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Mets Looking To Deal For A Backup Catcher

An article by posted on March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Looking To Deal For A Backup Catcher

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that despite having a pair of major-league-ready young catchers, the New York Mets are telling teams they are interested in acquiring a backup catcher to break camp with the big-league club. As reported this morning, the Mets are debating whether Kevin Plawecki should open the season at […]

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Mets Debating Whether Plawecki Starts Season In Triple-A

An article by posted on March 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Debating Whether Plawecki Starts Season In Triple-A

Backup catcher Kevin Plawecki had a nice day at the plate on Saturday, crushing a long two-run homer in the team’s 14-9 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. After the game manager Terry Collins acknowledged that the team is debating whether Plawecki would be better served by playing regularly at Triple-A Las Vegas or serving […]

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Mets Were Upset With Montero, Wanted To Send Him A Message

An article by posted on March 12, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Were Upset With Montero, Wanted To Send Him A Message

If some of you were surprised to see Rafael Montero among the first round of cuts after the former top prospect was reportedly in the mix for a spot on the Opening Day roster, keep reading. While the chances that Montero would break camp with the team were slim at best in my opinion, I was […]

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Jenrry Mejia Just Opened A Can Of Worms

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Just Opened A Can Of Worms

In all seriousness, the last thing I want to do is to write about Jenrry Mejia again. It’s going to be an exciting year for the Mets, and there are so many great and positive things to write about and discuss. However, he called a press conference, and WOW, do we need to address his allegations. First, […]

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Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

The New York Mets announced their first round of cuts this morning, trimming their Spring Training roster as Opening Day gets closer. From the 40 man roster RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Akeel Morris and LHP Dario Alvarez were all optioned to minor league camp. All three will likely start the season at Triple-A Las Vegas. RHP Chasen Bradford, C Raywilly Gomez and […]

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Makes No Sense For Plawecki To Be The Backup Catcher

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Makes No Sense For Plawecki To Be The Backup Catcher

Finally, some common sense. The Mets are now talking about making Johnny Monell the back-up catcher on the Opening Day roster instead of Kevin Plawecki. Truth be told, Plawecki is the better player right now between him and Monell. However, he’s also still considered a prospect that is going to need to receive regular at-bats to get better. Remember […]

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Goose Gossage Goes Off On Bautista and Cespedes

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Goose Gossage Goes Off On Bautista and Cespedes

Man today’s players just don’t respect the game or their opponents. Years ago, they never would’ve celebrated on the field: Yes, that’s Kirk Gibson celebrating a home run off of Goose Gossage. That was from the 1984 World Series. You know what I couldn’t find anywhere? Gossage condemning Gibson for the celebration. Sure, it would seem like sour grapes, […]

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Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Jon Matlack

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Jon Matlack

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

Dan Farnsworth of Fangraphs continued the site’s team by team prospect lists on Tuesday with the New York Mets. You can see the list below, along with their placements on last year’s rankings. LHP Steven Matz (7) OF Desmond Lindsay (N/A) SS Amed Rosario (3) SS Gregory Guerrero (N/A) 1B Dominic Smith (9) SS Gavin […]

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David Wright Can Take All the Time He Needs

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Can Take All the Time He Needs

The Mets just completed their first week of Spring Training games, and David Wright never stepped foot on the field. He might not for another two weeks. This is the beginning of what is the new normal for Wright. This is going to be Wright’s first full season playing with spinal stenosis.  He has to learn how to […]

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