Tag: spring training

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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Lagares Could Evolve Into An Ideal Leadoff Hitter

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Could Evolve Into An Ideal Leadoff Hitter

If you had do pick one area, and by area I don’t mean position, where the Mets could use some significant improvement and some clarity, look no further than the leadoff spot in the batting order. After years of being spoiled by having one of the best leadoff hitters in the league in Jose Reyes, […]

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Harvey Day Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Day Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM

While all of us keep looking up at the clock, waiting in excited anticipation for it to read one o’clock so we can tune into SNY to watch Matt Harvey climb on that mound and fire a four-seamer to Travis d’Arnaud at home plate, manager Terry Collins is keeping his fingers crossed and hoping his […]

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Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Showcasing Dillon Gee In Grapefruit League Opener

Let the showcasing begin for the Mets and Dillon Gee, whom they have been trying to trade since the end of last season. Gee will start today against Atlanta in the Mets’ exhibition opener, with the parameters being 35 pitches or two innings. Gee, who threw 199 innings two years ago, regressed last season and […]

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Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Back The Damn T-Shirts

According to Robert Brender of SNY, the Mets players no longer have their team issued “Take the Damn Thing” t-shirts. They’re all gone. “I haven’t checked further,” Brender says. “But was told they were taken back.” Sigh… February 23 I just read this post on MetsBlog where Matt Cerrone reports (via Robert Brender) that the […]

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Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Disagrees With Gay Lifestyle

Sandy Alderson invited former ballplayer Billy Bean to Mets camp Tuesday. Bean, who is openly gay, now serves as Major League Baseball’s ambassador of inclusion. He spent the day as a roving instructor after meeting with the entire organization prior to Tuesday’s workout. Alderson initially wanted Bean to suit up with team and play in […]

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What We Learned From Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson Today

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
What We Learned From Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson Today

Here’s a wrap of the day’s Mets news and notes from Tradition Field at Port St. Lucie. Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters today and said: He expects that Dillon Gee will still be with the Mets on Opening Day. He reiterated Tuesday that his club has had little talk with other teams. If the trade […]

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Sunday Spring Notes: Opening Day, Lagares Leading Off, Granderson Staying In RF

An article by posted on March 1, 2015 0 Comments
Sunday Spring Notes: Opening Day, Lagares Leading Off, Granderson Staying In RF

There was quite a bit of Mets news and notes from Port St. Lucie today especially considering it was a Sunday. Here’s what we’ve learned. 1. With the Grapefruit League schedule kicking off on Wednesday, don’t expect to see David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Michael Cuddyer and Curtis Granderson until next weekend. Terry Collins reiterated that all […]

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Harvey Tentatively Scheduled To Pitch March 6th Against Tigers

An article by posted on February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Tentatively Scheduled To Pitch March 6th Against Tigers

A team source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that Matt Harvey is tentatively scheduled to make his first spring training appearance on March 6 when the Mets take on the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. The game will be broadcast on SNY and would be Harvey’s first live game […]

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