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Neil Walker’s Prolonged Slump Could Continue to Cost Him Playing Time
July 27th, 2016 at 8:36 AM
At the beginning of the season, the Neil Walker trade looked like an absolute home run for the New York Mets. Walker slugged nine home runs in the season's first month to set a new franchise record for most home runs in April, providing surprising power for a guy who...

Minor League Mondays: Dilson Herrera, Dominic Smith Will Represent Mets at All Star Futures Game
July 4th, 2016 at 9:40 AM
The All Star Game is next week, and there are a lot of unique activities associated with the Mid-Summer Classic. One of the more underrated aspects of All Star Week is the Futures Game, where a collection of the brightest prospects in baseball play an All Star Game divided into...

Neil Walker Set for Return to Pittsburgh Tonight
June 6th, 2016 at 2:02 PM
Prior to joining the New York Mets this season, second baseman Neil Walker had spent his entire career as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Walker, a Pittsburgh native, was very productive as a member of the Bucs, batting .272 with 93 homers and 418 RBI's over seven seasons in...

Report: Steven Matz Doesn’t Have Ligament Damage in Elbow
May 16th, 2016 at 5:28 PM
The New York Mets have been tight lipped about the condition of left hander Steven Matz's elbow. Matz was skipped in the rotation over the weekend after reporting elbow soreness following his start a week ago in Los Angeles. The Mets chose to play it safe with their young lefty,...

Daniel Murphy Set for Return to Citi Field Tomorrow Night
May 16th, 2016 at 2:46 PM
The surprising hero of last October's playoff run for the New York Mets was second baseman Daniel Murphy. Murphy, who had always been a solid hitter but never mistaken for a slugger, morphed into Babe Ruth for a two week stretch. During those two magical weeks, Murphy hit a home...