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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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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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