Tag: Sandy Alderson

Vic Black Has A Herniated Disk In Neck

An article by posted on April 20, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Has A Herniated Disk In Neck

The team announced that Vic Black has been diagnosed with a herniated disk in the right side of his neck after undergoing an MRI on his neck and shoulder this morning. The herniated disk is what was causing the weakness in his triceps, according to team doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The plan […]

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Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

The team announced that third baseman David Wright suffered a right hamstring pull sliding into second base while attempting to steal in the eighth inning. Wright will have an MRI on Wednesday morning to determine the severity and grade of the hamstring injury. Utility infielder Eric Campbell is on his way to New York in case Wright […]

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

So, there’s been a lot of talk about the Mets’ batting order in recent days. It started on the morning of Opening Day when news started to leak out that the Mets were going with an “unconventional” lineup that had David Wright batting second and Curtis Granderson leading off. Then the story became about who […]

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Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

The lineup mystery has been solved. Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said the lineup is created by him and his coaching staff, as well as the front office. “It’s a collaboration.” Collins said he has the final decision as to who starts, where they bat, and which players get benched. Additionally, he credited […]

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It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

It’s Opening Day, and what could be better? There’s a little extra kick in your step this morning and getting out of bed wasn’t the drag it usually is… You woke up smiling as the little voices in your head said, It’s Opening Day, baby!” The Mets and you are tangled in a deep, long-term […]

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Report Says Tensions Brewing Between Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Report Says Tensions Brewing Between Alderson and Collins

Green grass, blue skies, bright sunshine, and talk of Mets October Baseball… What could be better… And yet, something is amiss… According to John Harper of the Daily News, there are visible signs of mounting friction in Port St. Lucie between GM Sandy Alderson and his manager Terry Collins. Read on… Some level of tension […]

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Mets Officials Underwhelmed By Lefty Relief Candidates In Camp

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Officials Underwhelmed By Lefty Relief Candidates In Camp

Mets officials have been underwhelmed by the four left-handed relief candidates in major league camp: Scott Rice, Sean Gilmartin, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “They might acquire someone from outside the organization before Opening Day. Baltimore Orioles southpaw Brian Matusz is one potential option. A waiver claim on […]

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Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York published a review last night of Sandy Alderson’s upcoming biography “Baeball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets”. In his review, Rubin highlighted Alderson’s comments on Terry Collins‘ job security and what happened behind the scenes in the Carlos Beltran trade. Here are some of the […]

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Mets Notes: Parnell and Black Injury Updates, Wheeler Declines Comment

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Parnell and Black Injury Updates, Wheeler Declines Comment

Closer Bobby Parnell had been scheduled to pitch in a minor-league game today, however he told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that  that plan has been scrapped and instead he’ll throw another bullpen session this morning. “It’s all good,” he told Rubin. Parnell is sidelined with a left hamstring injury. He is expected to begin the […]

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Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, the Mets placed less of a priority to acquire a veteran left-handed reliever “not because of money” but because as the team source put it, “we were confident with what we got.” That of course is a complete reversal from the team’s early offseason posture, when they […]

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