a $4.325 million dollar contract with the Mets in his first year of arbitration and is under team control through the 2018 season. […]

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