Tag: New York Mets

MLB Raises More Than $235,000 For Shannon Forde Field

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MLB Raises More Than $235,000 For Shannon Forde Field

According to an AP report, Major League Baseball and its affiliates raised more than $235,000 to fund Shannon Forde Field in Little Ferry, New Jersey, in memory of the late and beloved New York Mets media relations director. All 30 teams participated in last week’s online auction of memorabilia and meetings with current and former […]

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Juan Lagares Diagnosed With Mild Shoulder Sprain

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Juan Lagares Diagnosed With Mild Shoulder Sprain

New York Mets doctors evaluated outfielder Juan Lagares today, two days after he hurt his arm making a diving catch in the Dominican Winter League. The Mets staff has diagnosed Lagares with a mild shoulder strain in his right arm. Lagares was hitting .170/.184/.255 in 14 games this winter for the Aguilas Cibaenas. Previous Report […]

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Ruben Tejada Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

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Ruben Tejada Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

According to Jerry Crasnick on Twitter, former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada has signed a Minor League deal with the New York Yankees. He has also been invited to big league spring training camp. After helping get the New York Mets to the 2015 NLDS until his leg was broken by Chase Utley, Tejada spent 2016 […]

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Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

An article by posted on 11/12/2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

Jeurys Familia has received permission from the New York Mets to pitch in the Dominican Winter League for the Gigantes del Cibao. Familia last pitched in the Dominican League back in 2013 when he made six appearances for Gigantes. The Gigantes del Cibao are currently in first place with the regular season ending on December […]

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Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

An article by posted on 10/12/2016 0 Comments
Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

While Sandy Alderson and the front office continue to scour the market for bullpen help via free agency and through trades, the Mets feel confident in their closer heading into 2017. No, not Jeurys Familia, who will likely be suspended to begin the 2017 season due to his arrest for his role in a domestic […]

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What’s Next For The New York Mets?

An article by posted on 09/12/2016 0 Comments
What’s Next For The New York Mets?

At least as far as Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets are concerned, the Winter Meetings ended without so much as a whimper. Yes, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But fret not my friends,  because unlike the Colorado Rockies, the Washington Nationals, the New York Yankees, and a few other […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Second Base Prospects

An article by posted on 08/12/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Second Base Prospects

We have voted for the Top 5 Mets second base prospects here at MMN. This is the third position we’ve ranked after doing so with shortstops and catchers previously. The Mets second base prospects have not reached the heights of the shortstop position within the Mets farm system.  Accordingly, there have been discussions about moving some of the well regarded shortstop prospects, […]

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Collins May Not Retire After 2017 Season

An article by posted on 07/12/2016 0 Comments
Collins May Not Retire After 2017 Season

In a interview with Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News, New York Mets manager Terry Collins reiterated that the reports of him possibly retiring after the 2017 season were premature. Here is what Collins told Ackert, ”There’s all of us standing here today, who knows if we’re all going to be here next year? […]

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Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on 05/12/2016 0 Comments
Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

Prior to the 2015 season, many believed the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets made likely trade partners because the Cubs had young hitting with a need for pitching, and the Mets had young pitching with a need for hitters. A deal between the two teams never materialized. However, that didn’t prevent either team […]

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Wilmer Flores Cleared to Hit, Could Play Winter Ball

An article by posted on 04/12/2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Cleared to Hit, Could Play Winter Ball

New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores has been cleared to start hitting less than two months after having surgery on the hamate bone in his right hand. Flores, 25, could play in the Venezuelan Winter League for the Bravos de Margarita by mid-December. Flores is currently in Venezuela training in hopes of getting back on […]

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