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Boras Says Harvey Will Be 100 Percent Before Spring Training

An article by posted on October 12, 2016 0 Comments
Boras Says Harvey Will Be 100 Percent Before Spring Training

Scott Boras, who represents Mets right-hander Matt Harvey, told MLB.com that he expects his client “to be back to 100 percent” by the start of Spring Training. “You kind of rely on the doctors here, and the doctor was extremely positive about the results of what he found when he did the operation, and the […]

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Noah Syndergaard Will Not Need Surgery

An article by posted on October 11, 2016 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Will Not Need Surgery

During the month of June, Mets fans were alarmed when both Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz were said to have bone spurs in their pitching elbows. At the time they were discovered, it was said Syndergaard’s bone spurs should not affect his pitching whereas Matz’s was quite sizable.  Both players were given cortisone shots to […]

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Looking At The Mets’ Big Picture

An article by posted on October 9, 2016 0 Comments
Looking At The Mets’ Big Picture

Painful. No other word for what I felt, for what we all felt, as we watched a pitching duel for the ages come to a crashing halt with a disastrous ninth inning. Many of us vented on social media; many of us flooded the comments section of this blog, to let out our frustration. Blame […]

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8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

Terry Collins spoke to reporters on Tuesday after the team took batting practice at Citi Field in advance of the Wild Card Game on Wednesday. On going up against Madison Bumgarner “Well, he’s outstanding, but this time of year you’re going to face great pitching. We know that. We’re up for it. We faced arguably […]

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Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Steven Matz underwent surgery on Tuesday to remove what was labeled a “massive” bone spur from his pitching elbow. Matz also had a platelet-rich-plasma injection in his sore left shoulder. Matz was diagnosed with the bone spur during the summer, but continued pitching through it. Matz was finally […]

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Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

With Bartolo Colon only lasting 2.1 innings and only having thrown 47 pitches in his start on Monday against the Marlins, the Mets had originally flirted with bringing Colon back on Friday to pitch on short rest. The benefit of his pitching on Friday meant that he would be on his regular rest in case […]

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Collins: Flores Could Miss Rest Of Regular Season

An article by posted on September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Collins: Flores Could Miss Rest Of Regular Season

Terry Collins told reporters on Saturday that Wilmer Flores could miss the rest of the regular season due to his ailing wrist injury. Flores told reporters that he plans on trying to take swings on Sunday and will try to see how he feels after that, but he remains worried about the bone bruise in […]

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Matz and deGrom May Combine To Replace Montero

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Matz and deGrom May Combine To Replace Montero

So to sum it up, the Rafael Montero experiment failed. In 13.1 innings he walked 15 batters and allowed 15 hits, pitching to a 2.250 WHIP and a 8.10 ERA. Those numbers are obviously pretty terrible, so Terry needs to find a way to fill the gap he left in the rotation. With Steven Matz and Jacob […]

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Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

Jacob deGrom threw ten pitches off the mound in Atlanta on Saturday after playing catch on Friday. However, there is still no official target date for his return to the rotation. “We’re just going to take it day-by-day,” deGrom said. “I felt good today, so I just wanted to throw light off the mound and just […]

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Lugo and Gsellman Likely Pitching for a Postseason Roster Spot

An article by posted on September 10, 2016 0 Comments
Lugo and Gsellman Likely Pitching for a Postseason Roster Spot

Every time the Mets run Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman to the mound, they’re out there trying to help the Mets return to the postseason. They’re also making their own case as to why the Mets should put them on the postseason roster. Assuming the Mets make it back to the postseason, there is little guaranteed on who […]

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