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“The Kid” Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:05 PM

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“The Kid” Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:05 PM

Baseball will return to Olympic Stadium for the first time since 2004, the New York Mets will take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a pair of exhibition games beginning tonight at 7:05 PM. Jenrry Mejia makes his final pitch for a rotation spot and will oppose Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle in what should be a sold-out Olympic Stadium. A pregame […]

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Follow The Money… Or Lack Of It…

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Follow The Money… Or Lack Of It…

The last 48 hours have been brimming with reports from various media outlets on the state of the Mets – not on the field – but fiscally. The Mets want to convey a sense that they are now financially fit. However, the folks who are considered experts on the matter of team valuation, those who […]

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Opening Day Will Be A Sell-Out, But What About The Other 80 Games?

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Opening Day Will Be A Sell-Out, But What About The Other 80 Games?

2013 Opening Day Was A Sell-Out The Mets expect to make it 16 straight sold-out home openers when they start the 2014 season against the Nationals on Monday at Citi Field, the Mets told Newsday. “The game will definitely sell out,” said Lou DePaoli, the Mets’ executive vice president and chief revenue officer. “We are […]

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Dice-K Wants To Be There On Opening Day

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Dice-K Wants To Be There On Opening Day

March 27 – 1:20 PM Update by David Conde Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes that Daisuke Matsuzaka decided to weigh in on the decision the Mets made to pay him $100,000 rather than name him the fifth starter. Matsuzaka said he has learned since arriving in the United States for the 2007 season that stuff […]

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John Lannan Officially Added To Mets 40-Man Roster

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John Lannan Officially Added To Mets 40-Man Roster

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reported on his Twitter page that the Mets officially signed John Lannan to a contract and added him to the 40-man roster. Lannan is officially on the Opening Day roster as a reliever.  During the Grapefruit league picthed in seven games and was 0-2, with a 4.91 ERA. This will be […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 4, Mets 0

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 4, Mets 0

The Mets dropped their Grapefruit League finale to the Washington Nationals on Thursday afternoon, falling at Tradition Field by a score of 4-0. The Mets sent prospect Cory Mazzoni to the mound, while the Nats countered with the formidable Jordan Zimmermann. Mazzoni cruised through the first before running into trouble in the second inning. Mazzoni […]

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From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

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From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

So it’s looks as though the Mets will be carrying both Ike Davis and Lucas Duda on the 25-man roster come Monday’s Opening Day. The injuries to both this spring precluded the team from being confident in naming a starter. It does look like though that Davis will get the first crack at the position. […]

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Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

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Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will both share time at first base and also designated hitter. The competition will continue into […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 12:05 PM (SNY)

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 12:05 PM (SNY)

Farewell to Port St. Lucie The New York Mets wrap up their Grapefruit League season this afternoon in a 12:05 PM start against the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field. Mets pitching prospect Cory Mazzoni will oppose Jordan Zimmermann for the Nats. The game will be broadcast on SNY. This would have been Bartolo Colon‘s turn […]

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Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

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Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

Thoughts from Joe D. Reliever Vic Black has been optioned and will begin the season in Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced via Twitter on Wednesday. “I didn’t see it coming, but I also couldn’t expect anything different really because what I did was struggle all spring,” Black said. “And that’s not what they’re trying to put together […]

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