Tag: Opening Day

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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Mets Considering Montero and Mejia for Bullpen Roles

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Considering Montero and Mejia for Bullpen Roles

With opening day only nine days away, the Mets have yet to decide on their fifth starter, and according to Marc Carig of Newsday, the battle between Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jenrry Mejia is expected to come down to the final days. While Dice-K is the clear front runner, a person with knowledge of the situation […]

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Ike Davis To Wear Walking Boot On Right Leg

An article by posted on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
Ike Davis To Wear Walking Boot On Right Leg

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes that Ike Davis sported a new accessory in the clubhouse on Monday morning, a walking boot on his right foot. Rubin adds that Davis said the boot will keep the lower leg immobilized and hopefully speed up the healing and that the extent of the injury has caught Davis […]

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Collins Says Davis and Tejada Out Until Friday, Duda “Really Sore”

An article by posted on March 4, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Davis and Tejada Out Until Friday, Duda “Really Sore”

Marc Carig of Newsday reports that Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada will not play until Friday at the earliest, according to manager Terry Collins. Lucas Duda may need some time as well since he’s battling soreness. Davis is dealing with a tight calf, Tejada has a tight hamstring and Duda has sore legs. Also, Zack Wheeler could get […]

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MLBPA Union Chief Tony Clark is Watching Mets Payroll

An article by posted on March 4, 2014 0 Comments
MLBPA Union Chief Tony Clark is Watching Mets Payroll

March 4 MLBPA union chief Tony Clark said the player’s union is aware of the decrease in spending by the Mets and they are watching closely, according to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “Let me offer you this: If there are concerns, what often ends up happening is we have an […]

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MMO Mail Bag: Which Mets Are Out Of Options?

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mail Bag: Which Mets Are Out Of Options?

Joey B. asks… What happens if Ike Davis or Lucas Duda get sent down to the minors? Do they have to pass through waivers first and can another team just claim one of them like we claimed Eric Young Jr. from the Rockies last year? Joe D. replies… Good question. Even after all these years […]

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Looks Like Niese Will Start Opening Day

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Looks Like Niese Will Start Opening Day

The Mets plan to start Jonathon Niese on Opening Day against the Washington Nationals on March 31 at Citi Field, then have Bartolo Colon start Game 2 of the season and Dillon Gee start Game 3, team insiders told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Rubin says that would push Zack Wheeler and the fifth starter to the second series of the season, against the Cincinnati […]

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Boras Says Stephen Drew Could Sit Out Until June

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Boras Says Stephen Drew Could Sit Out Until June

In the latest chapter of the Stephen Drew Chronicles, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, contends that the free agent shortstop could sit out until after the First Year Player Draft in June. He further adds that fellow free agents Ervin Santana and Kendrys Morales could also sit out as well. Such a move could strike a blow against major league […]

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