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Fernando Salas Expected in Mets Camp Sunday

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Fernando Salas Expected in Mets Camp Sunday

New York Mets manager Terry Collins said on Saturday that reliever Fernando Salas has cleared up his visa issues and is expected in camp on Sunday. The Mets are concerned with the lack of workload for Salas after he pitched in only two games for Mexico in the WBC and has yet to pitch in […]

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Alderson: Conforto Is A Valuable Part Of Mets Future

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Alderson: Conforto Is A Valuable Part Of Mets Future

Speaking with Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson called reports that he was close to trading outfielder Michael Conforto this offseason as greatly exaggerated. “The notion that we came close to trading him in the offseason is very untrue,” Alderson said “He’s too valuable to us in the long term. He was asked […]

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Syndergaard Could Start ST Game March 2

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Syndergaard Could Start ST Game March 2

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that Noah Syndergaard could appear in spring training games as early as March 2nd against the Marlins, Terry Collins told reporters after Monday’s loss to the Astros. Collins also said the rest of the rotation, Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz, Robert Gsellman, and Zack Wheeler, would begin pitching after that. […]

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A Day At Tradition Field In Pictures

An article by posted on 17/02/2017 0 Comments
A Day At Tradition Field In Pictures

New York Mets pitchers and catchers have now been in camp for six days and here I will show you some of my best pictures from the week. Above is the infectious smile of the Mets top prospect Amed Rosario. He’s been working hard this offseason and even added some upper body strength. Look at […]

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Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

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Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

1. Zack Wheeler played catch on Friday and felt fine. He will throw a bullpen session soon, possibly on Sunday. On Wednesday, it was reported that Wheeler felt “tenderness” in his right elbow after his most recent bullpen. I think it’s safe to say that there was some overreaction to the tenderness news from Wheeler. […]

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Blevins ‘Happy And Excited To Be Back’ In New York

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Blevins ‘Happy And Excited To Be Back’ In New York

Speaking with Matt Ehalt of northjersey.com, Jerry Blevins voiced his pleasure in returning to the Mets. He joked that reporters weren’t the only ones bugging him about where he was signing this offseason, but family members and friends were doing it too. “They were like, ‘Where are you going? I know you know. What’s the inside […]

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Syndergaard Adds 17 Pounds of Muscle Before Camp

An article by posted on 09/02/2017 0 Comments
Syndergaard Adds 17 Pounds of Muscle Before Camp

One of the most common baseball cliches this time of year is the old “best shape of his life” descriptor. Sometimes it’s true and sometimes it’s all hype to feed an otherwise empty news cycle. In a detailed profile of Noah Syndergaard written by Ben Reiter of Sports Illustrated, it is revealed that the old […]

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Nationals, White Sox Discussing David Robertson Trade

An article by posted on 07/02/2017 0 Comments
Nationals, White Sox Discussing David Robertson Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Washington Nationals are discussing a trade to acquire closer David Robertson from the Chicago White Sox. The Nationals inability to acquire a closer, or even a marquee free agent for that matter, has been well documented. Mark Melancon, the closer they acquired at the trade deadline last year, […]

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It’s Official: The Mets Aren’t Cheap Anymore

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It’s Official: The Mets Aren’t Cheap Anymore

The Mets have spent more money on major-league contracts via free agent signings this offseason than they have in any other year since 2008 – almost a decade ago and before the news of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme wreaked havoc on the Mets ownership and thus team finances as well. The signings of Yoenis […]

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Nationals Sign Relievers Joe Nathan, Matt Albers

An article by posted on 31/01/2017 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Relievers Joe Nathan, Matt Albers

The Washington Nationals have announced minor-league deals with right-handed relief pitchers Joe Nathan and Matt Albers. Albers, 34, pitched in 58 games for the White Sox last year, and posted a 6.31 ERA and 1.675 WHIP. The sinker-ball pitcher saw his MLB career tank last season and is looking to bounce-back. He was linked to the Mets more […]

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