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Mets Will Pick 15th In The 2015 MLB Draft

The Mets will have the 15th overall pick in the MLB Draft this June. MLB Trade Rumors released the complete list this morning which includes two first round picks for the Astros. Their first round pick in 2014 did not sign with the club so the Rockies will be bumped back to three while the Astros take the second and fifth overall picks. One key for the Mets is that they didn’t...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda and the importance of 30 home runs

Lucas Duda hit his 30th home run of the 2014 season on the final day of play. It was significant for more than just a career stat line. It is a pivotal piece to the continued development of the players around him in the lineup. The Mets finally have a seemingly reliable source of power to hold down the cleanup spot in the order, and that could benefit everyone top to bottom. Duda’s...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Mets Alfonzo, Abreu Among Candidates To Replace Lamar Johnson

Edgardo Alfonzo and Bobby Abreu have emerged as the leading candidates to replace Lamar Johnson as Mets hitting coach according to Mike Puma. Abreu expressed interest in the job after his retirement on Sunday and according to Puma’s sources, Alfonzo was not very interested in the job before the season but would consider it if he was offered the position. Last week, the New York...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets end season with a win, a milestone and a retirement

The New York Mets put a close to their 2014 season on Sunday afternoon with a handy 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros. The Mets finish the season at 79-83 and in a tie for second place with the Atlanta Braves. While not a season that lived up to everyone’s expectations-11 wins short if we want to be precise-there are many positives to build off for 2015. Some negatives of course...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Jon Niese

The New York Mets finished up their season on Sunday with win over the Astros, ending the season with a record of 79-83. Although there aren't any more Met games to be played for quite a while, we still have injury updates to bring to you concerning Jon Niese and Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Jon Niese does not need to see a doctor, according to Adam Rubin, of ESPN. Niese was expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Mets Answered 15 Key Questions In 2014

The Mets entered the season with 15 key questions facing GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins. Let’s examine how they were answered, and if they still need attention before spring training, 2015: Q: CAN TRAVIS d’ARNAUD LIVE UP TO THE BILLING? A: It took awhile, but d’Arnaud is coming and perhaps will be good for 20 homers over a full season. However, d’Arnaud’s future...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing Sandy Alderson’s trades with the Mets

Sandy Alderson took over for Omar Minaya as General Manager in October of 2010. Under Alderson the Mets have yet to go over .500, but he has done well to rebuild the Mets Farm system through the draft and through trades. His most notable trades were trading away RA Dickey and Carlos Beltran. One of Alderson’s best trades so far was the Beltran for Zack Wheeler trade. San Francisco...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alderson Says Mets Will Likely Make Citi Field More Homer Friendly

After the Mets handily defeated the Astros by a score of 8-3 on Sunday to close out the season, Sandy Alderson met with the media and fielded questions about the state of the team and shared some early offseason thoughts. “Offensively, we need to score some more runs and in a couple of places in the batting order and in the field, we probably need to take a look at things,” Alderson...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Finish 2014 With Next Year Looking Bright

A sign spotted in the bleachers pretty much said it all about the day and the season: “We Believe in 2015.’’ For the first time in six years, there’s a legitimate reason to believe the interlocking NY on the Mets’ cap does mean next year. Seriously, without Matt Harvey, David Wright ailing and missing and questions in their rotation and bullpen, the Mets finished in second...
Via New York Mets Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Clear Harvey Doesn’t Respect You Or

Matt Harvey said respect is why he attended Derek Jeter’s last game in the Bronx. One thing for sure, Harvey doesn’t have respect for his teammates and Mets’ fans. HARVEY: Disses Mets. How could he, when he prefers to watch the Mets’ most hated rival instead of his own team? Who cares that the Mets were in Washington instead of Citi Field? That’s irrelevant. Had he wanted...
Via New York Mets Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: NY could trade young arms

With a surplus of young pitching talent the New York Mets are looking to possibly trade some of their starters in order to bolster other positions of need on their roster.#177597619 / gettyimages.comThis trade rumor is according to an article on northjersey.com:"We'll look at it and decide if we feel we can move one or more starters in a deal to fill out other areas on...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: injuries still mounting

Someone needs to let the New York Mets’ players bodies that the season is over. There are all of two games left as of Friday night but that hasn’t stopped key players from going down left and right. The list, at this point, is pretty extensive. David Wright headlines the list that also includes Travis d’Arnaud, Vic Black, Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera and as of...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What do the Mets have in Wilmer Flores?

Wilmer Flores has now gotten his first taste of playing every day in the major leagues. Over the past two months, Flores has been a regular in the lineup, first as the everyday shortstop and now, due to David Wright’s injury, as the everyday second baseman while Daniel Murphy fills in at third. Although statistics at the end of a baseball season often need to be taken with a...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Writer tweets Mets haven't balked all year, Mets then balk

The New York Mets are playing a Thursday afternoon matinee game against the Washington Nationals in D.C. on Thursday. Anthony DiComo, the Mets beat writer for MLB.com, was taking in the game from the press box and decided to pass the time by passing along a little-yet-interesting nugget about an odd statistic from yet another […] The post Mets writer tweets that Mets haven’t...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the New York Mets Need to Spend to Contend?

News of New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson’s contract extension has spurred intensive discussion pertaining to the club’s 2015 payroll. Mets COO Jeff Wilpon today discussed the organization’s financial flexibility moving forward. He expressed the need to improve the club this offseason to be in a position to reach the postseason. The Mets have established a foundation for success...
Via Around Citi
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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