Tag: spring training

The Dark Knight’s Slider Rises

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Dark Knight’s Slider Rises

A pitch that eluded Matt Harvey for his 2015 campaign has made its comeback during the off-season and he showed it off brilliantly in his start against the Miami Marlins this past Sunday. Matt Ehalt of NorthJersey.com spoke with the Dark Knight about the return of his slider. “It’s big,” Harvey said. “Any time you […]

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Lucas Duda Implementing New Pregame Regimen

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Implementing New Pregame Regimen

Lucas Duda had an addiction that not too many of us knew about, swinging. Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with Duda and his hitting coach, Kevin Long on the issue. Duda, was said to take an average of 200 swings between batting practice and the cage on any given day. It took […]

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Dilson Herrera Heads To Panama For WBC Qualifier

An article by posted on March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Heads To Panama For WBC Qualifier

Second baseman of the future, Dilson Herrera, who came out of Sunday’s 11-0 win over the Marlins after fouling a ball of his left kneecap, is well enough to depart the team’s complex on Monday so he can fly to Panama and play in the World Baseball Classic qualifier for Team Colombia. Herrera, suffered the injury […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

The New York Mets lost in walk-off fashion to the Atlanta Braves by a score of 5-4 this afternoon at Champion Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The loss brings the Mets’ record in Grapefruit League play to 3-3-1. Matt Harvey made his spring debut and his velocity was at 96-97 mph in his three innings of […]

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Harvey Armed With Improved Slider For Spring Debut

An article by posted on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Armed With Improved Slider For Spring Debut

New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey will make his spring debut today in Orlando as the Amazins take on the Atlanta Braves. Harvey takes the mound for the first time since game five of the 2015 World Series, and this time he looks to debut his improved slider – the one that made him so […]

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Robles Records Four-Out Save In Spring Debut

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
Robles Records Four-Out Save In Spring Debut

Hansel Robles put together a four-out save in yesterday’s 3-1 Mets win over the Houston Astros. A very nice beginning for the hard-throwing reliever who will be counted on to help solidify the back end of the bullpen this season. Manager, Terry Collins spoke with Anthony McCarron of the New York Times about Robles and […]

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Wright May Be Held Out Of Games For Another Two Weeks

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
Wright May Be Held Out Of Games For Another Two Weeks

Beat writer Mar Carig of Newsday is reporting that Mets third baseman David Wright might not appear in Grapefruit Leagues for another two weeks, according to what a source told him. Wright continues to take it slow this Spring so as not to place any excess strain on his back. The Mets captain has participated […]

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Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

In a season where there is not much doubt who the starting five will be in the Mets pitching rotation, Rafael Montero still has a very important month ahead of him. Marc Carig of Newsday looked at Montero’s forgettable first appearance of spring. Montero, who is trying to regain the trust of the Mets front […]

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Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

This might be one of the best and most interesting spring training camps I can ever remember. Everyone is so happy to be here. There are no real spring training battles to speak of. There are no underlying issues that are lurking about. There are no ominous storylines waiting in the shadows. Far from it, […]

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A Postcard From Port St. Lucie

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
A Postcard From Port St. Lucie

Well honestly folks, it just doesn’t – it could not possibly – get any better than this.  Watching our beloved National League champions go through their paces in the light breeze and 75 degree temperatures of Florida’s Atlantic coast, with the promise of spring and a memorable season dead ahead.  Free of charge. But wait, […]

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