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Stanton Suffers Lacerations, Fractures, Dental Damage After Being Hit In The Face

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Stanton Suffers Lacerations, Fractures, Dental Damage After Being Hit In The Face

On Thursday night, Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after he was hit in the face by an 88-mph fastball from Brewers righthander Mike Fiers. According to several reports, Stanton suffered several facial lacerations (which required stitches), multiple facial fractures and dental damage. He’ll remain hospitalized before returning to Miami […]

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Likely Collins Returns, But One or More Coaches Could Go

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Likely Collins Returns, But One or More Coaches Could Go

In case you missed it this weekend, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports had some interesting things to say about where the Mets stand with Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson. Rosenthal says that one of the first decisions facing the Mets after the season will be whether to exercise the option on Alderson’s contract for 2015. Sources […]

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Putting Lucas Duda’s Season in Perspective

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Putting Lucas Duda’s Season in Perspective

Lucas Duda burst onto the scene in 2011 with a stellar offensive season. “The Dude” finished his rookie season with a .292 batting average, .370 OBP and slugged .482 with an OPS of .852. After a couple of disappointing seasons, it seems as if Duda has finally come into his own. His 27 HRs currently […]

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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

Bob Klapisch of The Record says he couldn’t help but wonder how Sandy Alderson really felt about Wally Backman winning the Pacific Coast League’s Manager of the Year award, considering the GM has shown no intention of giving Backman a chance in New York. It’s time to reconsider this de facto blackball, and see Backman as […]

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Murphy Could Miss Most Of Remaining Games

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Could Miss Most Of Remaining Games

According to Terry Collins, second baseman Daniel Murphy could miss a lot more time than initially thought after team doctors reviewed the MRI on his right-calf strain. “Murphy is down,” Collins said. “It’s not about who is playing second base. He had some pretty big goals set, and rightfully so, that he was chasing. Big […]

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Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

Dodgers utility man Justin Turner put on a heck of show last night, seemingly doing everything he could to beat his old teammates. Turner turned two key double plays against the Mets, and was no slouch at the plate singling, doubling, drawing a walk and scoring a run. Turner also stole a base and nearly […]

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Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

David Wright insists he’s not injured and that he’s not hurting. Instead, he tells Daily News columnist John Harper that he is struggling mentally at the plate, and that he has forgotten what it feels like to be in a good hitting groove. “I’ve made some mistakes this year, revamping some things with my swing that […]

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Daniel Murphy: Forget #TeamMurph, It’s Time For #SignMurph

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy: Forget #TeamMurph, It’s Time For #SignMurph

It’s hard to believe that Daniel Murphy, the position-less utility man that broke through with the Mets in 2008 has become the toast of his position, especially in the National League. After a rough start in the outfield, Murphy was moved around the infield and finally settled in at second. Despite two horrible leg injuries […]

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Jacob deGrom Earns NL Player Of The Week Honors

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Earns NL Player Of The Week Honors

Mets rookie right-hander Jacob deGrom was awarded the NL Player of the Week Award in the NL for last week. deGrom shared the honor with Marlins closed Steve Cishek. The 26-year old deGrom went 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA in two starts last week. He struck out 11 and walked just three in 13.1 innings […]

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Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

Despite reports that the Mets are not actively shopping Daniel Murphy, ESPN’s Jayson Stark said in a chat today, that the Mets second baseman is available if teams were willing to pay a high price. “They’d definitely move him,” he writes. “But they want quality back. Sandy Alderson does a really good job of making […]

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