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METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

From Left Field: Mets Should Look To Red Sox As Trade Partners In Offseason

Yoenis Cespedes at the 2013 Home Run Derby at Citi Field (Photo by Jim Mancari) So another July 31 trade deadline has passed, and while the Mets maybe weren’t so active right now, some of the deals that occurred could actually affect the Amazin’s this offseason. The Boston Red Sox completely overhauled their pitching staff by trading Jon Lester and John Lackey, as well as Felix...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Latest Trade Rumors and News On Bartolo Colon

Here are the latest rumblings from some baseball insiders on Mets starter Bartolo Colon and whether he’ll still be a Met by the end of today’s non-waiver trade deadline at 4:00 PM EST. The Baltimore Orioles have checked in on Colon according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. However, Heyman hears that the Mets are still undecided on whether to trade him. Heyman says the Giants and...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Matt Harvey scheduled to throw off mound Friday

The New York Mets hammered the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday by the score of 11-2. The win improved the Mets to 52-56 on the season, fourth in the National League East. They are staying close to .500 despite injuries to the staff and an offense that is a mediocre 18th in the league in runs scored. One key loss has been Matt Harvey, who is out for the season following Tommy...
Via MLB Injury News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young: Is he deja vu all over again?

There’s an old saying, “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. It seems that while watching the 2014 version of the New York Mets, that management hasn’t learned that lesson. For example, in December of 2009, the Mets outbid no one in order to overpay for a solid defensive corner outfielder that was supposed to have a big bat too. That player is Jason...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rehabbing Matt Harvey still wants 'one inning' in 2014

Once again Matt Harvey said he's ready to take the next big step in his rehab and get onto the mound this season — during a game.The Mets ace — who has been cleared begin throwing from a mound in Port St. Lucie next week for the first time since rehabbing from Tommy John surgery last October, wants a real game stint, according to the N.Y. Post.It's a song and dance...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Need help Sandy? NY Mets Life knows what to do at the trade deadline

The trade deadline is just hours away and it is still unknown what the Mets are going to do. They have several options this year. They currently trail the division leading Washington Nationals by 7.5 games and are 6 games out of a wild card spot. Sandy Alderson recently said that the most likely situation is that the Mets will stand pat and hope they can make a run at the playoffs...
Via NYMetsLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trading Murphy Will Usher In the Future of Second Base

In using humor to deflect a question about the Mets capacity to pay top or near top shelf salaries for three players on their roster, Sandy Alderson sent clear signals the financial situation for the New York Mets has not been resolved. Posture and position as he might, the reality is Alderson does not have the payroll flexibility of bringing a third top flight offensive player to...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Lucas Duda Experiment

The New York Mets traded Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this season, opening up the 1B position full time for Lucas Duda. Today, in a 11-2 beating of the Philadelphia Phillies, Dude hit his 19th home run of the season and picked up his 58th, 59th and 60th run batted in.  It was his 5th HR since the All-Star break, behind just Carlos Santana and tied with Anthony...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Panning For Gold: Brandon Nimmo

Happy Wednesday gang!!! The non-waiver trade deadline is now upon us - deals have to be completed and submitted to the Commissioner's Office by 4:00 PM eastern tomorrow, so we should gain a lot of prospect clarity over the next 24 hours. Time for another Panning For Gold: Finding The Prospect Hidden Gems, our weekly look at some of those lesser-known prospects that are beginning...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Rockies edition

Questions have been swirling over the past two weeks regarding the Colorado Rockies’ apparent willingness to part with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and/or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. The New York Mets have been mentioned in connection to both players as we are slightly more than 24 hours away from the trade deadline. Certainly the Mets have a need for both. Ruben Tejada still has...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Mets game gets delayed by a Sharknado in ‘Sharknado 2′

Yes, MLB’s trade deadline is just a day away, making for one of the most exciting dates on the baseball calendar. However, before the trade deadline comes one of the most anticipated events in recent pop culture history. I probably don’t even need to tell you what that is, but perhaps you’ve been so tuned in to baseball that you didn’t realize that Sharknado 2: The Second...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Collins Views Wilmer Flores

The following transcript is courtesy of Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. It’s a conversation between reporters and Terry Collins at Citi Field regarding Wilmer Flores. Reporter: ”When you take a look at Wilmer Flores, when he was up here in May, when he played in five consecutive games, he hit. When he plays every other game he doesn’t hit. Is now the time to see what Flores...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets fan hit in face by foul ball ricochet (Photo)

A New York Mets fan was hit in the face with a foul ball that bounced off an empty seat during Tuesday night's game at Citi Field against Philadelphia.It happened in the bottom of the second as Mets batter Travis d'Arnaud hit a sharp liner foul into the third base stands. Unfortunately, the ball ricocheted off the seat and hit the nearby Mets fan on the left side of his...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: A 'sharknado' hits Citi Field in 'Sharknado 2'

Watch out Mark McGrath and Ian Ziering!
Via Beer Mug Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 shortstop free agent market benefits Ruben Tejada

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but there is a good possibility that Ruben Tejada will be the Mets shortstop in 2015. There is a huge caveat with that statement, and that is the assumption that Wilmer Flores fails to take the position via his superior offensive capabilities, or Matt Reynolds down in Triple-A does not impress. Both could make a strong case either during the...
Via Mets360.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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