Tag: Opening Day

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

An article by posted on 01/03/2016 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 20/01/2016 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 27/12/2015 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 08/12/2015 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 13/04/2015 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 08/04/2015 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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Some Things Colon Did Different on Opening Day

An article by posted on 08/04/2015 0 Comments
Some Things Colon Did Different on Opening Day

Besides being a surprise choice for Opening Day starter (and we have beaten that story to death), Bartolo Colon offered a few other surprises, in the way he pitched, on Monday. The 41-year-old hurler was impressive, matching $210 million man Max Scherzer, frame-by-frame, over six innings of three-hit ball. How he did that is what […]

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Bartolo Colon Got It Done Opening Day, Proved Doubters Wrong

An article by posted on 07/04/2015 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Got It Done Opening Day, Proved Doubters Wrong

It looked like Bartolo Colon was indeed the right choice for Opening day with his gem on Monday. And Matt Harvey was confident too. Bartolo’s got that covered,” Harvey said. Harvey actually predicted months ago that the Mets would win on Opening Day. And Colon made him look smart today. Colon was phenomenal. Going against $210 […]

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Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

An article by posted on 06/04/2015 0 Comments
Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

Despite the Mets having ace, Matt Harvey coming back and throwing lights out in spring training and 2014 Rookie of the Year, Jacob deGrom, the Mets will send 41 year Bartolo Colon to the mound on Opening Day in D.C. “I feel really proud and really thankful to the Mets and the staff to put the honor […]

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Buddy Carlyle Decision On Out-Clause Looms

An article by posted on 04/04/2015 0 Comments
Buddy Carlyle Decision On Out-Clause Looms

On the eve of the season opener, Mets reliever, Buddy Carlyle has an out-clause on his contract that he can exercise, assuming he is not on the Opening Day roster. The Mets are deciding whether to carry an extra bullpen pitcher in substitution of a bench player, which would reduce the bench to four players. […]

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