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“No-Blemish” Blevins Emerges As Key Weapon In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
“No-Blemish” Blevins Emerges As Key Weapon In Mets Bullpen

Throughout this past offseason, the Mets had been scouring the market for someone who can come in and get the big lefties out. On March 30th, they traded outfield prospect Matt den Dekker to the Washington Nationals and in return the Mets received lefty reliever, Jerry Blevins. The very next day, as luck would have […]

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Mets Notes: Murphy Fatigued, Syndergaard Dealt With Forearm Stiffness

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Murphy Fatigued, Syndergaard Dealt With Forearm Stiffness

A collection of some minor news, notes and updates from the Mets beat. Syndergaard Dealt With Forearm Stiffness The reason why top prospect Noah Syndergaard was slotted into the fifth game of the season for Triple-A Las Vegas was that  the team was being cautious with their prized young arm. Apparently, Syndergaard had dealt with […]

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MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

The official roster for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s was announced this week. The Mets are entering their third year with the 51s and are quickly approaching the end of a contract that takes them through the 2016 season, where I hope this connection ends. The ballpark itself can hurt pitcher development as less moisture […]

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Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

An article by posted on April 6, 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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Mets Very Pleased With Matt Harvey’s Spring Training

An article by posted on April 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Very Pleased With Matt Harvey’s Spring Training

Matt Harvey finished his spring training with another gem. In his final spring training start, he threw four shutout innings, allowing just three hits, zero walks and four strikeouts against the Cardinals. He threw 41 of his 56 pitched for strikes. Overall this spring, in six mostly spectacular starts, Harvey threw 22 2/3 innings and […]

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Kevin Long Appears To Be Making A Significant Impact

An article by posted on March 28, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Appears To Be Making A Significant Impact

It’s hard not to notice how ferocious the Mets offense has been this Spring, putting up runs at a pace we haven’t seen from this team in many years in spring training or the regular season. I think it’s too simplistic to just brush this off under the guise that spring training stats don’t mean […]

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Colon Will Pitch Opening Day, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Will Pitch Opening Day, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

The official word will come tomorrow, but Bartolo Colon will get the Opening Day for the Mets against the Washington Nationals in D.C., and Jacob deGrom is slated to get the home opener a week later, organization sources told ESPN.com. At 41 years, 317 days old, Bartolo Colon will become the Mets’ oldest Opening Day […]

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Harvey Feels Great After Sluggish Outing

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Feels Great After Sluggish Outing

While Matt Harvey looked fantastic during his first start of spring training, his next outing against Miami wasn’t nearly as impressive. Harvey pitched 2.2 innings and allowed two runs, six hits and a walk. However, Harvey has no worries about his progress recovering from Tommy John surgery (Adam Rubin). “Certain weeks you feel a little […]

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Fred Wilpon Lets Collins Know He’s Watching ?

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Fred Wilpon Lets Collins Know He’s Watching ?

After the Marlins trounced the Mets 13-2 on Monday, president and owner Fred Wilpon called Terry Collins into his office for a 20 minute closed door meeting. I thought nothing of it myself when I heard about it, considering how close the two are. But after reading quotes from Collins via Adam Rubin on ESPN […]

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Collins Still Not Sold On Flores At Shortstop

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Still Not Sold On Flores At Shortstop

Wilmer Flores has hit the ground running in Spring Training, and while stats don’t matter too much this time of the year, it’s still better than looking for your first hit five games in. Flores is now 5-for-11 with a double and an RBI in four games this spring. Flores also flashed the leather on Sunday, […]

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