Tag: Opening Day

Silver Linings From Mets’ Opening Night Loss

An article by posted on April 5, 2016 0 Comments
Silver Linings From Mets’ Opening Night Loss

Opening Day 2016 didn’t get off to the start that Met fans were hoping for. That’s probably the biggest understatement I could make. And while the Mets did show some late life in the top of the eighth inning, they couldn’t drive in the tying run, and lost to the Kansas City Royals 4-3. Fans […]

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Harvey Had Blood Clot In Bladder, Will Make Opening Day Start

An article by posted on March 29, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Had Blood Clot In Bladder, Will Make Opening Day Start

Matt Harvey spoke to reporters and said that he will start Opening Day after successfully passing a blood clot from his bladder. The blood clot was caused by a bladder infection which was the result of retaining his urine too long, doctors told Harvey. “Anytime there is discoloration in your urine, it’s not a great […]

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Cabrera Thinks He Will Be Ready for Opening Day

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cabrera Thinks He Will Be Ready for Opening Day

Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News, spoke with Asdrubal Cabrera and Terry Collins on Thursday. The Mets’ shortstop believes that he will be good to go for Opening Day. “I think so, yes,” Cabrera said of being available on Opening Day. “The knee feels good.” However, Cabrera does have some work to do […]

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Matt Harvey Named Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Named Opening Day Starter

Manager Terry Collins announced on Thursday morning that Matt Harvey will start Opening Day for the New York Mets when they take on the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April 2. “Deservedly so, in my opinion,” Collins told reporters, citing his dominant performance during the second half and postseason run. Harvey, 27, had a historically […]

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Ruben Tejada Could Be Traded Or Released Before Opening Day (Updated)

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Could Be Traded Or Released Before Opening Day (Updated)

According to what a team official told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, there is a possibility Ruben Tejada could be traded or released before Opening Day. The team official indicated that Matt Reynolds or Dilson Herrera would “really have to distinguish themselves during spring training and force their way onto the roster before the […]

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Should Mets Sell High on Granderson and Re-Sign Cespedes

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Sell High on Granderson and Re-Sign Cespedes

Right now, there are two people who are realistically standing in the way of Yoenis Cespedes returning to the Mets. No, it’s not Fred and Jeff Wilpon. It’s Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson. Like it or not, Sandy Alderson was right when he said Cespedes isn’t a center fielder. While Cespedes grades out as an elite left fielder, he’s just not good […]

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Mets Opening Day Payroll Projects To $113 Million

An article by posted on December 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Payroll Projects To $113 Million

With the signing of Alejandro De Aza to a one year deal worth $5.75 million dollars, here is the latest Opening Day payroll projection for 2016. Guaranteed Contracts ($63.75 Million) David Wright – $20.0 Million Curtis Granderson – $16.0 Million Asdrubal Cabrera – $8.25 Million Bartolo Colon – $7.25 Million Alejandro De Aza – $5.75 […]

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Josh Edgin Progressing, Could Return Around Opening Day

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Josh Edgin Progressing, Could Return Around Opening Day

According to Assistant General Manager John Ricco, left handed reliever Josh Edgin is making progress from Tommy John surgery and could be ready around opening day. Edgin has not had any setbacks in his recovery, and could be an effective weapon out of the bullpen next season if he returns to full health. “It’ll be about […]

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The Story of My First Mets Opening Day

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
The Story of My First Mets Opening Day

I love my wife.  And I met her at a Mets game.  True story.  She was a blogger, as was I, and we were both going to “Build-A-Bear Night” at Citi Field on August 1, 2009.  So we decided to meet up on the Promenade Level before the game.  Of course, we had our new […]

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Mets New Lineup Would Result In One Additional Win

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets New Lineup Would Result In One Additional Win

The Mets’ unorthodox starting lineup on Opening Day had many in a tizzy and it was the big story on Tuesday while the team enjoyed a day off. Whose idea was it? Terry? Sandy? Mr. Met? All of the above? In a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, team sources insisted that the adjusted lineup […]

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