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Curtis Granderson is Hitting His Way Back into the New York Mets’ Lineup
June 27th, 2017 at 8:49 AM
When Yoenis Cespedes returned from the disabled list, it appeared that the odd man out of the New York Mets' outfield would be Curtis Granderson. Granderson had gotten off to a slow start to the season, batting .136 through May 9th, and the emergence of Michael Conforto looked to dump...

Juan Lagares Undergoes Successful Thumb Surgery
June 20th, 2017 at 11:31 AM
New York Mets' outfielder Juan Lagares underwent successful surgery on his thumb yesterday. The team announced that Lagares' surgery to repair the IP joint in his thumb, which he fractured while attempting to make a diving catch against the Washington Nationals last Thursday. Prior to the injury, Lagares was batting...

New York Mets Lose Juan Lagares to Fractured Thumb
June 15th, 2017 at 10:46 PM
The New York Mets got hammered by the Washington Nationals tonight, but they suffered another loss beyond the win column. Outfielder Juan Lagares went down in the fifth with a fractured IP joint in his right thumb, which he injured trying to make a diving catch on Anthony Rendon in...

New York Mets Invest Heavily in College Pitching on Day 2 of MLB Draft
June 14th, 2017 at 1:49 PM
The New York Mets were happy with their two draft choices from the first day of the MLB draft, when they selected University of Oregon left hander David Peterson 20th overall and high school third baseman Mark Vientos 59th. The second day of the draft saw the Mets spend all...

Yoenis Cespedes Leaves Game in Sixth Inning
June 12th, 2017 at 9:00 PM
New York Mets' outfielder Yoenis Cespedes' return to the lineup may be over already. Cespedes, starting just his second game since returning from the disabled list, was lifted from tonight's game in the top of the sixth inning. Prior to departing, Mets' trainer Ray Ramirez had a conversation with Cespedes,...