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Breaking: The Mets (Yes, Already)

By: metstradamus | February 20, 2019 Well, we’re a week into spring training and you can start the Mets injury jokes. Sure enough, we start with the guy who was brought in to provide depth in case of injuries. Go figure. Jed Lowrie (,,,) is dealing with soreness in the back of his left knee and is set to undergo an MRI on Thursday. Lowrie, whom the Mets signed to a two-year, $20 million contract, hasn’t been participating in all activities. (…) Lowrie said he first felt the soreness while running and it bothered him while doing “high-explosive” activities....

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Port St. Lonesome Until 2042

By: metstradamus | February 19, 2019 Just a quick update from TC Palm about the state of the Mets spring training home, Port St. Lucie, Florida: The New York Mets and St. Lucie County appear to have reached an agreement that will renovate their spring-training stadium, First Data Field, and keep spring training in Port St. Lucie until 2042. The stadium project would top out at $57 million — $55 million from the county and $2 million from the Mets, according to documents released by the county. The contract will go before county commissioners on Tuesday. The county originally agreed...

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Settle Down, Luis

By: metstradamus | February 18, 2019 People have opinions. Those people include Yankee starting pitchers. Luis Severino had some choice quotes about Jacob deGrom and his innings limit stance: “For me, I would never do something like that,” Severino told NJ Advance Media. “I want to pitch. I love to pitch. I love this game. I’d never do that.” Severino got tougher on deGrom when he was asked a follow-up question: So you feel that there’s a time to negotiate contracts and a time for playing? “Exactly,” Severino shot back. “He’s making money. He’s making $17 million!” “He’s going...

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