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MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

An article by posted on February 23, 2017 0 Comments
MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

The New York Mets have been waiting a long time to hear from Major League Baseball about Jeurys Familia‘s expected suspension. Familia was charged with domestic abuse on October 31, 2016. A complaint filed in court revealed that Familia caused bodily injury to another resulting in a bruised right cheek and scratched chest of the victim. The […]

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Mets PSL Notes: Rowen Unhittable, Familia Back In Camp, Salas Dealing

An article by posted on February 20, 2017 0 Comments
Mets PSL Notes: Rowen Unhittable, Familia Back In Camp, Salas Dealing

1. Mets reliever Ben Rowen was “basically unhittable” off the mound today in Port St. Lucie, according to Abbey Mastracco of NJ.com. Though he has tallied only 11.2 Major League innings, the submariner has gone 25-10 with a 1.85 ERA and 1.022 WHIP in the Minor Leagues since 2010. This could end up being another low-risk […]

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Familia’s Absence Due To Domestic Violence Case, Will Not Return Until Monday

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Familia’s Absence Due To Domestic Violence Case, Will Not Return Until Monday

For a second straight day, Mets closer Jeurys Familia was excused from the team’s morning workouts at Tradition Field and left camp early on Saturday due to a personal matter and he is not expected to return until Monday. A report by Mike Puma of the New York Post says that the absence is related to his […]

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Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

An article by posted on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

It doesn’t come as a surprise when you have guys like Noah Syndergaard throwing 100 MPH gas with regularity, but the Mets as a whole possess the hardest fastballs in the MLB, according to Statcast. Last season, the Mets averaged 93.6 MPH on their fastballs which ranked third in the MLB. They go into this […]

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MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Commissioners Office and the Players Association are in talks to change the order of batting practice. As it stands right now, the home team takes BP first, then the visitors. Under this new order, the home team would hit second, with the visitors hitting first. […]

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MLB To Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

An article by posted on February 9, 2017 0 Comments
MLB To Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Major League Baseball is planning on testing out a rule change, first being implemented in Rookie Ball. The rule puts forward that a runner would automatically be placed on second base at the start of extra innings. This rule has been used before, as it has been used in international […]

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Opinion: Stay Bruce? Fine By Me

An article by posted on January 27, 2017 0 Comments
Opinion: Stay Bruce? Fine By Me

According to the New York Post the Mets have informed Jay Bruce they plan to start the season with him as their everyday right fielder. And thus concludes BruceGate 2017 (Maybe? Is it really over?). The prospect of Bruce being with the Mets on Opening Day doesn’t really bother me. Why? Generally, I refuse to […]

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Where Does The Mets Lineup Stack Up In 2017?

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Where Does The Mets Lineup Stack Up In 2017?

Buster Olney, in an article exclusive to ESPN Insiders, concluded his offseason Top 10 feature by ranking the best lineups in major league baseball heading into the 2017 season. The ranking was based on input from executives representing all 30 MLB front offices. This latest entry in this series is entitled: Top MLB Lineups: Which Batting […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle At $7.75MM With Addison Reed

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle At $7.75MM With Addison Reed

The New York Mets have avoided arbitration with setup man Addison Reed for a one-year deal worth $7.75 million according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. Pace Law School projected that he would get $7.9 million. Reed was one of the top setup men in all of baseball in 2016 and had one best […]

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Braves Schedule Bartolo Colon Bobblehead Night When Mets Come To Town

An article by posted on January 8, 2017 0 Comments
Braves Schedule Bartolo Colon Bobblehead Night When Mets Come To Town

MLB teams announced their bobblehead giveaways in celebration of National Bobblehead Day on Saturday. And wouldn’t you know it, the Atlanta Braves are planning a Bartolo Colon Bobblehead Night in 2017. Friday, June 9 #BravesBobble: Bartolo Colon bobblehead night featuring his signature pitching motion! #NationalBobbleheadDay pic.twitter.com/zD9QNJDCXJ — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) January 7, 2017 On June […]

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