Tag: Opening Day

What Being A Mets Fan Really Means

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
What Being A Mets Fan Really Means

It’s like clockwork you know, hell I could even set my watch to it. Every year and almost exactly around this time, nostalgia rushes over me in a wave of mixed emotions. I feel the cold rattle my aching bones yet I know somewhere warm and far away, my team is getting ready for a […]

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Gee Joins Impressive Group Of Mets Opening Day Starters

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gee Joins Impressive Group Of Mets Opening Day Starters

Over the years, we’ve seen Tom Seaver (11), Dwight Gooden (8), Tom Glavine (4), and Johan Santana (4) each make at least four Opening Day starts for the Mets. In 52 seasons, we’ve have had 13 different pitchers with just one Opening Day start on their Mets resumes. On Monday, Dillon Gee joins that group which includes some pretty impressive […]

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Opening Day Festivities At Citi Field

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Opening Day Festivities At Citi Field

The New York Mets will celebrate the life and legacy of legendary broadcaster Ralph Kiner during an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Opening Day at Citi Field Monday, March 31 prior to the game versus the National League East rival Washington Nationals at 1:10 p.m. The ceremony will include a video tribute and the unveiling of […]

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Follow The Money… Or Lack Of It…

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Follow The Money… Or Lack Of It…

The last 48 hours have been brimming with reports from various media outlets on the state of the Mets – not on the field – but fiscally. The Mets want to convey a sense that they are now financially fit. However, the folks who are considered experts on the matter of team valuation, those who […]

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Opening Day Will Be A Sell-Out, But What About The Other 80 Games?

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Opening Day Will Be A Sell-Out, But What About The Other 80 Games?

2013 Opening Day Was A Sell-Out The Mets expect to make it 16 straight sold-out home openers when they start the 2014 season against the Nationals on Monday at Citi Field, the Mets told Newsday. “The game will definitely sell out,” said Lou DePaoli, the Mets’ executive vice president and chief revenue officer. “We are […]

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Spring Training Recap: Astros 9, Mets 6

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Astros 9, Mets 6

The Mets traveled to Kissimmee tonight to take on the Astros under the lights at Osceola County Stadium. Newly anointed Opening Day starter Dillon Gee squared off against veteran right-hander Scott Feldman. The game started as a pitchers duel, with both teams locked in a scoreless battle heading into the fifth inning. The Mets would […]

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Mets Not Expected To Make Moves Prior To Opening Day

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Not Expected To Make Moves Prior To Opening Day

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that a team insider indicated that the Mets are not expected to make any external additions before Opening Day, big or small. Rubin adds that the source said something not currently foreseeable would have to develop quickly for a trade to materialize. Well that will just mean is the Mets […]

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How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

It looks like Sandy Alderson may have inadvertently hinted that Juan Lagares will get a chance to be the everyday center fielder to begin the season when talking to reporters on Tuesday. “I think everybody would probably agree he’s our best outfielder, he’s our best center fielder,” Alderson said about Lagares. “But he’s going to […]

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Wilmer Flores Optioned, Will Begin Season At Triple-A

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Optioned, Will Begin Season At Triple-A

Wilmer Flores has been optioned to minor league camp and will begin the season with Triple-A Las Vegas along with Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Zach Lutz. The Mets will use Flores at shortstop and second base with Las Vegas to continue to gauge his worthiness, writes Adam Rubin. “I feel good,” Flores said after receiving the news. […]

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Dillon Gee Is Mets’ Likely Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on March 20, 2014 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Is Mets’ Likely Opening Day Starter

With Jon Niese likely to begin the season on the disabled list and not an option to pitch until April 6 at the earliest, a source has told ESPN New York that Dillon Gee may be named the team’s Opening Day starter although that has not been cemented yet. Gee says he has not been told he […]

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