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New York Mets Should Add Some Reinforcements to Roster with September Callups
August 30th, 2016 at 8:03 AM
Starting Thursday, the New York Mets will be able to expand their active roster to 40 players. Major League Baseball expands the active roster for the last month of the season to allow contending teams to add some fresh players to the roster for the stretch run and give minor...

Jacob DeGrom Will Re-Enter New York Mets’ Rotation Friday
August 29th, 2016 at 4:38 PM
Tonight was supposed to be Jacob deGrom's turn in the New York Mets' starting rotation, but the team chose to skip his start after a pair of bad outings. deGrom had been shelled for 13 runs in 9.2 innings over his past two starts, leading to speculation that he was...

Asdrubal Cabrera Named National League’s Player of the Week
August 29th, 2016 at 4:28 PM
New York Mets' shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has been named the National League's Player of the Week after his strong performance last week. In seven games last week, Cabrera hit .545 (12 for 22) with three home runs, eight RBI's, five runs scored and an 1.136 OPS (on base plus slugging...

Minor League Mondays: Justin Dunn Starts Out His Pro Career in Brooklyn
August 29th, 2016 at 11:32 AM
After years of investing heavily in hitters via the draft, the New York Mets turned their focus back towards the mound for this year's class. The Mets selected several college pitchers in this year's draft, including their first round pick, Boston College right hander Justin Dunn. Dunn fits the profile...

New York Mets Will Use Rafael Montero as Spot Starter Monday
August 28th, 2016 at 12:34 AM
When the New York Mets decided to skip Jacob deGrom's turn in the rotation, that meant they would need a spot starter. That starter won't have an envious task as he will oppose the Miami Marlins and their ace, Jose Fernandez, in a game that is huge for both teams....