Tag: New York Mets

Fernando Salas Unable To Pitch Due To Visa Issues

An article by posted on 02/03/2017 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Unable To Pitch Due To Visa Issues

New York Mets right-handed reliever Fernando Salas has yet to pitch in a Grapefruit League game this spring despite being listed as a scheduled pitcher multiple times. Kristie Acket of New York Daily News reports that Salas was unable to get a work visa to pitch in springs games for the Mets but has been throwing […]

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Jose Reyes Finally Takes Fly Balls in Center

An article by posted on 02/03/2017 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Finally Takes Fly Balls in Center

New York Mets infielder Jose Reyes took fly balls on Wednesday at the First Data Field complex in center field. Reyes at least getting some reps in center has been talked about for awhile and the Mets stuck to their plan despite the recent setback for David Wright that makes Jose the team’s everyday third […]

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Morning Briefing: Trading Nimmo, Ricco On Evaluating Prospects, Reyes Embracing 3B

An article by posted on 02/03/2017 0 Comments
Morning Briefing: Trading Nimmo, Ricco On Evaluating Prospects, Reyes Embracing 3B

Good Morning Mets Fans. Funny thing, yesterday I left a comment to explain why the Mets are choosing to play Amed Rosario, Gavin Cecchini, Dominic Smith and T.J. Rivera as often as they have. “A lot of people – including beat writers – completely ignore the fact that the Mets (like any other organization) will […]

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So You Think You Know The Mets: The All-Amazin Team

An article by posted on 01/03/2017 0 Comments
So You Think You Know The Mets: The All-Amazin Team

In 2012, the New York Mets announced their 50th Anniversary All Time Team. But 10 years earlier in 2002, the Mets celebrated their 40th Anniversary by naming the All-Amazin’ Team and that’s the focus of this weeks Trivia Challenge. So forget David Wright and Jose Reyes, and go back 15 years and see if you can […]

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The Trade That Keeps On Giving

An article by posted on 25/02/2017 0 Comments
The Trade That Keeps On Giving

  On December 17, 2012, the New York Mets completed a trade sending 2011 National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays. In this trade, the Mets acquired veteran catcher John Buck, starting pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard, and catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud. Syndergaard has become one of the best pitchers in baseball […]

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Mets Projected to Have Worst Up-the-Middle Defense

An article by posted on 24/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Projected to Have Worst Up-the-Middle Defense

With a little over a month left until Opening Day, John Dewan of ACTA Sports recently ranked his projections for the best and worst middle defense for the 2017 season based on defensive runs saved. Last on that list, was the New York Mets middle infield. Dewan projected the Mets middle infielders to have a […]

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Mets Discussed Trading Michael Conforto For J.D. Martinez

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Discussed Trading Michael Conforto For J.D. Martinez

In a recent column by Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, he reports that the New York Mets seriously discussed a deal with the Detroit Tigers that would’ve swapped young outfielder Michael Conforto for veteran outfielder J.D. Martinez. It was, of course, before the Mets re-signed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four year, $110 million […]

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Rafael Montero Looks Great Early in Camp, Can It Continue?

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Looks Great Early in Camp, Can It Continue?

When the New York Mets re-signed relievers Fernando Salas and Jerry Blevins one of the questions became what will they do to create the two needed spots on the 40-man roster. One of the most talked about options was designating right-handed pitcher Rafael Montero for assignment. Instead, the Mets designated utility guy Ty Kelly for […]

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Tom Gorzelanny Is Looking For A Championship Ring

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
Tom Gorzelanny Is Looking For A Championship Ring

When the New York Mets signed left-handed pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to a minor league deal and invited him to big league camp, it created hardly a ripple and was widely overshadowed by the bigger signings of that day, those of Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas. The decision to sign Gorzelanny could pay some dividends for the Mets and […]

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Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said that Zack Wheeler‘s bullpen today was the best he’s seen since his surgery. Wheeler threw 30 pitches at about 85-90% effort and incorporated curveballs. Collins also mentioned that Wheeler could pitch in a Spring Training game on March 8th, after a day off. The rest of the […]

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