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Parnell Goes Full Throttle And Survives

An article by posted on March 9, 2014 0 Comments
Parnell Goes Full Throttle And Survives

Closer Bobby Parnell was supposed to throw another side session on Sunday, however he talked his way into the game on Sunday – who knew Terry Collins was so easy. Parnell, who is coming back from surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck, made his first appearance of the spring and everything went […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Tigers 2

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Tigers 2

The Mets came from behind and scored two runs in the ninth to beat the Tigers 3-2 this afternoon in Lakeland, Fla. In his second appearance of the Spring, Noah Syndergaard showed he was mortal after all and struggled with his control during his three innings of work. The 21-year-old righthander allowed two runs on two hits while striking out […]

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Mets May Have Unearthed Another Gem In Molina

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets May Have Unearthed Another Gem In Molina

Amazin’ Avenue’s Chris McShane spoke at length with Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta. DePodesta touched on many players while addressing the state of the farm system, but one name of particular interest to me was righthander Marcos Molina. Molina, who turns just 19 today, has caught the attention of scouts and writers alike after […]

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Willie Randolph Says Better Days Are Coming for the Mets

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Willie Randolph Says Better Days Are Coming for the Mets

Twenty men have sat in the Met managerial hot seat. Some have served as momentary stopgaps, Mike Cubbage for only seven games. None survived long enough to rival the longest surviving managers of the modern game, guys like Bobby Cox and Tony LaRussa. In fact, none wore the Met orange and blue for more than […]

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Wilmer Flores To Finally Start At Shortstop

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Finally Start At Shortstop

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, reports that Wilmer Flores is expected to start at shortstop early next week and It will mark his first time starting at the position in a game since 2011, when he played for St. Lucie. Wilmer Flores’ bat might be helpful for the bench if he can prove he is competent handling […]

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MMO Mailbag: Who Will Be The Second Lefty In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Who Will Be The Second Lefty In The Bullpen?

Dennis asks… One of my favorite prospects is Jack Leathersich. Is there any chance that he makes the bullpen? Josh Edgin seems to have lost his edge and we do need a second lefthander to go with Scott Rice. Joe D. replies… I love Leathersich and he has a bright future ahead of him, but […]

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Murphy Opens Up About The Pressure Of Getting On Base

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Opens Up About The Pressure Of Getting On Base

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to feel the pressure to perform that most hitters endure everytime they walk to the plate? It’s so easy for fans to say this guy needs to draw more walks or that guy needs to hit in the clutch… We spend hours upon hours debating with […]

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Seratelli Could Win Bench Job and Push Flores to Triple-A

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
Seratelli Could Win Bench Job and Push Flores to Triple-A

Adam Rubin shared a bit of insight this morning when he wrote that Terry Collins understands that given the limitations of Ruben Tejada, the team could use a backup shortstop with some offensive capability. Collins has wondered aloud if Wilmer Flores could serve in that role. However, Rubin believes it is more than likely that Anthony Seratelli gets that nod […]

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For Valverde, It’s His First Spring Training… Again

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
For Valverde, It’s His First Spring Training… Again

Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with Mets bullpen hopeful Jose Valverde recently about his opportunity to stick with the Mets. Valverde, an 11-year veteran and two time NL saves leader had some interesting things to say about his approach when it comes to making the team. “For me, every year I try to compete like a […]

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What’s With All The Mets’ Early Injuries?

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
What’s With All The Mets’ Early Injuries?

The New York Mets have frequently been criticized for their handing of injuries, and already this spring there have been several, many of them of the tight muscle variety. The first case was left-hander Jonathon Niese, who complained of a tired arm, caused by weak muscles in the back of his shoulder. I raised several questions, […]

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